6 May
Serious riding protection in relaxed-looking gear

Bart Krzyzaniak, the designer behind Crave, understands urban wear for motorcyclists. He knows that a motorcyclist on the 5 freeway doesn’t have to visually resemble a futuristic stormtrooper loaded with armor, nor does he have to imitate a bad episode of Sons of Anarchy. Wait, those are actually all bad episodes (it’s really not a good show, people). […]


7 Feb
Dallas-based workshop creates a 4-wheeled monster

Sometimes you want to conquer dunes, and sometimes you want to crush them underfoot — like a cruel 12-year-old who just found a defenseless ant hill. It is those times you want to hit up Starwood Motors for their incredibly prodigious Full Metal Jacket edition Jeep Wrangler. Promising over 100 hours of build time for […]


19 Sep
12 lbs. of security from the Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché

We all know American brand and luggage-maker Tumi means business when it comes to their carrying cases with high quality, utility and price, but their Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché takes it to a whole other level. It’s bulletproof (to NIJ Standard 0108.01, Threat Level I, to be exact) with panels comprised of 65 layers of polypropylene […]


9 Aug
$579,000 worth of bulletproof Fuck You! to the 99%

Conquest Vehicles made quite a splash last year when they introduced the ever-so-subtle Knight XV Luxury Bulletproof SUV, and they figured it was time to double down on obnoxious indulgence. Their latest monstrosity offering, the Conquest Evade, is based on the Ford F-550 Super Duty and is loaded with the same sort of armoring and […]


27 Sep
Hot Toys' villain from Iron Man every nerd's daddy

The year 2008 was a great one for Robert Downey, Jr. The same year he played Tony Stark in Iron Man he also played Kirk Lazarus, the black faced “method actor” in Tropic Thunder. Both were big hits, but it was Iron Man that had legions of acne-pocked fanboys clamoring for more of the villainous […]


19 May
3 iterations of Kenny Hauk's off-road modification Midas touch

Kenny Hauk of Pennsylvania-based Hauk Designs puts his off-road modification Midas touch on the already classic Jeep Wrangler to create three purpose-built beasts: the Dune Raider, River Raider and Rock Raider. Each Hauk Raider is custom manufactured to personalized customer specifications, creating unstoppable off-road vehicles modified for the specific terrain you want to conquer: the […]


9 May
When you absolutely must tow your yacht in armored security

Headline-grabbing Russian tuners and armored car manufacturers Dartz unveil their latest vehicle for the obesely wealthy, the Prombron Nagel. What set’s the Prombron Nagel apart from all other cars is that it’s the “world’s first armored Sportback” with enough power to pull a five-ton, 15-meter (50-foot) boat — achievable due to Datz’s claim of a […]


7 Feb
Level-up your armor class

If you’re one of those people who needs to protect their knuckles from hobgoblin attacks, you may want to look into Stil’s Knight Armor Ring. Constructed of antique silver, the hefty ring measures 1.4 inches long and can be acquired for $48.