Monday, April 30, 2012

RESCO Brings Second Generation Pieces To Bear

This limited edition watch is a collaboration piece between, RESCO and Navy SEAL Sniper Instructor and Author of "The Red Circle", Brandon Webb.

The Red Circle is RESCO’s first GMT watch and was designed with the help of Brandon. He’s a private pilot, surfer and avid underwater hunter. Brandon also leads a pretty active life above the water as well, not too mention he runs one of the best gear review blogs on the net ( This watch is designed for people who live an active lifestyle but require a little more out of a GMT watch.

50 Ways to Leave an Impression on Your Blog Readers, Ignite Social Media

50 Ways to Leave an Impression on Your Blog Readers  Ignite Social Media

50 Ways to Make Your Blog Different

  1. Have a designer create a memorable logo for your header graphic.
  2. Declutter your blog. Visual overload can drive readers away.
  3. Choose a vibrant color scheme – just make sure it doesn’t hurt the eyes.
  4. Embrace an identity that is NSFW.
  5. Answer the questions everyone else is asking.
  6. Customize your social media buttons to fit your theme.
  7. Create a tagline no one will forget.
  8. Write memorable blog post headlines that are more than just keyword optimized titles.
  9. Don’t be afraid to try new formats for your posts, like audio and video. See what sticks.
  10. Maintain a discussion forum for your blog community.
  11. Let your personality shine! No one else can write just like you.
  12. Find spectacular images to go with each post, not just “safe” stock photos.
  13. Humor is a great tool. Make your readers laugh!
  14. Respond to your commenters and let them know you value their thoughts.
  15. Put something personal into your posts – anecdotes can drive a point home.
  16. Create interactive content, like polls that will get your readers talking.
  17. Find an angle to approach your topic that you haven’t seen before in your niche.
  18. Link out to other blogs and resources. Those you link to may pay it forward!
  19. Ask your readers what they would like to see you write about.
  20. Make it easy for readers to close those layer ads that load first.
  21. Go with a fluid theme with rounded corners instead of the standard boxy straight lines everywhere.
  22. Take a controversial topic and write up both sides of the debate.
  23. Take your own photos – so you’re not using the same stock images as everyone else.
  24. Re-purpose your old how-to posts by turning them into videos.
  25. Use a visually stunning background image.
  26. Score the Big Interview with an industry superstar.
  27. Make it easy for your readers to subscribe to your content – so they’ll come back for more!
  28. Include a lot of negative space in your design.
  29. Create the content that makes you the go-to resource in your niche.
  30. Incorporate subtle shadow effects into your design.
  31. Rotate your header images.
  32. Use unique (but legible) fonts throughout your site design.
  33. Change up the standard blog layout with something unexpected.
  34. Spotlight guest posts from other bloggers in your niche.
  35. Replace your stuffy about page with a sexier bio.
  36. Highlight up-and-coming blogs that your readers may not know about yet.
  37. Customize the design elements in your premium blog theme.
  38. Don’t neglect your favicon.
  39. Avoid using CAPTCHA for your commenters; this puts people off of commenting.
  40. Adjust the number of characters per line in your posts for greater readability.
  41. Make your navigation tabs pop.
  42. Stay away from fonts like Arial, that everyone uses, or Times New Roman and Comic Sans, which no one likes.
  43. Don’t have pop-up ads or subscription boxes.
  44. Make sure your URL structure tells people what they’re in for before they click.
  45. Provide different options for following your blog: newsletter, RSS feed, Facebook, etc.
  46. Skip the Top 10 lists. Pick a different number. (Like 50?)
  47. Make light text on a dark background work for you.
  48. Shake things up with a caption contest or another way to have fun with your readers.
  49. Check for broken links on a regular basis to ensure value for your readers.
  50. Always remain authentic and true to yourself.

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Dynamic Run Warm-up, Part 1: Muscle Activation - Posts - TrainingPeaks Blog

The Dynamic Run Warm-up, Part 1: Muscle Activation - Posts - TrainingPeaks Blog:

Except for the rare athlete who has never suffered an injury, most multisport athletes are all too familiar with the pain associated with injuries to skeletal muscles. In fact, over 30% of the injuries treated in sports medicine clinics are muscular injuries. Yet warding off such injuries can be as simple as including a proper warm-up into your training routine.   Continue

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Solidoodle 3D Printer, 2nd Generation

Ever wanted to design something, new tri stuff, training wheels, iPhone holder. This is great $500 gets you a 3d printer..

Solidoodle 3D Printer, 2nd Generation

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Lazer, Helmets, Illuminate the Night!

Established in 1919Lazer, with headquarter in Belgium, designs, manufactures and markets its bicycle, motorcycle and leisure helmets in more than 50 countries, over 5 continents.
Lazer, the world oldest helmet manufacturers still in activity, is the result of over 90 years of experience, passion and dedication. Our objective has always been to find an excellent synergy between design, comfort, safety and technology.
Lazer stands for the passion of performance. Many great champions teamed up with Lazer along the years. Among them Paolo Bettini, Miguel Martinez, Axel Merckx, Richard Virenque, Luc van Lierde and Tom Boonen.
We also added the ProTour Cycling Team 'Katusha' with great riders such as Filippo Pozzato, Sergej Ivanov and Robbie McEwen.
Also great mountainbikers like 4 time World Champion Brian Lopes, the Trek World champion Stybar are important testers of our product.
Even in the triathlon world, great athletes like Terenzo Bozzone represent wear and enjoy Lazer

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Re-Sizable Youth Hockey Equipment!

The short length of time it takes for kids to grow out of their clothes means parents are spending a lot of money on clothes- even more so when it comes to expensive sports gear. GRO is a set of protective hockey equipment designed to gradually expands as the wearer grows. Simple yet effective functionality that will protect kids (and wallets) for years after purchase!
Now lets get behind this and get it produced. 

Thursday, April 05, 2012

OH MY, 2013 Viper!

This is amazing, bringing back what muscle cars should look like and better should do to the pavement.
You can see the full set of pictures here.

Here are some specs: The 2013 SRT Viper is all-new, from front-to-back and top-to-bottom, from the lightweight carbon-fiber roof right down to its road-scorching wheels. It features less weight, stiffer chassis, a more powerful engine, beefed-up close-ratio transmission, more powerful brakes and new electronic technology. It's all wrapped in aggressive exterior styling with gorgeous interior design, materials and appointments to make Viper more comfortable and capable, better riding, more agile and faster accelerating to a higher top speed. Advancements in materials and engineering lead to a new output of 640 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. Watch out!