August 19 - 23, 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 19
Gore-Tex lined hunting boots with Mossy Oak Bottomland camouflage.
Constructed of weatherproof ripstop Cordura and boasting welded seams and waterproof zippers, Matador’s bags are incredibly strong yet pack down extremely small.
An auctioneer created mass confusion, which caused the controversial "first Porsche" to miss its auction reserve.
The new Zodiac Astrographic reprises a 1969 watch marking the moon landing, and it features a "mystery dial" with hands that appear to float.
The Supreme/Blu "Burner Phone" is as basic as a phone can get, but it's doubtful that anyone will actually use it to make phone calls.
The Leadville 100 race came to a close this weekend with two surprising winners — and we've got plenty of tips and tricks for emulating them.
Chaco's new Z/Ronin shoes channel the socks-and-sandals look and are part of a broader clash between the outdoor and fashion worlds.
Supreme previewed its Fall/Winter collection for 2019. It includes an eye-catching Honda dirt bike.
Tuesday, August 20
The Ellis uses a lock-back design so that you can do real work with a tool that locks; no more busted knuckles turning screws. Get yours in the Gear Patrol Store today.
Get that sweet retro tube sock style without that crappy retro tube sock quality.
Porsche teases a little bit of the new Taycan EV's interior ahead of the upcoming model's reveal.
Wednesday, August 21
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.
You can now get the Nike Killshot 2 sneaker in either blue or sail green.
The 592-horsepower Audi RS 6 Avant station wagon will finally make it to the United States when it goes on sale in 2020.
The new Zenith El Primero Revival G381 Limited Edition is a faithful recreation of a classic chronograph that made watchmaking history.
Toyota's most iconic nameplate may depart from the U.S. after the 2022 model year, which would be sad—but also not too surprising.
The James Brand updated its sleek EDC pocket knife with new materials and an all-new, all-black look.
Five instruments from Fender, Gibson, Martin and Paul Reed Smith.
The military put this shampoo, body wash, face lotion and sunscreen through the paces.
Segway has revealed a self-driving scooter that should be the next big thing for mobility firms and well-heeled electric scooter enthusiasts.
A Belkin-owned company made a smart water monitoring system that catches leaks and frozen pipes before they become problematic.
Thursday, August 22
Lamborghini’s chief commercial officer opens up about the future of the company's crossover. Spoiler alert: It's gonna be cool.
The original Free Hiker blended urban aesthetics with outdoor functionality. The new version is even more technical, thanks to one upgrade.
The neat thing is that the two "earmuffs (?)" can snap together and turn into a portable Bluetooth speaker.
With a simple design intended for students, Seiko's new JDM collection of affordable School Time watches will attract adult watch fans too.
The FJ40 is one of the most iconic Toyotas ever made—and you can snap this one up for yourself.
Apple's upcoming iPhone event hasn't been officially announced yet, but we've got a good guess what might be on stage thanks to a report from Bloomberg.
According to Avensi, the key to enjoying high-end coffee is the mug you pour it in.
The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date builds upon the legacy of an innovative dive watch, ditching the alarm function in favor of a date.
Don't let the sticker price fool you. The Gladiator is cheaper to lease than the Wrangler.
It works as wireless multi-room speaker and a portable Bluetooth speaker.
The new Detrola is Shinola's most affordable watch collection yet with bold colors in the brand's popular signature style.
Smartwool's new Intraknit baselayers use an up-and-coming apparel construction technique.
Friday, August 23
2020 is fast approaching. Here's the important information you need to know about the new Ford Bronco before it arrives.
The new Certina DS-1 Big Date Watch celebrates the brand's Double Security concept of durable everyday watches with a striking green dial.
Now featuring some intuitive upgrades, the Hopper is back and better than ever.
GMC has announced a new Canyon AT4. It should be smaller than the Sierra AT4, and more sophisticated than the Chevy Colorado ZR2.
An LA-based design studio made a coffee mug for baristas. Turns out it's great for regular people, too.
Want some sweet painted racing stripes on your 760-hp Mustang? Yeah, that'll cost as much as a used Mustang.
The iDevices Instinct is effectively a smart light switch combined with an Echo Dot smart speaker.
Quiet Carry's new titanium key organizer is ultra-compact and comes with a knife blade or multi-tool implement.