Built on the GTS base, The GTV 300 IE ($7000) takes its refinement from earlier Vespa models. The speed this machine can produce makes it stand out from your standard scooters. The GTV 300 IE comes with a 300cc liquid cooled four-valve engine. The engine is capable of producing 80 mph while getting 65-70 mpg. You'll definitely be able to keep up with traffic while tooling around town in this scooter. Styling includes a large front mounted headlight, two separate seats and chrome handlebars.
It looks like the new Galaxy Gear Smartwatch ($299) will hit the market this year, beating Apple to the punch. The new Galaxy Gear will have a 1.63 inch screen and allow you to receive emails, take and share pictures, and download additional apps to provide more functionality. Technical specs include 512 megs of RAM and 4 gigs of memory. There are a couple of things you need to be aware of, the Gear only works with Samsung tablets or smartphones and battery life is limited to about 25 hours. The Galaxy Gear will be available in six colors when it hits stores.
If you're looking for a weather resistant boot with loads of style, then look no further. New Balance and Burton have just released the New Balance X Burton 710 Vazee ($150). The 710 boot is based on Burton's LTD snowboard boot and is meant for everyday wear. Features include reflective details, an upper with honeycomb mesh and suede foxing, a Revite midsole on a grippy Vazee outsole for the best traction. You also get specked rope laces, anodized d-rings, and rubberized tongue to protect your socks from moisture. If you're looking a warm boot, that's easy to move around in you have to check out the 710. You can pick these bad boys up at Kith's, and if they're running low on stock, you can also get them directly from Burton.
Smoke: New Firewood Cooking ($) has a Texan chef showing us there is a whole big world of flavor that stretched way beyond the parameters of barbecues. Smoke is the main primer in the most time tested cooking technique of all time, but also one that we have largely lost touch with over time. Tim Byres is the chef who shows how you can imbue not only meat but all different kinds of food with the mouthwatering and irresistible flavor you get from smoke. He provides us with innovative ideas for easy ways in which you can use smoke as one of your everyday arsenal of flavors in the kitchen.
Our buying guide will show you some of the Best Tactical Backpacks available. These backpacks are designed to carry large amounts of gear under a multitude of situations. So whether you're going for an extended hike, mountain climbing, or you just needs something for your everyday carry arsenal these bags will fit the bill. But before we get started let's make sure we're all on the same page and clearly define a Tactical Backpack.
The BMW R69S Thompson By ER Motorcycles ($NFS) was commissioned by a German Doctor who wanted his own version of ER's mobster build. The Result was the Thompson, whose name comes from the submachine gun favorited by gangsters in the 1920s. The latest ER build is compact, and reliable just like its namesake. Blaz, wanted to up his last build, so he made sure this new one hinted at history and craftsmanship, but also contained some of today's modern tech. The bike ended up being a frankenstein made from various BMW components including a R69S frame, engine from an R100, rear wheel from an R50/5 and a swingarm from an R80. Basically everything else is custom.