MAY 11, 2020

Today in Gear: Rooftop Tents Made for Off-Roading, Our Favorite Watches of the Year & More


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These Are Our 10 Favorite Watches of 2020 Thus Far
These Are Our 10 Favorite Watches of 2020 Thus Far

From brands large and small — and prices large and small — these are the ten timepieces that speak to us the most this year.

The Best New Athletic Gear of May 2020
The Best New Athletic Gear of May 2020

Recently, Rapha released a summer-weight jersey, Polar revealed a new GPS watch, Wahoo updated its heart rate monitor and more.

Go Fast Campers Makes Rooftop Tents as Badass as the Trucks They Ride Atop
Go Fast Campers Makes Rooftop Tents as Badass as the Trucks They Ride Atop

Is your truck made for Baja? Then get a rooftop sleeping arrangement to match.

20 Style Essentials You Should Have in Your Bathroom
20 Style Essentials You Should Have in Your Bathroom

Style doesn't start in the closet, but rather in your bathroom. From basic grooming tools to highly personal fragrance, these are the style essentials.

The Most Important Feature Your Next Workout Earbuds Should Have
The Most Important Feature Your Next Workout Earbuds Should Have

What's the difference between IPX4 and IPX7? Does it really matter?

Could the VW GTI Turn Out to Be the Perfect Dad Car? We Found Out
Could the VW GTI Turn Out to Be the Perfect Dad Car? We Found Out

The GTI is the best driver's car you can buy for less than $30,000. Can it work if you have kids?

Can’t Afford a Speedmaster? How About This NASA-Themed Timex for $89 Instead
Can’t Afford a Speedmaster? How About This NASA-Themed Timex for $89 Instead

This Timex Navi XL features a 41mm steel case, a white dial adorned with the NASA logo and a matching blue fabric strap.

There’s a Very Unusual Discount on the Toyota Supra Right Now
There’s a Very Unusual Discount on the Toyota Supra Right Now

Toyota has a great offer available on the Supra, but it's only for one hyper-specific group of buyers.

Like GMT Watches? Like Military Watches? Then You’ll Want to Check This Out
Like GMT Watches? Like Military Watches? Then You’ll Want to Check This Out

If you're after a GMT watch that won't break the bank — and that offers some tactical cred, to boot — then the Bamford GMT might be the watch for you.

You Can Buy This Wild E-Bike from ‘Westworld.’ But Should You?
You Can Buy This Wild E-Bike from ‘Westworld.’ But Should You?

It certainly looks worthy of HBO's vision of the future. But it's also priced like it's from 2052.

This Rare Mercedes-Benz Is as Extreme As Street-Legal Off-Roaders Get
This Rare Mercedes-Benz Is as Extreme As Street-Legal Off-Roaders Get

A Unimog may be the ultimate in off-roading excess, and this one is basically new.

Two Die-Hard Fans Just Stepped Up To Save This Beloved Email App
Two Die-Hard Fans Just Stepped Up To Save This Beloved Email App

The email app was scheduled to be shut down at the end of April, but two fans have bought it and vowed to keep it working better than ever.

The Next BMW M3 Might Be Overpowered By Another New 3 Series
The Next BMW M3 Might Be Overpowered By Another New 3 Series

The most potent member of the family could be rather controversial.


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Save 30%: The Garmin Instinct offers a range of useful technology and features for genuine rugged use, and it’s available for just $210.


Seiko Recraft SNKM97
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