July 15 - 19, 2019

A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


July 20, 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.

Wednesday, July 17

Rivian’s Revolutionary Idea for Overlanding Is Actually Happening
Rivian’s Revolutionary Idea for Overlanding Is Actually Happening

The Rivian R1T will offer a pull-out electric camp kitchen when it goes into production next year.

You Can’t Get These Shoes Unless You Work at One of the World’s Best Restaurants
You Can’t Get These Shoes Unless You Work at One of the World’s Best Restaurants

A triple collab.

Discover Products and Explore the Stories That Surround Them at Stocked
Discover Products and Explore the Stories That Surround Them at Stocked

We’re bringing our mission to life this September, and you’re invited to join us.

This Hamilton Watch Is the First of Its Kind
This Hamilton Watch Is the First of Its Kind

The Gear Patrol Special Edition watch is a go-anywhere, do-anything diver designed by Gear Patrol and produced by Hamilton. Available exclusively in the Gear Patrol Store.

DJi’s Ronin-S Might Be the Perfect Handheld Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras
DJi’s Ronin-S Might Be the Perfect Handheld Gimbal for Mirrorless Cameras

DJI has announced a newer version of its Ronin-S handheld gimbal, called the Ronin-SC, and it's specifically designed for mirrorless cameras.

HODINKEE and Blancpain Launched a Special Edition of a Classic Dive Watch
HODINKEE and Blancpain Launched a Special Edition of a Classic Dive Watch

Watch authority HODINKEE and famed dive watch manufacturer Blancpain teamed up for a limited edition Fifty Fathoms.

Watch: In the Field at the Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival
Watch: In the Field at the Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival

Check out some of the gear we tested at the annual Mid-Atlantic Overland Festival, and don't miss out on the exclusive Gear Patrol reader discount on 2020 passes.

These Shirts Are a New Take on a Classic Style
These Shirts Are a New Take on a Classic Style

Palermo Prints is making screen-printed cotton shirts with designs inspired by the Argentinian landscape.

Mazda Doesn’t Plan to Bring Back the Mazdaspeed 3, Even Though They Could
Mazda Doesn’t Plan to Bring Back the Mazdaspeed 3, Even Though They Could

A Mazda executive says that while the company certainly could make a new hot hatch, no such plan is in the works.

Specialized’s First E-Road Bike Looks Like a Speed Machine
Specialized’s First E-Road Bike Looks Like a Speed Machine

It looks good enough to convince us that the category deserves our attention.

One of Our Favorite Microbrands Just Released Its Second Enamel Dial Watch
One of Our Favorite Microbrands Just Released Its Second Enamel Dial Watch

With a beautiful enamel dial made in-house in the grand feu style, the Model 2 from anOrdain is a sporty take on an ancient technique.

The 2020 Subaru Outback May Be New, But It’s Still a Great Deal
The 2020 Subaru Outback May Be New, But It’s Still a Great Deal

In spite of its new chassis and features, the all-new generation of the Outback starts at just $300 more than the outgoing version.

Your Protein Powder Deserves a Bottle That Looks This Good — and Works This Well
Your Protein Powder Deserves a Bottle That Looks This Good — and Works This Well

Say goodbye to chunks of protein powder in your recovery drink.


Thursday, July 18

This Might Be the Perfect EDC Carabiner
This Might Be the Perfect EDC Carabiner

The James Brand's second EDC carabiner, the Holcombe, is as compact and clever as they come.

Discover Products and Explore the Stories That Surround Them at Stocked
Discover Products and Explore the Stories That Surround Them at Stocked

We’re bringing our mission to life this September, and you’re invited to join us.

What Gear Patrol Readers Bought on Prime Day
What Gear Patrol Readers Bought on Prime Day

With Prime Day in the rearview mirror, we asked Gear Patrol readers what they purchased during those 48 hours of sweet, sweet deals.

The Best Place to Get Your CBD
The Best Place to Get Your CBD

BKLYN CBD makes all its products locally in New York City from full spectrum CBD oil with no added plants or coloring

These Bold New G-Shocks Bring a ’90s Urban Vibe
These Bold New G-Shocks Bring a ’90s Urban Vibe

Casio's new GA140 line of G-Shock watches feature the bold designs, tough cases, and practical tech, but with a new 1990s design theme.

Say Goodbye to VW’s Last Station Wagons, America
Say Goodbye to VW’s Last Station Wagons, America

The VW Golf SportWagen and Alltrack have drawn critical acclaim for their blend of handling, space and price. But that won't save them from a sad fate.

This New Meditation Tool is Like a Pillow For Your Brain
This New Meditation Tool is Like a Pillow For Your Brain

This new meditation tool will soothe your body and your mind.


Friday, July 19

Meet the All-New, Entirely Different 2020 Chevrolet Corvette
Meet the All-New, Entirely Different 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

The eighth-generation Corvette throws six decades of tradition out the window by moving the engine behind the driver.

Grand Seiko’s Sporty New GMT Watch Is Swanky and Drool-Worthy
Grand Seiko’s Sporty New GMT Watch Is Swanky and Drool-Worthy

The new Grand Seiko Sport Spring Drive GMT SBGE248 is a luxury sport watch with handy complication and unique gold/blue colorway.

This Limited-Edition Land Cruiser Has a Red Wing Leather Interior
This Limited-Edition Land Cruiser Has a Red Wing Leather Interior

Menswear designer Todd Snyder's take on the iconic FJ43.

Did <i>Lexus</i> Just Create the Perfect Overlanding Rig?
Did Lexus Just Create the Perfect Overlanding Rig?

The Lexus GXOR Concept turns the aging-yet-capable Land Cruiser Prado-Based GX460 into one of the coolest overlanders we've ever seen.

One of Our Favorite Running Brands Just Launched Your New Favorite Shades
One of Our Favorite Running Brands Just Launched Your New Favorite Shades

District Vision's latest drop is super lightweight and features a shape both cyclists and runners will love.

Believe It or Not, These Pumas Are as Technical as They Are Colorful
Believe It or Not, These Pumas Are as Technical as They Are Colorful

The new LQDCELL Optic Sheer sneakers pack a rainbow of fruit flavors — and workout-friendly features, too.

This Is a More Affordable Version of a Classic Military Chronograph Watch
This Is a More Affordable Version of a Classic Military Chronograph Watch

Tutima Glashütte's M2 Coastline continues the legacy of the NATO Chronograph in a more accessible package.

The One Wallet You Should Carry Just Got Better
The One Wallet You Should Carry Just Got Better

The magicians over at Pioneer Carry launched a brand new design and two fresh colorways. Find your new favorite EDC item, only at the Gear Patrol Store.

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