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4 Steps To Being a Better Man


Beyond being a product review site, we at Gear Patrol have been striving to create a community of men that (for lack of a better term) help men. We don't draw the line at simply hashing out the best insights

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 25: Upgrade Your Furniture


Many of you Gear Patrol readers may own antique furniture that has been passed down through generations of your family. Think of the quality that must be engineered into furnishings such as these, in order that they survive decades (or even

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 23: Upgrade Meal Time


Today we tackle a domain over which all men love to preside... meal time. Somewhere, somehow the expectation has develop that real men eat steak and potatoes and always go back for seconds. Our culture has been inundated with processed foods,

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 20: Upgrade Your Work Style


By Gear Patrol reader Mitch Granger For most of us, dressing for work involves little thought. We wake up, put on the obligatory pieces of clothing that insure we're appropriately dressed based on our position and office environment, and walk out the

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 19: Know How To Handle A Fight


Disclaimer: Gear Patrol neither endorses nor supports any form of fighting. That said, Gear Patrol is fully aware that if warranted, you as a man, have the right to protect yourself. This includes the rapid resolution of an assailant's attack.

Fighting can

Be a Better Man in 30 Days | Day 18: Know Your Beer


By Gear Patrol Reader Scott Mannear You may have had your first taste of beer with your father on a warm summer's day or you may have stolen your first sip from a less scrupulous friend (maybe you were that friend).

30 Days of Upgrades


Well, gents, we hope that you are enjoying reading this series of posts as much as we have enjoyed producing it. I feel confident that, together, we are aiding in the evolution of man-kind. Please know that

Be A Better Man In 30 Days | Day 4: Know How To Handle a 5-Speed


Driving a manual transmission is slowly working its way into the history books. Especially in this day and age, what with the higher-end manufacturers making SMG, PDK, flappy paddle gearboxes, and various other clutchless-manuals (no, not automatic's with shiftmatic settings) that

30 Days of Upgrades: Be A Better Man | Coming This June

30-days-of-upgrades The Dean of GP here. First, let me say this. If your browser, favorites, bookmarks, RSS, Google Reader, email, telegraph, or fax aren't set to read Gear Patrol every day, well, it's about time you fix that (after all, Eric and