August 12 - 16, 2019
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
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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 12
Land Rover doesn't yet have plans for a body-on-frame Defender pickup—but an exec says a truck "is being considered."
Nespresso pods are upcycled into a beautiful bike.
Casio Edifice offers tons of practical features and a great value, and the newest model has the latest tech in a case that only 8.9mm thick.
Toyota's chief engineer served up some strong hints that upcoming versions of the Toyota Supra will gain power.
Parks Project's new Ranger Fanny Pack draws a direct line to the rangers who serve America's National Parks.
Tuesday, August 13
U.K.-based Land Rover restoration firm Arkonik has unveiled its latest custom build, the SoCal D90. It's hard to imagine a prettier beach cruiser.
Oru's newest boat, the Inlet, is its smallest, most packable and cheapest origami-inspired kayak yet.
With more than 1,000 pieces, building this foot-long model will likely take you longer than it takes Harley to build an actual bike.
The Astor & Banks Sea Ranger is a combination-field and dive watch, and it's finally available for order again beginning at 12pm CST today.
The Chris Reeve Knives Sebenza has been a favorite among knife enthusiasts for decades.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 is the company's best-ever smartphone gimbal. It's also its cheapest.
KILLCLIFF has waded into the hemp-infused market with a little something called Orange Kush. Here's our gut reaction.
Specialized just revealed its all-new Enduro 29, an upgraded version of its classic downhill-oriented mountain bike, and this beauty is all about speed.
Toyota won't change its mind about adding a manual transmission for the Supra. But, a Texas tuner is stepping into the breach to provide one.
Wednesday, August 14
Once standard issue for the world’s most iconic dive watches throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the TROPIC strap is back, using a new and proprietary vulcanized rubber formula optimized to deliver unmatched comfort and quality.
Goose Island's 2019 Bourbon County Stout lineup will include beers aged in Heaven Hill, Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey barrels.
A case knife is an essential piece of kit for the watch enthusiast — this version is a special collaboration between Victorinox and HODINKEE.
The "Driver's Collection" auction features 18 fine watches, mostly of the vintage Rolex variety, coinciding with the RM Sotheby’s Monterey car auction.
Filson drew on classic American knife designs for its latest collection, which includes two folders and one fixed blade.
The new Ranger FX2 brings all the all-terrain goodies you want...except for four-wheel-drive.
Just add water and you're guaranteed a better breakfast.
Lodge, the biggest cast-iron skillet maker in the world, just bought Finex. Does that matter to anyone other than Lodge and Finex?
Thursday, August 15
Over the nearly twenty years since it was founded, Mystery Ranch has worked to solve the problems of real-life use through smart design, superlative materials and hawkish attention to detail.
The DB5 from "Goldfinger" and "Thunderball" is James Bond's best-known, most iconic car. And the best example in existence is up for sale.
AT&T is now getting into the aftermarket with a novel approach, the Harman Spark OBD II plug.
Even those who hate running will find it hard not to love this revolutionary Joyride.
Vasque revives the glorious Clarion GTX, a technical hiking shoe from 1988 that might be even more rad in 2019.
Airgraft's new vape isn't the most powerful device out there, but its blend of smart features, good design and fair price means its worth a look.
Finding all 54 bottles in Ichiro's Malt Card Series is among the most difficult challenges in all of whiskey collection.
Friday, August 16
Haveston's M-6 Strap Storage Solution is made from 20 oz. cotton canvas and can store roughly 30 NATO or single-pass straps.
The new Waterbury Automatic Collection features 21-jewel automatic movements, date windows and 40mm or 42mm steel cases.
You can now get the Nike Killshot 2 sneaker in either blue or sail green.
What's better than regular buffalo jerky? Spicy buffalo jerky.
There are a lot of bags that claim to do it all, sometimes you want a bag that’s been deeply designed for a specific use case.
Pioneer Carry's custom fabric contains ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene which boasts fibers 10 times stronger than steel by weight. Get your new wallet at the Gear Patrol Store.
The new Doxa Sub 200 T-Graph reprises a sought-after classic chronograph dive watch from 1969 with the brand's signature orange dial.
Forget the quaint cottage. Aston Martin will build you a full-on Bond villain lair to house your new car.
GiantMouse's mission is to bring to life custom-quality pocket knives made with high-grade materials at a more affordable price.
This 240GD Wolf is rugged, built by Mercedes, and will cost you far less than a restored Defender.
Bell's Brewery will release a low-calorie version of its much-loved Two Hearted Ale in 2020 dubbed Light Hearted Ale.