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Garmin Fenix

The good folks who freed us from mapping out runs have released their latest GPS adventure watch, the Garmin Fenix ($399). Sporting staples such as GPS, HRM pairing, and distance tracking, along with few others like ABC (altimeter, barometer, and compass) and cadence counting, it has the trappings of a winner. But the Fenix also…

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Look Out Nike Plus

Beat Workout Watch

We love a good mechanical watch, but when it comes to workouts, our obsession with analog craftsmanship takes a backseat to functionality. The Beat Workout Watch ($TBD) checks all the boxes of the ultimate exercise companion. Pairing a shoe based sensor with a chest strap heart rate monitor and a 16GB portable music player isn’t…

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Classic Indeed

Timex Classic Camper Watch

The Timex Men’s T18581 Classic Camper Watch ($20)could not be more aptly named. With timeless (not literally of course) styling, and durability you can rely on, this is a watch that is a true American classic. Its sleek black profile means it will accent any wrist, at any age, anytime. Yet the engineering and design…

Crux Dive Watch
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Bond Junior

Crux Dive Watches

So you’ll probably never channel Sean Connery’s Thunderball coolness, sporting a classic Rolex Submariner dive watch and driving an Aston Martin DB5 while causing Ursula Andress to swoon. But you can, at the very least, upgrade the timepiece on your wrist, from the run-of-the mill quartz watch (which is more than likely sitting in your…

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Despite the Name, It's Not for Wesley Snipes

Oakley Blade II Unobtainium Strap Edition

One way to measure the success of a movie is if any of its themes, characters, or terms, continue to be referenced by society long after the film’s promotion engine slows to a stand still (Think: “The Dude Abides”). Avatar’s hype machine clearly isn’t done in the wake of Blu-ray and DVD sales, but the…

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Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 24: Upgrade Your Watch Knowledge

By Brian Huang and Gear Patrol Reader Ty Alley: We at Gear Patrol love watches. There’s no doubt that we have a fascination with timepieces here. While we enjoy talking about and introducing you to all manner of watches, we realize that not everyone understands the terminology involved. Similar to how we introduced you to…

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Casio G-Shock Limited Edition

Casio has rolled out a new watch to commemorate the US Open of Surfing – the largest ocean front sporting exposition. The watch combines: G-Shock technology 200 meter water resistance Afterglow backlight Countdown timer Stopwatch White resin case we’re a little obsessed with What this means to you: Sure, it’s a watch designed specifically for…

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Seiko Sportura World Timer Chronograph

We feature a lot of watches and admittedly many of them cost a sizable amount. That isn’t about to change, but there are fine choices out there that don’t require nearly the same investment. Seiko is one of our favorite timepiece manufacturers (this author has two) – and the Sportura World Timer series is one…