April 15-19, 2019
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
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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 email@example.com.
Monday, April 15
Ortlieb is tweaking its award-winning adventure travel pack so that it's more comfortable for multi-day bike trips.
Bucherer's hansome blue chronograph edition of the popular Oris Divers Sixty-Five may be the best entry in the series.
Thesis builds bikes to be versatile enough to handle both pavement and dirt. In the Omni, that means two sets of wheels.
It's been a decade-and-a-half since the travel-ready Aeropress was released. An even more compact version is coming soon.
Velocio's new cycling jersey draws on t-shirts for inspiration and is supermely comfortable, even on long rides, as a result.
If the growing number of SUVs on the road wasn't enough of a sign of their popularity, Mercedes just revealed another, the all-new GLB concept.
Bravur watches offer sleek Scandinavian designs, Swiss automatic movements, affordable prices, and colorful dials.
In preparation for the spring, the San Francisco-based clothing company has introduced pants designed to be as flexible and active as you are.
There's a new Audi RS 6 Avant on its way—and unlike past versions, this latest version could be sold in the United States.
Orucase's new B2 bike travel bag skirts expensive airline luggage policies so that you can travel with your bike without paying out the window.
Tuesday, April 16
The Specialty Coffee Expo is the world's largest glimpse into what's hot in the coffee world. These are the judges' favorite new things.
Wish Ford would bring the Ranger Raptor to the US? Galpin Auto Sports now makes an off-road pickup that could satisfy your craving.
Vans launched two new warm-weather surfing products that are sure to become your new go-to summer favorites.
The new 2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer is a compact crossover that looks an awful lot like its big brother, the Blazer. And that's a good thing.
Handsome and affordably priced, almost every part of Timex's new American Documents watch collection is made stateside.
In 1998, Subaru gave us the Impreza 2.5RS. The success of which is the reason Subaru finally brought the WRX in 2001 and the STI in 2004.
Patagonia created its new Hose-Down slicker jacket and bibs for the toughest jobs, from farming to crab fishing.
Wednesday, April 17
The Monta Atlas GMT, a newly refined GMT from the independent watchmaker, is currently available on pre-order for a notable discount.
Snow Peak's newest spring line is tough enough to get you through heavy rainfall.
The Roav Bolt will be useful for hands-free calling, navigation and music control .
With a 455-hp supercharged engine under its hood, Specialty Vehicle Engineering's 2019 GMC Syclone seems a fine successor to the Ferrari-beating original from the 1990s.
Tissot's new Heritage 1973 Chronograph watch features a "panda" dial and other retro-sporty elements enthusiasts just can't get enough of.
With its first mainline whiskey in more than a decade, Four Roses wants to give drinkers a taste of the good stuff.
Leatherman's new Free P Series multi-tools look like many of the company's older models but are better in one critical way.
If you have a TCL TV, you should seriously think about upgrading to a soundbar. You can buy a 2.0-channel soundbar for as little as $80.
Thursday, April 18
The Volkswagen Tarok pickup truck going on sale in South America this year might make it to U.S. showrooms, VW of America's CEO says.
Casio's latest G-Shock MT-G watch is tough, features more tech than ever, and is now available in a striking black and red-accented version.
The coffee that helped win the World Barista Championship is almost impossible to find. Almost.
Civivi makes wallet-friendly pocket knives with more affordable materials, but its designs look good enough to pass for custom-made.
Compact crossovers like the Audi Q3, Lincoln Corsair, and Hyundai Venue are the biggest story of the 2019 New York International Auto Show.
The Akomplice Trench Lighter is fashioned after those supposedly crafted and used by soldiers in World War I and is an instant EDC upgrade.
Friday, April 19
Proof recently expanded its 72 Hour Merino collection to include new shirts that you'll never have to take off on the road.
The Subaru Outback paved the way for the current crossover craze—and the new 2020 model represents the near future of the automobile itself.
Celebrate National Parks Week and Earth Day and spend a day in the parks.
Soylent, the brand that makes meal replacement drinks, launches snack bars that are just 100 calories and packed with protein.
A new version of Ball Watch Co.'s Roadmaster Starlight dive watch offers not only a bronze case but in-house movement, and all for a pretty reasonable price.
The Austin-based startup Made In to expand its lineup by delivering on its most-requested specialty pan: a wok made for home cooks.
The drop is scheduled for 11am EST — you snooze, you lose.