April 25, 2019

Today in Gear: OneBlade’s Razor Subscription Service, The Cheapest Watch We’d Ever Buy & 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.


OneBlade’s single edge shaving razors are the most precisely engineered available. Made from either Tritan (a durable polymer) or German stainless steel, they deliver a closer, smoother shave with zero irritation thanks to a patented flexible head that ensures optimal blade exposure for an always perfect shaving angle. This elevated shaving experience is further enhanced when used with Japanese single-edge Feather FHS-10 blades which are around twice as thick as standard double-edge razor blades.

To help simplify your routine, OneBlade also offers two subscription services to ensure you’re always getting the best shave possible. You can opt for either the Blades and Skin Care package or the Blades Only package. While both include a substantial discount on 30 blades, the first option also includes a two-month supply of OneBlade’s Shaving Cream and Black Tie After Shave Balm. And for a limited time, you can get 20 percent off your purchase when you use the discount code SPRING at checkout.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Two of the Most Unique Brands in Running Just Collaborated on a Pair of Sunglasses
Two of the Most Unique Brands in Running Just Collaborated on a Pair of Sunglasses

Individually, District Vision and Satisfy are two of the most forward-thinking running brands out there. They just worked together.

Gmail’s Former Lead Designer Made a Free Chrome Extension That Simplifies Your Inbox in Seconds
Gmail’s Former Lead Designer Made a Free Chrome Extension That Simplifies Your Inbox in Seconds

Simplify is a new Chrome extension that gives Gmail a new, clean look.

Not Many Brands Offer a Totally Swiss-Made GMT Watch at this Price
Not Many Brands Offer a Totally Swiss-Made GMT Watch at this Price

This GMT watch from indy brand Ultramarine is competitively priced with all Swiss parts, from its automatic movement to the last screw.

This Is Your New Versatile Adventure Motorcycle Jacket
This Is Your New Versatile Adventure Motorcycle Jacket

The new 2019 spring line from Aether continues the trend with the Divide motorcycle jacket as the flagship and as a follow up to the much-loved Expedition jacket.

These Adidas Ultraboosts Are the Most Expensive We’ve Seen
These Adidas Ultraboosts Are the Most Expensive We’ve Seen

Adidas collaborates with Missoni to create $250 Ultraboosts.

Everlane’s New Sneakers Are Less than $100
Everlane’s New Sneakers Are Less than $100

A unisex shoe available in seven colors.

These Are the Best and Worst States For Speeding Tickets
These Are the Best and Worst States For Speeding Tickets

A New York car dealership, Yonkers Honda, came up with some compelling and useful reading material concerning the likelihood of a speeding ticket in 48 of the 50 states.


Fresh Deals


Bulova Devil Diver
Save 40%: The Devil Diver is a 44mm cushion-cased, screw-back watch with matte-black dial, sword hands framed in white and automatic Miyota movement with date. As on the original watch, the bezel’s first 15 minutes are done in red (a brightly-colored reminder not to stay underwater too long, and, you know, run out of air). You also get a box sapphire crystal with an internal magnifier and a steel bracelet. Oh, and that creamy, vintage-style lume. — Andrew Connor


Massive Discounts on Everyday Backpacks
Save up to 50%: If you’re looking for a new backpack for daily use, we’ve got you covered. Currently, you can save up to 50 percent on bags from Jansport, Filson, Topo Designs and more. So before you pay full price for a new daypack, check out this list — there’s
a style for everyone. — John Zientek


Sur La Table Spring Sale
Save 20%: Sur La Table stocks a huge amount of killer cooking gear. Its catalog is filled out with grail kitchen gear like Staub cocottes, All-Clad stainless steel, Kitchenaid stand mixers, brand new Lodge cast-iron skillets and John Boos’s cult-favorite cutting boards, but much of it demands a high price. Today, more than 2,000 of its products are marked down with code SPRING19 at checkout. This sale is worth a lunch break browse. — Will Price


Sonos Outdoor Speaker Bundle
Save $550: Here’s the problem. You have a Sonos speaker system in your home and you love it, but now it’s grilling season and your current Sonos system doesn’t extend outdoors. Fortunately for you there’s a cheaper way to fix this than ever before. At Best Buy right now, you can buy a bundle that includes the Sonos Outdoor by Sonance ($799) (a pair of Sonance outdoor speakers that are basically designed to work as outdoor Sonos speakers) and a Sonos Connect:Amp ($400), which is needed for the Sonance speakers to work with your Sonos system, for just $650. If you bought the speaker and amplifier bundle separately, it’d cost you $1,199. This bundle saves you a total of $550, which is pretty amazing.


Carhartt Washed Duck Work Dungaree Pant
Save 53%: Carhartt might be the biggest name in workwear, and right now much of its hardwearing clothing is on sale at Mountain Steals for as much as 60 percent off. Chief among the selection is the company’s classic duck canvas work pants, which you can snag for just $19 thanks to a 53 percent discount. Other fantastic deals include work shorts for $21, a button down work shirt for $22, a canvas apron for $27 and, for the die-hards, a one-piece cotton baselayer union suit for $22. There are plenty of other items in Mountain Steals’s Carhartt sale with limited colors and sizes, but if you’re in need for a refreshed set of work clothing, this is one sale not to miss. — Tanner Bowden


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The Complete BMW Motorcycle Buying Guide: Every Model, Explained
The Complete BMW Motorcycle Buying Guide: Every Model, Explained

While they're most well known for their four-wheeled endeavors, BMW's first motorcycle predates its first car. Unfortunately, the two-wheeled lineup can be just as confusing to parse through.

Don’t Sleep on This $11 Whiskey Glass Used by Expert Tasters
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If it's good enough for the most important spirits tasting competition in the world, it's good enough for you.

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera Review: Better In Almost Literally Every Way
2020 Porsche 911 Carrera Review: Better In Almost Literally Every Way

This eighth generation is bigger in many dimensions, wonderfully powerful and strikingly fast – more so than its predecessor by a longshot.

How to Treat Your Closet Like a Collection
How to Treat Your Closet Like a Collection

Julie Ann Clauss (née Orsini) recommends a few simple steps to assure your sartorial investments (big or small) are well protected.

9 Pairs of Hiking Boots We’d Wear All the Time
9 Pairs of Hiking Boots We’d Wear All the Time

Sometimes you just want to pack one pair of shoes. These hiking boots look great, are lightweight and can easily tackle any trail you throw at them.

The Classic Casio F-91W Is the Cheapest Watch Worth Buying
The Classic Casio F-91W Is the Cheapest Watch Worth Buying

This ubiquitous little digital Casio F-91W watch offers unbeatable features for next to no money, and is an enduring cultural icon.


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