December 10-14

A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


December 15, 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 10

Bike Commuters, This New Backpack Is for You
Bike Commuters, This New Backpack Is for You

The everyday carry gurus at Bellroy teamed up with cycling apparel brand MAAP to produce a backpack just for bike commuters.

Rimowa’s New Trunks Are Great for People Who Can’t Pack Light
Rimowa’s New Trunks Are Great for People Who Can’t Pack Light

Got a lot of gear to take on your next big trip? The Rimowa Trunk S was made with you in mind.

These New Sweats Are Made with One of Nature’s Strongest Plant Fibers
These New Sweats Are Made with One of Nature’s Strongest Plant Fibers

Utilizing a hemp-organic cotton blend.

The Carpenter Watches “Brooklyn Gent” Is a Handsome Entry-Level Mechanical
The Carpenter Watches “Brooklyn Gent” Is a Handsome Entry-Level Mechanical

The Brooklyn-based watch company's newest offering utilizes a simple, attractive dial and the workhorse Swiss ETA 2824-2 movement.

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...

You’ve Heard About Waxed Cotton, but What About Waxed Wool?
You’ve Heard About Waxed Cotton, but What About Waxed Wool?

Made with Halley Stevenson 13-ounce waxed wool.


Tuesday, December 11

These New Fleeces Are Surprisingly Affordable
These New Fleeces Are Surprisingly Affordable

A pullover, a half-zip and a full-zip.

Chances Are Your Favorite Clothing Brand Makes a Stuffed Animal
Chances Are Your Favorite Clothing Brand Makes a Stuffed Animal

From Polo Ralph Lauren, The Real McCoy's, The Elder Statesman and more.

Nike Teams Up With Carhartt WIP for the First Time
Nike Teams Up With Carhartt WIP for the First Time

Nike's heritage in sport and Carhartt WIP's heritage in workwear combine to update four classic silhouettes featuring canvas and ripstop fabrics.

This Meat Thermometer Was Made for Competition Grilling
This Meat Thermometer Was Made for Competition Grilling

ThermoWorks makes the thermometers that pro pitmasters and barbeque chefs use the most. It's as simple as that.

This Small Tasmanian Brand Is Making Some of Our Favorite Bar Tape
This Small Tasmanian Brand Is Making Some of Our Favorite Bar Tape

If you're in need of new handlebar tape, check out Burgh Cycling.

The Suzuki Jimny Isn’t Sold in the US, and That Really Stinks
The Suzuki Jimny Isn’t Sold in the US, and That Really Stinks

It’s hard to see how the JImny wouldn’t be successful. Though, if Suzuki knew how to market cars to Americans, they would still be here.


Wednesday, December 12

You Can Order These Super Limited Handmade Boots Today
You Can Order These Super Limited Handmade Boots Today

Featuring 6-ounce Stampede leather from Seidel and an Arctic Grip sole from Vibram.

Someone Please Buy This Historic Road Bike So I Don’t Have To
Someone Please Buy This Historic Road Bike So I Don’t Have To

Right now on eBay, you can snag a historic road bike frame from one of the cycling industry's unsung heroes.

The Suzuki Hayabusa, One of the World’s Fastest Motorcycles, Is Ending Production
The Suzuki Hayabusa, One of the World’s Fastest Motorcycles, Is Ending Production

Once the fastest production motorcycle on the planet, after a 20-year run, the Suzuki Hayabusa will no longer be in production come 2019.

The New Adidas Ultraboosts Are Every Bit as Amazing as We’d Hoped
The New Adidas Ultraboosts Are Every Bit as Amazing as We’d Hoped

Thanks to feedback from runners all over the world, Adidas updates and improves the well-loved Ultraboost.

This Kickstarter-Backed Kitchen Gadget Was Made for Meal Preppers on a Budget
This Kickstarter-Backed Kitchen Gadget Was Made for Meal Preppers on a Budget

Silo does a lot of things, but above all else, it just makes sure you're not wasting food.

Patagonia’s Newest Collection Brings with It a New Type of Fleece
Patagonia’s Newest Collection Brings with It a New Type of Fleece

The Woolie Fleece line from Patagonia is warm, worn in and built from recycled fibers.


Thursday, December 13

HODINKEE Just Collaborated with Hermès on Two Beautiful New Limited Edition Watches
HODINKEE Just Collaborated with Hermès on Two Beautiful New Limited Edition Watches

These two special editions feature gorgeous blue dials made especially for this collab with HODINKEE.

These Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbuds Are Just $80
These Wireless Noise-Canceling Earbuds Are Just $80

Yep, that's $220 than what the Bose QC30s are going for.

The World’s Top Whiskey Expert Says This Is One of the Best Bottles of the Year
The World’s Top Whiskey Expert Says This Is One of the Best Bottles of the Year

Canadian Club's new 41-year-old expression is its oldest to date. But it's not just for show — this is a great bottle of booze.

We Bet Ralph Lauren Will Love These New Running Shoes
We Bet Ralph Lauren Will Love These New Running Shoes

District Vision teams up with Salomon, one of the most recognized brands in the trail running community, to create a new sneaker.

This Is the Underrated Piece of Camping Gear Everyone Needs
This Is the Underrated Piece of Camping Gear Everyone Needs

Tarps are as basic as camping gear gets, but they're also equally versatile. Kammok's new Khuli Pro might be one of the best.

The AX-9 Is the Versatile Adventure Motorcycle Helmet You Need
The AX-9 Is the Versatile Adventure Motorcycle Helmet You Need

AGV announced the all-new AX-9 adventure riding helmet earlier this year and it's finally hitting US shores.

This Lightweight Ducati Supersport Will Take You Back in Time
This Lightweight Ducati Supersport Will Take You Back in Time

At zero miles, with factory plastic wrap still intact, this Ducati Supersport 1000DS 'Race' could be yours for just under $5,000.


Friday, December 14

This 2006 M3 Is the Last Great BMW
This 2006 M3 Is the Last Great BMW

Sure, most of, if not all of the cars BMW has made since 2006 can be considered good cars. But the last great BMW?

Could This Be the Most Innovative New Knife of 2019?
Could This Be the Most Innovative New Knife of 2019?

CRKT worked with knife maker Joe Casewell to create a pocket knife unlike any other.

This Portable Charger Can Power, Protect and Clean Your iPhone
This Portable Charger Can Power, Protect and Clean Your iPhone

The PhoneSoap Go is the first and only portable cell phone charger that cleans and sanitizes your phone while it charges.

This Is One of the Most Elegant Executions of a Moon Phase Watch That We’ve Seen in Quite a While
This Is One of the Most Elegant Executions of a Moon Phase Watch That We’ve Seen in Quite a While

This guilloché enamel-dialed beauty takes the charm and sophistication of a moon phase complication to the next level.

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