January 23, 2019

Today in Gear: Our Review of the Lamborghini Urus, an EDC Blade Head-to-Head & More


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Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

Bell & Ross Returns To Its Military Roots With the New Bi-Compass
Bell & Ross Returns To Its Military Roots With the New Bi-Compass

The last few years saw Bell & Ross expand its watch offerings with round case shapes, but the Bi-Compass takes us back to the beginning.

The Best Cars to Buy in 2019
The Best Cars to Buy in 2019

The new car market is packed with choices this year, but KBB.com's list of best cars to buy in 2019 should help the decision process.

This Cast-Iron Skillet Caters to Cooks Who Want the Heat without the Maintenance
This Cast-Iron Skillet Caters to Cooks Who Want the Heat without the Maintenance

Milo made one of our favorite cooking products of 2018, and its first new product of 2019 looks to follow suit.

Ford has an All-New, Smaller Pickup On the Way
Ford has an All-New, Smaller Pickup On the Way

Thought the 2019 Ranger is the smallest truck Ford wants to build? Think again. Ford confirmed an even smaller, more affordable pickup is on the way.

Titleist’s Best-In-Class Irons Are Matte-Black Fire
Titleist’s Best-In-Class Irons Are Matte-Black Fire

Titleist is releasing all-black versions of its best-in-class irons, the 718 AP2 and 718 AP3.


Fresh Deals


Winter Jacket Sale
Save up to 60%: We’re in the middle of the season, but it’s not too late to pick up a new winter jacket, especially one that’s up to 60 percent off. — Tanner Bowden


All-Clad Cookware
Save Up to 80% In a tiny town 45 minutes southwest of Pittsburg lies the world’s most acclaimed makers of stainless steel pots and pans. Since literally inventing bonded cookware in 1971, All-Clad’s covetable cookware has been the option for high-end stainless steel. The only knock against them? The price.
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With standard-sized fry pans running up to $150, Pennsylvania-based company’s wares are historically expensive. Today is a mammoth exception, because today is the final day of the All-Clad factory seconds sale.
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If there were ever a time to invest in a few pieces of peerless cookware, this is it — these are the lowest prices you’ll find on unused All-Clad, outside of visiting the company’s in-person seconds sale at the factory. We’ve rounded up some staples and good deals below. Congratulations on your new pans. —Will Price
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Vega Protein Powder Sale
Save $30The world of protein powder is a scary place. The runners on our team often talk about what we do to re-fuel without putting crap into our bodies. My go-to is typically a giant scoop of peanut butter (and then maybe another one), but Vega’s Sport premium protein is a close second choice. I’ve sampled this powder in everything from wake up shakes to post-run peanut butter and banana smoothies, and it’s always tasted great to me. There’s no dry mouth or weird texture feeling with it. You can save $30 when you opt to buy a large tub of the vanilla or chocolate flavors. — Meg Lappe



Nordstrom’s Big Tumi Sale
Save 30 Percent If you travel a lot — or want to start traveling more — there are few better investments than high-quality luggage. Today, Nordstrom is selling some of our favorite travel gear from Tumi for 30 percent off.— Justin Fenner


Yeti Hopper 18 Cooler
Save $100: At this point, Yeti coolers speak for themselves. If you need a refresher, here it is: they’re burly enough to handle severe abuse (falls off cliffs, bears) and they keep beverages cold for, without exaggeration, days. Even the company’s more portable soft-sided Hopper coolers are overbuilt to take on much more than a camping trip or day at the beach will entail.

Yeti Coolers are also known for their price tag, so it’s notable whenever one is discounted as much as the Hopper 18 currently is on eBay. Typically $300, the cooler is on sale for $200. This model has enough volume for 20 beverages at a two-to-one can-to-ice ratio or 24 pounds of ice alone. Its high-density shell is waterproof, puncture-proof and both UV- and mildew-resistant. Yeti won’t be discontinuing it any time soon, so don’t wait around for another chance like this (it might not come). — Tanner Bowden


Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
Save $150: Google has lowered the price of its newest smartphones by $150. The smaller Pixel 3 drops from $799 to $649, while the larger Pixel 3 XL drops from $899 to $749. The price drop will continue until Monday, January 28.

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Today on Gear Patrol

Lamborghini Urus Review: Truly as Crazy as It Looks
Lamborghini Urus Review: Truly as Crazy as It Looks

A ticket for this ride doesn’t come cheap. And the Urus also suffers from being... not pretty. But delivers both sport and utility – hard.

Has Knifedom Found a New Keychain King?
Has Knifedom Found a New Keychain King?

Victorinox's keychain Swiss Army Knife has been a gearhead staple decades, but how does it measure up to The James Brand's carefully-engineered Elko?

The One Tool You Need to Hack Your Fitness This Year
The One Tool You Need to Hack Your Fitness This Year

Andy Walshe has worked with elite athletes throughout his entire career to help them optimize their performance. Here's how you can take cues from them.

How to Take Care of Your Dry Skin
How to Take Care of Your Dry Skin

"The most important takeaway message is to moisturize, moisturize, moisturize."

The Best Used 4x4s We’d Buy for $10,000 Right Now
The Best Used 4x4s We’d Buy for $10,000 Right Now

Car shopping can quickly spiral into an internet rabbit hole. To narrow the field, this time around we stuck to 4x4s and a budget of $10,000.

These are the New, Badass Materials Watch Brands Are Using to Increase Durability and Reduce Weight
These are the New, Badass Materials Watch Brands Are Using to Increase Durability and Reduce Weight

SIHH 2019 saw watch brands experimenting with the use of futuristic new materials in applications both practical and aesthetic.

The 10 Best Sleep Accessories to Try in 2019
The 10 Best Sleep Accessories to Try in 2019

Not every sleep accessory will work for every person, but our list of some of the best around the web is a good place to start looking.

How to Clean All of Your Outdoor Gear
How to Clean All of Your Outdoor Gear

From rain jackets and down jackets to hiking boots and tents, make your outdoor gear last by keeping it sparkling clean.


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