MAY 28, 2020

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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.


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A Powerful Motor Is Hardly the Most Exciting Thing about This New Gravel E-Bike
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The Cannondale Topstone Neo offers a democratizing combo of power and performance, as our tester learned when his parents saddled up alongside him.

The 10 Best Coolers of 2020
The 10 Best Coolers of 2020

Looking to hide some sandwiches and 85 cans of beer from a bear? One of these will do the trick.

The Perfect Outdoor Office, 3 Ways
The Perfect Outdoor Office, 3 Ways

The essential gear you need to stay connected and work remotely.

Your New Favorite Recipe Is This Grilled Pork Shoulder
Your New Favorite Recipe Is This Grilled Pork Shoulder

The other white meat gets its turn on the grill.

5 Stay-at-Home Workouts We Are Loving Right Now
5 Stay-at-Home Workouts We Are Loving Right Now

Cooped up with only a kettlebell? A sandbag? A skillet?? These sculpted social media stars have a revved-up routine just for you.

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20 of the Best-Looking Bottles of Whiskey You Can Buy

This time, we are judging a book by its cover.

Ram’s New Hellcat-Powered Pickup Truck Looks Ready to Eat the Ford Raptor
Ram’s New Hellcat-Powered Pickup Truck Looks Ready to Eat the Ford Raptor

Reports say Ram is coming after the F-150 Raptor with its biggest, baddest engine...and some help from Alfa Romeo.

Dive and Travel Functions Come Together in This Overbuilt Tool Watch
Dive and Travel Functions Come Together in This Overbuilt Tool Watch

Adventurous world travelers who need a tough diver and multiple time zones will appreciate the new Delma Cayman Worldtimer Automatic watch.

The Subaru Crosstrek’s New Engine Isn’t Just More Powerful — It’s Super Fuel-Efficient, Too
The Subaru Crosstrek’s New Engine Isn’t Just More Powerful — It’s Super Fuel-Efficient, Too

The bigger engine gets even better highway mileage than the smaller one, the EPA says.

Want the Perfect Summer Shorts? Get These
Want the Perfect Summer Shorts? Get These

Summer can throw everything at you in a single day: hiking, running, swimming, casual dinner parties. These shorts can handle all of them.

Enter to Win This Ram 1500 and Airstream Caravel, and You’ll Help COVID-19 First Responders
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Help provide outdoor adventures to those who need a break... and maybe win the ultimate truck and camping trailer combo.

These Are the Most Reliable Lightly-Used Full-Size SUVs You Can Buy
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Looking for a big ride at a reduced price? These are your five best bets.

Need a Father’s Day Gift? Consider Carnivorous Plants
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Have a fly problem? Not anymore.

This Is Our Best Look Yet at Nissan’s New Z-Car
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Nissan's new sports car is coming, and it looks like enthusiasts will love the styling.


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Reebok Nano 9 Sale
Save 52%: Our favorite workout shoe is perfect for home routines — and insanely discounted with promo code SUMMER.


Backcountry Sunglasses Sale
Save up to 75%: The future’s so bright… for deeply discounted shades from Oakley, Smith and more, including a sweet pair of Frogskins for nearly 50 percent off.


Extended Memorial Day Fitness Deals
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15+ Memorial Day Camping Gear Deals You Can Still Shop
Save up to 50%: Memorial Day discounts are still available on everything from water bottles and hiking boots to excellent sleeping pads like this one.

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Western Rise Evolution Pant
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Seiko Recraft Solar Chronograph Watch
Save 49%: The Seiko Recraft Series chronograph charges via light, has a power reserve of nearly 6 months and features awesome 70s looks.

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