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I’ve ridden dozens of bikes in urban environments, and first on my list is the last one you’d expect.

This Is the Reason Why Sweatshirts Have a V at the Neck
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The little V at the neck of your favorite sweatshirt has a long history and it's more than just for looks.

This Delightful Drone Is an Excellent Escape From Reality
This Delightful Drone Is an Excellent Escape From Reality

No other drone under $1,000 comes close to touching this thing.

These Stylish Motorcycle Boots Are Perfect for Any Situation
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These motorcycle boots will have you covered from the garage to the road, the restaurant and back.

These Are the Best Movies for Car Lovers That You Can Stream for Free
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Knob Creek Is Battling Back Against the Worst Trend in Bourbon
Knob Creek Is Battling Back Against the Worst Trend in Bourbon

Knob Creek's flagship, always-available bourbon has its age statement back. Here's why that matters.

A Trio of Easy Tiki Cocktails to Make All Weekend Long
A Trio of Easy Tiki Cocktails to Make All Weekend Long

Keep the tropical drinks flowing with recipes from Easy Tiki.

A Watch That Accompanied an Antarctic Expedition Is Back and Ready for Your Wrist
A Watch That Accompanied an Antarctic Expedition Is Back and Ready for Your Wrist

Nivada Grenchen is bringing back the Antarctic, an automatic watch that accompanied Admiral Richard Byrd on very, very cold trip.

Love Seikos? This Website Is a Treasure Trove of Japanese Watch Nerdery
Love Seikos? This Website Is a Treasure Trove of Japanese Watch Nerdery

This special website offers insight into the culture and design of the Japanese watchmaking giant.

Protect Your AirPods With a Durable Leather Case
Protect Your AirPods With a Durable Leather Case

Nomad's protective cases for AirPods and AirPods Pro are made out of genuine leather and willl patina over time.

Now Is The Time To Score a Great Deal on a Toyota Tacoma
Now Is The Time To Score a Great Deal on a Toyota Tacoma

If you've been waiting for the right time to buy a Tacoma, it may never be cheaper.

This Near-Perfect Pillow Is Going to Be Sold Out by the Weekend
This Near-Perfect Pillow Is Going to Be Sold Out by the Weekend

Authenticity50's Custom Comfort Pillows are back in stock.

5 Wharncliffe Knives That Should Be on Your Radar
5 Wharncliffe Knives That Should Be on Your Radar

Spyderco just revealed a big batch of new knives and nearly a third of the collection comes with the same unifying feature: a Wharncliffe blade.

Wunderlist Is Gone. But Its Founder Has a New Productivity App for Its Diehard Fans
Wunderlist Is Gone. But Its Founder Has a New Productivity App for Its Diehard Fans

Superlist is an upcoming productivity app developed by Christian Reber, the original founder of Wunderlist.

This Tesla Is So Rare, Even Elon Musk Doesn’t Have It. But You Could
This Tesla Is So Rare, Even Elon Musk Doesn’t Have It. But You Could

Here's the car for the person who wants a truly decadent Tesla, but finds the Cybertruck a bit crass.


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