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A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week


December 7, 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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The Best Whiskey of 2019 Is a $36 Bottle You’ve Never Heard of
The Best Whiskey of 2019 Is a $36 Bottle You’ve Never Heard of

George Dickel Bottled in Bond is Whisky Advocate's best bottle of the year.

This Scandinavian Design-Inspired Pet Furniture Is Kind of Sick
This Scandinavian Design-Inspired Pet Furniture Is Kind of Sick

A Polish company is selling digs for you, your dog and your cat. Check it out.

This Youtube Chef’s Kitchen Is Stocked with a Sick Cast-Iron Skillet, a Famous Knife and a Lot More
This Youtube Chef’s Kitchen Is Stocked with a Sick Cast-Iron Skillet, a Famous Knife and a Lot More

Matty Matheson's home kitchen is a gear nerd's dream.

Motoring

Like the Ford Bronco? Then You’ll Love Amazon’s New Official Bronco Store
Like the Ford Bronco? Then You’ll Love Amazon’s New Official Bronco Store

You can't bring a new Ford Bronco home for the holidays. But you can pick up some Bronco gifts from the official Amazon store.

One of the Sexiest Sports Cars on Sale Just Got Even Hotter
One of the Sexiest Sports Cars on Sale Just Got Even Hotter

Hard to top a "World Car Design of the Year" winner, but it happened.

Triumph’s New Adventure Bike Is Made for Long Rides and Getting Dirty
Triumph’s New Adventure Bike Is Made for Long Rides and Getting Dirty

The new Triumph 900 is lighter and more powerful than its predecessors.

Meet the Company Aiming to Become the Uber of Overlanding
Meet the Company Aiming to Become the Uber of Overlanding

Overlanding fun and freedom, without the hassle of ownership.

One of America’s Best Cheap Sports Cars Is Set to Die
One of America’s Best Cheap Sports Cars Is Set to Die

Fiat's CEO says the 124 Spider convertible is unlikely to stick around once this current model expires.

The Unicorn of Porsche SUVs Is Yours for the Taking
The Unicorn of Porsche SUVs Is Yours for the Taking

It's a Porsche Cayenne with a naturally-aspirated V8 and a manual transmission. You know you want it.

This Mobile Bunker Is the New Forbidden Fruit of Your Camping Trailer Dreams
This Mobile Bunker Is the New Forbidden Fruit of Your Camping Trailer Dreams

This camping trailer is ready for a couple's getaway—or a Mad Max-style hellscape.

You Can Finally Buy Dainese’s Revolutionary Airbag Vest
You Can Finally Buy Dainese’s Revolutionary Airbag Vest

Bring airbag protection to any jacket with this slim, lightweight vest.

Ferrari’s Gorgeous New Grand Tourer Is a Drastic Change for the Brand
Ferrari’s Gorgeous New Grand Tourer Is a Drastic Change for the Brand

Two seats inside and a V8 engine up front mean the Roma isn't like any Ferrari before.

This Rare, Old-School Acura SUV Is Cooler Than You Realize. Here’s Why
This Rare, Old-School Acura SUV Is Cooler Than You Realize. Here’s Why

It may look stock outside, but this Acura SLX boasts Super-Handling AWD and a 350-hp turbo four.

Outdoors and Fitness

This Awesome, Limited-Edition Pocket Knife Sold Out in Hours — Here’s How You Can Still Get It
This Awesome, Limited-Edition Pocket Knife Sold Out in Hours — Here’s How You Can Still Get It

There's still a chance to score what might be The James Brand's finest release.

How to Offset Your Personal Carbon Footprint for a Year
How to Offset Your Personal Carbon Footprint for a Year

After a binge on turkey and Internet deals, you might be thinking about your impact. Here's how to offset your carbon footprint for $100.

Reebok’s New Running Shoe Is Made Almost Entirely Out of Plants
Reebok’s New Running Shoe Is Made Almost Entirely Out of Plants

Key ingredients in the Forever Floatride GROW include castor beans, eucalyptus, algae and natural rubber.

Style

Dior’s Latest Collaboration Brings Streetwear Legend Shawn Stussy Out of Retirement
Dior’s Latest Collaboration Brings Streetwear Legend Shawn Stussy Out of Retirement

Back after more than twenty years away from his eponymous Stussy label.

Albert Einstein’s Original Leather Jacket Now Comes in Black
Albert Einstein’s Original Leather Jacket Now Comes in Black

If Einstein were more of a city slicker, he'd have copped this dark mode version of his beloved lambskin leather jacket.

Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Rocked This Trippy Cashmere Sweater. You Can Too
Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker Rocked This Trippy Cashmere Sweater. You Can Too

The psych-rock frontman recently wore a luxe cashmere cardigan from a cult-favorite California brand.

The Coolest Jacket in the New James Bond Movie Isn’t as Expensive as You Think
The Coolest Jacket in the New James Bond Movie Isn’t as Expensive as You Think

You might not be able to get your hands on James Bond's car, his watch or his slick suits. But, you can definitely pre-order the trucker jacket from the upcoming movie.

Tech

This May Be the Best Affordable Smart Lock Out There
This May Be the Best Affordable Smart Lock Out There

Wyze already makes some of our favorite (and by far the cheapest) smart cameras, smart bulbs and smart security systems. The company just announced its first-ever smart lock: the Wyze Lock.

The 20 Best iPhone Games of 2019, According to Apple
The 20 Best iPhone Games of 2019, According to Apple

The list is split between both free and paid apps, and range from puzzle games like Wordscapes to multi-player party games like Heads Up!.

If You’ve Ever Used Craigslist, It’s Time to Finally Download the App
If You’ve Ever Used Craigslist, It’s Time to Finally Download the App

If you've ever bought or sold anything on Craigslist, the app makes it even easier.

Watches

This Informative Book Is the Perfect Holiday Gift for the Watch Lover
This Informative Book Is the Perfect Holiday Gift for the Watch Lover

Hodinkee teamed up with luxury publishers Assouline on "Watches: A Guide by Hodinkee," featuring 261 pages of horological goodness.

This Is One of the Most Affordable Automatic Dive Watches Worth Buying
This Is One of the Most Affordable Automatic Dive Watches Worth Buying

Boutique brand Martenero announces its first dive watch, coming in four colorful versions and priced under $400.

James Bond’s New Watch Is a Titanium Omega Seamaster Diver
James Bond’s New Watch Is a Titanium Omega Seamaster Diver

007 rocks a titanium 42mm Seamaster Diver 300M with a Master Chronometer-certified movement in "No Time to Die." And it's not a limited edition.

Shinola’s Newest Watch Is a Handsome, Minimalist Special Edition
Shinola’s Newest Watch Is a Handsome, Minimalist Special Edition

This special Canfield honors Minoru Yamasaki's architectural legacy in the form of a 38mm, black-dialed quartz watch.

This Funky Chronograph Watch Recreates a ’70s Classic
This Funky Chronograph Watch Recreates a ’70s Classic

The new Hamilton Chrono-Matic 50 watch celebrates the brand's role in creating one of the first automatic chronograph watches.

Here’s Your Chance to Win a Vintage Rolex GMT Master Watch
Here’s Your Chance to Win a Vintage Rolex GMT Master Watch

Spend $50 on Huckberry and follow them on Instagram and you could win a vintage GMT Master. No joke.

This Affordable, Tactical Dive Watch Is Made for Navy SEALs
This Affordable, Tactical Dive Watch Is Made for Navy SEALs

The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Gold is tough & tactical, officially licensed by the Department of the Navy, and features slick new gold highlights.

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