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Today in Gear: April 3, 2015

Turn your phone into a smart remote, celebrate the coming Masters with adidas' limited-edition Azalea collection, Rapha's new Pack Jacket 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.

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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Today in Gear: March 11, 2014

Today in Gear, we look at leather duffles, suede jackets, vibrant fabrics and a collaboration between a beer brewer and Jameson Irish Whiskey.

2013 RETROSPECTIVE

Today in Gear: 2013 Limits Rewind

Pushing oneself doesn't necessarily mean summiting a mountain, running a triathlon or catching a winning touchdown at a Bowl game. Sometimes it can mean outfitting yourself properly -- going the extra mile to ensure you've got proper gear for your adventures, your exercise or simply for your daily routine. These

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Today in Gear: October 22, 2013

Level-Money-Gear-Patrol Level Money App
Sure, Siri can look up the score from last night's game, but she can't stand in for, say, a personal banker. Level will track spending in real time, updating purchases as you make them so you

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Today in Gear: September 23, 2013

Dogfish-Head-Off-Centered-Brats-Gear-Patrol Dogfish Head Off-Centered Brats
The worst thing about drinking beer is that you can't eat it too. Couldn't, that is. Thanks to the geniuses at Dogfish Head, you can have your brew and bite it too. Four beer-infused types

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Connect to your bike

Double Click: 10 Best Road Bike Shoes

If you’re riding a bike for exercise or hobby, chances are you’re clipping in and experiencing the pleasure of an efficient ride with optimal power transfer. Though we have three contact points with the bike -- pedals, saddle, bars -- the connection to the pedals via the shoes is the only one that’s mechanical, so it's essential that the shoe fits properly. There’s no single good choice -- there are a lot of them, at different budgets, with different materials and closures. We’ve picked out 10 road bike shoes that cover the spectrum, letting you become one with the bike. Namaste.

A look beyond the usual suspects

10 Modern Takes on the Commuter Bag

Once you've got your bike, which you should by now, the next step is to pick up the appropriate accessories. For commuters, second only to a helmet is a suitable bag that holds the necessities and, beyond that, meets specific, personal work- or looks-related criteria. The next thing to consider is the style of bag -- backpack, messenger or something else entirely? We've got all of the above, with a preference toward backpacks.

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Today in Gear: July 8, 2013

Vandeyk-x-Rapha-Continental-Bicycle-Gear-Patrol-Final Vandeyk x Rapha Continental Bicycle
This design study -- yes, sadly it's a one off not available for purchase -- is primed for the road, but is mostly for the eyes. Artists, photographers and expert bike builders contributed to

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Today in Gear: July 2, 2013

Goal-Zero-Rock-Out-2-Speaker-Gear-Patrol Goal Zero Rock Out 2 Portable Speaker
A man's got to have his music, location be damned. The Rock Out 2 is a 7-inch speaker that connects via 3.5-mm audio jack and pumps out tunes for 20 hours per

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Today in Gear: May 6, 2013

Raphaand-Raeburn-Gear-Patrol Rapha & Braeburn Cycling Apparel
Designer Christopher Braeburn and his brother Graeme's three-piece spring line for cycling apparel king Rapha is well tailored and modern to a T. The lightweight shell jacket, merino henley and cycle-centric jeans are England-made

Never stop riding

Rapha Neoprene Cycling Overshoes

There's a reason the term "cold feet" is synonymous with apprehension and doubt in our vernacular. It's a miserable physical experience that will drive even the most dedicated to question moving forward.