Sports

Feb 242015
 

Garmin Epix GPS Navigation And Multi-Sport Watch
Designed for outdoors lovers and multi-sports athletes, the Gamin Epix is a rugged watch which comes with a wide array of navigation and fitness instruments built-in and helps you train better as well as find your way when your lost in the wild!

The Garmin Epix has a rugged build (mineral glass lens, rugged PVD-coated surfaces, waterproof down to 50 meters), sports full GPS/GLONASS navigation, a 1.4″ high-resolution color touchscreen, 8GB of on-board memory for uploading maps, a stainless steel EXO antenna for quick GPS locking, an altimeter, a barometer, a 3-axis compass and fitness training (running, cycling, swimming and general activity trackers)! The Epix comes preloaded with worldwide shaded relief basemap and 1-year BirdsEye Satellite Imagery subscription and it’s compatible with other maps providers such as TOPO 24K, City Navigator and BlueChart g2.

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Tactix Tactical GPS Navigation Watch and the Suunto Core we featured earlier.

Pretty impressive, isn’t it? But wait … that’s not all! While your not outdooring in the wilderness you can use your Garmin Epix as a regular smartwatch! The Epix can be connected to iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth connectivity and helps you stay updated with your your notifications, SMS and emails without having to check your phone every minute!

$549.99 | BUY NOW
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Feb 212015
 

Sony X1000V 4K Action Camera
Competing with the GoPro Hero4, Sony’s FDR-X1000V Action Cam is a small mountable action camera capable of recording breathtaking 4K sports videos!

ALSO CHECK the Garmin Virb Elite HD Action Camera, the RICOH WG-M1 Waterproof FHD Action Camera and the 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories To Help You Record Your Adventures Like A Boss posts we wrote earlier.

The FDR-X1000V sports 170-degree ultra wide Zeiss lens, a 1/2.3″ back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS 12.8MP sensor capable of recording in 3840 x 2160 pixels with up to 240p HD / 120p HD, sports Steady Shot image stabilization, has easy control external buttons which allow you to control the camera even when wearing winter gloves, has WiFi connectivity for easy files transfer and remote control, GPS for location and track recording, loop recording and slow motion mode, NFC for easy setup and syncs with Sony TV units via Bravia Sync. More than that, the Sony X1000V is shock, dust and waterproof, can be controlled via iPhone and Android devices as well as via Sony’s LiveView Remote (purchased separately) and comes with a wide array of accessories to match all your recording needs.

$489 | BUY NOW

 

Jan 302015
 

smrtGRiPS - The Intelligent Handlebar Grips That Smarten Your Bike
With all technological advancements in the past years many new gadgets and smartphone apps found their way to the market to help bikers better enjoy their rides! But, and unfortunately there’s a “but” here, most of these new generation gadgets require the raider to take his eyes from the road to consult them.

Here’s where the The smrtGRiPS Smart Bicycle Grips come into the game. Just as the Helios Smart Bike Handlebars we featured earlier, the smrtGRiPS are designed to allow you to interact with your smartphone, receive notifications and follow GPS navigation instructions in eyes-free mode. More than that, once the smrtGRiPS addon is installed in your original bike handlebar you’ll be able to use your iPhone or Android smartphone to find your bike if you no longer remember where you parked it, to connect with other bike riders and get separation alerts when group riding as well find your bike in case it gets stolen.
The smrtGRIPS are in project mode at Kickstarter and you can get one pair for an early bird price of $59. Estimated delivery for July-August 2015.

$59 | BUY NOW
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Jan 162015
 

Gopole Scenelapse Or How To Use Your GoPro Camera To Shot Timelapses
Loved by adventurers, extreme sports athletes, sky and scuba divers and even by regular people, GoPro cameras are making history in the action camera niche for years now. And, as the time passes, more and more cool accessories hit the shelves to improve and add new features to the coolest action camera around.

ALSO CHECK this cool post we featured earlier: 56 Coolest GoPro Accessories To Help You Record Your Adventures Like A Boss.

The GoPole Scenelapse is the latest must-have addon for your GoPro camera. The Scenelapse is a rotating device that allows you to shoot amazing picture and video timelapses of your favorite landscapes. The device allows recording angle setup, spins around its axis up to 360-degrees to record the timelapses (a complete 360-degrees cycle is completed in about 60 minutes), can be also used with other cameras or video recorders by removing the GoPro connection mount and it is compatible with other accessories such as the GoPole Tripod and the GoPole Grenade Grip.

$52.89 | BUY NOW
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Jan 152015
 

Proton SR Ski And Snowboard Helmet by OSBE
Stay fancy on the slopes with the new OSBE Proton Senior Ski Helmet. Build in Italy around performance athletes needs, the OSBE SR. helmet is designed for ski and snowboard riders and features an integrated and removable visor with UV400 protection to protect your face from snow and wind, a Direct Air Flux ventilation system to regulate the temperature inside the helmet and a removable and washable plush inner lining.

ALSO CHECK the Ruroc Sports Black RG-1 Core Ski & Snowboard Helmet and the Poc Sports Skull Orbic Comp Winter Helmet

The OSBE helmet outer shell is made of multi-impact resistant thermoplastic resin with impact-resistant paining and sports a micro metric buckle designed to easy releasing the chinstrap even with gloves.

$279 | BUY NOW
MORE: GEAR | SKI | HELMETS

 

Jan 132015
 

Montblanc E-Strap Turns Luxury Mechanical Wrist Watches Into A Smartwatches
Set to be be shown at the forthcoming SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie) 2015, Montblanc’s TimeWalker Urban Speed e-Strap is a cool smart strap designed to interact with your smartphone and provide you additional information, notifications and controls for your iPhone or Android device.

The Montblanc e-Strap is compatible with most smartphones running on Android 4.3 and higher as well as with all iPhone models starting with iPhone 4S and newer devices and features a dedicated camera shutter control, Find-Me smartphone location feature, music playing, pausing and skipping controls, a dedicated inbuilt touch screen display for notifications and an activity tracker to help you stay fit.
On the design side, the e-Strap is interchangeable so you can switch to a regular watch band if the situation requires and it is manufactured of high quality leather in the Montblanc Pelleteria (Leather Shop) in Florence. Due to its innovative manufacturing process, the e-Strap sports a cool carbon look on it’s upper and it is abrasion resistant, water repellant and heat wear-, water- and fire-resistant.

ALSO CHECK the Longines Avigation Type A-7 Automatic Watch and the Zenith Pilot Doublematic Men’s Watch.

Based on some sources, the Montblanc TimeWalker Urban Speed e-Strap will be priced at around $300US, it will be released in June 2015 and will be matched with the Swiss manufacturer’s TimeWalker timepiece series.

~$300 | BUY NOW
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Jan 032015
 

Nevo - The Minimalist Smartwatch With Analog Look
Just as the Withings Activite Analog Smartwatch we featured earlier, Nevo is a minimalist smartwatch disguised into a classic analogue wristwatch, which makes it perfect for classy outfits as well as business/office activity.

On the outside the Nevo Smartwatch has a stylish look and sports a 5ATM water resistant 316L stainless steel case that’s .49in (12.6mm) thick and 1.57 (40mm) in diameter and a Sapphire glass crystal. On the inside we find a quality Swiss ETA movement as well as a MEMS 3-axis accelerometer which serves to count steps, walked distance and burned calories measurements as well as swimming strokes counting. The Nevo connects to your iPhone and Android devices via low consumption Bluetooth 4.0 and allows you easy management of fitness goals, workout history and stats as well as information upload to the Apple Health kit and Google Fit via free dedicated smartphone apps (iPhone iOs7 and up as well as Android 4.3 and higher). Other than tracking your fitness performance, the Nevo Smartwatch also alerts you about calls, SMS and other alarms via vibration and color codes on the front dial.

The Nevo is powered by two regular CR2025 watch batteries and never requires recharging. The movement battery usually lasts for about 5 years of continuous usage, while the secondary battery that powers Nevo’s smart features requires to be changed every 6 months. A solar charging model is also available.

$199 | BUY NOW
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