Here's another look at Daymak's The Beast, which is a rugged off-road electric scooter that packs some high-tech goodies. Choose from a single electric motor, or dual (Beast D), that can propel the bike to speeds of up to 31mph. Its rechargeable battery pack that can be charged either via wall outlet, the kinetic energy created by pedaling, or from the integrated solar panel. Other features include: a durable steel frame, ultra bright headlight, USB ports for charging gadgets, and knobby 21" fat tires that provide traction on any terrain. Continue reading for another video of the Beast D (dual motor) and more pictures.
The Quinny Longboardstroller was once just a concept, but now, it's a real product that consumers can buy. As the name implies, this gadget lets parents longboard while their child has a front row seat. Featuring specially-designed trucks, large wheels, and a safety leash, it boasts a low center of gravity for increased stability, along with a reliable handbrake that can be used to stop near instantly in emergencies. One caveat: it'll set you back a cool $670. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Vin Diesel playing Dungeons and Dragons.
Unlike earlier self-balancing scooters, Xiaomi's Ninebot Mini does not have a handle, but instead uses a knee-high steering stick that detects the movements of the rider's legs using Leansteer technology. The 28.2-pound, $300 device has a top speed of 10mph and is good for 13.7-miles of riding time on full charge. There will also be a companion smartphone app for autonomous control and security - app connects to the scooter's lock, and alerts you if removed from the location. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Think of the DTV Shredder as your own personal tank, one that's capable of traversing just about any terrain, with you in control. Rather than wheels, DTV boasts two continuous tracks, the kind you'd find on a tank, and is powered by a 200cc Honda engine that produces 15-horsepower, plenty for getting around. Forward motion is activated by simply twisting the handlebar grip, and steering requires you to just lean left or right on the skateboard-type platform that sits above the tracks. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Let's face it, driving can get boring, especially through barren landscapes, but these three amphibious vehicles aim to change that. Starting off, we have the $650K Terra Wind amphibious RV, which was created by CAMI (Cool Amphibious Manufacturers International). Thanks to its aluminum-hull design, the vehicle can drive straight from the road (up to 80mph) into water, with a top speed of 7 knots in rivers and lakes. Inside, there's a full kitchenette set, home theater, and plenty of living space. Next, we have the WaterCar Panther. It's powered by a 3.7L Honda-sourced V6 engine, good for 80mph on the road an up to 44mph in water. Best of all, the transition from land to sea only takes 15-seconds. Then lastly, there's the 4WD Gibbs Quadski, an all-terrain vehicle that can hit 45mph on land and water. The 1,300-pound, $40,000 vehicle comes equipped with a 4-cylinder BMW engine that churns out an ample 175-horsepower, complete with a large 15-gallon fuel tank. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most viral videos today, including one of the ultimate duck bomb.
You could either swim, surf or shred waves with one of these awesome jet boards. Starting off, we have the Radinn WaketJet Cruise, a carbon-Kevlar board combines the agility and speed of wakeboarding with the freedom of surfing. Its powered by a lithium-ion battery, brushless motor, and is controlled with a waterproof wireless remote. The built-in jet-propulsion motor can achieve top speed of 25 knots. Next up, there's JetSurf, a carbon fiber surfboard powered by a two-stroke 100cc engine, making it a hybrid jet-ski / surfboard of sorts. It can reach a top speed of 40mph, and has a 45-mile range on a full tank, giving riders a solid 1.5-hours of fun out on the water. It's controlled via an electronic leash, and even comes with an emergency kill cord if things get out of control. Last, but certainly not least, the FreeStyle PowerSki JetBoard is driven by a 35hp 330cc STXT engine and boasts a performance-reinforced drivetrain, watertight heavy duty electrical connectors, as well as an anti-vibration rubber suspended exhaust. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a handmade rocket car you can actually drive.
The RadiX kit from Idaho-based 2Moto can be installed on a variety of off-road bikes, literally transforming them into snowmobiles with a track and ski rather than two wheels - installation can be completed in roughly 2 - 2.5 hours using just simple tools. The complete kit includes everything you need for the conversion, including a new 6061 T-6 aluminum swingarm designed for the rigors of snow riding, Campoplast track, and a long travel Ohlins suspension system with 10.5" of travel at the front and 15" at the rear. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.
Beer crate motorcycles may not be on the cutting edge of technology, but they are a popular mode of transportation for some people in Germany, a country famous for their beer as well as engines/motorcycles/cars. This particular creation is most likely powered by a two-stroke engine sourced from possibly a chainsaw or a generator, just enough power to get around. Continue reading for another video and more information.
WEECOO's Hoverboard functions just like the more expensive models (IOHAWK, UWheels, etc.), and you can pick one up today for only $289.96 shipped, originally $500. Despite how it looks, this board is very easy to operate: simply press the power switch, place one foot on the foot-switch to activate the self-balancing mode, and then step on the with your other foot to operate by simply leaning. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.
You've seen Innespace's Seabreacher crafts before, but this sailfish is their latest project. In addition to a water cannon and removable sail for achieving barrel rolls, this custom creation even has detachable mortar tubes for shooting fireworks. It's powered by a supercharged 260-horsepower engine and comes equipped two race-style seats, enabling it to reach speeds in excess of 55 mph on the surface; 25 mph under water. The vectored thrust system - jet nozzle can move in all directions - mimics the tail articulation of aquatic animals such as sharks and dolphins, and allows for radical freestyle maneuvers. Each one is built to order and takes 2-4 months to complete, with prices starting at $85,000. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including how those giant cranes build themselves.