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Today in Gear: November 26, 2013

Bonobos Weekday Warrior Pants We all know the feeling: you’re rushing around, preparing to hit the road for work and everything’s going great, right up to the moment when you’ve got to grab something to wear. Your clothes are all great, you have a good fashion sense; you just hit a roadblock. Bonobos, masters of…

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Today in Gear: August 23, 2013

Razor Crazy Cart Nowadays, we find it weird if we don’t have at least two dreams each night about riding shotgun in a car while Ken Block hoons around an epic obstacle circuit. We’re probably past prime “learn how to use a car in every way you were originally taught not to” age, but we…

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Poring over coffee's simplest method

Kit: The Perfect Pour Over Coffee Set

Occam’s razor: A philosophical principle suggesting that simpler explanations tend to be better than complex ones. It has broad application, from medicine to ethics to proofs of the existence of God. Now if we apply the razor to our morning coffee, as the thinking men of Gear Patrol are wont to do, we can scrap our fancy drip machines and super-automatic espresso makers and still get a world-class cup of coffee without doing much more than pouring hot water over coffee grounds. We’ve assembled a pour over kit with all the basics to get you started — at a very affordable price.

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Unique beans, unique brew

Stumptown Panama Duncan Estate Mesh 15 Coffee

When you’re drinking coffee named after a mesh wire size, you’ve reached that level of serious entanglement that some might call obsession. Stumptown’s Panama Duncan Estate Mesh 15 ($23) embraces its intimate small-batch story in the way that really serious (and expensive) products should.

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No Simple Joe

Stumptown Hair Bender Espresso Blend

One can’t help but think that when Stumptown decided to name this blend Hair Bender they were considering the origin’s complexity versus the zippy after-effect. Made from coffee sourced in all three coffee growing regions (Latin America, East Africa and Indonesia) Stumptown Hair Bender Espresso Blend ($12) is not only their most popular coffee but…

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters

I’m lucky. One of my greatest joys in life comes to me every single morning in the form of a cup of coffee. Some choose the bargain basement sludge known as Starbucks and some choose the economically viable, yet watered-down, coffee New York street carts serve. Either way, it pales (literally) in comparison to Stumptown…