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, August 19
These Rugged Boots Will Stand up to Fall’s Worst
Gore-Tex lined hunting boots with Mossy Oak Bottomland camouflage.
When Space Is at a Premium, Reach For a Matador
Constructed of weatherproof ripstop Cordura and boasting welded seams and waterproof zippers, Matador’s bags are incredibly strong yet pack down extremely small.
Pick up This Affordable Overshirt Before the Fall Weather
Made from rugged 8.6-ounce cotton twill.
The First Porsche Failed To Sell Amid Epic Auction Snafu
An auctioneer created mass confusion, which caused the controversial "first Porsche" to miss its auction reserve.
This Funky Retro Watch Features Unique and Mysterious ‘Floating’ Hands
The new Zodiac Astrographic reprises a 1969 watch marking the moon landing, and it features a "mystery dial" with hands that appear to float.
Supreme’s Upcoming Smartphone Is a Blast From the Past
The Supreme/Blu "Burner Phone" is as basic as a phone can get, but it's doubtful that anyone will actually use it to make phone calls.
What Just Happened at Trail Running’s Toughest Race — and How You Can Get Into the Sport
The Leadville 100 race came to a close this weekend with two surprising winners — and we've got plenty of tips and tricks for emulating them.
Admit It — You Want These New Socks-and-Sandals Shoes
Chaco's new Z/Ronin shoes channel the socks-and-sandals look and are part of a broader clash between the outdoor and fashion worlds.
Supreme Collaborated With Honda on This Rad Dirt Bike
Supreme previewed its Fall/Winter collection for 2019. It includes an eye-catching Honda dirt bike.
This International Harvester Scout Wears Its Original Charm With Pride
This International Harvester Scout II has all of its patina, plaid and accrued charm intact.
Tuesday, August 20
Simple Utility Never Looked So Good
The Ellis uses a lock-back design so that you can do real work with a tool that locks; no more busted knuckles turning screws. Get yours in the Gear Patrol Store today.
Darn Tough Made ’80s Socks That Feel Way Better Than ’80s Socks
Get that sweet retro tube sock style without that crappy retro tube sock quality.
The Porsche Taycan’s Gorgeous Interior Has Finally Been Revealed
Porsche teases a little bit of the new Taycan EV's interior ahead of the upcoming model's reveal.
There’s Only One Place to Get Lagavulin’s New Whisky
Make room in your luggage.
This Cool New Electric SUV Will Offer a Feature Off-Roaders Should Love
The Rivian R1S electric SUV will offer four different types of roof—including a removable one sure to delight those who love the outdoors.
Wednesday, August 21
The Jeep Wrangler Has a Secret Discount, But There’s a Catch
The Jeep Wrangler has an unadvertised cash incentive if you buy before Labor Day. But depending on how much you like to drive, it may not be for you.
Nike’s Wildly Popular Killshot Sneaker Is Back in Stock
You can now get the Nike Killshot 2 sneaker in either blue or sail green.
Audi’s Coolest Car Is Coming to America for the First Time
The 592-horsepower Audi RS 6 Avant station wagon will finally make it to the United States when it goes on sale in 2020.
This Sporty Zenith Chronograph Watch Recreates a Vintage Icon
The new Zenith El Primero Revival G381 Limited Edition is a faithful recreation of a classic chronograph that made watchmaking history.
We May Have to Say Goodbye to the Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota's most iconic nameplate may depart from the U.S. after the 2022 model year, which would be sad—but also not too surprising.
This Minimalist Multi-Tool Got a Handy Upgrade
The James Brand updated its sleek EDC pocket knife with new materials and an all-new, all-black look.
These Limited-Edition Guitars Were Developed with Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Carlos Santana
Five instruments from Fender, Gibson, Martin and Paul Reed Smith.
Upgrade Your Gym Bag with These Grooming Products Tested By the Special Forces
The military put this shampoo, body wash, face lotion and sunscreen through the paces.
Segway’s New Scooter Is Way Less Dorky, Can Drive Itself
Segway has revealed a self-driving scooter that should be the next big thing for mobility firms and well-heeled electric scooter enthusiasts.
This Smart Home Device Is Coming to Save You Money on Your Water Bill
A company made a smart water monitoring system that catches leaks and frozen pipes before they become problematic.
The Last Umbrella You’ll Ever Have to Buy
Sick of going through crappy umbrellas year after year? So are we, that’s why we partnered with Blunt to offer the official Gear Patrol Umbrella. Buy one today and never throw an umbrella away again....
Thursday, August 22
Lamborghini Very Likely Planning More Powerful, Rally-Ready Versions of Urus
Lamborghini’s chief commercial officer opens up about the future of the company's crossover. Spoiler alert: It's gonna be cool.
Adidas Just Upgraded One of the Best New Hiking Boots of the Year
The original Free Hiker blended urban aesthetics with outdoor functionality. The new version is even more technical, thanks to one upgrade.
The First True Wireless ‘Over-Ear’ Headphones Look Strange as Hell
The neat thing is that the two "earmuffs (?)" can snap together and turn into a portable Bluetooth speaker.
Seiko Designed Affordable New Back-to-School Watches for Kids, But Adults Will Love Them Too
With a simple design intended for students, Seiko's new JDM collection of affordable School Time watches will attract adult watch fans too.
Add Some Retro Style to Your Off-Roading With This Old-School Land Cruiser
The FJ40 is one of the most iconic Toyotas ever made—and you can snap this one up for yourself.
Here’s What’s (Probably) Coming at Apple’s iPhone Event Tomorrow
Apple's upcoming iPhone event hasn't been officially announced yet, but we've got a good guess what might be on stage thanks to a report from Bloomberg.
These Coffee Mugs Borrow Design Cues from a Famous Whiskey Glass
According to Avensi, the key to enjoying high-end coffee is the mug you pour it in.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Released a Beautiful New Special Edition of an Innovative Dive Watch
The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date builds upon the legacy of an innovative dive watch, ditching the alarm function in favor of a date.
Lease a Jeep Gladiator, It’ll Be Cheaper Than a Wrangler
Don't let the sticker price fool you. The Gladiator is cheaper to lease than the Wrangler.
Bose’s New Portable Speaker Also Works as a Multi-Room Home Speaker
It works as wireless multi-room speaker and a portable Bluetooth speaker.
This Iconic American Brand Just Introduced Its Boldest, Most Affordable Watch Yet
The new Detrola is Shinola's most affordable watch collection yet with bold colors in the brand's popular signature style.
Smartwool’s New Baselayers Use the Same Tech as Your Favorite Nikes
Smartwool's new Intraknit baselayers use an up-and-coming apparel construction technique.
The Toyota Supra’s Father Wants to Partner With Porsche on a New MR2
A Porsche engine plus Toyota build quality in an affordable sports car would be perfection. Too bad it's not likely to happen.
Friday, August 23
The New Ford Bronco Will Debut July 13. Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Here's the important information you need to know about the new Ford Bronco before it arrives.
This Affordable Automatic Watch Features a Stunning Green Dial and an Uncommon Complication
The new Certina DS-1 Big Date Watch celebrates the brand's Double Security concept of durable everyday watches with a striking green dial.
Yeti’s Best Cooler Just Got Even Better
Now featuring some intuitive upgrades, the Hopper is back and better than ever.
GMC Is Launching a New Off-Road Rival to the Gladiator and Tacoma
GMC has announced a new Canyon AT4. It should be smaller than the Sierra AT4, and more sophisticated than the Chevy Colorado ZR2.
The Best Damn Coffee Mug You Can Buy Just Got Better
An LA-based design studio made a coffee mug for baristas. Turns out it's great for regular people, too.
The New Shelby GT500’s Racing Stripes Are Ridiculously Expensive
Want some sweet painted racing stripes on your 760-hp Mustang? Yeah, that'll cost as much as a used Mustang.
This $100 Light Switch Is Also an Alexa Smart Speaker
The iDevices Instinct is effectively a smart light switch combined with an Echo Dot smart speaker.
Here’s How to Minimize Your Keychain
Quiet Carry's new titanium key organizer is ultra-compact and comes with a knife blade or multi-tool implement.
One of America’s Best Cheap Sports Cars May Be Going Away Soon
Fiat's CEO says the 124 Spider convertible is unlikely to stick around once this current model expires.
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