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Today in Gear: KUHL’s Newest Hoody Offers Peerless Sun Protection, A Solar Powered Watch & More

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Summer is finally here in force; Memorial Day has come and gone, which means by now so has that awful sunburn you get every single year after convincing yourself you don’t need to wear sunscreen. There are two major downsides to summer weather: burns and bites — so unless you’re bathing in sunscreen and toweling OFF!, the best way to avoid a life of itchy misery is just to cover up. Now, if you happen to think that Hell is wearing a hoody in ninety degree heat, then wearing the AIRKÜHL Hoody is tantamount to Hell freezing over. Made from super soft, snag-resistant UPF 50+ yarn with an open-air construction for improved moisture-wicking and breathability, the AIRKÜHL Hoody is your new go-to garment for lightweight sun-protection. Click the link below to find out more.

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New on Gear Patrol

This Affordable Solar-Powered Watch Is Eco-Friendly and Ready for Summer

The new Skagen Henricksen limited edition watch makes a sustainable statement with recycled materials and a handy solar-charging quartz movement for $195.

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We’ve Never Seen Bike Gear like This Before

Giro's Yasuda Collection is the product of an obsession the brand's creative director has with the work of a mysterious Tokyo designer.

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GM Is Developing Its Own Electric Van to Rival Ford’s Camping Game-Changer

The more electric camper vans, the merrier.

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This Cool New Super-Cheap Pickup Truck Is Less Than 2 Years Away

Hyundai is aiming for the affordable end of the truck market by bringing its stunning Santa Cruz concept into production.

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Sonos’s Best-in-Class Portable Speaker Just Got Better

The Move is still arguably the best-sounding portable speaker you can buy.

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Enter to Win This Super-Fast Mercedes-AMG Wagon and Help Those on the Front Lines Against Coronavirus

Omaze is auctioning off a Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon to help those taking the fight to COVID-19.

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This New Knife Is Extra-Sharp, Thanks to Innovative New Tech

Benchmade's newest fixed-blade knife bridges the gap between the outdoors and the kitchen and debuts some new blade technology too.

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If You’re Looking for Cheaper AirPods, These Are the Ones I’d Buy

Urbanears just released a pair of truly wireless earbuds that cost $69, which is less than half as expensive as Apple AirPods.

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Fresh Deals


Home Depot Grill Sale
Save up to $100: For those that are grill-less or are looking for an upgrade, Home Depot marked down some of its best options so you can get one before summer officially starts.

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Act Now and Save on One of Our Favorite Radar Detectors
Save 10%: If you like going fast, a good radar detector is as essential as your driver’s license. The Escort Max360 is one of the best you cna buy, and right now, it’s on sale at Amazon.

Buy Now: $500 $450


Danner Hiking Boots
Save 25%: Danner still makes rugged boots like the Mountain Pass, but now they also make lightweight hiking boots like the Trail 2650 that are perfect for briefer visits to the woods and mountains.

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The North Face Sale
Save 30%: A whopping 356 items are discounted, including a sweet Fanorak that stuffs into its own fanny pack and the perfect run shorts.

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Janji TT Rover Hoodie
Save 40%: This asymmetrical half-zip hoodie is so stylish, you’d be forgiven for forgetting how perfect it is for working out in variable conditions.

Buy Now: $112 $67


Best Style Deals of the Week
Save 70%: All the best summer style deals, from breezy linen button-ups to perfectly-cut chinos and more. Check out the full list here.

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Blind Barber
Save 25%: Today and running through this weekend, you can get 25 percent off all Blind Barber grooming products at the Gear Patrol Store.

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Seiko Prospex Samurai
Save 42%: A distinctive angular case and legible dial have made the Samurai is one of Seiko’s most popular watch families, and it’s currently going for a bit more than half price on Amazon. You won’t find it for much less.

Buy Now: $525 $305

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