Transportation

iPhone Application for Managing Your Electric Vehicle

Nissan is geared up to release a collection of EVs on August 2, but they also have a trick up their sleeve which other companies haven’t managed to pull quite yet. Nissan will also be releasing an iPhone application which will help drivers manage their electric vehicle. The app will let the driver know how much power the EV has ...

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Pedal-Powered Monorail Saves Energy, Tightens Buttocks

If I didn’t live in a cardboard box I might consider installing some sort of monorail system which could easily transport me around my vast estate. Since I’m such an awesomely eco-friendly guy, my monorail system would be totally pedal-powered. No motor needed. The Shweeb is exactly that. An awkwardly named pedal-powered monorail system which simultaneously saves the Earth and ...

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Dark Knight Motorcycle Suit Replica Makes You Feel Super

Geeky bikers are a special sort of breed. They are bad-ass enough to step on a speeding motorcycle, but geeky enough to wear something like this while doing it. The Dark Knight Motorcycle Suit is a replica of the suit worn by Christian Bale in The Dark Knight film. The suit is designed to be worn by bikers, though I’m ...

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World’s Fastest R/C Car Goes Faster Than Your Real Car

46-year-old Nic Case designed this R/C car which smashed the previous speed record by nearly 30 mph. Traveling at a max speed of 161 mph, the Pocket Rocket is the fastest R/C car known to exist. Case’s goal is to make a R/C car which can travel at 200 mph. While the chances of finding yourself a remote-controlled car that ...

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Project Nomad: An ATV with Legs

How old school do you like it? Project Nomad takes you WAAAAYYYY back. Back to the days when going out to get a steak was more complicated than just stepping out to your nearest grocery store. Jason Battersby’s Project Nomad is a vehicle concept with a twist. Instead of the standard wheel-based movement system, Nomad is operated with a set ...

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Real-Life Transformer Robot Turns Into Motorcycle

OMFG. I was sure this day would never come. And now that it’s here I’m not sure whether I should be thrilled or if I should prepare the construction of my robot world domination safety shelter. As you can see, the Norton Commando Transformer robot by Steve Twist is a full-on real life Transformer. In only seconds, the coughing Norton ...

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Anatomical Adam and Eve Skateboard

Just as Eve was tempted into eating from the tree of knowledge, I too am being tempted to commission myself a set of these skateboards if they ever see the light of day. Designed by ProcessRecess, and commissioned by Giant Robot, the Exit Eden skateboard symbolizes the rise of science and the inspection of religion through the sharp eyes of ...

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Concept Nike Glasses Allow Bikers To See Their Surroundings

Trust me, I know how important it is to see all of your surroundings when you’re biking. When I was 12 I was hit by a drunk driver. I can only think of what might have happened if I had been able to see what was going on around me. Would I have been able to avoid the hit? The ...

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Fresh: Skateboard Deck by Anthony Cozzi

Anthony is the man. Not just because he’s an avid Gearfuse reader, but because he designed this badass skateboard deck called Fruit. The entire thing is wrapped in fruit, giving a your board a fresh new look in a world full of World Industries and Element. The best part is that although extremely limited, you can still get your paws ...

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NYC Subway Map Cuff

Ah, yes. Functional jewelry. For people who’ve just migrated to the big city (as in, New York) and haven’t found themselves acclimated, consider dropping $23 on designer Tiffany Burnette’s wristcuff-thingy. It’s a metal cuff bracelet with the entire map of the subway on it. And by entire map, I mean Manhattan minus the ghetto areas uptown. Made in New York, ...

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