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Roundup: Memorial Day Weekend

Looking to make your extended weekend celebration extra memorable? Well, our editors have culled through our latest posts to help provide some last minute inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend, whether the festivities are at your place, or elsewhere. You

Noel Nomad

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Traveler

The person who coined the phrase "getting there is half the fun", clearly never had to travel by air, train, bus, or car during the holiday season. No amount of planning can ever guarantee a smooth journey, but having the "right

Wheel Good

Gift Guide 2011 | Behind the Wheel: 10 Picks for the Driver

Better than a necktie, a misshapen fruitcake and a smothering of grandma's kisses all at once is a gift for our inner gearhead. From bike to motorcycle to car gifts, the editors at Gear Patrol have whittled down our monumental

On holiday, off grid

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Must-Haves for the Adventurer

No matter the destination or pursuit, there's one unpredictable constant that entwines throughout the spirit of adventure -- the ever-changing natural elements. Rather than limiting your lifestyle or altering your approach, we've compiled this list of 10 critical items that

A head start on booking your holiday plans

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Great Reads

Despite our concerted efforts to cover the best books over the course of the year, there are still plenty of worthy titles that we didn't get around to talking about. Subsequently, these selections represent an end of the year GP

Give the gift of drink

Gift Guide 2011 | Tasting Notes: 10 Picks for the Drinker

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means you probably haven’t started shopping yet. No worries. At least one of your friends is likely a heavy drinker libations connoisseur, so we rounded up some of our favorite products sure to satisfy

Home sweet home theater

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Home Theater Buff

As rabid movie, music fans and gamers, we're always on the hunt for gear that can push our home entertainment experience to 11 (much to our better half's chagrin). This roundup includes some of our favorite home theater products out

Yule Time

Gift Guide 2011 | Timekeeping: 10 Watches We Want

‘Tis the season for wishes and we bet that a lot of Gear Patrol readers have a new watch on their Christmas lists. We do, too, so we rounded up ten of the most exciting and gift-worthy timepieces of the

Libations and Victuals

Gift Guide 2010: The Partaker

Good food and drink can alter a man's mood better than even the strongest prescription drug, particularly when we play a part in preparing said food and drink. While taste, skill and devotion will always determine how your ventures into gastronomy

Gift Guide 2010: The Technophile

As men, we'll always be suckers for shiny things. There's no point in fighting it. Particularly when they can help do things like battle our inbox(s), catch up on missed episodes of the shows we're too busy to watch, or single-handedly

For men who know no stillness

Gift Guide 2010: The Adventure Maven

Do you or someone you know have a bug for adventure? Is scaling a north face this year's oeuvre? Then consider part one of this year's gift guide your cheat sheet to success when opening time comes around. That's because we've

Skip The Ties & Cufflinks, Get Him Gear Patrol-Approved Gear

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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When it comes to men, there's few people that have influenced our lives as men more than good ol' dad. He's to thanks (sometimes, blame) for a lot of the traits that;s made you the man you are today. This

Top 10 Gifts For The Woman In Your Life

Oh, And They're Around $200 Or Less

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GP.FEATURE.gifBy Sayoko Knight: Yes, it’s that time of year again - that time of year they call the “Spirit of Giving.” You're probably worried that you haven't got a head-start

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Father's Day is this Sunday, June 15th. Arguably the most important man, nay person, in your life is worthy of some thought and consideration. Whether your father's the grill maven or a speed demon we've got great gift ideas for dad this

The Gamer | Gift Guide 2007

gp.gg.gamer.jpg gp.gg.products.gamer.jpgNo man ever grows out of his gaming enthusiasm. He just realizes that there are other things more important, but based on our perspective of the ongoing boom in the video game industry, it's taken

The Couch Potato | 2007 Gift Guide

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couch.potato.gifts.jpgThe term 'Couch Potato' was derived in California back in 1976 by some fellow named Tom Iacino who was shirking the fads of exercise and healthy diet. Instead his diet would consist of vegging out

The Style Maven | 2007 Gift Guide

gp.gg.stylemaven.jpg Style Maven GiftsTim Gunn of Project Runway (not that you or I watch the show) would tell you that he's a style maven. We might agree with that, but a sense of style is appropriate

The Rough & Rugged | 2007 Gift Guide

gp.gg.roughandrugged.jpg Rough and Rugged Gift GuideMan vs. Wild. Survivor. Survivorman. We all have aspirations of being rough and rugged and granted some of us come close, but then there are so many who's poseur

2007 Gear Patrol Gift Guide

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It's here. The holidays. You're probably stuck halfway between a pile of work, mind numbing office parties and a list of gifts for people you hardly care about so long you're AmEx is about to call in sick. What about you... numero

Gear Patrol Salute – Dad (Gift Guide)

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Gear Patrol is a site for men. That's undeniable. What we talk about on this blog is for men in general, sons and father's alike, but once a year a day comes around when we