Breaking Gear

May 30

Subwing fin lets you be a human dolphin

Hold your breath! This Subwing fin lets you be a human dolphin

Now this WILL leave you breathless…

Subwing

Simon Sivertsen has created a clever device with two wings that is towed along by a boat to enable a person to be pulled along underwater while twisting, turning and performing acrobatics.

The device is attached to a boat by Dyneema rope – the world’s strongest rope – and features two wings which can be rotated individually to control movement. By twisting…

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May 29

Rock out with your… Solar Speakers out?

Rock Out 2 Solar Rechargeable Speaker

Check out the latest offering from Goal Zero – very cool looking Solar Powered bluetooth speaker kit. Lovin’ it!

Features from the website:

Built with a weatherproof outer shell to withstand all Mother Nature can throw. A roomy, fabric-lined pocket keeps your gear safe inside; the attached bungee lets you strap your speaker anywhere.

Other Features:…

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May 11

DARPA Special Ops Silent Hybrid Motorcycle

Bet they don’t see this coming -DARPA Special Ops Silent Hybrid Motorcycle

DARPA Hybrid motorcycle

DARPA #hybrid #motorcycle

This hybrid motorcycle could be the US military’s new special-ops workhorse. And maybe, just maybe, it’ll also be available to civilians.

The project is being undertaken in a partnership between BRD Motorcycles in California and Logos Technologies in Virginia with a grant from DARPA. The project is based on BRD’s Redshift MX (pictured)—an all-#electricmotorcycle BRD…

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May 09

MINI Unveils The World’s Smallest Luxury Versatile Mini Camper Van

MINI Unveils The World’s Smallest Luxury Versatile @Mini #Camper #Van

Camp in a #mini? Now you can in their newest Mini #camper variants… Mini Cooper camper kitchen

Mini Cooper camper kitchen

Mini Cooper camper with Roof top tent

Mini Cooper camper with Roof top tent

Mini Cooper camper

Mini Cooper camper

To celebrate the summer months, Mini invites you to get away for a weekend in the country side or the mountains. Mini has come out with its three variants of the World’s Smallest Luxury and Versatile Home on Wheels – the Mini Clubvan Camper, the…

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May 07

Billabong Rio PRO 2014 Live Stream

Here’s your free ticket to watch the Billabong Rio PRO 2014 Live Streaming NOW!

 Watch the #billabong #rio Pro #live Billabong RIO PRO 2014

Billabong RIO PRO 2014

Click here to see #asp Billabong Rio Pro live stream

Billabong rio Pro Sponsors

Billabong rio Pro Sponsors

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Check @JamieBarrow_GB on a Jet-powered #snowboard hit 50MPH

British #snowboarder #jamie barrow Uses #electric #jet Engines To Propel Himself To 50MPH In The Mountains Of Switzerland!

Check @JamieBarrow_GB on a Jet-powered #snowboard hit 50MPH

British #snowboarder #jamie barrow Uses #electric #jet Engines To Propel Himself To 50MPH In The Mountains Of Switzerland!

May 06

Why is adventurer Sean Fraenkel cycling 4000km with his dogs? #BarkingMad

Why is Adventurer Sean Fraenkel cycling 4000km with his dogs? #BarkingMad

Cycling along 4000 kilometres along some the most difficult terrain in Africa is for the #dogs Sean Fraenkel

#sean fraenkel

#sean fraenkel, writer, photographer and #adventurer is making a name for himself as he takes on some unusual escapades to fulfil not only his own desire to be free but as a champion for animals with his latest escapade.

Sean's dogs Turbo and Tequila get behind his effort

Sean’s dogs Turbo and Tequila get behind his effort

The nutter, and…

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May 05

Handcrafted Wooden Vespa, anyone?

Handcrafted Wooden Vespa, anyone?

Who’da thought you could make a #motorcycle out of #wood. Check out this craftsman’s #wooden #vespa #scooter.

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wooden vespa

wooden vespa

I’m thrilled to see that there are still, honest-to-goodness craftsman out there. You can’t help but be impressed! Wow! Now here’s a thought: I wonder how much more it weighs than the original, aluminum unibody. It’s beautiful to look at, but I have to believe it’s a…

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Apr 11

chromjuwelen:

(via Electric Motorcycle Johammer J1 Beautiful Life)

Hmm… Interesting

chromjuwelen:

(via Electric Motorcycle Johammer J1 Beautiful Life)

Hmm… Interesting

Nyne Bluetooth Speaker for the Outdoors - Agh nein!

Nyne #Bluetooth #Speaker for the Outdoors - Agh nein! not in my campsite, please.

nyne bass bluetooth speaker iphone

#nyne bass #bluetooth #speaker iphone

The Nyne Bass Bluetooth Speaker is a #wireless, 20-Watt portable that’s designed for #outdoor use. It’s powered by Bluetooth 4.0, has NFC pairing capabilities, and it has a built-in 10-hour rechargeable battery which can serve as a power bank for smaller devices; the Nyne Bass can also be used as a speakerphone. You can purchase yours for $149.95.

Okayyyy,…

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Apr 10

Power down - Electric-powered Verrado drift trike is here

Power #downhill - #Electric-powered Verrado #drift #trike is here

Verrado drift trike

#verrado #drift trike

Since originating in New Zealand in 2009, the sport of trike drifting has slowly but surely spread to hilly regions all around the globe. From the United States to Puerto Rico, adrenaline junkies are mounting customized three-wheeled machines to drift and spin their way along switchbacks and steep downhill descents. Now, Arizona-based Local Motors has developed an…

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Apr 09

This App Lets You Chat Even When You Have No Reception

This #App from @OpenGarden Lets You #Chat Even When You Have No Reception

FireChat App

#fireChat #app

 Whoa! This is so cool. Want to chat to your mates in the wilderness even if there’s no reception? There’s an app for that…

It’s not too often these days that an iPhone still surprises you. We’ve more or less seen it all by now. Except, we haven’t. #firechatis a new app that takes advantage of a little-known iOS feature that makes it easy to set up and run a network even when…

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We won’t lie, this is AWESOME! Double backflip pant muncher.

We won’t lie, this is AWESOME! @NineKnights Double backflip pant muncher. #GoPro #Suzuki #Skiing

Jesper Tjäder double backflip

#jesper tjäder #double #backflip

You probably won’t see something as awe-inspiring as this today…

At the #suzuki #nine knights presented by #gopro in Livigno at Mottolino, Italy, #jesper tjäder (SWE) took the biggest most dangerous option when he went for a 55 metre transfer over a half-pipe executing a double backflip along the way.

Speechless….

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7-3xEp…

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Apr 08

#Travel Power - stop carrying individual #chargers, get a #USB multi-plug

 Why travel with a bag full of wall-warts when you can pop all your USB #power…

#Travel Power - stop carrying individual #chargers, get a #USB multi-plug

 Why travel with a bag full of wall-warts when you can pop all your USB #power…

Apr 07

Fishing Noob? Patagonia Simple Fly Fishing Kit shows you the ropes

Fishing #noob? @patagonia’s Simple Fly #Fishing Kit shows you the ropes

Patagonia fly fishing kit

#patagonia #fly fishing #kit

This patagonia #fly fishing #starter kit is something we think is way overdue. It’s a clever little kit packed with the basics and sold with a #book on how to get into the game. WOOT!

Getting into fly fishing can seem like a pretty daunting task. What type of #geardo you need? How do you fly cast? In order to help demystify the sport and make it more accessible to…

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