A Look Back At the Gear We Discovered This Week

A week’s worth of product news, reviews and buying guides, all in one place.

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We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.

Monday, July 30

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The Milan Red Hypercar Is an Incredibly Dubious Bugatti Chiron Competitor

The Milan Red car is said to compete directly with the Bugatti Chiron, that gold standard of hypercars, with similar but lesser specs. It hardly seems suited to actually best the French beast.

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This Futuristic Robot Makes the Perfect Cup of Coffee

It's kind of amazing, but also a little bit creepy.

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This Is Vizio’s Brightest And Best-Performing 4K TV, Ever

This is the Vizio's new flagship 4K HDR TV. It's twice as bright as the company's next brightest 4K TV.

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America’s Veteran Bootmaker Just Dropped its First Sneaker

A lightweight version on the brand's classic boot.

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Volkswagen’s New SUV Will Be More Advanced Than the Audi Q7 and Come at a Discount

Volkswagen's most advanced SUV yet may find a home in the US, with a different name.

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This Tough GMT Can Be Had for a Great Price Right Now

Pre-order pricing puts this handsome, durable travel watch at around the $2,000 mark right now.

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Tuesday, July 31

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This New Energy Drink Helped Geraint Thomas Win The Tour de France

On Sunday, Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas won the Tour de France for the first time. This is the energy drink that helped him do it.

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G-Shock Releases a New Limited Edition Of One of the Toughest Watches We’ve Ever Tested

G-Shock partnered with New Era to produce a limited edition version of its super-tough DW5600 digital watch.

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One of the Best Daypacks Just Got Better

To create an awesome daypack, Mystery Ranch drew inspiration from military gear. Now, through a collaboration with Huckberry, that backpack just got better, and tougher.

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The Tag Heuer/Bamford Monaco is a Stealthy Watchmaking Masterpiece

This carbon-cased, blue-lumed Monaco is awesome-looking and extremely limited.

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The Milan Red Hypercar Is an Incredibly Dubious Bugatti Chiron Competitor

The Milan Red car is said to compete directly with the Bugatti Chiron, that gold standard of hypercars, with similar but lesser specs. It hardly seems suited to actually best the French beast.

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Wednesday, August 1

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Harley-Davidson Announces It Will Build an Adventure Bike

But is it too little too late to pull the brand from its slump?

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A Hiking Company Just Made Awesome City Backpacks

Osprey is well-loved by long-distance trekkers, but its new Arcane backpacks are built to please city dwellers.

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Did Yeti Just Make the Toughest Dog Bowl Ever?

Yeti has proven that its willing to over-engineer more than just coolers. Its new product collection includes a dog bowl and a picnic blanket.

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This Is a Stylish, Leather Carrying Case for Your AirPods

It has a carabiner-style clip, so you can snap it onto any keychain, bag or backpack.

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AllBirds Just Dropped a Truly Sustainable Flip Flop

The new Sugar Zeffer sandals are made primarily from sugar cane, making them better for the environment.

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My Absolute Favorite Rugged Pants (That Aren’t Jeans) Are Back in Stock With New Colors

I tend to bring them up as often as, say, a watch enthusiast might recall his inherited Rolex, or a proud father might discuss his favorite child.

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J. Crew and New Balance’s Latest Sneaker Is Based on an Archival Design

Oh, and it just so happens that J. Crew is having a sweet sale right now.

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This iPad Pro-Rival Aims to Replace Your Laptop

The stylus is included in the box. Take that, Apple.

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Ikea’s New Furniture Collection Includes Hits Dating Back to the ’50 and ’60s

Ikea decided to celebrate 75 years of making furniture with the release of vintage designs and products from its past.

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Strava Launches New Tiered Subscription Service With More Options Than Ever for Athletes

The fan-favorite app launches three new programs for fitness fanatics.

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Baboon Launches Go Bags for the Everyday Adventurer

Adventure is calling — but first, you need a heavy-duty bag that's not too serious.

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Thursday, August 2

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One Of Our Favorite Racing Chronographs Just Got a Makeover

A handsome retro design and an automatic chronograph movement meet in this limited edition timepiece.

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Reigning Champ’s New Collection Honors the Greatest Of All Time

The Vancouver-based brand can do no wrong — and here's even more proof.

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LeBron James’s New Sneaker Is One for the Ages

Nike, LeBron James and John Elliott walk into a bar...

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This New Startup Thinks Its Time to Change the Color of Your Living Room

A new company wants to put paint choosing overload to an end.

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Cyclists, This Is Your Ultimate Multi-Tool

Silca just released a follow-up to its wildly successful Italian Army Knife multi-tool, designed and built specifically for cyclists.

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This Forbidden Land Cruiser Pickup Is Legal In the United States – Here’s How

This off-road beast is Frankensteined from two different Land Cruisers and a Cummins diesel engine.

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These Margom Soled Sneakers Are Everything We Want in a Comfortable Shoe

We can't wait to get our hands on these beautiful Italian-soled sneakers.

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Naked Labs Launches the First At-Home 3D Body Scanner to Help You Hit Your Goals

The first at home body scanner has arrived.

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Friday, August 3

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A Solid Cologne That Can Go Anywhere You Do

The Fulton & Roark Palmetto Solid Cologne is made for the man on-the-go.

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These New Pocket Knives Are Gorgeously Unique

This wild-looking pocket knife is the upgrade your EDC needs.

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Levi’s Latest Collaboration Blends Vintage Americana with Streetwear

A seven-piece capsule with everything from jeans to caps.

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Converse’s New Take on the Classic Chuck Taylor Is Outdoor Inspired

Crafted with a durable canvas upper, high rubber siding, and an OrthoLite insole for extra cushioning, these shoes were made to take a beating.

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You Can Finally Get a Quality Leather NATO at a Reasonable Price

Crown & Buckle's new bridle leather NATOs will only set you back $32.

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This Is What a Modern Briefcase Should Look Like

Mission Workshop just released the Transit Arkiv Laptop Brief, an awesome and contemporary spin on the classic work bag.

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