Chinese automotive manufacturing company Qoros have presented at the Geneva Motor Show their new futuristic electric bike, the Qoros eBIQE Concept. eBIQE is a mountain bike styled concept, perfect for commuting, leisurely rides or off-road adventures. Riders can choose from three cycling modes, pedaling with no assistance, pedaling with assistance from the electric motor, or choose motor-power only, allowing a top speed of 65 km/h (40 mph), and a range of 75-miles. The Tech advanced bike features a fingerprint recognition system, with the ability to recognize multiple users and is equipped with a five-inch touchscreen always connected via 3G to the internet, displaying route planning, intelligent navigation, social networking and your bike´s condition including tyre pressure, battery charge and range, plus a bunch of other stuff.
Most smart watches available today are usually sold as Bluetooth accessories for your phone, either for fitness tracking or as a sort of notification center, that was until Neptune Pine was born, a truly stand alone device that takes previous smartwatch functionality to the next level. The Pine smart watch is the only device youll ever need, it is packed with features allowing you to make and receive phone calls, text messages, send and receive e-mail, browse your favorite websites, video chat, and take photos via the rear-facing 5-megapixel camera. Plus, it works as a fitness tracker, has voice recognition to conveniently enter text by speaking directly to your Pine, and will seamlessly run hundreds of thousands of existing Android apps. Oh, and it can be removed from the watch and mounted on other accessories becoming a wearable, point-of-view (POV) video camera.
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The new trend in running shoes is "maximalist” shoes, what this means is beefed up shoes with lots of cushion and a larger "sweet spot” that aids in performance. Altra are specialists in footwear for ultra running trail running and cross-country running, their latest offering is the Olympus, a trail shoe with a foot-shaped toe box and a thick 36mm max-cushioned sole designed to help you conquer any terrain. What does this mean for you? Stronger feet and legs, less injuries, decreased pronation, and a comfortable smooth ride. watch the video
Fulton Desk is another of Restoration Hardware´s beautiful and timeless pieces of furniture. The vintage style desk has a simple, functional and minimalist design and features a sturdy steel frame with burnished finish and a distressed, reclaimed elm table tops and shelves.
Ducati have presented the new Diavel, the beast retains the muscle bike DNA but has several upgrades and updates, plus a lot of other functional and aesthetic enhancements, keeping Ducati’s best-selling bike fresh and alluring. The bike had its headlight and tail section completely redesigned and now uses all-LED illumination, it also features redesigned air intakes and a more comfortable dual seat. It is equipped with a new RbW engine capable of producing 162 horsepower @9,250 rpm and 96.2 lb-ft (130.5 Nm) @8,000 rpm. The new Diavel will be available in three styles: Dark Stealth, Ducati Red over Matte Carbon or the stunning new Star White over Matte Carbon. watch the video
This cool vintage-style billiard rack candle holder features 10 pool balls that hold ten tealights, creating a warm glow in the darkest of man caves. Made of painted metal with vintage finishing, this unique candle holder is perfect for the bachelor pad. via
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Magnetic Kitchen, a small design studio based in Brooklyn NY have introduced a new like of skate decks. The unique decks are unlike any other, they are made out of top quality 7 ply hard rock maple and are laser engraved with beautiful and distinct designs. The end result is a stunning art piece, a deck you´ll happily showcase on your home wall when not under your feet. via watch the video
The creative project is currently seeking funding, head over to Kickstarter for more details.
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