If you take your winter sports seriously, then you need a serious jacket. The Vollebak Condition Black Jacket ($1118) is battle armor for snow sports. It's made to help you push the limits in the mountains, whether your backcountry snowboarding or downhill mountain biking. Condition Black is made from 19 panels ofCondition Black is made from 19 panels of ceraspace. This fabric is formed from 3D ceramic particles set in a flexible skin. The only material harder than ceraspace is diamonds. It can withstand repeated high-speed falls up to 75mph. Each of the panels are situated at predicted impact points to limit chances of rips exposing you to the elements.In addition to ceraspace, Condition Black has a softshell with a NanoSphere coating. It combines a tough nylon face with thick fleece on the inside. The nano finish gives the softshell a textile surface like a microscopic mountain range. Water just runs off of it and dirt doesn't stick. These features are just the tip of the iceberg. Check out Vollebak's website for additional details.
In the shower? On the Toilet? Want to avoid pesky sells people? The new iDoorCam ($127) lets you answer your door from your iPhone. You can see, hear and speak to the person at the front door from your mobile device. The camera is functional in the day or night, includes a speaker, microphone and a motion sensor. The iDoorCam does replace a current doorbell and works off of the voltage provided by the doorbells power source, so if you don't currently have a doorbell an alternative power source will be required.
The DP Customs Turbo Destroyer ($TBA) was built for a race car driver who wanted a street legal bike that resembled a drag racer. The bike the Del Prado's came up with was the DP Customs Turbo Destroyer. The bike features a Ducati 1198S front end, Ohlins suspensions, a BST carbon wheel and Brembo calipers. Trask Performance provided a Harley engine with a screaming turbo which pushes 154 horses and 132 foot pounds of torque.(more…)
The S House by Domenack Architects ($NFS) was created for a family in Lima, Peru and it exemplifies the highest standards in architectural design. The house features an open exterior and rooms enclosed by glass, while a floating room is wrapped in wood to provide incredible contrast. The exterior is wrapped in stone, but the whole thing gives you a sense of warmth and comfort.
The limited edition Orange Swiss Sport Watch Wryst Ultimate ES50 ($595) is a must-have for the extreme sports enthusiast. With a large 45mm case size and sapphire crystal design, it is bold, fun, stylish and modern. The exceptional 3 hand Swiss Made quartz Ronda movement is extremely robust, making it capable of enduring the toughest environments. What's more the Orange Swiss Sport Watch comes with a 1 year warranty for your peace of mind and two interchangeable silicone straps, allowing you to alter the look of your watch as you please.
The Cardiff S-1 Skate ($160) is an over the shoe 3-wheeled skate that provides a high level of comfort, convenience and performance. The three wheel configuration and breaking system provide a more stable and convenient platform than conventional skates. While the Patented, spring-loaded automatic size adjustment system lets you to strap the skates to your shoes in just a few seconds. The Cardiff S-1 Skate will fit boys shoe sizes of 4 to a men's 13 and a women's size of 5.5 to 14.5. Check more pics and a video of the skates in action after the break.(more…)