In this episode of This Week In Gear: Josh Condon reports back after attending the first American Ducati Riding Experience; we introduce the limited-edition Proof by Priority Bicycles; Ben Bowers tests Bluffworks’ travel blazer; Zen Love explains how to correctly set a watch; and Meg Lappe tests Garmin’s latest smartwatch for runners.
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Ducati Riding Experience Motorcycle School
Ducati’s fantastic motorcycle riding school, taught by pro riders, has finally come to America. We go out west for a lesson.
The Proof by Priority Bicycles
The Proof, Priority Bicycles’ newest creation and a tribute to American craftsmanship, is the first bicycle the company has designed, built, painted and tested entirely in the United States. Drawing inspiration from bourbon labels and distilleries and beautiful hand finishes, the Proof utilizes a custom Gates carbon drive belt, and each example bears the signature of its builder. Only 100 will be produced, each made to order. At Gear Patrol, we are passionate about our mission: commitment to discovering only the best products.that’s why we’re proud to offer the Proof bicycle exclusively in the Gear Patrol store for only $799 – $200 off regular retail price.
Bluffworks Gramercy Travel Blazer
Made of technical fabric that totally resists wrinkles and feels just like wool, Bluffworks’ Gramercy Blazer is fully machine washable and sports hidden pockets and other travel-friendly features.
Garmin Forerunner 245 Music
This is the smartwatch made for runners who want to travel light. Along with its training and performance tracking features, the watch will store 500 songs downloaded from Deezer or Spotify for phone-free running.
How to Correctly Set a Watch
Setting a mechanical watch incorrectly can break the movement within. Avoiding these two steps will extend the life of your watch and help you avoid any pitfalls.
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