Sporting Goods

PlyFy DIY Wooden GoKart

$790 from Flatworks »

Pursuant to a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Flatworks is offering up pre-orders of its PlyFly gas-powered wooden go-kart kit to those who didn't get in on the crowdfunding backing....

Bunch O Balloons - 100 Water Balloons in 1 Minute

$21.99 from Amazon »

Nevermind where can I get some Bunch O Balloons, the better question is where can I get two kids as calm, as pleasant, and as capable of doing heavy manual labor as the pair in the video? Did you see that little blonde...

Compact Folding Survival Bow

The Compact Folding Survival Bow, or CFSB-1 for the acronym happy (I think the "1" indicates it's #1 in the world, like America or Megan Fox in a Supergirl outfit), is a patent-pending one-piece takedown bow milled from...

Big Wheel Drift Trike

If I had known when I was 7 that I could grow up to be a manufacturer of custom motorized drift trikes maybe I would have let go of all that astronaut BS before wasting the next 12 years figuring out that I'm not smart...

The kidRunner

$1,200 from kidRunner »

Are you a runner...with kids? Kids you strap in a stroller and take jogging with you, even though months of doing this has hunched your back, rounded your shoulders, and generally F'd up your form? More importantly, have...

GolfBoard

$6,500 from GolfBoard »

I'm sure serious, elitist golfers have long been wondering when their posh country clubs were going to figure out a way to incorporate skateboarding into their rolling 18 holes of pristine greens. Well, lads, this is...

Zombie Head Bowling Balls

Zombies really have taken over the world, huh? Or at least the free market economy. The clever German capitalists who designed this introduction of the omnipresent living dead to the bowling alley made a good move though....

Fly Pedals Universal Clipless Platform Adapters

$39 from Amazon »

You've been them or you've seen them: cyclists waddling like penguins around the Starbucks in hard plastic shoes with bulbous cleats sticking out after a ride. Looks ridiculous. Probably doesn't feel that great either....

Turbospoke Bicycle Exhaust System

$15.95 from Amazon »

Hey kids, here's a surefire way to make your parents construct an advent calendar counting down the days until you go back to school next fall. The Turbospoke system, a battery-free, pedal-powered child's dream, fits...

SOCOM .50 Cal Sniper Paintball Kit

$1,274.24 from Amazon »

Is paintball sniping really true to the sport's original intent? I mean, I guess you have to build a certain amount of skill to effectively aim and control your shots, but it's not like snipers have to run. Or maneuver...

YERKA Unstealable Bike

$399 from indiegogo »

You may have seen the YERKA and its integrated, supposedly theft-proof locking system floating around the Internet before, but today the Chilean bicycle designers have officially launched their crowdfunding campaign in...

SoundRacer - Sports Car Engine Effects

$44.99 from SafeWireless »

What childish fool would want to make his Ford Escort sound like a Ferrari 512?...

Adventure Gear Camping Trailer

$8,495 from SylvanSport »

I bet that lady making such frequent and variable use of her SylvanSport GO camping trailer wishes the family and friends who are going to enjoy its 4 air mattresses, bed and table panels, rear awning, and abundant storage...

ColdBlood Paintball Masks

$70 - $295 from ColdBloodArt »

ColdBloodArt. Damn. If I did art, even it were no more than friendship bracelets and construction paper airplanes, that's definitely what I would call it. Fortunately for the Thailand-based company that actually assumed...

Juggernaut Bullfrog Fat Trike

$2,500 - $2,900 from Rungu »

Rungu's Juggernaut fat-tire bullfrog trike makes it possible to go where a bike can't go and a car won't go. To ride where others dare only walk. To look in grandiosity somewhere between Billy the Puppet pedaling in to...

Black Fire Compression Sleeves

$13 from Sleefs »

Are you a superhero with blazing gauntlets, or just a sensible athlete who knows compression sleeves will improve blood circulation and contribute to peak performance? I myself am neither, but do hope Sleefs' Black Fire...

Full Auto Belt Fed Pellet Gun

$599 from Amazon »

A .22 caliber belt-fed pellet machine gun powered by a can of CO2, HPA, or Nitrogen. And, according to photographic evidence, Grandpa. Between the Ka-Bar cane and this SMG .22, Grandpa's been getting a lot of play in...

Bubble Soccer Battle Balls

$320 from Amazon »

When I first saw these bubble soccer balls for sale I thought of the Human Slingshot. Of accidents waiting to happen. Of Darwin Awards. But apparently this is a sport that has been around Europe for a while, and is beginning...

Paintball Airow Gun with Infinite Edge Bow

$479.95 from Amazon »

We previously showed you the Airow Gun paintball attachment for bows, but if you're willing to shell out a little extra, this .68 caliber Airow Gun paintball kit will provide the same arsenal-hurling services, with a...

NcStar Crossbow with Red Dot Sight

Sold Out from Amazon »

Reader James S. wrote in recommending the NcStar Crossbow for its value and proficiency. Specifically, he says, "I picked one of these up back in March and it's awesome. Inexpensive and you certainly can take out little...

Bulk Wrestling Jello

$119 from Amazon »

I was just thinking the other day that I could stand for a good round of co-ed jello wrestling. But when I started doing the calculations to figure out how many boxes of gelatin-forming strawberry granules I'd need to...

Plixi Folding Bike Helmet

$100 from Overade »

The Plixi helmet is kind of like origami, if origami were made from ABS and expanded polystrene and could save you from massive head trauma. So I guess in a way it's better than origami. From Paris-based Overade, the...

Paintball Airow Gun

Sold Out from Amazon »

To those who call paintball "just a game," prepare to have your pieholes slapped shut by the barrel of a .68-cal Bow-mount Airow Gun. The pellet blaster attaches to a compound or recurve bow and swaps out CO2 cartridges...

Tron Cycling Skinsuit

$84.99 from Amazon »

One thing I learned recently is that cyclists call their little outfits "kits". Isn't that precious? So here is a Tron kit for all of the bicycling Tron fans out there, as well as the far larger number of normal, non-bicycling...

Sabertron - Electronically Scored Sword Fighting

$99 - $199 from Sabertron »

You can think of Sabertron as laser tag with swords. Or sword fighting with more of an indication of who won than the guy who gets stabbed first, bleeds the most, or dies. The game of foam sword dueling has a series of...

AirForce BlowGuns

Sold Out from Amazon »

Yeah, it shoots only foam darts and, yeah, it's only as powerful as your lungs, but AirForce BlowGuns still strongly, strongly recommends wearing eye protection while using what they call "one of the simplest yet most...

Ultrasonic Levitation Machine - Hoverboard Tech

No stranger to manipulating sound, and no stranger to successful Kickstarter projects (we previously covered the Soundlazer), Richard Haberkern believes he has created some legitimate Hoverboard technology. Without magnets....

Wheelman 50cc Gas-Powered Skateboard

Sold Out from Amazon »

Wheelman on the street. Wheelman on the grass. Wheelman on the beach. Wheelman past the Pee-wee Herman-clad cyclists at a whopping 26 mph. Oh what's that, padded spandex ass? Yeah, my speed is generated by a 50cc 2-stroke...

Soak 'N' Wet Dunk Tank

$199.99 from Amazon »

It's like an inverted Polar Bear Plunge. And the Soak 'N' Wet Dunk Tank would be the perfect way to sober up after New Year's Eve. Also ideal for making your friend Cornelius regret having passed out in your front entry...

Monovelo - The Human Powered Monowheel

$1,790 from Monovelo »

Monowheels debuted in the late 19th century, but Monovelos claim to be the inaugural human-powered installation of the 21st. A nested unicycle of sorts, the Monovelo pedals and steers similar to a conventional bike, but...

Cogburn CB4 Hunting Bike

$2,199.99 from Scheels »

Well here's one way for mountain bikers to take out the competition during races. Can't beat 'em with speed and skillful maneuvering? No problem. Just haul out your crossbow from the scabbard on Cogburn's CB4 hunting...

Floating Skateboard Ramp

What you see before you is Lake Tahoe, Californian skater Bob Burnquist, and 4 days of work. Miami art director Jerry Blohm and his team designed and built this floating skateboard ramp for Burnquist, who was a participant...

Hitch 'Er Up Stripper Pole

$449 from Platinum Stages »

Life is a highway. I wanna grind it. All. Night. Long. Get outta my dreams, and onto my pole. Little red corvette, baby you're much too fast. I need a pickup truck...with a stripper pole hitched out back. I wonder how...

Batarang Boomerangs

$55 - $199 from Boomerangs By Vic »

Vic Poulin has invented some Batarangs that just might indicate whether or not you're actually qualified to be Batman. His advanced returning Batarang boomerangs, available in standard 14" and Big Daddy 25" lengths, aren't...

Halfbike

$999 from Halfbike »

Urban mobility. I hear that term a lot now since almost anyone who lives in a city of over 500,000 people spends half their lives sitting in traffic not being urbanly mobile. The Halfbike, a kind of bicycle-meets-elliptical-machine...

Cyclist's Turn Signal Gloves

$95.31 from Amazon »

I guess if you don't know that a straight arm means left and a bent elbow means right - which, let's face it, a lot of people probably don't - then Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves would be of great benefit, both to the...

Sky Bouncer - Bouncing Frisbee

$12.59 from Amazon »

Great. Now when I don't catch the frisbee not only is it going to hit me in the face, it's going to hit me in the face and then bounce off up to 25 feet. The Sky Bouncer flies like a disc but ricochets off walls, floors...

Revolights Bike Lighting System

$229 - $499 from Revolights »

Revolights, a wheel-mounted bicycle headlight and taillight system, equip cyclists with wheels that provide true 360-degree visibility, plus an integrated brake light indicator. The Kickstarted company's current model...

ZORBZ Self-Sealing Water Balloons

$10.23 from Amazon »

Don't want to wait 19 months, or whatever the current ETA for Bunch O Balloons is? Get an instant water balloon fix with ZORBZ latex bombs. You won't be able to pump up 3 dozen of them at once, but the balloons' self-sealing...

Slackers Backyard Zip Lines

$122.54 - $153.19 from Amazon »

Even though Slackers' Zip Line Kits are rated for passengers weighing up to 250 pounds, all of the photos I could find depict only kids using it. You know why? Because any adults who would like to partake in this flight...

Glass Top Ping Pong Table

Oh good, I was hoping someone would come up with a way for me to enjoy the excitement of a ping pong match from below. TravisMathew has developed this Glass Top Ping Pong table as a custom, made-to-order in the OC, price...

Animated Bike Wheel Lights

$895 - $3,401 from Monkeylectric »

MonkeyLectric upgrades its previous version of Monkey Light LED madness for bicycle tires with Monkey Light Pro, an installation of customized, downloaded graphics and animations that turn two wheels into two tickets...

Hybrid Stand Up/Sit Down Paddleboard

Sold Out from Amazon »

Stand up paddleboarding is super fun! Unless you lack the balance, core strength, and stamina of an Olympic athlete, in which case it's super fun for the first 15 minutes, and a shit show of falling into water, heaving...

BCX Slingshot

$185 from BaseCampX »

I can't figure out why this slingshot is so expensive. It must be the one David used to slay Goliath. Alright then, give me a rock and a pair of eyeballs...and $200, Mama...and I'll see what I can do....

Budnitz FTB - Snow-Faring Fat Bike

$7k from Budnitz »

It may not be the fastest or most agile bike on the market, but this fatty is hardy. Resilient. A trusty draft horse that can plow through winter weather even if it feels a little slow and lumbering along the way. Budnitz's...

Monkeylectric M204 Bike Wheel Light

$25.99 from Amazon »

Monkey Lights and their explosions of LED colors and patterns first hit bike wheels a few years ago thanks to crowdfunding. Since then the company has built a thriving business around their dual goals of keeping cyclists...

Inteliscope - Tactical Rifle Adapter for iPhone

$99 from Inteliscope »

It's a tactical time of year. Crossbows, BBQ aprons, and now a forthcoming rifle scope and rail mount system that shakes up the shooting game by using an iPhone/iPod and mobile app to give readouts of critical ballistics...

Skyballs - Helium Filled Superballs

Sold Out from Amazon »

What I want to know is, if my friend Gary uses brute muscular force to bounce one helium-and-compressed-air-filled Skyball to its peak height of 75 feet, and my other friend Mitch drops a second Skyball from a balcony...

Seatylock Bike Saddle Lock

$85 from Seatylock »

They'll still probably slash up your saddles just to be a-holes, but Seatylock hopes its clever security measures will simultaneously prevent thieves from stealing your bike...or your seat...and relieve you of the burden...

Adult-Size Big Wheel

$899.99 from Amazon »

8 and under? How about 18 and over? The High Roller Big Wheel, like bars, skydiving, Leisure Suit Larry, and all the best things in life, with the exception of nipples, was made for adults only. Big boys (and girls) who...

Inventio HD Video Sunglasses

$129.95 from SpyTec »

One thing I've always wanted to do while fending off UV rays is record myself fending off UV rays. Granted, this usually entails lying on my ass in the company of a sand-free beach mat, a 6-pack...fine, a case...of Bud...

The Martin Jetpack

$100k from Martin Jetpack »

The 2012 Martin Jetpack represents 30 years of research and development, a dozen or so prototypes tweaked and tested to sustain 30+ minutes of flight time at 63 mph, and over 4 long years of agonizing anticipation for...

Stirling Warwolf Trebuchet

$199.95 from Amazon »

Even though it's scaled to 1/20th of its original size, this historically accurate replica of Edward the First's response to the 1304 siege on his Stirling Castle could still probably catapult most of your neighbors'...

Onewheel - Self-Balancing Electric Skateboard

$1,299 from Onewheel »

They say Onewheeling is like surfing the perfect wave or snowboarding on fresh powder, but without the requisite presence of an ocean or mountain. Hmmm. I wonder if the presence of oceans and mountains has been what caused...

RockBoard Descender - Off-Road Skateboard

$118.99 from Amazon »

While RockBoard's Descender doesn't appear to be a wheeled vehicle suitable for the protruding roots and rocky drops of mountain bike trails, if its video is to be believed, it will serve as a smooth operator for anyone...

Hovding - Airbag Bicycle Helmet

$435 from Hovding »

The Swedish Hovding has a lofty goal: un-dorkify bicycle helmets without compromising their ability to keep bicycle riders un-dead. With claims of being one of the market's safest helmets, Hovding trades in the foam-filled...

Blaze Laserlight for Cyclists

$200 from Blaze »

Look cyclists, it's a little green you. A constant companion on the road who will never fall behind or drop you, and who will do everything he can to save you from getting rammed, flipped, T-boned, or sideswiped by a...

Cleatskins

$13.12 - $29.95 from Amazon »

Cleated feet rejoice. Cleatskins eliminate the need to take your shoes off or get yelled at for clacking and scratching the hardwood floor every time you leave the field, track, or pedal. Also, they deliver traction that...

Kuat Bottle Lock

Sold Out from Amazon »

My solution to bike theft is not riding a bike. That's also my solution to not falling off a bike and breaking my face. But to those up for tempting fate, check out Kuat's Bottle Lock, a 5' cable of 8mm thick braided...

Waterproof Backpack

$68.95 - $164.76 from Amazon »

When you're rollin' (rollin'), rollin' (rollin'), rollin' on the river for enough days you figure out that if you fell in the following would occur:...

X9 Follow Golf Caddy

$2,500 from Stewart Golf »

Sweet, a caddy you don't have to tip or worry about getting caught violating child labor laws while carrying your clubs for 9 hours straight in 95-degree weather. British company Stewart Golf has released the X9 Follow...

Squirrel Wingsuits

$1,650 - $1,750 from Squirrel »

Skydiving, BASE jumping, walking down the street: success in these extreme adventures isn't so much about having skills and balls as it is about having the right gear. For example, when I walk down the street, I just...

Sphyke C3N - Bike Component Locks

$31 - $66 from Sphyke »

Even if you're not an indignant, self-important cyclist with a $3,500 carbon fiber bike and a fat chip on your emaciated shoulder it really sucks when you lock up your manpowered transporter like a responsible citizen...

Carbon Fiber Frisbee

Discontinued

If you have $75 and the desire to slice 10" of carbon fiber through the air, Tyler Seamons has an official flying saucer of summertime for you. Pending successful project funding on Kickstarter, his frisbee and golf-style...

6-Foot Soccer Ball

$71.09 from Amazon »

If this 6' diameter soccer ball were used as the centerpiece of gameplay, the World Cup might elevate itself to a 4 on the 1-to-10 scale of things I'd rather watch than my laptop's screensaver. Let's see you dominate...

Double Rainbow LED Hula Hoop

Discontinued

Epileptics, please approach with caution. Everyone else, behold: hula hoop begat glow-in-the-dark hula hoop begat LED hula hoop begat cascading double rainbow LED hula hoop. This dual-circuit ring o' Roy G Biv is the...