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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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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: December 8, 2014

Outlier's Ultra High duffel, a new collection of motorcycle gear by Dainese, the Chemex Ottomatic Coffee Maker, Rogue Sriracha Stout and more.

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No Spandex Here

Kit: Fall Commuting

Every “hardcore”, year-round bike commuter was once a fair-weather cycler. Then came the discovery that the key to year-round biking comfort is getting the right gear.

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.

Show Some Leg

Buying Guide: Summer Shorts

It's important to keep your closet stocked with a few pairs of stylish, proper-length shorts that show off a little leg, look respectable and keep you comfortable when it's hot. These twelve pairs will look as great with a t-shirt as they will with a button-up Oxford.

Casually Cool

Buying Guide: Short-Sleeve Shirts for Summer

Summer is the enemy of body temperature and presentability. But a crop of new companies is combining technical fabrics and quality cuts for easy breathing style. That isn't to say we're willing to ditch our madras and seersucker just yet, but here are 10 of our favorite lightweight shirt options, new and old.

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Fashionable and Functional

Button Up, Hike Down: Best Hiking Shirts

Apparel with the technical specs to keep you snug and dry on the trail doesn't have to look out of place the minute you leave the wild. Exhibit A: these 10 adventure shirts.

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Duds for fitness studs

Athletic Guys, Consider These Easy Wardrobe Staples

There are a lot of great menswear companies making high quality clothes to fit most guys and most budgets. Perhaps unexpectedly, one guy who has been overlooked is the athlete. Most clothes off the rack are either made for the average American male (i.e., skinny shoulders and an expanding waistline) or the "in-shape" guy (essentially his waist is not larger than his chest). These ten brands make excellent clothing that flatters and athletic build, and we’ve picked out some staples for your wardrobe.

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Today in Gear: Friday, December 13

Outlier-Doublebag-Gear-Patrol Outlier Doublebag
Two-sided bag with roll-top buckle closures. Fill one side with clean clothes; start your trip. Wear your clothes; change your clothes. Worn clothes go in second side. Second side expands; first side shrinks. Gross clothes don't touch

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Today in Gear: November 12, 2013

Dr-J-The-Autobiography-Gear-Patrol Dr. J: The Autobiography
Julius "Dr. J" Erving is, without doubt, one of the most influential ball players to ever touch a court. He spent his career dazzling spectators and players alike with groundbreaking dunk moves and won multiple

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Kit: Graduate School

So you've decided four years of college just wasn't enough to quench that thirsty brain of yours. You've trudged through essays, taken the tests and traded countless lattes for advisor recommendation letters. The wait, worry and work were entirely worth it, though, because you just opened that letter admitting you into the graduate school you've been gunning for. The parents are proud, the student loans are shrieking and your name train is ready for a few extra letters. It’s time to get schooled all over again, and we’ve prepped your shopping list. You're getting smarter -- so should your gear.

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Today in Gear: May 15, 2013

Clarks-Sportswear-Tawyer-Gear-Patrol Clarks Sportswear Tawyer Sky in Camouflage
Clarks, ever the go-to for comfort and classic men's footwear style, has introduced a sportswear homage to the Wallaby to compliment the rest of their line. Obviously, the color scheme plays the lead

Discovering local frontiers

Drafting It | Abe Burmeister of Outlier

How far are you willing to go to get something you want? Abe Burmeister's search for the perfect pair of pants led him to start a new breed of clothing company, despite having no experience in the fashion world. In our final Drafting It interview, we sat down with the

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

Style Pick: Outlier Six Foot Scarf

Stay warm and look sharp when the weather turns ugly with six feet of 18.8 Micron New Zealand Merino Wool wrapped around your neck. Made in NYC, this versatile material is odor resistant and wicks moisture away -- which is

Rethinking Traditional Design for the Better

Outlier Pivot Sleeve Shirt

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Outlier boldly states on their site that the Pivot Sleeve Shirt ($144) is "quite simply a better men's dress shirt", and based on their design we definitely think they're on to something. Known for making attractive but functional clothing for