By Nick Caruso
on 6.5.13
3-x-1-&-Cool-Hunting-Pitmaster-Denim-Apron-gear-patrol 3 x 1 & Cool Hunting Pitmaster Denim Apron
Cone Mill Barber Pole selvedge denim traced with Cool Hunting’s quite recognizable green stitching, a green neoprene beer pocket to keep a cold one cool, and dual thermometer pockets. Just add barbecue sauce. $125
2013-Honda-Grom-gear-patrol 2013 Honda Grom
Powered by Honda’s 125cc single cylinder, SOHC four-stroke originally found in the Wave 125i (think scooters in Asia), the Grom is as capable as it is pocket sized. Sure, you wouldn’t take this guy to the next motocross event, but it’s ready for mods and customizations galore and won’t break the bank. $2,999 ()
Secret-Squirrel-All-American-Cold-Brew-Coffee-gear-patrol Secret Squirrel All-American Cold Brew Coffee
Padding an already thriving cold brew business, Secret Squirrel’s Kickstarter-exclusive blend is made entirely in the U.S., bottle included. Hawaiian-grown beans are roasted and brewed in California, where the cold brew concentrate will be bottled in reusable, original-artwork, screen-printed growlers and shipped to project backers. Beats the hell outta acorn juice. $49+ ()
Gitman-Vintage-Seasonal-Short-Sleeves-gear-patrol Gitman Vintage Seasonal Short Sleeves
Gitman Vintage’s short sleeve collection is an energetic smattering of eye-catching patterns; Polynesian prints, seersucker stripes and even a chambray pin up girl are clever but definitely not for the faint of heart. gitmanvintage.com
Coach-Heritage-Baseball-Collection-gear-patrol Coach Heritage Baseball Collection
Dad a fan of the Great American Pastime? Dip-dyed bats and colorful leather mitts from Coach and Massachusetts-based Insignia Sports are handsome and pricey as hell functional, perfect for an expensive game of catch on Father’s Day. coach.com ()
htc-one-gear-patrol HTC One Google Edition
Available via the Google Play store, the new HTC One seems poised to cause some nerdgasms. Using a stock Android operating system, unlocked units will be ready to run with LTE capability on T Mobile and AT&T. The big kicker? Unfettered Google integration. $599 ()