We Drive a Modded Ferrari F355 and Run in Nike’s Fastest Shoe Ever, the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%

The Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% will literally make a runner faster, but not as fast as Jeff Segal’s beautiful, modded Ferrari F355.

Henry Phillips

In this episode of This Week In Gear: Meg Lappe tests the hyper-fast Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% marathon-running shoes; Bryan Campbell drives Jeff Segal’s “F355 Modificata,” a modded Ferrari track weapon; and Will Price goes in-depth on the Herman-Miller Cosm office chair. Also in the episode: John Zientek discussed Jacques Marie Mage “Roy” sunglasses and Andy Frakes explains the best way to make pour-over coffee.

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Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next%

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“Nike announced its update to the elusive and speedy Vaporfly 4% sneaker, the brand new ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%. The shoes help you to use less energy when running, so you can go faster with less effort, and that translates into faster times.”

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F355 “Modificata”


Champion racing driver Jeff Segal has updated and modded a truly gorgeous now-classic Ferrari F355. We drove it on the track.

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Herman-Miller Cosm Office Chair


“Cosm, made in collaboration with the German design firm Studio 7.5, is Herman Miller’s newest and perhaps most important furniture release since Aeron. Within its spindly, exoskeletal frame exists a great many talking points, but the upshot is this: Cosm is the ideological opposite of Aeron.”

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Jacques Marie Mage “Roy” Sunglasses


The Jacques Marie Mage “Roy” are the newest from the eyewear maker – only 450 will be made.

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How to Make Pour-Over Coffee


“After decades in the dark, used mostly amid the insular circles of Japanese coffee culture, pour-over coffee is having a moment, widely celebrated as the preferred brew method for drip coffee. Much of pour over’s appeal, says Oliver Tosky, lead educator at Parlor Coffee in Brooklyn, lies in the inherent simplicity of the technology.”

Read More: Here

Watch Now: This Week In Gear, Episode 5


In last week’s episode: The history of a two-faced luxury watch is fascinating and gorgeous, plus gifts to make any Mother’s Day a success. Watch Now

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