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Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Aesthetic is almost like an afterthought in bicycle helmets. Which is not wrong. They had to be functional. Not that bicycle helmets are ugly, but they do look pretty boring. You know. It is like, hey look, a bicycle helmet and you moved on. This is one safety gear that you can’t change much in terms of appearance. The most you can do is to make it more streamlined, make it smarter, probably throw in some lights, or maybe make it collapsible for easy carry and storage. That’s that. However, we heard England-based bike and bike accessories seller, Ribble Cycle, came up with an entirely different and somewhat crazy approach. Continue reading Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Imagine a future where the apparels you wear is able to provide you with your body metrics. Perhaps, even measuring blood sugar level and such. The Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear you see here is not that kind of future tech but it is pretty close with as far as active lifestyle is concerned. Billed as a sensor infused smart training apparel, Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear comes equipped with washable electrodes embedded in its comfy, body climate control Emana Yarn, thus eliminating the need of wearing cumbersome and uncomfortable monitoring straps. By design, it is many steps up the traditional heart monitoring strap. Continue reading Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Adidas’ Body Fitted Backpack Looks Like A Backpack Of The Future

If you are annoyed by the jiggling keys, wallet and phone while jogging, then you’re doing it wrong. If you have to bring that many things when running, then you should be carrying a low-profile backpack like the Adidas Y-3 Sport Backpack. As the product name suggests, it is designed with active lifestyle in mind. The bag is super low profile (body fitted profile, Y-3 said) and fits your body like a snug fit vest would. In short, it becomes part of you, which makes it look uber futuristic-sleek while not sacrificing functionality and of course, prevent the banging of EDC from happening. Continue reading Adidas’ Body Fitted Backpack Looks Like A Backpack Of The Future

Foil Wants You To Hit The Powdered Slope In Skis With Gold-plated Bindings And 8000-Year Old Wood

If you’re rolling millions a year, you can’t be hitting the alps with regular skis you’d lease from the pro shop, can you? I mean, surely you want your skis to match your financial prowess. Well, I guess not everyone who’s reach will be into such indulgence, however, if you do, Foil Skis may something just right for you. As you may have already noticed, Foil Skis ain’t no ordinary skis; the skis you see here are part of the outfit’s latest bespoke skis and accessories unveiled last year. All told, four creations were introduced, namely, Oro-Nero, Rossastro, Blanco and Moca. Continue reading Foil Wants You To Hit The Powdered Slope In Skis With Gold-plated Bindings And 8000-Year Old Wood

Livall’s Smart Bike Helmet Has Tons of LEDs, Plays Music and Take Calls Too

Leveraging on the technology available today, Chinese company Livall, has created a bicycle helmet that can be truly call high-tech. Dubbed Bling, this smart helmet goes beyond protecting the cyclist’s head in an event of a crash; it also serves to increase the road presence of the cyclist with the use of no less than five LED strips that run along the length of the helmet from the front to the back. There is also a rear-facing flashing indicator that will not only draw the attention of the vehicles behind you, but also double as a turn indicator to let them know of your intention to turn. A built-in 3-axis G-sensor detects fall sustained in a crash and automatically sends an SOS to preset emergency contacts through the companion app installed on your smartphone. Continue reading Livall’s Smart Bike Helmet Has Tons of LEDs, Plays Music and Take Calls Too

Best Made’s American Longbow Goes Back to Basic, Wants You to Shoot Like Our Forebears Did

Just like pilots of past era who flew with little technological aid, the archers of the yesteryear shoots without fancy aids like counterweights, sights or pulleys. It was archery in its purest form, an art, if you will that’s lost to today’s technological advancement. That said, if you appreciate the ancient art of archery, or simply appreciate the beauty of a longbow, untainted by modern day mechanics, then we bet you will love the The American Longbow by Best Made Co.. Yup. Best Made Co. now makes bow and arrow too, and it looks ridiculously awesome. Continue reading Best Made’s American Longbow Goes Back to Basic, Wants You to Shoot Like Our Forebears Did

Callaway Introduces New Tech-packed Great Big Bertha Driver and Fairway Wood

We never cease to be amazed by the technological advancements in golf clubs. Gone are the days where simple angle and shape of the club were the determining factors to a successful shot. These days, we are talking about crazy tech, ranging from material engineering to aerodynamic factors to weight distribution adjustability, that will enable you to make that extra yards. The new Callaway Great Big Bertha Driver and Great Big Bertha Fairway Wood are good examples of clubs incorporating advanced engineering. Continue reading Callaway Introduces New Tech-packed Great Big Bertha Driver and Fairway Wood

RCH Racing and Ken Roczen Collaborates with Dodge for Limited Edition Oakley Racing Goggle

This come as an odd collaboration to us. Anyway, as the post title says, motocross racing team RCH and its newly inducted motocross world champion, German Ken Roczen, has announced a special pair of racing goggle (for motocross, naturally), the Dodge SRT Hellcat Limited Edition Goggle, in collaboration with Oakley. Things get weirder as this pair of goggle is actually made to celebrate the 707hp supercharged HEMI V8 engine, but is signed by Roczen and will be worn by him at the Budds Creek Pro Motocross Nation in Mechanicsville, Md, on June 27, 2015. It is a pair of racing goggle, alright, but one that’s mean for motocross. Continue reading RCH Racing and Ken Roczen Collaborates with Dodge for Limited Edition Oakley Racing Goggle

Abom Zero Fog Snow Goggles – The World’s First Snow Goggle with Active Anti-fog Technology

Snow sports lovers can now say goodbye to the constant battle with fog up goggles with the Abom (short for Abominable) Zero Fog Snow Goggles. Billed as the world’s first snow google with active anti-fog technology, there are no vents to meddle with or fans to turn on; instead, it uses patented KLAIR technology which consists of an invisible heat-conductive film sandwiched between two anti-scratch coated Carl Zeiss polycarbonate lenses. A rechargeable battery is used to send current through the film to heat the lens and thus, keeping the fog at bay. A pretty ingenious solution which prompts us to think why we didn’t think of that? Perhaps someone did, but the heat conductive transparent film wasn’t invented yet? Continue reading Abom Zero Fog Snow Goggles – The World’s First Snow Goggle with Active Anti-fog Technology

Torch T2 Bike Helmet Continues to Keep Cyclists Safe with Lights

Adding lights to your bike keeps you safe in low light conditions, but I am sure we all know the risk that comes with it and that’s coming back to a parked bike with those lights missing. Nearly three years ago, Torch Apparel eliminated that pesky issue by putting LED lights on the helmet itself and fast forward to today, the folks are back with a new, improved design model, known simply as Torch T2. Like the original, the T2 has 10 integrated LED lights powered by rechargeable batteries that offers up to 36 hours of continuous use in between charges. New to T2 is a battery level indicator that will provide visual cue when the battery drops below 50 percent, so you will know when it will need recharging and not caught without battery. Continue reading Torch T2 Bike Helmet Continues to Keep Cyclists Safe with Lights