The Whipping Post makes high quality leather goods including bags, wallets, and guitar cases. The Picker's Wallet by Whipping Post ($31) has everything you need in a slim wallet. It's made from 100% full grain leather, has 3 credit card slots, a compartment for your cash and a driver's license compartment with an ID window. Last but not least it has a slot to hold your guitar pick, for those impromptu jam sessions by the bonfire.
The Onyx By Deus Ex Machina ($CALL) for a customer who wanted a bike that was stylish, and could easily go from road to sand. The vision started off with a 2012 Triumph Scrambler, which is always a great start for any build.They started with Black MX bars from a Yamaha TW, a Motogradget Chronoclassic speedometer paired with a Motogadget M-Unit, and levers from Pazzo.Metal changes included keeping the stock Triumph tank, but adding a fresh coat of black paint, bespoke fenders, and a new 2-into-1 British custom exhaust. The airbox was removed to free up some space and to give the bike a light, airy look. The hole the stock box left behind was filled with K&N filters. They added an RSV Aprilla for the rear mag which gives the bike a nice finishing touch. And finally, you don't have a surf bike without the appropriate surfboard brackets.The Onyx is another amazing build for one of the top bike customizers dare I say in the world.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="22492,22491,22490,22489,22488,22487,22486,22485"]
Looks like Bentley is going after Rolls Royce's Wraith with the unveiling of the Bentley Continental GT V8 S ($TBA) at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The specs are pretty amazing, the GT V8 S has a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that has 521 horsepower and 502 foot pounds of torque. The 0-60 time is a respectable 4.3 seconds with a top speed of 192 mph. The great thing about this Continental is that even though its billed as a sports car at has all the luxury you would ever need.
Since when have you been able to destress and release tight muscles with your gym bottle? Well, since now! The Mobot Mobility Bottles ($65) are a genius invention that now only can help to rehydrate you but also relieve tight muscles. Able to insulate your drink the durable EVA foam is washable and easy to maintain, making it your new gym essential! Made in two sizes to suit you and in a choice of colors.
Time to break out your favorite pair of jeans, because we found the perfect sneakers to go with them. The Cone Mills X New Balance M1300CD ($199) are available for pre-order now through End Clothing and the come in an absolutely timeless silhouette. The 1300 has been one of New Balance's most popular styles, now they've been made even more iconic by the hands of one of the top denim manufacturers in the world. The sneakers feature a Nubuck and denim upper, with matching laces, and brown leather heel. Everything sits on the standard ENCAP sole shock absorption midsole.
The long wait is almost over. Back in 2013, the original Kickstarter campaign raised $2.5 million and ever since we've been waiting for the consumer version. Well, now the Oculus Rift Is Available For Preorder ($599). It was initially expected to start shipping in March, but due to the high demand, it looks like June is a better bet at the moment. Initially, the headset will ship to 20 countries, and there will also be a small set of retailers who will have demo units starting in April.Before preordering you'll want to make sure you PC is "Oculus Ready". You'll need at least an NVIDIA GTX 970 or equivalent video card, an Intel i5-4590 or better processor, 8gm of RAM, an HDMI 1.3 video output, 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 PORT, and OS Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer. If you don't have the right gear, they're offering PC's for sale from other companies and in February, they'll be offering a Rift/PC bundle starting at $1499.Not everything is so rosie. The touch controller that enables users to interact with objects in VR won't be shipping with the headset. They don't expect it to be ready until the second half of this year. Instead, the rift will ship with a Xbox controller and two games.