December 3-7, 2018

A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


December 8, 2018 Briefings By

We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.

Monday, December 3

This Euro-Spec MX-5 Is Stunning. Thankfully, Its Paint Is Available in the US
This Euro-Spec MX-5 Is Stunning. Thankfully, Its Paint Is Available in the US

It's like a mirror reflection of a clear sky on a sunny day.

Buy This Matte Black Pocket Knife and You Might Win a Bottle of Pappy
Buy This Matte Black Pocket Knife and You Might Win a Bottle of Pappy

While you still have to buy something to enter, this is as close as it gets to giving away ultra-rare bottle of Pappy.

This Scottish-Made Horsehide Jacket Has All the Right Features
This Scottish-Made Horsehide Jacket Has All the Right Features

A collaboration with Oakland retailer Standard and Strange.

Nobull’s New Knit Runners Look Just Like Ultraboosts and Cost $20 Less
Nobull’s New Knit Runners Look Just Like Ultraboosts and Cost $20 Less

These runners are good-looking and come in many colors.

This Perfectly Upgraded Overlander Has One Major Problem
This Perfectly Upgraded Overlander Has One Major Problem

On the face of it, this 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser is an ideal vintage overlander but a small detail could prove to be a big problem .


Tuesday, December 4

This New Rolex Book is a Fascinating Look At Some of The Brand’s Most Iconic Watches
This New Rolex Book is a Fascinating Look At Some of The Brand’s Most Iconic Watches

Assouline's newest offering is a look at some of Rolex's most notable watches, and though it doesn't come cheap, it's pretty incredible.

Ford Needs to Offer Colors Like This Cinnamon Metallic on the New Bronco
Ford Needs to Offer Colors Like This Cinnamon Metallic on the New Bronco

The Bronco is fixing to be a fun and exciting truck, in the same vein as the Raptor and outward appearances count for a lot if that message is to get across.

Why this Pair of Jeans Costs Close to $1,000
Why this Pair of Jeans Costs Close to $1,000

Made in Japan from 19-ounce unsanforized selvedge denim.

The OG Adidas Ultraboosts Are Back with New Colors This Week
The OG Adidas Ultraboosts Are Back with New Colors This Week

This week is Boost Week, meaning you get access to a new color of the famed sneaker every day.

The 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Has a Continent-Sized Grille
The 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Has a Continent-Sized Grille

A testament to brutalism, the Silverado 2500HD looks like a standard Silverado went in for some aggressive celebrity dentistry. It's bold. It's garish. It's brilliant.


Wednesday, December 5

Build Your Dream Overlander Resto-Mod with FJ Company’ New Online Configurator
Build Your Dream Overlander Resto-Mod with FJ Company’ New Online Configurator

FJ Company recently launched the G40 program which lets you pick from three base trim levels to customize yourself with an all-new online configurator.

Buffalo Trace’s New Experimental Bourbon Brand Was 15 Years in the Making
Buffalo Trace’s New Experimental Bourbon Brand Was 15 Years in the Making

Buffalo Trace's revamped line is all about fiddling with one thing: barrels.

You Need to Know About This British Cycling Brand
You Need to Know About This British Cycling Brand

Want to impress your riding buddies? Introduce them to this boutique English cycling brand (it isn't Rapha).

This Is the Ultra-Thin Charger Your MacBook Air Needs
This Is the Ultra-Thin Charger Your MacBook Air Needs

It's way smaller than the wall adapter that comes with your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.

The New Triumph Speed Twin Is a Bonneville With More Performance
The New Triumph Speed Twin Is a Bonneville With More Performance

The 2019 Triumph Speed Twin cherry picks the best parts from the brand's modern classic line to build what looks like one hell of a motorcycle.

This American-Made Leather Duffle Bag Is Built to Last
This American-Made Leather Duffle Bag Is Built to Last

Available in black Italian pebbled leather and smooth Horween Redwood Essex leather.

This Reader-Favorite Brand Just Dropped a New Trail Running Shoe
This Reader-Favorite Brand Just Dropped a New Trail Running Shoe

On Running takes its sneaker-building expertise to the trail.


Thursday, December 6

Did Rapha Just Make Its Best Jersey Yet?
Did Rapha Just Make Its Best Jersey Yet?

Winter temperatures haven't dropped to their lowest yet, but Rapha just released the perfect warm-weather cycling jersey anyway.

This Extra-Large Cast-Iron Skillet Is Built Like a Vintage Skillet
This Extra-Large Cast-Iron Skillet Is Built Like a Vintage Skillet

Field Company's founders are new cast-iron skillet makers with a knack for making old cast-iron skillets.

One of Our Favorite Affordable Cashmere Brands Just Beefed up Its Winter Sweaters
One of Our Favorite Affordable Cashmere Brands Just Beefed up Its Winter Sweaters

With prices under $150.

Mission Workshop’s New Jacket Could Be the Perfect Midlayer
Mission Workshop’s New Jacket Could Be the Perfect Midlayer

Mission Workshop does it again with a multi-use and high-performance product.

Basil Hayden’s 10-Year-Old Bourbon Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays
Basil Hayden’s 10-Year-Old Bourbon Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays

One of America's most well-known bourbons gets a bit more mature for the holidays.

These Winter Ready Caps Are Made by Boot Brands
These Winter Ready Caps Are Made by Boot Brands

Made from wool and waxed cotton.


Friday, December 7

This Blacked-Out Seiko Was Made for the Japanese Market
This Blacked-Out Seiko Was Made for the Japanese Market

Limit one per customer.

You Can Buy a Perfect Classic Bronco and Ford Is Totally Cool With It
You Can Buy a Perfect Classic Bronco and Ford Is Totally Cool With It

Gateway Bronco officially signed a licensing deal with Ford for its restored and modified builds of 1966 and 1977 Broncos. Support like this, from a big manufacturer, is tough to come by, which is why...

These Might Be the Nicest Ikea Cabinets You’ll Ever See
These Might Be the Nicest Ikea Cabinets You’ll Ever See

If you've ever wondered what professional IKEA hacking looks like, this is it.

This New Company From Lebron James Creates Customizable Nutrition Packs
This New Company From Lebron James Creates Customizable Nutrition Packs

Fuel your workouts with proper nutrition that's customizable and sent right to your door.

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