Winner of the Austrian leg of the prestigious Battle of The Kings 2015 competition the Harley-Davidson Street 750 by H-D Innsbruck ($NFS) is $4400 in modifications very well spent. With just 50 hours of manpower required to create this black stallion on wheels this magnificent beast is more than worthy of its current title. The lowered ride height, triple front fork, solid 19” wheels, LED lights and custom saddle all come together to create a modern masterpiece of motoring.
The Nike Free Ace Leather "Haystack" ($129) has just dropped an all new colorway. The Haystack features a beautiful Haystack, Dark Loden, and White colorway. The upper is made from a leather upper with molded elements and perforations for added ventilation. An additional midfoot strap adds a secure locked in fit. While the interior of the shoe features a full bootie design for premium comfort. Other benefits include a Phylon midsole and an outsole with deep flex grooves for natural movement. This colorway will go perfectly with your favorite joggers or Khaki's.
Tomos, out of the Slovenian city of Koper, has been building environmentally friendly scooters for the past sixty plus years. The scooters are known for their easy maintenance, ergonomics and style. The Tomos Classic XL Moped ($2177) showcases the best of these attributes. Made for commuting or leisure, the moped features a pedal start, automatic gear box, and weighs a little over 125 pounds. It's available in Green Mint, Baby Blue, and shadow Black.
If you haven't already heard, Tesla has sold out of its PowerWall home battery system. Well now there looks like there'll be other options on the horizon, including the new Mercedes-Benz Home Battery System ($TBA). The new batteries are expected to go on sale in September and will feature a 2.5kWh battery. The battery can be run in modules of up to eight batteries resulting in a maximum output of 20kWh. Daimler has started taking sign-ups from those who are interested in the new system, but only time will tell if theirs is as popular as Tesla's offerings.
What do you get when you team a world-renowned watchmaker with an iconic bootmaker? You get a bulletproof watch with a durable strap. The Timex X Red Wing Waterbury Watch Collection ($110+) are affordable watches that consist of stainless steel cases that range between 38 and 42mm. The cases houses a full arabic dial, and are water resistance to 50 meters. The Date models are in the 38-40mm range, and the chronograph model is 42mm. The strap is from Red Wing and perfectly compliments the classic look and size of the Waterbury.
If you need the Swiss Army knife of bike tools, then you should go directly to the source. Victorinox, the maker of Swiss Army Knives, has come out with the Victorinox Swiss Army Bike Tool ($48). This tool has everything you need in one small compact case. It has an L-wrench for tightening screws, 8-bits for the most common type of screws, and a tire lever. The Swiss Army Bike Tool is made with the same quality craftsmanship you've come to expect. You'll have this great tool for a long time.