Good morning and happy Friday. Well, you made it: the weekend is nigh. Well done! For you comic book action/comedy fans, a special treat from yesterday’s news: no release date is set, but Deadpool 2 has been confirmed. Because you can’t spell “manslaughter” without laughter! Right. Anyway, here’s what’s good in gear: throwback moto gloves, a throwback iMac, tough drink ware for throwing back a few at the campsite and much more.
By our estimates, the only people throughout history who didn’t like fun pancake shapes were all dead before pancakes were invented. Everyone likes fun pancake shapes. Now you can set a fun pancake factory on your damn kitchen counter, so forget about “normal” dinners for a while. Use templates from the online PancakeBot community (yup) or design your own.
Velomacchi Speedway Gloves
If you’ve been on the hunt for the perfect gloves to complete your
superhero costume moto gear, your search ends now. These are old-school throwbacks, and would fit right in with the orignal X-Men ’70s moto stars like Kenny Roberts and his contemporaries. Features include deerskin palms, tougher goatskin backsides, conductive patches on the thumbs and pointer fingers for the Batwing your phone…plus a goggle wipe, brass rivet details and rubber strips that run the length of your adamantium claws knuckles.
Gear Patrol Magazine
The first issue of Gear Patrol magazine is a near-300-page book full of exclusive stories, interviews and photography, all documenting our journeys to places around the globe that deserve exploration. Just like our online work, we write every word and print each page with you in mind — only you can hold these in your hands. Consider this, and every forthcoming issue, dedicated to you personally.
Charcoal Bleecker Hoody by Bespoken
Garments from Bespoken have a way of taking familiar pieces and turning them just the right number of degrees, rendering the final product more special, a better fit and a somehow more stylish look than what you’re accustomed to. Here’s a sweatshirt that you could take to the gym, but you should wear out in public. The public will be glad you did.
Wander Ware Drinkware
You love those enamelware tumblers at the campsite, right? And the mugs? So rustic of you. Go upscale but keep the durability quotient with wine goblets, rocks glasses and martini glasses made of every outdoorsman’s favorite tough stuff.
Colorware Retro iMac
Based on the original Apple IIe computer, this thoroughly modern iMac Retina 5k looks the throwback part. It comes with a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard, and each is engraved with its serial number, 1-25.
Pelican Air Cases
Protective cases don’t get much more rugged, famous or cool-looking than Pelican’s lineup. If you’re Batman, you store your gear in Pelican cases; if you’re just awesome and have awesome stuff, you do the same. These all-new Air cases are up to 40 percent lighter than other Pelican cases, with no compromises in terms of security or toughness. Air cases will be introduced in six sizes currently unavailable in other Pelican lines, featuring plenty of interior configuration options and far more on the way. Available May 1.
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