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Today in Gear: August 17, 2017

A carbon fiber suitcase, a titanium bike, a rechargeable generator and much more.


James Bond Will Return: Rather, the James Bond we’re currently accustomed to. The next series installment, due out November 8, 2019, is the 25th film overall and will star Daniel Craig. The announcement has been up in the air for a long time; Craig announced it officially on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Today’s Gear

What’s New, Now

California Crown Commuter


If you’re a cyclist, runner or outdoor enthusiast and want to remain stylish, start with gear for your head. CA Commuter hats are made from water-repellent nylon sourced from San Francisco and produced in Los Angeles. Their classic five-panel shape is one size fits most, and best yet, first-time customers can get 20% off with the code mycrown.

Buy Now: $40

Related: Our Editors’ Favorite New Products from Outdoor Retailer

Start Your Engines


Globe-Trotter 20-Inch Carbon Fiber Trolley Case: Slap on some wheels and an engine and you’d have a Formula 1 racecar. (Okay, not really, but you get the idea.)

Buy Now: ~$4,500

Related: The World’s First Smart Luggage Collection Just Got Smarter

Anker’s Meteoric Rise Continues


Anker PowerHouse Generator: A few GP writers and editors recently tested one of these in an Airstream parked in rural Pennsylvania. And it delivered.

Buy Now: $500

Related: 7 Power Banks for 7 Different Adventures

One Very Good Reason to Never Drive a Car Ever Again


Mosaic Cycles CT-1 Commuter Bike: Titanium bikes are the best they’ve ever been. Here’s proof.

Buy Now: $4,450

Related: After Frustrating Delays, Canyon Bikes Are Finally Available In the US

Snap On, Snap Off, Snapshot


Peak Design Clutch Camera Hand Strap: A genuinely innovative camera strap. That’s a rare thing.

Buy Now: $40

Related: The 3 Best Entry-Level DSLR Cameras

Elevated Classics


Levi’s Limited Capsule Collection: These chain-stitched, patched and embroidered denim classics give a nod to past decades that fostered self-expression and rebellion. – John Zientek, Style Writer

Learn More: Here

Related: 5 Jeans Under $50 That Look Anything But Cheap

Matador Indigo-Edition Transit30 Duffle


From the Gear Patrol Store: The Transit30 is an ultralight 30-liter pack-away duffle bag that fits in the palm of your hand when packed up, ideal for times when you need a little more space. It features waterproof siliconized Cordura® ripstop material, taped internal seams and water-resistant zippers.

Buy Now: $50

Deals of Note

Great Products, Great Prices


How to save on Arhaus furniture, an Anker wall charger and a Todd Snyder button-down.

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What’s New from GP

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• Fall’s on its way. Now’s the time to stock up on deadstock flannels.
• An early look at the all-new Land Rover Defender.
• Here’s everything you need to chase the solar eclipse.

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