By J. Travis Smith
on 3.7.14
Woodford-Derby-Gear-Patrol Limited-Edition Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby Bottle
Unsatisfied with holding the lowly title of “Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby” for the past 16 years, Woodford Reserve has released a limited-edition bottle to commemorate the 140th Run for the Roses. A depiction of “The 4th Turn”, done by local artist David O. Schuster, adorns the liter-sized bottle, and should bring back enough “losing money at the track” memories to spur heavy drinking. $40
Adidas-Jersey-Gear-Patrol Made in March Uniforms For NCAA Tournament
March is here, and with it tournament swag. Yesterday, adidas unveiled the Made in March uniform lineup for ten NCAA teams. Highlights include new school colors for some, school mantras printed inside the collar and, of course, the latest quick-drying technology. Madness.
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MPA1-Gear-Patrol Papafoxtrot MP7A1 Paper Gun Kit
This paper product will get your ass arrested. Both versions of the MP7A1 are made from die-cut thick white card, with optional torch, scope and laser pointer attachments. Both versions are 100 percent recyclable. Look for them soon at PapaFoxtrot. postlerferguson.com
Misfit-Tee-Gear-Patrol Misfit Classic Tees & Super Dry Sport Socks
Owners of the Misfit Shine fitness tracker now have more options for keeping the device on their person while they workout. A small compartment — sewn into the shirt’s sleeve and sock’s ankle of the new spring lineup — holds the disc in place. $220 for Triathlete Pack w/ Shine
Chromebook-2-Gear-Patrol Samsung Chromebook 2
Samsung, the king of the Chromebook, just dropped news of the Chromebook 2 Series, which will be available in a 11.6- or 13.3-inch model and promises faster performance, longer battery life and a slimmer design than its predecessor. samsung.com
Grandmaster-Gear-Patrol The Grandmaster
Nominated for two Oscars, this foreign flick tells the story of Ip Man, the grandmaster who trained Bruce Lee — one of the most influential martial artists of all time. And if you want to round out your Kung Fu weekend, check out the 2010 release, cleverly named Ip Man. $15