May 13-17, 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, May 13
Tired of the Defender stealing all the old off-roader attention? This 1993 Mitsubishi Delica Star 4×4 should be a breath of fresh air.
O'Neill went back to the drawing board to create a new pair of surf boardshorts with one huge improvement: there aren't any laces.
The Canton from Jack Mason is available in several dial, strap and bracelet options and starts at just $225.
The Range Rover Astronaut Edition boasts gorgeous, night sky-inspired paint outside and actual spaceship pieces within—as well as all the style and performance you'd expect from Land Rover's flagship off-roader.
These two running brands make it easy to suit up at 6 AM.
Tuesday, May 14
If you have a Sonos One or Sonos Beam smart speaker, you can now choose Google Assistant as your default virtual assistant instead of Alexa.
Breitling's new Superocean Heritage II Chronograph is made in collaboration with the Ocean Conservancy and comes with a recycled nylon strap.
A collab between Georgia's White Oak Pastures and an old Spanish ham-making family, this is pork taken to new heights.
It's smaller, lighter and cheaper than the 61-watt MacBook charger that Apple sells.
It had nowhere near the power as other muscle trucks, but the Toyota Tacoma X-Runner made for one hell of a pickup and still does today
Available in a v-neck, henley and a crew with or without a chest pocket.
And that's straight from the mouth of someone who knows: VW of America's CEO.
Hanah's latest wellness-boosting product is Shilajit+, a supplement derived from decomposed plant matter that oozes out of the Himalayas.
The Fiat 124 Spider earns the "Least Popular Car" award, which is a damn shame because it's one of the best cars currently on the road.
Matthew Humphries, previously Head of Design at Morgan Car Company, produces watches with clear automotive influence.
Wednesday, May 15
San Francisco World Spirits Competition's pick for best rye whiskey gets re-released just in time for Father's Day.
You can now get the Nike Killshot 2 sneaker in either blue or sail green.
Since 2009, State Bicycles has been making beautiful commuter-specific bikes. This new geared model is ideal for the road.
Get prepared for the muggy months with these incredibly lightweight travel pants from one of our favorite brands.
With a comfortable interior made for long journeys, more luggage space than a Honda Accord, and a 612-horsepower engine, the new McLaren GT is ready for that epic cross-country drive you've always dreamed of doing....
The DJI Osmo Action takes the company's expertise in action videography in a smart new direction.
There's a reason an entire industry revolves around gear designed to keep motorcycle riders protected head to toe.
You might not recognize the Wilderness Experience name, but its classic Klettersack has often been imitated — and now the original is coming back.
Thursday, May 16
George Dickel's new bonded whiskey is 13 years old and clocks in at 100 proof.
Nissan's concept truck uses off-the-shelf parts and the sturdy old Frontier to produce a new adventure vehicle you could reproduce for around $40,000.
If you thought all Weber grills were created equal, you were wrong.
The Project TE-1 will be the first ever all-electric Triumph and it'll be here within the next two years.
Sunski's latest frames feature the perfect mix of function and form.
Kammok designed its new Pongo sleeping pad to make camping in a hammock more comfortable than sleeping on the ground.
Sandisk's new 1TB microSD is hardly deserving of the name "micro."
With the addition of a few off-road mods and a sweet roof tent, Honda has transformed its adventure-minded crossover into a legitimate light overlander. And we want it.
Friday, May 17
In reissuing the Barakuda, Blancpain has resurfaced an obscure and highly rare military variant of the famed Fifty Fathoms.
New Balance ticks off an awful lot of boxes — funky but fast, firm yet forgiving, lightweight but supportive — with its new FuelCell collection.
Norlan's dreamy glassware line grows with a slightly Japanese twist.
For the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landings, Omega has released a commemorative Speedmaster with many details fans will appreciate.
Just when you thought Land Rover was done building the old-school Defender, it goes and springs this surprise on us.
How do you make the classic Land Rover Defender better for multi-day sojourns off-road? Turn it into its own tiny house.
Faithful to the original, Blancpain's new Air Command revives a model that narrowly missed adoption by the U.S. Air Force.
Our favorite car auction site just launched its all-new Premium service, and to mark the occasion they're putting up for sale their own gorgeous graphite gray 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing.