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New & Noteworthy Releases

One of Our Favorite Chronographs Just Got the Panda-Dial Treatment
One of Our Favorite Chronographs Just Got the Panda-Dial Treatment

One of our favorite watches gets one of our favorite colorways.

This Extremely Fast SSD Is Perfect for Storing 4K Video (Works for Mac and PC)
This Extremely Fast SSD Is Perfect for Storing 4K Video (Works for Mac and PC)

It's the fastest external drive that OWC has ever made.

In the Future, Leather Will Be Made From Mushrooms Not Cows
In the Future, Leather Will Be Made From Mushrooms Not Cows

The main ingredient is mycelium, a fungus found in the root structure of mushrooms.

OtterBox’s New Accessory Puts Other Cooler Brands on Notice
OtterBox’s New Accessory Puts Other Cooler Brands on Notice

OtterBox just released its All-Terrain Wheels, which are a set of two three-inch wide and ten-inch diameter attached to a reinforced axle and an expandable chassis that can accommodate both the 45- and 65-liter Venture...


Today’s Best Deals


Clarks Bushacre 2 Chukka
Save 30%: Clarks desert boots are a casual wardrobe essential for good reason. The simple silhouette can be paired with a variety of outfits, and the minimalist construction is comfortable and durable. Also, if you need to pack them in a suitcase, they crush down easily. Now at Nordstrom Rack, you can get the Bushacre 2 chukka for 30 percent off. That means you can get either the wheat or sage colorway for just $70. — John Zientek


Hamilton Pan Europ Automatic
Save $495: Based on a racing chronograph from 1971, Hamilton’s Pan Europ comes in a ’70s-inspired cushion case, boasts a rotating timing bezel, and comes attached to a rally-style leather strap. Inside ticks away Hamilton’s H-30 automatic movement, based on the venerable ETA 2824 but enhanced with a longer 80-hour power reserve. Its a solid timekeeping option for those who want a racing-inspired watch at a decent price, and thanks to a Massdrop campaign, it’s only $700. — Andrew Connor


Jabra Elite Sport Truly Wireless Earbuds
Save $140: With the Elite Sport truly wireless earbud, Jabra has established itself a nice niche running periphery department. The Elite Sports feature 4.5 hours of consecutive runtime and come with a portable charging case that packs another 13.5 hours on. They’re also IP67-rated (something AirPods can’t claim), which is a fancy way of saying they’re completely sweatproof to the point each pair are warrantied up to three years for sweat-related damages. Jabra’s first and only truly wireless buds also track your heart rate and can offer in-ear coaching during your workout, while still offering the expected background-noise filtering calling functionality. These Jabra’s are manufacturer refurbs, and we’re not seeing any red flags on them. If you’re still wary, there’s a 30-day return policy to ease your mind. The Elite Sport earbuds are on sale now for $140 less (64%) than their typical asking price. — Wil Price


Save up to 50% on Rarely-Discounted Arc’teryx Gear
Save up to 50%: Arc’teryx products are unique, well-designed and more than capable of handling their designed-for tasks. Sales on Arc’teryx gear are rare, but right now, you can save up to 50 percent on everything from insulating and rain jackets to footwear and packs. — Tanner Bowden


Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34
Save $55: In May of 2015, I was invited to Zoom Camp, a Nike training camp outside of Portland, Oregon where we slept in tents, ran three times a day and raced on historic Hayward Field. Throughout the weekend, I ran in the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34s, and quickly fell in love. Today a variety of colors and sizes are on sale starting at $55. Grab a pair while they’re available. — Meg Lappe


3 On-Sale Sleeping Bags the Casual Camper Will Love
Save up to 45%: Chances are you don’t need a super-warm sack designed for Denali and Everest. In any case, the technologies bolstering the sleeping bags of today apply across the board. Here are three that are perfect for summer and on sale by up to 45 percent. — Tanner Bowden


L.L. Bean Fishing Gear
Save 25%: The calming benefits of fishing are one of the main reasons why fishers love their sport. Whether you’re curious about testing out getting out on the water or are an expert, you’re going to need gear. And for all your supply needs L.L. Bean is offering 25% off its branded fishing gear. Pick up everything you need: waders, poles, vests and more. Scroll down for a few of the best deals. — Meg Lappe


Wolverine Boots
Save $66 +: Founded in 1883, Michigan-based Wolverine builds a range of rugged and dependable boots. The brand’s classic style, the 1000 Mile boot, is now on sale at Huckberry. Available in a few iterations — brown leather, roughout leather, moc-toe — you can save at least $66 a pair. If you’ve been waiting to purchase a pair of American-made boots, this is a chance to score one of the best for a solid price. — John Zientek


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"Handbuilt and affordable" isn’t a phrase you hear all that often these days -- until you start talking about Moto Guzzi.

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The New Jetta Is Essentially an Audi A3 for Thousands Less
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