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Today in Gear: A One-Off BMW X7 Truck, the New Carbon Steel Pan You Should Be Using & More

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Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.

New & Noteworthy Releases

BMW Made a One-Off X7 Pickup Truck Just to Carry Motorcycles

The X7 Pick-up, made just for BMW Motorrad Days, may not be coming to showrooms—but that doesn't stop us from wanting one in our driveway.

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Should You Buy Nintendo’s New, More Affordable Handheld Console?

The early reviews of the Nintendo Switch Lite are in – here's what they're saying.

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Forget the New Ford Bronco. Buy the Perfect Classic One Instead

You could wait for the all-new Bronco to arrive next year. Or you could grab this perfect 1975 one right now.

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This New Carbon Steel Pan Looks (and Cooks) Better Than Cast Iron

Carbon steel is cast iron's lighter, tougher younger sibling.

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Is This Insanely Funded Handy Gym Tool Really Worth $499?

Pros: portable, small, easy to use.

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Bentley’s New Concept Could Be the Ideal Road Trip Car of the Future

The EXP 100 GT is an all-electric, self-driving luxury car designed to coddle its occupants in sustainable luxury. It's also an AWD speed machine with as much torque as a Bugatti Veyron.

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Fender’s Latest Guitar Is Unabashedly a Tone Machine

A chambered Telecaster with a ShawBucker 1T humbucking pickup in the neck position.

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This Hoodie Is the First of Its Kind, Thanks to Graphene

Mountain climbing gear company Bight is using graphene to make a baselayer that performs in the highest places on Earth.

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Citizen’s Affordable New Dive Watches Feature Automatic Movements

Citizen has released two new robust and affordable dive watches to mark 50 years of presence in Europe, both featuring automatic movements.

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These New Sunglasses Are Stylish and Affordable

A new stainless steel frame for summer.

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This Blacked Out Watch Is a Stealthy Take on a Traditional Complication

Girard Perregaux's new creation features a date display, moon phase and a black, DCL-treated case.

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Fresh Deals


Save 20%: BKLYN CBD will help improve your overall well-being, from anxiety and stress to inflammation and problems sleeping. To help get you in the CBD swing of things, BKLYN CBD is offering its Good Vibes Pack for 20% off with the code gearpatrol. The Good Vibes Pack come with a 30 ml vial of the Finesse Time Drops of full spectrum CBD oil for the fullest effect, made from all natural US grown hemp. The pack also comes with blueberry gummies, handmade in small batches from all natural products with no added sugar or coloring. If you’re thinking of dipping your toe into CBD, BKLYN CBD’s Good Vibes Pack is a great place to start for an all-chill, no-high experience. — Gear Patrol

Buy Now: $78 $62


Bulova Computron Special Edition
Save 36%: At this year’s Baselworld, Bulova released a re-edition of the Computron, a unique LED watch with an angled display that allowed for ease of reading while driving. One of the three variants is this steel-cased version with blue LED. Featuring a day-date display and well as dual time zones and water-resistant to 30m, this re-issue with its matching bracelet brings back an awesome, futuristic look from the 1970s, reimagined in a unique colorway. Right now you can take roughly 36% off and grab one for just $223 (use code “July” to realize the full discount). — Oren Hartov

Buy Now: $350 $223


Refurbished Dyson Vacuums
Save Up to 80%: No matter what, the latest Dyson will always be the best Dyson. Generation to generation, the brand consistently iterates and improves on its product for the next release. That said, the latest Dyson typically costs well over $500 (at present, the current release is $700). That’s where deals like this Ebay Dyson event come in.

The sale adds an additional 20 percent discount to a pile of past-gen, manufacturer refurbs already marked down more than 60 percent off (use code JOY4DYSON at checkout). Choice picks include the cordless V6 and Cinetic Big Ball (both released just four years ago) vacuums, which are both more than 80 percent off full retail with the sale code applied. If you’re wary of used products, Dyson says machines sold through its refurbishment program have been tested to meet “like-new performance standards” and that products may arrive with scratches or other imperfections that don’t impact performance. — Will Price

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Klipsch Speakers
Save Up to 50% Off: Klipsch is currently having its huge annual “Christmas in July” sale and you can find many of the company’s best products — including bookshelf speakers, Bluetooth speakers, outdoor speakers and a trove of home theater systems — at deeply discounted rates. A lot of these discounted speakers are up to 50-percent off. Check out all the deals on the company’s website by clicking the link below. — Tucker Bowe

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3 of Our Favorite New Backpacks Are on Sale
Save up to $70: Nearly every activity calls for you to bring extra stuff and to do that, you’ll need a bag. Three of the year’s best are discounted right now. — Tanner Bowden

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Keen Summer Hiking Sandal Sale
Save 45%: Keen makes some of the best breathable and functional hiking sandals and boots and today, they’re all up to 45 percent off. While sandals tend to look like something your dad would wear, we love them for rafting, boating, and yes, hiking. Thanks to sturdy rubber soles and arch-cushioning footbeds, you can wear these on the mountain, relax around the campfire and even bike in them. A few of our top picks? The Evofit One, Arroyo III and the Clearwater CNX. Shop a variety of styles and colors on Keen.com today. — Meg Lappe

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Hard-to-Find Red Wing Boots
Save up to 46%: For over 110 years, Red Wing’s boots have embodied American-made quality. Crafted in Minnesota, the footwear styles are Goodyear welted and feature leather from a local tannery — the S.B. Foot Tanning Company — also owned by the company. Now at Nordstrom Rack, you can save up to 46 percent on classic silhouettes from the Red Wing Heritage, including the Chelsea Rancher, the Moc Boot and the Lineman boot. Act fast, because with deals this good, these boots won’t be around long. — John Zientek

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G&L Limited Edition Tribute ASAT Classic Bluesboy Guitar
Save 33%: Today at Guitar Center, you can pick up a G&L Limited Edition Tribute ASAT Classic Bluesboy guitar for 33 percent off. This factory-modded guitar features the iconic body shape that put Fender on the map paired with a 22-fret maple neck. The bridge is unique and includes 6 individual brass saddles for accurate intonation and added sustain.

Now at Guitar Center, this $450 guitar costs just $300. It’s practically a steal, so act fast — the deal is gone tomorrow. — John Zientek

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Shop This Massive Summer Sale on Motorcycle Gear
Save Up to 55%: The weather is warm, and grills are lighting up backyards and parks everywhere. Summer is here, and with it the temptation to hop on our bikes with minimal gear. As much as the summer season makes it easy to forget our riding gear, the Revzilla Summer Sale is doing a great job of reminding us to equip ourselves properly. To help you keep yourself safe, stylish, and heavy in the pockets this summer, we’ve picked out a few of our favorite items currently on sale at Revzilla as part of their summer spectacular. The bike gear site is offering jackets, helmets, apparel, luggage and much more at price cuts up to 55%. –Peter Corn

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Today on Gear Patrol

What the Hell Happened to the West Coast IPA?

The West Coast-style IPA used to be America's favorite craft beer. Then one day, it wasn't.

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Here’s How to Wash Your Car Properly Without Damaging the Paint

Pollen and dirt are almost entirely unavoidable and can be much more than just an eyesore -- they put your precious paint at risk.

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The 15 Best Basic T-Shirts You Can Buy

The best plain t-shirts you can buy, from the multi-packs to the one-off grails.

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The 15 Best Watch Straps For a Cool and Casual Summer

Ditch the solid leather for something more breathable, durable and casual.

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The 5 Best Kettlebells to Buy and the 5 Best Moves to Do with Them

If you're looking for one functional tool that'll work with every move you do, pick up a kettlebell today.

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