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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, March 25
Experts Just Named a $30 Bourbon the Best Whiskey in the World
The first bourbon to win San Francisco's top whiskey prize in a decade.
This Is the Ford F-150 Raptor We’ve Wanted All Along
Ford is planning to send off the current generation F-150 with another Raptor version, this time fitted with the V8 from the new Shelby Mustang GT500.
Hex Launched a Rainproof Bag Collection Just In Time for Spring
With full neoprene construction and dark tonal designs, these versatile tech-ready commuter and travel bags are totally spring-ready.
Speed Up Your Commute with Schwinn’s New E-Bikes
Whether you're looking for a way to get to work faster or want to take up a new hobby on the weekend, these e-bikes fit the bill.
These 4K Home Security Cameras Are Just the Right Kind of Excessive
Arlo's 4K security camera is over-the-top in the best way.
A Vintage Honda Is the Perfect Motorcycle for the City
If you live in the city, whether you enjoy some light trail riding on the weekends or not, an old scrambler like this '72 Honda CL350 is the perfect weapon of choice.
This Is the Ideal Overshirt for Spring
The Utility Shirt made from 9.5-ounce cotton herringbone fabric.
Filson Just Released Your New Favorite Shorts
Made from 4.5-ounce cotton that's treated for water resistance.
Tuesday, March 26
This New Rolex GMT Master II Features a Rare Meteorite Dial
The new Rolex GMT Master II for Baselworld 2019 offers a unique look with a meteorite dial and "Pepsi" bezel, in white gold.
This Is the Sonos x Ikea Bookshelf Speaker (And It Already Has a Design Award)
The Symfonisk is a Sonos-powered bookshelf that IKEA will sell this August. It's already won a 2019 RED Dot award for its product design.
Seiko’s New Astron Watches Celebrate Quartz Timekeeping
Seiko's Astron technology powered the first-ever quartz watch in 1969, and 50 years hence it's both incredibly accurate and impressive to behold.
Apple’s Big TV Event: A Quick Recap of Everything You Missed
The star attraction for today's event was Apple TV+, a new streaming service where all the Apple-exclusive films and shows will live.
This Japanese Brand Makes Boxers That Are Actually Cool
A range of tasteful designs.
Ducati Just Won One of the Most Prestigious Design Awards
For the third time in history, Ducati takes home the Red Dot "Best of the Best" Award, this time with the 2019 Diavel 1260.
This Bargain BMW M3 Might be Worth the Risk
If you treat this E36 M3-in disguise as the bastardized weekend car that it is and only drive it for the thrill, the bargain might be worth the risk.
This New Customizable Protein Powder Actually Tastes Good
We love the personalized feel of these protein powders.
The Sony RX0 II Is “the World’s Smallest and Lightest” Compact Camera
The Sony RX0 II blurs the line between action cameras and traditional compact shooters.
Wednesday, March 27
Want Sweatproof AirPods? Apple Has a Surprise for You
The Powerbeats Pro sport headphones are expected to have the same H1 chip as Apple's new AirPods, so they'll have many the same new features.
The Affordable Mercedes-AMG A 35 Sedan Is Finally Here
Today, Mercedes announced the AMG A 35 sedan, the performance variant of the new entry-level A-Class.
These Flattering New Sunglasses Work on a Boat and on a Run
Native Eyewear molds the perfect mix of stylish yet functional.
Breville’s New All-in-One Espresso Machine Looks Pretty Stellar
Breville's latest espresso machine looks to blend the best parts of its other excellent options into one, surprisingly reasonable machine.
One of the Ultimate Sleeper Cars Is Ridiculously Affordable Right Now
As far as unassuming cars go, the 2004 Volkswagen R32 easily tops the list of all-time greats.
Filson Made a Rugged Suede Backpack Worth the Cash
Made with North American hides, thickened in the cold and tanned in Chicago by Horween.
Thursday, March 28
The 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata Is Criminally Undervalued
It's not a million-dollar car, but for the driving experience it's capable of delivering, this 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata should be going for a hell of a lot more.
This Is the Biggest Pocket Knife We’ve Ever Seen
CRKT's new XOC — pronounced "shock" — is a premium folding pocket knife on a huge scale.
The 10 Most Overlooked Cars in America Last Year
In a few years, preferences will shift again, but for now, these are 10 of the slowest-selling cars in America last year.
The New Carhartt WIP Sunglasses Are Beyond Hip
Handmade with Italian Mazzucchelli acetate and Carl Zeiss lenses.
Incase Made a Collection From Flight Nylon, And it Looks Seriously Good
The new Flight Nylon Collection from Incase is a tough yet stylish line with materials coming straight off the backs of pilots.
Backcountry’s New Climb Line Launches Today
Backcountry sells some of the best gear for the outdoors and now they make their own, too.
Friday, March 29
Forget Pappy Van Winkle. This Is the Bourbon Every Whiskey Geek Wants This Year
Get your gloves out. The whiskey world will be fighting over the new W.L. Weller bottles from Buffalo Trace Distillery.
This Simple App Makes Dark Mode on Your Mac Even Better
If you're a big fan of Dark Mode, there's a new Mac app that you should try.
Canada Goose and Gore-Tex Finally Join Forces to Take on the Spring
Two of the most esteemed names in outerwear join forces for a killer spring collection to beat back wind and rain.
Patagonia’s Latest Product Is This New Beer
Patagonia's sustainable food company, Patagonia Provisions, just released Long Root Wit, its second ever beer.
Canon Takes Another Shot at Fujifilm with an Upgraded Instant-Print Camera
Canon's new IVY Cliq+ camera lets you edit and tweak images in a companion mobile app before creating an instant print from the camera itself — a big upgrade over the original model.
It’s Hard to Beat the Quality of This Japanese Chukka Boot
Featuring Goodyear-welt construction, Vibram soles and French calf leather that was tanned in Japan.
Shop This Constantly Sold Out Jacket from Topo Designs Today
The icy blue and red are already close to selling out again.
Score a Deal on the Snack That’s Keto-Friendly and Paleo-Approved
CHOMPS meat sticks are absent any substitute ingredients like added sugar, artificial preservatives, fillers or MSG.
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