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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 Athletes Reap the Benefits of Altitude Training Without Actually Moving to the Mountains
How Athletes Reap the Benefits of Altitude Training Without Actually Moving to the Mountains

We can't all live in Boulder, so here are some hacks.

This Perpetual Calendar Watch Is Available Fully in Titanium for the First Time
This Perpetual Calendar Watch Is Available Fully in Titanium for the First Time

A special edition exclusively for the Chinese market, this complicated version of AP's iconic Royal Oak features a titanium case and bracelet.

This Awesome E-Bike Can Take the Pain Out of Your Commute
This Awesome E-Bike Can Take the Pain Out of Your Commute

Motorcycle style and comfort with bike practicality—and zero emissions.

Bear Grylls Would Totally Rely on These Watches for Wilderness Survival
Bear Grylls Would Totally Rely on These Watches for Wilderness Survival

Swiss brand Luminox has released teamed up with survival celebrity Bear Grylls on a new batch of watches across three series.

These Chunkier-Than-Thou Flannels Are Everything I’ve Ever Wanted
These Chunkier-Than-Thou Flannels Are Everything I’ve Ever Wanted

When it comes to flannel shirts, good ones are hard to come by. Wax London is making that search very easy.

Design Your Own Vans Sneakers with Artwork from Chaz Bear of Toro y Moi
Design Your Own Vans Sneakers with Artwork from Chaz Bear of Toro y Moi

Two exclusive prints available in two iconic Vans styles.

Leatherman Gave an Important Upgrade to One of Its Most Functional Multi-Tools
Leatherman Gave an Important Upgrade to One of Its Most Functional Multi-Tools

Most multi-tools are practical hunks of metal, not Leatherman's new Charge+.

This Heavy-Hitting Buffalo Trace Bourbon Is the Sibling of Whiskey Royalty
This Heavy-Hitting Buffalo Trace Bourbon Is the Sibling of Whiskey Royalty

Stagg Jr. is the baby brother of a more famous Buffalo Trace bourbon. Here's why you want it.

Will This New Tesla Be the First One Everyone Can Afford?
Will This New Tesla Be the First One Everyone Can Afford?

Tesla has shown off what may be its next vehicle—and it looks small and affordable.


Fresh Deals


Adidas Ultraboost 19
Save up to $80: The popular Adidas Ultraboost 19 normally goes for $180, but thanks to a sale, you can spend just $100 on a brand-new pair.


Nitecore Tiny Monster Flashlight
Save $75: Nitecore’s Tiny Monster is by far the brightest flashlight we’ve ever come across — it’s lumen count hits a whopping 10,000 — and it’s currently $75 off.


L.L. Bean Boots
Save 19%: Just in time for winter’s worst, Maine’s finest purveyor of outdoor gear L.L. Bean has your tootsies covered with shearling-lined versions of its famed Bean boots — and on sale.


Yamaha RX-V685 AV Receiver
Save $100: Amazon is having a sale on Yamaha receivers and soundbars right now, but arguably the crown jewel of the deals is on the Yamaha RX-V685. It was recently Wirecutter‘s pick for “best overall AV receiver,” and is $100 off.


ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 Bookshelf Speakers
Save $70: The ELAC Debut 2.0 B5.2 bookshelf speakers sound accurate with smooth and crisp highs and punchy bass, thanks to the silk dome tweeter and aramid-fiber woofer. Normally $250, Amazon slashed $70 off of that today.


Today on Gear Patrol

This Unstoppable Menswear Designer Just Turned 21
This Unstoppable Menswear Designer Just Turned 21

Reese Cooper is taking the menswear world by storm with no formal education and at just 21 years old.

The Best Used Car Bargains from 2010–2019 You Can Buy
The Best Used Car Bargains from 2010–2019 You Can Buy

It's never too early to start looking back at the used car market.

Amazing Cars No One Buys, Bourbon Deal Hunting on the ‘Gram & More
Amazing Cars No One Buys, Bourbon Deal Hunting on the ‘Gram & More

Plus: CRKT's innovative folding knife, and Tanner Bowden discusses the $200 percussion massage tool he's testing.

The 16 Best Affordable Mechanical Watches
The 16 Best Affordable Mechanical Watches

A mechanical watch doesn't have to break the bank — here are 16 of the most affordable, from field watches to divers to dress watches.

4 Pantry Essentials Pro Chefs Can’t Cook Without
4 Pantry Essentials Pro Chefs Can’t Cook Without

Pantries are windows into the kitchens, and therefore the chefs, of the world.


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