May 6-10, 2019

A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


May 11, 2019 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, May 6

The New Ford Ranger Was Outsold By The Notably Ancient Nissan Frontier
The New Ford Ranger Was Outsold By The Notably Ancient Nissan Frontier

Ford plants were working “massive overtime” to produce more Rangers to meet demand, but so far, early sales figures are anything but impressive.

Lululemon’s Latest Collaboration is Perfect for Weekends
Lululemon’s Latest Collaboration is Perfect for Weekends

Lululemon and Robert Geller team up to create a wardrobe that's ideal for any weekend warrior.

This Nike Laceless Running Shoe Is the Ideal Travel Sneaker
This Nike Laceless Running Shoe Is the Ideal Travel Sneaker

The Nike Epic React goes laceless.

Take $50 Off This Affordable Dive Watch
Take $50 Off This Affordable Dive Watch

Get a stainless steel or DLC-coated steel dive watch with a matching bracelet and an automatic Seiko movement for just $350.

This Diving Chronograph Watch Was Always a Limited Edition Until Now
This Diving Chronograph Watch Was Always a Limited Edition Until Now

One of the most popular vintage-styled dive watches is now available as a handsome, serially produced chronograph in and bronze.

Some of the Best Japanese Brands Just Released Exclusive Clothing at Mr Porter
Some of the Best Japanese Brands Just Released Exclusive Clothing at Mr Porter

From Kapital, Remi Relief, Neighborhood and more.

Two Stellar Brands Partnered On This Limited Edition, Complicated Watch
Two Stellar Brands Partnered On This Limited Edition, Complicated Watch

NYC-based Martenero and Worn & Wound created a special edition of the Edgemere Reserve, a colorful, affordable timepiece for everyday wear.


Tuesday, May 7

This Is the Motorcycle Harley-Davidson Should Be Building
This Is the Motorcycle Harley-Davidson Should Be Building

The Luxemburg-based Blacktrack Motors is showing Milwaukee an alternative path forward with the new BT-03 cafe racer.

Skip Ultralight and Get This Massive Sleeping Pad Instead
Skip Ultralight and Get This Massive Sleeping Pad Instead

Most camping companies are making gear smaller and lighter, but Nemo Equipment's Roamer sleeping pad is big, and that's a good thing.

Two of Our Favorite Brands Team Up on These Summer-Worthy Sandals
Two of Our Favorite Brands Team Up on These Summer-Worthy Sandals

The teams at Outdoor Voices and Teva partnered on a pair of colorful sandals that you'll want to live in come Memorial Day.

This Is the Ideal Affordable Beach Watch for This Summer
This Is the Ideal Affordable Beach Watch for This Summer

Nixon's latest surfing-inspired watch is affordable and fun, perfect for casual wear and beachy frollicking -- or even catching waves.

Everlane’s Summer-Weight Chinos Are Hard to Beat
Everlane’s Summer-Weight Chinos Are Hard to Beat

Get prepared for the muggy months with these incredibly lightweight travel pants from one of our favorite brands.

The Most Iconic Lamborghini Was Perfectly Restored And It’s Gorgeous
The Most Iconic Lamborghini Was Perfectly Restored And It’s Gorgeous

Lamborghini’s in-house heritage division, certified and restored the original orange Miura P400 used in the opening scene of one of the most iconic films of the '60s.

A Knife Company and a Watch Company Teamed Up On This Blacked Out, Tactical Watch
A Knife Company and a Watch Company Teamed Up On This Blacked Out, Tactical Watch

Seattle-based Ares has partnered with SOG Knives on a special edition of the DIVER 1, a tool watch made for professionals.

Master & Dynamic Unveils Its First-Ever Noise-Canceling Headphones
Master & Dynamic Unveils Its First-Ever Noise-Canceling Headphones

The MW65 are Master & Dynamic's first active noise-canceling headphones.

This Is the Fixed-Blade Knife to Make You Want a Fixed-Blade Knife
This Is the Fixed-Blade Knife to Make You Want a Fixed-Blade Knife

The James Brand's newest knife is its first fixed blade.


Wednesday, May 8

The Most Coveted Subaru Impreza STI Ever Is Up For Sale
The Most Coveted Subaru Impreza STI Ever Is Up For Sale

In the grand scheme of cult status cars, only a handful command a following like the Subaru Impreza 22b, but this one is a certified unicorn.

You Will Stand Out On The Bike in Cafe du Cycliste’s Patterned Jerseys
You Will Stand Out On The Bike in Cafe du Cycliste’s Patterned Jerseys

Cafe du Cycliste's toile patterns are inspired by France's Cote d'Azur.

16 of the Best Used Cars to Buy in 2019
16 of the Best Used Cars to Buy in 2019

CarGurus just announced its yearly list of the Best Used Cars and this year, there's a total of 16 winners.

What Is Up with This Strange-Looking Pocket Knife?
What Is Up with This Strange-Looking Pocket Knife?

In its latest product reveal, Spyderco showed off a folding pocket knife with a strange-looking hook on the blade. It has one important use.

This Affordable German Pilots Watch Looks Killer in Blue
This Affordable German Pilots Watch Looks Killer in Blue

The new Pioneer One recalls Hanhart's history of military chronographs, but is simpler, more affordable and now comes in a handsome blue.

These Japanese-Made Socks Are Worth the Money
These Japanese-Made Socks Are Worth the Money

Featuring three distinct styles.

These Pilots Watches Are Made for the Swiss Air Force’s Display Team
These Pilots Watches Are Made for the Swiss Air Force’s Display Team

Fortis celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force's Display Team with chronograph and time-only pilots watches.


Thursday, May 9

Embrace Your Amateur Status with This New Running Apparel
Embrace Your Amateur Status with This New Running Apparel

Tracksmith's newest collection of running apparel celebrates all of us amateur runners who do it for love, not world records.

Nike Fit is The App That Will End You Buying The Wrong Size Shoe
Nike Fit is The App That Will End You Buying The Wrong Size Shoe

Say goodbye to ill-fitting sneakers.

This Beautiful All-in-One Speaker Sounds Better Than Sonos
This Beautiful All-in-One Speaker Sounds Better Than Sonos

The Naim Mu-So 2 is a high-end wireless speaker with two standout features: excellent sound and an incredible volume knob.

This Pilot’s Watch Offers an Entry Point to a Historic German Brand
This Pilot’s Watch Offers an Entry Point to a Historic German Brand

For 2019, German brand Tutima, known for its aviation history, announces its latest pilot's watch at an entry-level price.

This Affordable Oxford Shirt Is Perfect for Summer Weather
This Affordable Oxford Shirt Is Perfect for Summer Weather

Just $58.


Friday, May 10

Rapha’s Aero Cycling Kit Might Just Be the Fastest Yet
Rapha’s Aero Cycling Kit Might Just Be the Fastest Yet

Rapha has worked on these aerodynamic pieces for years. Today you can pick up the new bibs and jerseys.

It Won’t Be Easy to Get These Ultra-Stylish Hiking Boots
It Won’t Be Easy to Get These Ultra-Stylish Hiking Boots

Danner and Snow Peak recently teamed up to create a stylish version of the Mountain Light hiking boot.

Forget the New Bronco, This Is the Two-Door Off-Roader You Want
Forget the New Bronco, This Is the Two-Door Off-Roader You Want

With a rig like this imported 1993 Toyota Land Cruiser LJ70 popping up for sale, it's easy to get distracted and forget the pending two-door off-roader from Dearborn, Michigan is on the way.

This New Badass G-Shock Watch Is Made of Solid Carbon
This New Badass G-Shock Watch Is Made of Solid Carbon

The newest Casio G-Shock Gravitymaster is tough as nails, with a fully carbon case, sapphire crystal, and Tough Solar charging.

This Affordable Travel Blazer Is Perfect for Summertime Wear
This Affordable Travel Blazer Is Perfect for Summertime Wear

Designed with comfort in mind, this blazer is purpose-built to keep you cool and comfortable without compromise this summer.

Get 20% off the Best Gear, Only at the Gear Patrol Store
Get 20% off the Best Gear, Only at the Gear Patrol Store

From adventure gear, tech, accessories and grooming products, the Gear Patrol Store is brimming with the best products, tried and tested by our team of product journalists. For a limited time, get 20% your entire...

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