Shinola out of Detroit makes beautifully hand crafted products. Whether it's their watches, bicycles or leather goods there is a huge attention to detail in everything they do.The Shinola Runwell Di2 Limited Edition Bicycle ($4500) features an American-made lugged steel frame and forks with Shimano Di2 electronic shifting and Alfine hydraulic brakes, which give you incredible performance and braking benefits.And not to worry when riding at night because they've got you covered. The Supernova E2 Pro is an extremely bright light controlled via an LED control panel that gives you on-demand lighting. You also get Shinola's limited edition aluminum front rack for carry all of your essentials. Because this is an extremely limited edition each bike is built to order and the current expected shipping date is March 2014.
There have been a lot of collaborations this season between big name brands and smaller boutique brands. These include Adidas and Kanye, Fear Of God and Pac Sun, now we a collab between Supreme and North Face. The Supreme x The North Face 2015 Fall/Winter Collection ($32+) will include five items - Nuptse Jacket, Mountain Pullover, Base Camp Crimp Backpack, Base Camp Travel Canister, and Winter Runners Gloves. The Naptse Jacket features a respectable 700 fill power for even the coldest winter days. Prices are also very respectable. The jacket will go for $368, the Pullover will cost $298, Base Camp Crimp Backpack $148, Travel Canister $32, and the winter gloves will run you $58. The entire collection will be available in select stores and on line starting November 21st.
The Undercover K4205-2 Coat ($1200) is part of Undercover's Spring/Summer 2013 collection. The K4205-2 is a military inspired hooded jacket. Although it looks heavy, it's actually made of a lightweight, breathable cotton fabric. And for those long hikes, there's plenty of pockets. You have 6 snap pockets in the front, 2 on the waist and one on the sleeve. Additional features include the zippered front, snap collar, and drawstring hoodie.
Indian Motorcycles have just released their new Indian Scout ($11,000) and this cruiser looks like a real beauty. The 69 cubic inch V-twin is the companies first ever liquid-cooled engine. It produces 100 horses, and 72 ft-lbs or torque at 5900rpm. Additional features include a lightweight chassis for enhanced maneuverability, premium suspension, a beautiful seat made from a premium desert tan leather and specifically designed to withstand the elements. Of course there are plenty of options to make your bike stand out. Even with all of these updates you still have the classic Scout DNA which include visible components, and design lines that lead the eye down the length of a beautiful machine.
If you'd love to have your sketches on your iPad then you'll love the iSketchnote ($149). You don't have to approximate your sketches through a stylus. The iSketchnote allows you to do what feels most comfortable and that's drawing on a piece of paper. Its starts with a sensor matrix that tracks the movement of your pen in real time. It then takes those movements and digitizes them to your iPad so you get the accurate feel of drawing on paper and the benefit of getting those sketches on your iPad. Check out additional details in the video after the break.(more…)
The Lost Beatles Photographs ($20) from Larry Marion is a milestone book for all those who collect rock and roll stuff. The largest ever trove of never seen before photographs gives us a glimpse at the fab four's earliest tours of America in the 1960's. Selected from an outstanding cache of behind the scenes, intimate images captured by Bob Bonis, their US tour manger, we see for the first time the youthful, human side of John, Paul, George and Ringo. This is a one offer that gives us a priceless window into the greatest band in the history of music's off stage personalities. A must have for any fan.