August 5 - 9, 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, August 5
From product releases to sales to events, this is your weekly dose of gear intel for August 5-11.
The Tropic rubber watch strap is back, and it's available in four colors in 20mm in the Gear Patrol Store.
Giro's new mountain bike helmet uses the same technology that's in its high-end road helmet.
The Archimede 36mm Pilots Watch takes a classic military design and downsizes to a more wearable size.
When temps start to drop, you'll be glad this Ruffwear fleece has your pup covered (literally).
Tuesday, August 6
Blurring the lines between bicycle and motorcycle, big time.
Samsung's spilled the details on the Galaxy Active Watch 2 which will sport a few upgrades, including an LTE flavor and heart-rate monitoring (eventually).
This long-roof version of the iconic James Bond car is stunning—and will likely sell for more than $1 million at auction.
The new Ball Roadmaster Icebreaker uses the 904L steel made famous by Rolex and offers strong features at a competitive preorder price.
Tuning the Supra to 420 hp (or more) will be relatively easy, and almost certainly come at a very reasonable price.
IWC's famed Portugieser gets a special blue treatment in this limited edition produced in partnership with Bucherer.
You'll still be able to drive the ultimate driver's car as the driving gods intended.
Wednesday, August 7
First, there are two smartphones: the Note 10 and Note 10+.
Bob Kramer's legendary chef's knives regularly sell for $20,000. You can get these for a fraction of that.
Archer Components is making an aftermarket electronic shifting system that's easy to install and won't deplete your wallet.
Volkswagen has announced major cutbacks for the 2020 Golf lineup in the US, and the hottest hatchback has been extinguished.
DJI and Parrot have brought quadcopters to the masses the drones professional fliers use for racing are a completely different beast. Now as part of a Kickstarter by the Drone Racing League, you can buy...
The Townie is the perfect e-bike for any beginner to start out with for commutes, plus it's relatively affordable.
A backpack, a sling and a tote.
Thursday, August 8
With 25 different models to choose from, there's a Bauhaus-inspired watch for everyone. But the automatic Sistem 51 is the coolest.
Black Diamond is a core rock climbing company, so why did it recently introduce denim into its collection? Here's why it makes sense.
The aging Toyota Land Cruiser's replacement could be revealed as soon as November, according to a new report.
It will be available this September, in either gold or gray finishes, and start at $999.
Squale celebrates 60 years of the 30 Atmos with a new edition watch, replete with vintage touches and a beautiful design.
This new bike light might mean the difference between you getting hit on your bike and you getting home safely.
The Jeep Wrangler has an unadvertised cash incentive if you buy before Labor Day. But depending on how much you like to drive, it may not be for you.
Friday, August 9
Rumpl changes the materials in its beloved camp blanket.
British manufacturer MG has gone from legendary two-seater sports cars to midsize pickup trucks with the new "MG Extender."
It's made by Mophie and it's creatively called the 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad.
Veil promises to break down lingering pot smells at a molecular level.
And yes, it also has one of the coolest volume dials in all of speakers.
You would expect to find a 531-mile Lamborghini Huracan in Monaco, Dubai, or your local impound lot. Not for sale at a Hyundai dealership.
The Citizen Chronomaster is technically fascinating and practical, and now features attractive new colored Japanese paper dials.