JANUARY 6, 2020

Today in Gear: The Final American Land Rover Defender, Everything You Need to be a Better Runner & More


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Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

How to Be a 4 Percent Better Runner in 2020
How to Be a 4 Percent Better Runner in 2020

Our buying guides, apparel obsessions and shoe spotlights can help you dare to dream.

The Final Land Rover Defender Made for the U.S. Is Up for Auction—and It Won’t Go Cheap
The Final Land Rover Defender Made for the U.S. Is Up for Auction—and It Won’t Go Cheap

The last Land Rover Defender produced for the U.S. market is up for auction, and it only has 36,000 miles.

Dress Up Your Tool Watch With These Hardy Leather Straps
Dress Up Your Tool Watch With These Hardy Leather Straps

The new Cooper straps from Hodinkee offer an upscale leather option that pairs well with a wide range of watches.

One of the Most Hyped Beers of All Time Is Finally Getting Released in Bottles
One of the Most Hyped Beers of All Time Is Finally Getting Released in Bottles

Russian River Brewing Company will be releasing it's extremely popular (and extremely limited) Pliny the Younger triple IPA in bottles for the first time in February.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.

This High-End Leather AirPods Case Is Extreme Luxury (But It Ain’t Pro)
This High-End Leather AirPods Case Is Extreme Luxury (But It Ain’t Pro)

Known for its innovative leather weaving, Italian luxury goods brand Bottega Veneta brings its 'Intrecciato' leather to Apple's iconic headphones.

This Stunning, Perfect Replica of History’s Greatest AMG Could Be Yours
This Stunning, Perfect Replica of History’s Greatest AMG Could Be Yours

A replica of a famed Mercedes racing legend is coming up for auction.


Fresh Deals


Dyson V10 Motorhead Vacuum
Save $100: Today, the V10 is $100 off — good for one of its lowest prices ever. The “Motorhead” part of the model name references the number of additional detachable vacuum heads come with it.


One of the Best Motorcycle Jackets Is On Sale
Save 23%: Belstaff is a byword for quality in the motorcycle jacket world. A high-end Belstaff can run well north of $1,000, but right now, you can get a huge discount on one of their top jackets.


Rhone Fitness Apparel
Save up to 70%: Right now, you can snag some of the best workout clothes there is from Rhone, which is offering up to 70 percent off most of its gear. Start with the Versatility Seamless Short Sleeve ($22) and Versatility Short ($39).


The North Face Denali 2 Fleece Jacket
Save 25%: The instantly recognizable Denali 2 is back in a more Earth-friendly form — and it’s on sale.


Suits, Sport Coats and Top Coats
Save 40%: Now might be the best time to get that expensive suit you’ve been eyeing. Head over to Nordstrom and you’ll find a gold mine of discounted tailored goods with most deals at 40 percent off or more.


Dr. Martens Boots
Save Up To 52%: From classic derby shoes to pull-ons and slip-ons, all these Docs (and more) are up to half off.


Seiko 5 Sport Diver Watches
Save 25%: The Seiko 5 Sports models recently got some great updates, and five of them are on sale right now from Macy’s.


Today on Gear Patrol

This $12 Amazon Buy Is Prized by Chefs
This $12 Amazon Buy Is Prized by Chefs

Chef Mike DeCamp thinks everyone needs a nylon scraper, a miniature Japanese grill & more.

Aston Martin Vantage AMR Review: Snick, Snick, There’s a 7-Speed Stick
Aston Martin Vantage AMR Review: Snick, Snick, There’s a 7-Speed Stick

The newest Aston Martin Vantage keeps that old time religion alive.

An Obscure Whiskey Made by Sneakerheads Is One of the Best Things I Drank Last Month
An Obscure Whiskey Made by Sneakerheads Is One of the Best Things I Drank Last Month

A mountain of booze passes through the Gear Patrol office every month. Here are some of our staff's favorites.

The Best Things We Saw at CES 2020
The Best Things We Saw at CES 2020

Here are all the highlights from the biggest show in consumer tech.

How to Trim a Beard, According to an Expert
How to Trim a Beard, According to an Expert

Mike Gilman, the founder of the Grooming Lounge, shares his advice for taming stray follicles.

Style Essentials You Need in 2020
Style Essentials You Need in 2020

T-shirts, sweatshirts, jeans and more.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.


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