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Off-Road, Off-Grid Moto Essentials

Being stranded in Baja with no fuel, no water and a broken motorcycle is no joke. Here's how to dodge that bullet.

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Today in Gear: May 11, 2015

A waterproof case for the iPhone that doubles as a charger, a technically advanced commuter bag, the lightest waterproof jacket ever made and more.

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The Commuter Issue
7 Pants, 2 Wheels, 1 Handsome Dude

Bike to Work in These 7 Pants

Commuting cyclists require a specific type of pant. These seven are designed to handle the wind, rain, grime and out-of-control cabbies.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: September 9, 2014

Today in Gear: Motorola's new line of products, the Honda Shadow Aero, Polk's wireless audio system and more.

Looking great at Goodwood

Kit: Goodwood Festival of Speed

When attending a British motoring event that's held on the estate owned by someone named Lord March, you can't just fly over the Atlantic with a day pack full of casual duds and a twin blade razor. We've put together a comprehensive kit that takes you from airport to hotel to track and back.

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It's a Type III for the Type B

Kit: Karmann Ghia Type 34

The Karmann Ghia Type 34 is a rare car that oozes cool from its tall front windshield, simple greenhouse, gorgeous flat body and a wraparound crease that stretches all the way from the curved nose to the tail. This also places a burden on its driver, who needs to look like a distinguished gentleman to match his distinguished car. We've gathered the right kit for your outings in this crisp German coupe.

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Gear for a 3-week Caribbean journey

Kit: Cuba

Packing for three weeks of travel could easily balloon into roller bags, laptop cases and fanny packs. If you're staying in luxury hotels and somebody else is handling your gear, fine. Bring the sheepskin robe. But if you may have to spend full days carrying your luggage on your back, then you're limited to the essentials. Here's what I stuffed into my GORUCK GR2 for three weeks in Cuba.

Brunch. Anywhere.

Nau Luxe Cafe Kit

Camping requires plenty of tradeoffs, but your morning routine is one area where you shouldn't have to sacrifice. Highly functional and highly stylish brand Nau felt your pain and collaborated with Snow Peak to create the Nau luxe

Dos Caminos

Nau Dose Jacket

The right, lightweight, technical jacket can solve a lot of needs for a cyclist. Combine construction from sustainable materials and a sharply tailored sihouette and you've got all the trappings of a perfect storm-fighter. The Nau Dose ($275) may not star

Chuck the plastic, toast the steel

Nau x Kleen Kanteen Stainless Steel Pints

If you weren't one of our eagle eye readers that spotted them in yesterday's Tasting Notes feature (there's a hint after the jump), this should make things a bit more obvious. A collaboration between Nau and the BPA-free

System of a Down

Nau Down Load

Totally waterproof and completely tailored, the Nau Down Load ($440) packs a one-two style/utlity punch. Just in time for your dashing fall wardrobe. The weather-resistant shell features premium touches including taped seams, mini-storm skirt, removable hood, ribbed wool cuffs, breathable

Not Made from Snails

Nau S-Cargo Pant

Who says cargo pants need to have 10 pockets that make you look like you just shoplifted a Walmart? You can still be practical enough to carry some of your can't-live-without gear while looking sleek and stylish. Here's where the
The water bottle comes full circle

Nau Klean Kanteen

Water bottles have come a long way in the past hundred years. After hauling hydration in animal skins and glass for centuries, men started using steel canteens in the two World Wars –- sturdy but heavy, they were a reliable way

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Nau Wafer Pullover

If you’re a regular reader of Gear Patrol, you know we've featured Nau wares before. There's a simple reason. The brand consistently succeeds where others fail by putting out smart, stylish, functional and eco-friendly pieces season after season. Your average

Urban Cloak

Nau Transporter Blazer

With a lightweight 370 gram wool flannel, the Nau Transporter Blazer ($350) is about as sharp as the suit donned in the synonymous movie. That's not entirely surprising though. We've come to expect technical garb with well-tailored silhouettes from the

Style Or Functionality? Both.

Nau Modus Trench

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It's no secret that we at Gear Patrol have a fondness for Nau gear. Several of our crewmen have purchased their garments in the past, and it's about time we share with you one of our favored go-tos, the Nau

You Can Thank Us for the Grunt Work Later

Style Roundup: Men’s Sweater Top Picks

gear-patrol-sweater-top-picksBased on all the fall wardrobe question's we've been receiving from you lately, we came to the conclusion a fall roundup was in order. Done and done. In this Gear Patrol Roundup, we've taken the time to scour some of our

Look Good and Be Kind to Your Mother

Green Fashion: More Than Just a Color

green-fashion-more-than-just-a-color1 Some say that green is the new black. Though history has proven that style trends leave as quickly as they arrive (sometimes thankfully, and sometimes not), eco-fashion has proven that it's got the chops to stick around. So, in continued recognition