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Today in Gear: August 29, 2017

A visionary Harley Davidson motorcycle, a knit cycling shoe, a classic autumnal jacket and much more.

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The Rumors Are Over: The iPhone 8 will be officially unveiled on Sept. 12, according to a Dow Jones report. Along with the big reveal, Apple is expected to announce several other products, including a new Apple Watch, a 4K-enabled Apple TV and new iterations of the iPhone 7. Rumors suggest the iPhone 8 will have a bezel-less display, facial recognition technology and no Home button; the rumored retail price is around $1,000.

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Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

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Proper black coffee is strong and bitter. Proper cold brew, however, is not. And cold brew’s smooth taste is much harder to translate into a liqueur than its bitter, acidic sibling. But after testing 90 recipes, Conker appears to have nailed it.

Buy Now: $40

Western Rise Liberated Hemp Band-Collar Shirt

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Hemp is on the rise. So are band collars. Here, the two come together to form an elegant lightweight shirt, perfect for transitioning from summer to autumn.

Buy Now: $109

Hummingbird Bike Company Ultra-Light Folding Bike

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After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the “world’s lightest folding bike” is finally going into production. It weighs just 15 pounds.

Buy Now: ~$4,500

Edgevale North Coast Shirt Jacket

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Edgevale’s hallmark garment is back. This time around, it’s updated with a slimmer fit and a modern, tonal placard. Until Wednesday, you can get it for a special preorder sale price.

Buy Now: $174

Giro Empire E70 Knit Cycling Shoe

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The first cycling shoe with an engineered knit upper. Sold out for now, but hopefully not for long.

Buy Now: $200

2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Bob

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Can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Bullshit. Harley-Davidson is one of the oldest dogs around, yet year after year, they have proven that they can, and will, produce forward-thinking, exciting, unabashedly youthful bikes. The 2019 Softail Fat Bob proves it.

Buy Now: $16,999

Gear Patrol Patch Set

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From the Gear Patrol Store: If you love a piece of gear enough to customize it with patches, you’re our kind of people. We designed this first trio of patches to emblazon your gear with the Spirit of Adventure.

Buy Now: $10

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How to save on a Mountain Hardwear backpack, Uniqlo jeans and a Kaufmann Mercantile knife set.

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• The Apple Watch finally has a worthy competitor: the Fitbit Ionic.

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