Ross Osborne from Supacustom along with Triumph Australia and their respective teams have gotten together and created the Triumph Salt Racer ($NFS) in an attempt to set a new DLRA (Dry Lake Racers Australia) record at lake Gardiner in South Australia.Before beginning the project the two teams got together to set the requirements. The Salt Racer would have wire wheels, a 360-degree crank, a fuel injection system, and carbon fiber body. The horses have been upped from a standard Triumph.The result is pretty much everything they expected and much more.The race is expected to occur later this month so wish them luck.
If you're worried about all the injuries being reported from hoverboards, then check out the Rocketskates R5 ($400). They operate via two brushless motors that will get you moving at speeds up to 7 mph and have a range of five miles on a single charge. And when you run out juice, it only requires about 90 minutes to recharge. The skates can be controlled by iOS and Android apps that track your route and give you the distance travelled.
Need a new deck and you like all things retro? Check out the VHS Skateboard Series ($50) from 5BORONYC. The series features some of the most iconic images from the reign of the video tape. The coolest part is that each deck is named after some of the greatest skateboarders ever. These include: Akira Ishizawa, Dan Pensyl, Danny Falla, Guillaume Dulout, Jimmy McDonald, Joe Tookmanian, Rafael Gomes, and of course the great Willy Akers. A part from custom decks, 5BORONYC also has a cool clothing line of hats, tees, and wheels.
Whether your personal favorite is Lost in Translation, Ghostbusters or Moonrise Kingdom, Bill Murray is a firm favorite of the modern screen and the heartbeat of many a DVD collection. Thrill Murray ($50) is an awesome collection of images which have been assembled in a wicked coloring book that the great man himself inspired. You can color him in any way you like, and ever go outside of the lines. This is one of the most fun coloring books you are ever going to get your hands on, and gives you the chance to join in with the kids and the crayons.
Our buying guide featuring the best men's waterproof boots offers some of the best boots for handling rainy, muddy, or just generally messing conditions.Related: The Best Men's Rain Boots Related: The Best Men's Winter BootsWhether you're looking for a good muck boot for the farm, a comfortable hiking boot to handle water crossings or just an everyday boot you can throw on to walk the dog or shovel the driveway we've got something for you. Our first boots have been around for decades and are probably the most iconic, well-made, and versatile boots ever made.
Eric Schlosser, the renowned investigative journalist has dug deep to discover secrets about how America's nuclear arsenal is actually managed. Command & Control ($20) is a ground breaking and at times disturbing account of near misses, accidents, supreme heroism and major technological breakthroughs, this book explores the dilemma that has been in existence since the nuclear age dawned; how exactly do you deploy WMD's, weapons of mass destruction, without actually being destroyed by them yourselves? This question has never been resolved, we don't know if it ever will, but one thing is for certain; Schlosser and revealed how the lethal combination of technological complexity and human fallibility still poses a very grave threat to mankind.