) new Slingshot irons make it a lot easier for average golfers (who don't consistently break 100) to hit straighter and higher. And BMW's R1200 GS motorcycle not only looks hot but is also designed for more stability and better handling. In sports, functionality and flair do mix well.GoldAIRFOIL PRO, FROM KESTREL BICYCLESDesigner: IDE
The rear end of the triathlon bike functions as a sail in a crosswind, propelling the rider. The new design generated savings in manufacturing. $3,699.u>SilverTRIBORD FLP 500 FINDesigner: D?cathlon, FranceAn open window in the blade of the fin gives swimmers a more powerful kick with less effort. A comfortable foot pocket permits longer diving. Great colors. $31.GoldBMW R1200 GS MOTORCYCLEDesigner: BMW Design Team, GermanyThe front "beak," an oil cooler, makes this dual-purpose bike look tough. BMW shed weight and boosted the horsepower to make touring a breeze. Yet off-road riding is still fun. $15,100.BronzeSLINGSHOT IRONSDesigner: Astro Studios; NikeDesigned to make it easier for average golfers to launch the ball at a higher angle while shooting straighter. Think oversize tennis racket. $599 per set.