There won’t be anyone running out to clean your windows or check your oil, but the Garage Bell works for us: it rings like a good old full service station when you roll into your garage.
Good by plane, train, car, or boat, Aerotech’s Evolution Bike Case is an all-in-one carrier made out of shock-resistant ABS plastic; it’ll hold your entire bicycle (up to a 64 cm frame).
Use it with your iPhone Stencil Kit: Notepod seems pricey at $18 for 300 sheets, but the iPhone form factor and the thick 80gsm laser stock ensure this’ll be a noteworthy investment.
Liked by Military Times for its durability and simplicity, Surefire’s Minimus Headlamp is ideal for night biking, lasts up to 2 hours at 100 lumens and can be angled upward for overhead work.
An upgraded version of the framelock folding knives used by the Marines, Warren Thomas’ Strider SMF sports hi-tech materials including carbon fiber and satin-finished titanium.
Armed with seven different screwdrivers and an indestructible LED light, the Sputnik looks more like a sci-fi superweapon than a multitool; it actually measures just 5″ long when folded.
Used by Vijay Singh to fine tune his tempo, rhythm and timing, Sonic Golf’s System-1 actually lets you hear these variables by converting swing data into a real-time audio soundscape.
Navigate desktop cable jungles with a LEGO LED Clip On Light; able to be worn either on the head or in true geek style on a pocket protector, each foot packs an LED light.
Introducing the uber-flashlight: the Tactical 5.11′s batteryless Light for Life takes only 90s to charge, is impact resistant, works from -40° C to 65° C, and has a peak output of 270 lumens.
They look ready to explode out of an unsuspecting victim’s chest, but these Alien LED Jumper Cables are purely benign; a high-intensity LED lights up when you squeeze the clamps.
GP has an excellent review up of Craftsman’s Cap Wrench Bottle Opener; it’s basically a opener that acts as a fulcrum, albeit weighing a solid 0.64 lbs and made from solid steel.
Make my day (a little brighter): the Flashlight Speed Holster is designed for torch quick draws with left/right-hand mounting, a triple battery compartment and three size adapters.
Alright, so the name could use some work unless you fancy a perm, but the PowerCurl is a potential godsend for MacBook owners; it’s a clip-on cord wrap for MagSafe Adapters.
Bloxygen is a can of compressed argon and a lifesaver for painters; a two-second blast before sealing a can sprays enough argon to effectively block oxygen from spoiling paint.
Hand-tooled and printed, ThinkGeek had to start from scratch since no factory exists for this authentic 50s-60s Slide Rule; it measures 12.5″ and comes in a vinyl sleeve with retro box.
Designed to be mounted on your bike’s handlebars, Garmin’s Edge 500 weighs a scant 2 oz; it’ll not only track distance, speed, location and elevation but is ANT+ compatible.
Propaganda’s Bookmark II has us wondering, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” it’s a rubber band that straps around your book with one killer feature: an arrow to keep your place in the text.
5 gallon buckets are a dime a dozen on job sites, but BucketVAC turns them into commercial-grade wet/dry vacuums; it uses the bucket’s own handle as a lock and weighs 7 lbs.
Slightly more manageable than Wenger’s Giant Knife, Victorinox’s SwissChamp XAVT gives up little, managing to cram a ridiculous 80 tools into a relatively compact 3.5″ frame.
If the Elise is out of your budget, these Lotus L42 Lighters mix European design and feature triple wind-resistant torch flames, a fuel level gauge and integrated 8 mm punch.
Stat Key’s Designer Keys are an elegant solution to a age-old problem: they let you distinguish one Kwikset key from the next with easily recognizable shapes.
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