The Fast Pack Litespeed Backpack ($245) is the transformer of backpacks. Featuring 1350 cubic inches of space, and made from integrated MIL-SPEC materials, the Litespeed is made to meet your requirements whatever your mission. Whether you have minimal everyday carry needs or need something for that weekend adventure, the Litespeed is your bag. Additional features include superior cell foam padding for superior shock protection, and Pouch Attachment Ladder System (PALS) webbing, so you can attach pouches to further customize your layout. Fast Pack is limiting one order per household.
Finding great new places to eat can be a frustrating endeavor. Now there is a book that provides you with all the tools you need to find those great little hole in the walls or five star restaurants. Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favourite Restaurants ($13), is a restaurant guide developed from the recommendations of over 400 chefs. The guide starts with the listing of the Chefs, their restaurants and their recommendations. It then goes into geographical locations and the recommended restaurants in those areas. Where Chefs Eat would make a great companion for the who to travel a lot or are planning to visit new cities.
The Shaman All Terrain Vehicle ($200K) is a beast. This thing is just a little overkill for your daily commute. But if you have the cash, and like to go where most humans dare not tread then this is the vehicle for you and a bunch of your friends.It can hold up to 12 people and features 8x8 wheel drive, independent suspension on all wheels, a ground clearance of 17.7 inches, and a 24-foot turning radius. The engine comes with a 6-speed manual paired with a 2-speed 5-shaft gear box with locking differential and a power take-off shaft. All these goodies are capped off with a hydraulic winch to rescue those will less impressive rides.
Overfinch has been customizing Land Rovers since the mid-19070s when the first upgrades were created for the Range Rover. Their aim is simple - "sympathetically enhance the world’s best luxury 4×4 with a continuous R&D program, top class production facilities and designs that actually improve the vehicle as opposed to just altering it from the standard." Their latest offering is the Overfinch 40th Anniversary Defender ($106K). They've added such goodies as a billet aluminum door handles, billet aluminum fuel cap, and color coded bonnet and side vent kit. The rear lighting was replaced with LEDs, and the wheels were replaced with 18" Overfinch Apollo Alloy Wheels in Gloss Black. This is available for purchase so check out Overfinch's website for additional details.
The Bike Intermodal ($TBA) is the world's most compact folding electric bicycle. The term intermodal basically means that you can take the bike on a train, a bus, or subway to get where you need to go. Intermodal weighs about half as much of its competitors and can be folded down to a block the size of your standard backpack (20 x 16 x 6 inches). This extremely small size is accomplished via three collapsible sup-assemblies that are held together with high-tensile cable. When Intermodal becomes available some time in 2015 or 2016 you will be able to get two models; one with an electric motor and one without. The price is expect to start around $1000 and go up from there.
Seiko is always a quality name when it comes to watches and despite the rise of smartphones, their magnificent pieces have shown there’s still a market for the more traditional watch. Their Astron collection which launched in 2012 is an excellent representation of this, and now the brand new Seiko Caliber 8X22 ($1700+) is hoping to continue the tradition. As the new watch in the Astron line, the Caliber comes with a slim line case and clearer dial layout, while also maintaining the GPS and solar power properties of the Astron line. The watch will be part of a new range of introduction to the Astron line and are priced from $1700.RELATED: 10 OF THE BEST MEN’S FIELD WATCHES