If you're into stripped down cafe racers, then you've undoubtedly heard the name Auto Fabrica. They create some of the most beautiful minimalist machines around. Their latest is the Yamaha SR500 By Auto Fabrica ($CALL). It features a fully customized 15-liter tank, made from a 2mm sheet of aluminum, Marzocchi shocks, a leather seat, and a beautifully balanced black, gray, and white paint job. If you're looking for a great example of minimalist style done right, then look no further than this bike.
The Jack: Wireless Guitar Cable ($260) is the first guitar attachment that streams using Wi-Fi. All you have to do is plug it into your guitar, amp or pedal and you're ready to go. No other hardware is required. Jack utilizes 24-bit uncompressed Wi-Fi to deliver studio quality music. Because it's Wi-Fi all you have to do is click and connect to your device, and you're ready to edit, share or record. Just think about the setup time you'll save. No more duct tape, no more hauling cables, no more trips. Just pure sound. Go to their website and sign up for their newsletter, to get information on their Kickstarter Pre-Launch campaign.
Most of us won't ever need a light while climbing Mount Everest, but if you did you would want to have the S.T. Dupont Defi Extreme Lighter ($140) on hand. This lighter was made to perform in the most extreme weather conditions. Made from high precision metal, the Defi Extreme can withstand extreme winds, temperatures down to 14 degrees, and work at heights of more than 3500m. The beautiful ergonomics and feel also makes it a great daily lighter for any situations.
Its almost fall and its time to start boosting your wardrobe with some grey and black kicks. The Nike Flyknit Rosherun (Black & Midnight Fog) ($125) will fit the bill nicely. This brand new sneaker features a ultra-lightweight hybrid mesh surface that's perfect for all day wear. Because the upper pretty much acts like a sock itself you don't have to worry about wearing any. Dress them up or down, these kicks will be your favorite go too's this coming season.
Connor Wood Bicycles was founded by Chris Connor in 2012. He took his two loves of woodworking and cycling, combined them and created the Connor Woody Cruiser Bike ($3500). The Woody is made from hand-sculpted Ash and Walnut that is steam bent and reinforced with Kevlar. The wood is finished off with a marine grade spar varnish and features coaster brakes, 29er wheels with fat tires, a two-speed internal gearhub, and sweepback wood/kevlar handlebars. The bike weighs in at 25lbs and comes in multiple sizes.(more…)
Now while it’s obviously not invisible it does have a really cool way of absorbing your stuff, but in an organised and super convenient way! With multiple sectioned compartments the PX Invisible Backpack ($213) enables you to carry everything you need for the day ahead or even weekend including a laptop and your latest kicks. Thanks to its rugged, waterproof outer nylon covering, rubber zippers on the openings and wide top it’s able to cope with a rough day just as much, if not way more successfully than you are. With a design that is meant to maximise your productivity by ensuring everything you’ve packed is easily accessible and close to hand. Stop wasting energy rummaging around in your kit bag for a lost item, eliminate screen damage whilst carrying around your expensive gadgets and invest in the PX Invisible Backpack.