Looking for those last few pieces to fill out your set of bike tools? The Bike Mechanic in a Box ($6,300) tool set from Park Tools has 246 extra pieces that will fill out your tool chest. Whether you are getting ready to open your own bike shop, or you are just looking to tune up your Mongoose, the Bike Mechanic in a Box has you set.
If you are in the business of demolition, we can think of no better tool for you than the Jackson Pulverizer ($35). This all-in-one demolition hammer practically tears down the walls for you, making your job easier. It has a triangle shaped area for ripping drywall, claw teeth for better prying application, and textured TPE grip with shock dampening properties. So whether you are breaking up concrete or relieving stress on your bedroom walls, the pulverizer has you covered.
Stop diluting your scotch with crushed ice from the fridge, make sure you can taste every sip of grandpa’s old cough medicine with the Cirrus Ice Ball Press ($799). Intended for professional barkeeps and fine hooch enthusiasts alike. Just stick a block of ice in, wait a minute, and retrieve your perfect 2.75″ sphere of an ice ball from this amazing contraption. This ice ball melts slowly, maintaining the taste of your whiskey of choice. No high balls allowed. (via)
Looking to add some color to your keychain? The Miansai Brass Voyager Hook Keychain ($55) does the trick. This hand-made keychain comes in eight different colors and doubles as a bracelet for those of you who are feeling bold. A creation of Michael Andrew Saiger, this keychain/bracelet hybrid is one of many vintage accessories that Miansai offers. The contemporary gentleman approves.
Every man needs a good pocket knife to help when his teeth just can’t cut it (pun intended). Imported from Northern Italy, the Orvis Clip Folder Knife ($119) sports a 2.5in. lock blade with one-hand opening capability and a rosewood handle. Just make sure to take it out of your pocket before you go through airport security.
Ahhh… the fixed gear bike. A hipster must-have and eco-commuter necessity, but why spend $1000 for an overpriced chunk of steel? Enter Republic Bikes ($399-$499). Design your own fixed gear bike in two styles, the “Aristotle” and the “Plato Dutch.” The modern gentleman approves.