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H AU TE FAC TO R TECHNOLOGY OF FUN Gear and gadget expert Michael Frank curates his Top-10 hit list with now power. 4 1 2 COVETED > 3 5 1 NIKON D5 You’re looking at the most technologically advanced Nikon in history. What’s so special? In a word, sensitivity. Yes, it’s incredibly quick to lock onto a subject, with 153-point focus detection system and 12-framesper-second shutter speeds, but the real key is that its sensor captures images in near-dark conditions without the need of a tripod, an impossibility with any other camera sold. It’s also built for professional photographers, so it’s extra tough. $6,500; nikonusa.com 2 BMC ROADMACHINE 01 DURA ACE DI2 Carbon fiber bikes have been ubiquitous for well over a decade. But only now are engineers recognizing that ever more rigid construction is exhausting for every day cyclists. Switzerland’s BMC, a brand known for making ultra-stiff racing bikes for the Tour de France, is now producing 38 ISSUE ONE | ASPIRE bikes for mere mortals. The new-for-2017 Roadmachine series get dualconstruction carbon fiber frames where the top half is allowed to flex vertically (soaking up potholes), but the bottom half, especially near the pedals, is less flexible—the better to transmit each pedal stroke through the drivetrain. BMC also created a special stem (where the handlebar attaches) that puts the ri ˊéѽͼȁͥѥȁɔиQѽIĀɕɕ́ɽ)͡ѥ٥ɄȁɅ͵ͥ́ݕ́͌Ʌ̰ȁե)ѽɕɑ́ݕѡȸ쁉ݥɱ((́]%Q!%9L =d I%<)܁ɕ͍́ɔȁ䁙Ёɍх́ݕ)ȁݕЁ͕ɥͥѡɽ՝ȁɔӊQɽ)ЁѼѡѡȰɥɕݸɍх́а)͍QѕȁѡɅ͵ͥѡȁԁɔQ() ɑͼɕ́ЁѠAձ͔]ٔY䁝՝)ѡ᥉䁽ȁѕɥٕ́́ԁ͍ɔ٥ ՕѽѠѼ)ѡ]ѡ́Aȁѕɥ᥉䁥́ɽ́ͼɕձ)ѽɥ́хЁձٔȁͥ́)̸͕ͥݥѡ̹((āI0MA=IQL H)ȰѡɕЁ5ɍ̵ 谁́ѹɕѼɽՍ)ѕ́免̸=͵ȁ͍ѡ䁵䀡́ɽ͕)ɅЁѡ́M屔ѥɥаѽQЁ́ѡх̸)%ӊé役مݥѠəɵ́ȁѡɥ)ɥٕɅ͌Ʌ́ȁͅȁѽѕɅѕȁ)͵ѕȁ她ѥ̰ѽՍ͍ɕѼɽ)չѥ̰Ս́她ѡ͔ѕɅѕ͍ɕٕ)ѡѼȁ́ͼ׊eɔѕѼ͵Ёͅݥѡ()٥ȁЁ聵ݥݔѥѡѡȁ͕)ݽɥQ5ɍ̵ M屔ѥͻeЁȁͅи)5ɍ́́ͅЁݥՑ䁍յȁɕ͔eԁɕ)ͥȁɔɕ͍ȹ((āM1P=AQ% L5=]L)9Ёѡȁ٥ѽȁ屔ɥIЄM1PͻeЁɕ䁽)ѕɥ̸IѡȰЁ́)͔фѥхշQɥȁѼѡ)х͔́ӊéፕѥɽЁ᥉ѡ́Ѽͥ)Ѡյմمմ́ɕձаѡ5́ݥɴ)ѕȁѼѡ͡ȁAɥ镐͕́ ɰíɔͼ)ѽ՝Ёȁѕȁѡ̸]Ё́хQ́յՕѽѽ͔ٕ́䰁ͽеѽՍхєе唁͡ݥѠ+q啉ɽߊtɥѥхմͅѽѥ̹()MA%I%MMU=9((((0