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A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


November 9, 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.

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This Nice-Looking Cookware Set Is Ideal for Newer Cooks
This Nice-Looking Cookware Set Is Ideal for Newer Cooks

It turns out new cooks probably don't need chef-quality cookware. Who knew?

Customized Dog Treats Could Take Over Pet Care
Customized Dog Treats Could Take Over Pet Care

Dogs are getting into the online bespoke business. Dandy makes dog treats tailored your pet's needs.

Motoring

Toyota Built a 1,000-HP Engine for the New Supra
Toyota Built a 1,000-HP Engine for the New Supra

Apparently, 335 horsepower isn't nearly enough for some folks.

This Badass Race Truck Is Our First Real Look at the New Ford Bronco
This Badass Race Truck Is Our First Real Look at the New Ford Bronco

This Ford prototype is basically the new Bronco—albeit in Baja 1000-ready racing spec.

Chevrolet and Carhartt Team Up to Craft a Stylish, Trail-Crushing Pickup Truck
Chevrolet and Carhartt Team Up to Craft a Stylish, Trail-Crushing Pickup Truck

Work boots and pickup trucks are a natural pairing—and now, two of the biggest names in those fields have joined forces.

Porsche Just Unveiled the Perfect Versions of the Boxster and Cayman
Porsche Just Unveiled the Perfect Versions of the Boxster and Cayman

Porsche created the perfect driver's 911 with the 911 Carrera T. Now they're at it again with the Cayman and Boxster.

This Jacked-Up Ford Super Duty Is the Ultimate Overlander
This Jacked-Up Ford Super Duty Is the Ultimate Overlander

This overlander can handle the trail all day and still offer a spacious dining area at night.

5 of the Best New Car Lease Deals You Can Find in November 2019
5 of the Best New Car Lease Deals You Can Find in November 2019

November is a great time to lease a new car.

The Tesla Pickup Truck: What You Need to Know
The Tesla Pickup Truck: What You Need to Know

Everything we know about Elon Musk's Blade Runner-inspired "armored personnel carrier of the future."

Why Todd Snyder Put Red Wing Leather into a Vintage Toyota Land Cruiser
Why Todd Snyder Put Red Wing Leather into a Vintage Toyota Land Cruiser

Todd Snyder's penchant for bringing past and present has been evident throughout his career and he's collaborated with the best to produce Goodyear-welted boots, sweatshirts and watches. But his latest (and largest) collab is a...

The Best Batmobile in Batman History Just Got an Epic Lego Treatment
The Best Batmobile in Batman History Just Got an Epic Lego Treatment

The perfect gift (or self-gift) for nerds: over 3,300 pieces of pure movie magic includes moving parts and all-new LEGO minifigs.

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review: A Way Station to the Future
2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review: A Way Station to the Future

America's most popular car is more powerful and more efficient.

An American Motorcycle Icon Is Finally Making Adventure Bikes
An American Motorcycle Icon Is Finally Making Adventure Bikes

Meet the Harley-Davidson Pan America—an ADV made to whup trails the Milwaukee way.

Forget Black Friday; Grab These Great Child Car Seats for 50% Off Now (But Act Fast)
Forget Black Friday; Grab These Great Child Car Seats for 50% Off Now (But Act Fast)

You can get all the car seats you will ever need for around $200, but the deal expires soon.

The Mercedes G-Wagen Will Never Die, But It Will Go Electric
The Mercedes G-Wagen Will Never Die, But It Will Go Electric

Mercedes-Benz's iconic off-roader has a long future, but we're going to see a significant change.

Why Are Americans Paying More for New Cars Than Ever Before?
Why Are Americans Paying More for New Cars Than Ever Before?

Hint: Technically speaking, cars aren't the problem.

Outdoors and Fitness

This Futuristic Jacket Literally Heals Its Own Punctures
This Futuristic Jacket Literally Heals Its Own Punctures

No joke: simply rubbing your fingers over the material can repair small holes in seconds.

Could the Next Generation of Gore-Tex Pro Be Even Better than FutureLight?
Could the Next Generation of Gore-Tex Pro Be Even Better than FutureLight?

We journeyed to Banff for a sneak peek at materials that are tougher, more breathable and stretchier than ever before.

Nike’s Newest Running Shoe Promises to Make Injuries an Endangered Species
Nike’s Newest Running Shoe Promises to Make Injuries an Endangered Species

And there's even a study to back it up.

This Magical Folding Treadmill Takes Up 90 Percent Less Space
This Magical Folding Treadmill Takes Up 90 Percent Less Space

You can stash the WalkingPad R1 Pro just about anywhere till you need it.

Style

Barbour Took an Archival J.Crew Jacket and Made It Better
Barbour Took an Archival J.Crew Jacket and Made It Better

Originally appearing in J.Crew's first season ever, the Barn Jacket is a classic piece of outerwear. Now, it's getting a remix via the outerwear experts at Barbour.

These Limited-Edition Wolverine Boots Are Made with Repurposed Military Tents
These Limited-Edition Wolverine Boots Are Made with Repurposed Military Tents

Featuring a roughout leather upper with a speed hook lacing system.

Jerry Garcia’s Heavily Modified Fender Guitar Is Up for Sale
Jerry Garcia’s Heavily Modified Fender Guitar Is Up for Sale

Garcia's guitar of choice from '71 to '73.

Salomon Is Developing Fully Recyclable Sneakers and It’s a Big Deal
Salomon Is Developing Fully Recyclable Sneakers and It’s a Big Deal

Known for performance sneakers and ski boots, French footwear brand Salomon's latest concept is the former which can be recycled and turned into the latter.

This Boot Is What Results When Japanese Outerwear and Australian Footwear Collide
This Boot Is What Results When Japanese Outerwear and Australian Footwear Collide

Rocky Mountain Featherbed and shearling-lined bootmakers Ugg collaborated on a boot that's half- shearling, half-down, and all heat.

Tech

Your Favorite Cheap Smart Home Camera Just Got a Little Better
Your Favorite Cheap Smart Home Camera Just Got a Little Better

Wyze is simply adding more options for people who want to get even more out of their little smart home camera.

Leica’s New SL2 is More Than A Rich Man’s Plaything
Leica’s New SL2 is More Than A Rich Man’s Plaything

With the new SL2, Leica's beefed up and modernized their full-frame mirrorless system, and all signs point to greatness.

Beware: Netflix Might Not Work On Your Smart TV or Roku Starting Next Month
Beware: Netflix Might Not Work On Your Smart TV or Roku Starting Next Month

Netflix will be ending support for older Samsung TVs and older Roku devices next month. Here's how to find out if yours is affected.

Is Your Apple TV Acting Weird? Here’s How to Fix It
Is Your Apple TV Acting Weird? Here’s How to Fix It

Apple did something a little bit sneaky.

Watches

Get a Blacked-Out Version of One of Our Favorite Mechanical Watches
Get a Blacked-Out Version of One of Our Favorite Mechanical Watches

The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical is now available in an awesome all-black dial and case for just $545.

Timex Just Dropped Six New Affordable Watches
Timex Just Dropped Six New Affordable Watches

From collaborations with different fashion brands to a digital 1980s throwback watch, there's a new Timex for everyone.

Two Awesome Brands Collaborated on This Aviation-Inspired Chronograph Watch
Two Awesome Brands Collaborated on This Aviation-Inspired Chronograph Watch

The Aviator Multi-Scale Chronograph from Jack Mason and Taylor Stitch is feature-packed and comes with multiple straps.

Hang On to Summer a Little Longer with These Brightly Colored Dive Watches
Hang On to Summer a Little Longer with These Brightly Colored Dive Watches

Fifty years since its introduction, Doxa's renowned dive watch gets an update in the Sub 300T Conquistador.

These Are the Winners from the Oscars of the Watch World
These Are the Winners from the Oscars of the Watch World

Audemars Piguet had a huge year, winning prizes in several categories as well as the Grand Prix.

This Is the Rolex Daytona Jay-Z Used as a Party Invitation
This Is the Rolex Daytona Jay-Z Used as a Party Invitation

Think a paper invitation is fancy in 2019? Try a yellow gold Rolex Daytona and a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne.

Will This Patek Philippe Be the Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold?
Will This Patek Philippe Be the Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold?

If Patek Philippe's complicated watch hammers for more than Paul Newman's own Rolex Daytona, a new record will be set.

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