April 8-12, 2019
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, April 8
Barring any unexpected aggressive bidding wars, you could be looking at a hell of a deal for a custom restomodded Defender.
The two companies claim it's "the loudest table lamp ever."
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spy Optics and the celebration begins with three new sunglass styles.
Kentucky Owl's new bourbon whiskey is available now and a lot of whiskey enthusiasts are really pissed about it.
With the release of the long-awaited Gladiator pickup truck, it makes sense it's the star of the show at this year's Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah.
The new headset has a couple of modern features that most other headsets lack.
Tuesday, April 9
Alliance Designs worked with designer Brian Efros to make the new Ice Lite pocket knife affordable without sacrificing quality.
Hydro Flask makes some of our favorite bottles, so naturally their first hydration packs would offer the features and capabilities we want when we're out on the trail.
Call it the story of the Little Wrangler That Could.
The new Navitimer 1 Automatic 41, with a 41mm case, makes a winning design simpler, more wearable and more affordable.
Technical apparel isn't the be-all and end-all of summer office wear. Everlane's new linen button-downs prove it.
No right-minded barista on earth would brew coffee without a scale to measure both beans and water.
Thanks to the 25-year-old car import law early '90s Japanese cars are now making their way to our shores, like this lovely sleeper 1993 Subaru WRX Type SA.
This HomeKit-enabled power strip recently won a 2019 Red Dot Award for its product design.
Wednesday, April 10
The new Seiko Prospex watches hold nothing back to mark the 40-year anniversary of the Japanese classic "Mobile Gundam Suit" animated series.
The Echo Link Amp works as a stereo receiver. It also can function as 2.1 home theater receiver.
An inside tip reveals that the production version of the Porsche 911 Speedster concept is set to make its formal debut at—or very close to—the New York International Show next week.
There's no denying the future of motorcycles is all-electric and Honda is the latest big name in the business to tease its electric intentions with the CR-E MX.
1620's Work Hoodie isn't cheap, but it is rugged enough for years of work and offers a surprising level of customization.
Canon's upcoming EOS Rebel SL3 is lighter, smaller and more powerful than previous Rebel DSLRs.
Humism began as a successful Kickstarter project and now sells automatic watches with dials that "bloom" on thw wrist.
Thursday, April 11
Audi thoroughly upgraded the A6 and A7 last year, and as expected, the German automaker came back with performance versions with the S6 and S7.
An Isuzu Trooper is a relatively rare sight on America roads, but this one takes rarity to a whole new level.
The new Longines Hydroconquest for 2019 takes on a sleek and sporty character with a deep black ceramic case.
District Vision makes some of the most comfortable and lightweight sunglasses -- that also happen to look good on a run, hike or bike ride.
The all-new 2020 Subaru Outback is set to make a big splash at the New York Auto Show on April 16—but we just got a sneak preview.
Aftermarket Weber Kettle grilling equipment may be the coolest product niche there is.
Friday, April 12
How a Cinderella story win for one of America's best bourbons turned into an angry mob.
This isn’t the famous GT-R Skyline R32. That car can be more expensive. But, the GTS-t Type M is still a rather special version.
The ACG line from Nike is built for all conditions, and these new hiking shoes stand up to that promise.
Buying an ultralight bike frame or wheelset can cost a fortune, but Tubolito's new tubes definitely does not.
It's been six long years since Mazda graced the roads with a high-performance hatchback, but that could be about to change.
Bond foe Karl Stromberg and his weird webbed hands made this chair famous in the '70s. Now it's back.
Given that road bikes can cost as much as cars, Canyon's new Grail AL is an affordable marvel that performs well beyond its price.
San Francisco-based DSPTCH and heritage performance brand Descente just collaborated on a minimal range of gear focused on packability and travel comfort.
American watch company Brew celebrates coffee culture and vintage watch styles, and new dial colors really pop with retro charm.
Diamondback's Sync'r Carbon is a versatile hardtail mountain bike that first-time riders and trail verterans can agree on.
Volkswagen's Atlas Basecamp Concept builds upon the carmaker's family crossover by adding off-road goodies and a capable all-terrain camper.