G-LIDE GBX-100

If You’re a Surfer, This Is the Watch You Need


March 20, 2020 Watches By

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Hell, even if you’re not a surfer, it’s hard not to love the new G-Shock G-LIDE GBX-100. Built like a tank with a stainless steel bezel and a resin case and measuring slightly larger than the beloved 5600-series, the new GBX-100 includes tidal information on 3,300 surf locations available via the G-Shock Connected app and comes in three colors, including black and white, black, and blue. With built-in training measurement functions (speed, pace, lap, calorie log, etc.), a high-resolution MIP LCD screen, Bluetooth connectivity, a Super Illuminator LED Light, dual time, 200m of water resistance and a urethane band, the G-LIDE GBX-100 will be available in May in three colors for roughly $219.

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