From design to build to performance, the Audeze LCD-3 Planar Headphones ($1945) are the epitome of audiophile sound. They feature a Planar magnetic speaker technology that replaces standard drivers that have a cone attached to a voice coil. The planar diaphragm is a printed circuit spread across a thin film substrate. This design creates a fast moving diaphragm that produces greater accuracy, a wider frequency response, and lower distortion than standard speakers. The LCD-3 provide a completely enveloping sound with powerful bass, a beautiful midrange and extended highs. The ear cups are made from hand-selected Zebrano wood that have ear pads made from premium lambskin or a leather-free microsuede. Each headphone comes with a cable, XLR adapters, wood care kit, luxury case, and a personalized frequency response graph.
There is nothing like riding a bike you love on a beautiful sunny day without a care in the world. Now the next time you get on your bike think about whether you love it or you just accept all of its faults. The guys at Sole Bicycle love bikes and they build bikes that people enjoy riding and are priced amazingly. Its hard believe that their Sole Micklish Bike ($379) only costs what it does. Their bikes come in four sizes and you can flip flop the hub to go from fixie to single speed just in case you really like coasting. Sole is taking pre-orders now with expected shipments starting July 12th-24th.
The Vanmoof is the worlds first intelligent commuter bike. The Vamoof Electrified Bike ($3000) has a bevy of features normally only found in the auto industry. The Vamoof Smart Power Assistance (SPA) technology monitors your cycling behavior via an onboard computer and applies pedaling assistance via a small lightweight motor in the front wheel. SPA can boost you're pedaling power by up to 80%. A dashboard in the aluminum frame while give you complete control over all of the bikes key functions. And don't worry about theft, integrated into the bike is GPS tracking. It can trace the location of your bike in case it's ever stole or lost.
The Floyd Leg ($190) lets create beautiful furniture that's not only original, but easy to pack and move when you need to. The idea is real simple, four legs made from 11 ga. cold rolled american steel in Detroit. The top has an F-clamp fastener with thumb screw. You can use wood up to 2.25" thick with a maximum weight of 75 pounds. For materials, if you do a quick search for salvaged wood or reclaimed wood in a city close to you, you can find a treasure trove of supplies to make an original piece. The Floyd Leg comes in two options; a 29.5" and 16" for a coffee table.
How would you like to enjoy some traditional vintage motoring but with some plush modern comforts and gadgets? Well the restoration geniuses at Winkelman Architecture took an old, beat up over-night Chevrolet bus and turned it into a luxurious American daydream. I can picture spending days on the road with friends or family, relaxing in style and enjoying a truly unique camping experience with the classic 1959 Chevrolet Viking ($NFS). Built for comfortable long hauls, versatility and safety this short bus is bursting with innovative and creative design, the delicious interior utilises a combination of fine salvaged pine and white oak for a prestigious touch. If you can find an old Chevrolet in a junkyard somewhere, maybe you can get Winkelman to build you one of these guys.
From the same guys that brought you the Ariel Atom comes the Ariel Ace ($34,000) a motorcycle based a collaboration between Ariel and Honda. The Aces features a Honda 1237cc V4 engine. Each motorcycle is built specifically to each customers requirements. You can get a low riding cruiser, or a cafe racer stripped down street machine. Some of the customizations include adjustable footrests, brake and gear levers, seat heights, and handlebar configurations. Ariel's low volume manufacturing philosophy is perfect for those riders looking for a bespoke machine that gives them a bike fitted to their size and ideal riding position.