June 3-7, 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, June 3
The Macallan's limited edition offerings are typically pure unobtanium. Not this one.
The Mac Pro starts at $5,999 with an 8-core Xeon processor, 32GB of memory, an AMD WX 7100 graphics card and a 256GB SSD. The Pro Display XDR starts at $4,999.
iOS 13 promises to make unlocking your phone with Face ID 30-percent faster and all apps will launch twice as fast.
Sorry, folks: Even if the one-off Skoda Montiaq concept were to go into production, you'd probably never be able to buy it in America.
Not all sunglasses can handle the transition from street to surf and back again, but with Kaenon's latest shades you won't have that problem.
It doesn't take much work to make the 1989 Nissan 180SX a modern-day sports car competitor, but this one goes above and beyond.
Colin Strickland and Amity Rockwell just won the 200-mile Dirty Kanza on the same ride: the new Able gravel bike from Allied Cycle Works.
Mr Porter just launched a summery range of exclusive t-shirts from brands like Carhartt WIP, Kapital, Aimé Leon Dore and Noon Goons.
In spite of its jaw-dropping looks and pumped-up performance, the one-off, single-seat Porsche Boxster Bergspyder never reached production. That's a crying shame.
Three new Classima watches from Baume & Mercier offer stylish, classic looks and genuinely useful features at appealing prices.
Tuesday, June 4
Autodromo's automotive-inspired Group B was already a damn good casual wearer, but the new Corsica Blue dial makes it that much more fun.
"Sign In with Apple" and other privacy features in iOS 13 are giving you the power to decide who gets your data and who doesn't.
Jack up a Huracan and slap on off-road tires? Sounds insane. But "insane" is Lamborghini's middle name.
This new range from Harry's includes two-in-one shampoo and conditioner, texturizing putty, hair gel and taming cream.
Vibrant new automatic dive watches from Zodiac's popular Super Sea Wolf collection are extremely wearable and fun summer wrist gear.
Nike announces the latest iteration of the famed Pegasus franchise, complete with a more breathable upper.
The newest images of the 2020 Defender undergoing field testing in Africa are the best look yet at highly anticipated off-roader.
And what iOS apps will Dark mode work with? And will it work with iPad?
While a backpack might leave you with lots of unused space, Bellroy's new Sling bag keeps everything you need tight and at-hand.
From the people behind PK Grills comes all the other grilling supplies you need. Only better.
Wednesday, June 5
Airstream just announced it's bringing back the compact single-axlel Bambi and Caravel trailer lines for 2020.
Audemar Piguet's Royal Oak is a perennial favorite of watch collectors, and it's arguably never looked so good.
It may have 197,000 miles on the clock, but this '87 Toyota off-roader still looks almost brand-new—and every bit ready to tackle the trails.
Hertz's new car subscription service not only lets members swap between cars early and often; it also bundles up insurance, maintenance, and other hassles of ownership into one simple monthly fee.
Based in the Midwest, Haven is an American microbrand debuting with a very vintage-inspired and moderately sized automatic chronograph.
Specialty coffee precision meets a clean, modern aesthetic.
These new training shoes from Mizuno will help you with single leg movements like lunges and lifts.
Off-road trailers tend to cost as much as the trucks that tow them. The Woolly Bear, on the other hand, starts at just $9,200.
Foehn, a small brand based in Quebec, released a new pair of climbing shorts that have enough style to wear in the city too.
Thursday, June 6
Each year, the Gear Patrol team heads to Outdoor Retailer to preview and test the best gear coming up in the Outdoors and Fitness fields. This year, we're putting on a happy hour to coincide...
This Mini Materials Pallet of Mini Cinder Blocks and Mini Pallet Jack Combo is the perfect office distraction.
Audi's sporty soft-roader station wagon looks better than ever, but its diesel engines mean it's not headed to the United States - at least, not yet.
This drop-dead gorgeous Toyota droptop will make you forget all about that brand new pickup Jeep just rolled out.
The new feature of macOS Catalina will turn any iPad running iPadOS 13 into an instant second monitor for extra screen space.
Whether you need to store a spare tube or a laptop, there's a bag for you.
Spotted during Mayer's Dead & Company soundcheck at the Hollywood Bowl.
These affordable summer shirts manage to look the business while costing less than a good steak dinner.
When summer temperatures rise the wind can still cut through and make you cold, making the wind jacket the ideal technical layer.
They have a good battery life (15+ hours), adjustable EQ, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and are sweatproof.
Indy watchmaker David Rutten combines an rare case material, uncommon complication, and avant-garde design for a striking effect.
Friday, June 7
The Roeg Peruna may look straight out of the Seventies, but it packs all the safety and comfort you'd expect from a brand-new motorcycle helmet in 2019.
There's no such thing as the "perfect car," but this custom BMW 325 Wagon comes damn close.
A limited-edition reissue of the model designed for astronaut Pete Conrad.
Cambridge Audio's new AX range strikes the perfect balance between hi-fi and value.
The new 2.0-liter turbo four headed for the Mercedes-AMG A45 cranks out 416 horsepower — making it the most powerful four-cylinder engine found in any production car today.
The limited-edition Volcan bag was born to tote treats.
You'll never have to worry about a flat with Michelin's new tire concept - because there's no air to leak out of it.
Only for sale in Tokyo, LEs in Seiko's popular Prospex, Astron, and Presage lines reference the prestigious district of Ginza's greener past.
Using a new ingredient, Rugged Road Outdoors has managed to create a cooler that's far lighter yet more durable than the best coolers around.