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Today in Gear: A Kit to Help Avoid Jet Lag, Everlane’s New Leather Jacket & More

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.


There’s nothing worse than losing out on the first day of your trip because of jet lag. The air in a plane cabin is three times drier than that of the Sahara desert; combine that with the intense pressure of the altitude, and it’s a one-two punch for dehydration, which affects your cognitive functions, emotional stability and productivity. The average male will lose 2 liters of fluids over a 10-hour flight.

To counteract these conditions, the scientists at ERW have developed a physiologically-tailored solution to keep you hydrated and energized: My Flight Pack. Developed with top-riders in the Tour de France, this three-step powdered hydration solution will change the way you fly. First, the Prep sachet is there to prepare you for the high and dry cabin. Then the Rest packet will help you relax and stay hydrated. When you are back on the ground, you round it out with the Wake formula, which has 21g of protein, which helps with blood flow and oxygen to the brain, heightening cognitive functions. By drinking the adaptogen-rich solution before, during and after the flight, your body will absorb the fluids and minerals, and you can hit the ground running. And you’ll be in good company with NBA, MLB and NFL players using My Flight Pack to optimize their traveling.

New & Noteworthy Releases

This Sexy Vintage Porsche Will Irritate the Traditionalists

This Sexy Vintage Porsche Will Irritate the Traditionalists

This exceptional Porsche 356 Speedster does not adhere to orthodoxy, and that’s perfectly fine.

This Mechanical Watch Is Inspired by the Aerospace Industry

This Mechanical Watch Is Inspired by the Aerospace Industry

California-based Weiss’s newest watch uses a titanium case and a mechanical movement featuring aerospace-grade aluminum.

Jeep Owners Can Score a Great Gladiator Discount, But There’s a Catch

Jeep Owners Can Score a Great Gladiator Discount, But There’s a Catch

Current Jeep owners can get a loyalty discount on a new Gladiator, but they need to find it first.

A Lambskin Leather Bomber Jacket for Under $300? Everlane Did That.

A Lambskin Leather Bomber Jacket for Under $300? Everlane Did That.

Everlane lands a 100-percent lambskin leather bomber jacket for a ticket less than your typical round trip flight between LAX and La Guardia.

Seiko Nailed the Green Dial Trend with this Enamel Presage Watch

Seiko Nailed the Green Dial Trend with this Enamel Presage Watch

Seiko’s newest model in its elegant Presage line serves up a calmingly green dial in enamel, powered by auitomatic movement.

The US Military Has Been Using This New Outdoor Gear for Over a Decade

The US Military Has Been Using This New Outdoor Gear for Over a Decade

Polartec has provided the US Military with gear for decades. Now you can buy some of that equipment straight from the source.


Fresh Deals



Wüsthof Classic Chef’s Knife
Save $84: The Wüsthof Classic is made of a stainless steel composite containing more carbon than is normal for a stainless blade, granting it some of the attributes associated with carbon steel knives (like markedly easier sharpening). Today on Ebay, you can get it for more than 50 percent off.

Adidas Pulseboost HD Sneakers
Save $42: Right now you can get these sneakers for $42 off.
Related note: Adidas just dropped the all-new Pulseboost HD Winter Shoes ($140). These pack all the great features of the originals, plus a ballistic nylon upper that sheds wind and rain to keep your feet warm and dry.

Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket
Save $149: Arc’teryx’s top-of-the-line Alpha SV jacket is currently moving at a 20 percent discount over at Backcountry.

Clif Builders Protein Bar
Save $15: Right now Amazon is peddling Clif Builders Protein Bars in the best flavor, Crunchy Peanut Butter, for $11 per 12-pack, a full $15 off the regular price of $26.
These bars are loaded with 20 grams of complete plant protein. They are also non-GMO, gluten-free and pretty damn delicious.

Pendleton Jackets
Save 59%: Pendleton’s quality has been legend-grade since they first got to weaving wool blankets over a century ago. Now you can nab their top-tier jackets for a pittance over at Nordstrom Rack.

Dr. Martens Chelsea Boots
Save $150: If you’ve been dreaming of a new pair of Chelsea boots, now’s your chance to score a classic pair at a great price. The Dr. Martens Graeme Chelsea boots are now 50 percent off at Nordstrom Rack.

Everlane Choose What You Pay Sale
Save 65%: Thanks to Everlane’s “Choose What You Pay” sale, you can save up to 65 percent on a range of already affordable wardrobe essentials.

Levi’s Jeans, Jackets, Tees and More
Save up to 70%: Currently, you can save up to 70 percent on a huge range of clothing at the Warehouse Event. Choose from jeans, jackets, tees and more — the prices are hard to beat.


American Trench x Gear Patrol Beanies
Only $49: For a limited time, get these cashmere blend beanies for more than 40% off, only in the Gear Patrol Store.

Alden Shoes and Boots
Save 30%: Thanks to Need Supply and their sitewide Friends and Family event, which drops almost everything down 30 percent, Aldens are cheaper than ever.


Filson Duffle Bag
Save 46%: Over at Nordstrom Rack, you can save $160 on its Small Duffle Bag. Sure, it’s still an investment. But it’s an investment that’s worth it.


Jabra Elite Active 65t Wireless Earbuds
Save $110: Normally $190, eBay Jabra’s Elite Active 65t are selling for $80 on Newegg right now – that’s well over half off.The catch is that they’re “manufacturer refurbished, but if you have any issues with them, they’re covered by Jabra’s pretty lenient return policy (30 days).

Apple Watch Series 3
Save 5%: Amazon is selling the Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm) for $189, with either a white or black sports band, which is an extra $10 lower than what Apple is selling it for. It’s the cheapest that the Series 3 has ever been, making right now a great time to buy for anybody in the market for their first Apple Watch. |

Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save $100 or More: Right now, eBay is selling brand-new Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones for $250, which is $100 off what they normally go for. You can also buy refurbished models for just under $200, which is a pretty terrific deal considering these are arguably the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. |

Fender Stratocaster
Save $125: Currently, you can save $125 on a Limited-Edition Player Stratocaster. This model has an alder body, 22-fret modern-C shaped maple neck and a 2-point fulcrum tremolo bridge. In a nod to David Gilmour’s guitar used on classic Pink Floyd albums, it has a black finish, black pickguard and white pickups.

G-Shock GA-700UC Watch
Save 25-30%: Right now, you can get the tan-colored GA-700UC for $75 (25% off list) or the all-black version for $70 (30% off list) on Amazon.

Bulova Day Date Watch
Save 40%: Powered by a quartz movement, This day-date ships on a matching stainless steel bracelet and boasts water-resistance to 30m. Normally $295, it’s also 40% off today, for a final price of just $177.


Today on Gear Patrol

This is Where America’s Best Zombie-Fighting Knives, Swords and Axes Are Made

This is Where America’s Best Zombie-Fighting Knives, Swords and Axes Are Made

Montana-based Zombie Tools crafts fantastical bladed weapons thanks to ingenuity, imagination and a heroic amount of beer.

The Boots Our Staff Can’t Live Without

The Boots Our Staff Can’t Live Without

From Whites, Red Wing Heritage, Yuketen and more.

The Luxury Luggage from Montblanc Makes Travel a Breeze

The Luxury Luggage from Montblanc Makes Travel a Breeze

Montblanc’s #MY4810 Carry-On is designed to help you get on with your travels as comfortably and stylishly as possible.

The Instant Pot of 2019 Could Be a Bunch of Small, Fancy Ovens

The Instant Pot of 2019 Could Be a Bunch of Small, Fancy Ovens

From air frying microwaves to commercial steam ovens made for the home, these are the next generation of countertop appliances.

Toyota Land Cruiser Too Pricey for You? Buy a Kia Telluride Instead

Toyota Land Cruiser Too Pricey for You? Buy a Kia Telluride Instead

Let’s get real: we’re talking about grocery runs and campsite visits, not traversing the Serengeti.

These Affordable Vintage Watches Will Delight Motorsport Fans

These Affordable Vintage Watches Will Delight Motorsport Fans

These vintage watches from three obscure but affordable brands have motorsport themes and sporty 1970s mojo.

Note: Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.

Scientists Developed a Solution to Eliminate Jet Lag

There’s nothing worse than losing out on the first day of your trip because of jet lag. The air in a plane cabin is three times drier than that of the Sahara desert; combine that with the intense pressure of the altitude, and it’s a one-two punch for dehydration, which affects your cognitive functions, emotional stability and productivity. The average male will lose 2 liters of fluids over a 10-hour flight.

To counteract these conditions, the scientists at ERW have developed a physiologically-tailored solution to keep you hydrated and energized: My Flight Pack. Developed with top-riders in the Tour de France, this three-step powdered hydration solution will change the way you fly. First, the Prep sachet is there to prepare you for the high and dry cabin. Then the Rest packet will help you relax and stay hydrated. When you are back on the ground, you round it out with the Wake formula, which has 21g of protein, which helps with blood flow and oxygen to the brain, heightening cognitive functions. By drinking the adaptogen-rich solution before, during and after the flight, your body will absorb the fluids and minerals, and you can hit the ground running. And you’ll be in good company with NBA, MLB and NFL players using My flight Pack to optimize their traveling.

Today in Gear: The Supplement Line Lebron Uses, a New Engine for the Land Cruiser & More

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.


When LeBron James went searching for the perfect supplement with his trainer Mike Mancias, they came up empty. So the duo decided to make their own. That is the simple mission behind Ladder, to formulate a line of clean performance products with the highest standards for quality, taste and safety — and make it available to all. To get it done, James and Mancias assembled a squad of experts and spent four years developing their foundational supplements, including Pre-Workout, Plant Protein, Whey Protein and Superfood Greens. Each supplement is NSF Certified for Sport which guarantees every ingredient and dose is approved by all major sports governing bodies — free of banned substances and unsafe levels of contaminants. Ladder sources cleaner, higher-quality ingredients to formulate better sports nutrition supplements that help you push further and get the most out of your training. So whether you are an athlete looking to step up your game, or you’re simply looking to push your daily workout routine up a notch, Ladder will work for you.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Master & Dynamic Just Announced Two Super-Pretty AirPod Alternatives

Master & Dynamic Just Announced Two Super-Pretty AirPod Alternatives

They also announced sport-focused wireless earbuds.

This Affordable Dive Watch Features a GMT and Titanium Case

This Affordable Dive Watch Features a GMT and Titanium Case

The Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Marine dive watch offers lightweight titanium, a GMT function, Eco-Drive technology, and a strong value.

One of the Best Bourbon Makers in America Just Released Its First Rye Whiskey

One of the Best Bourbon Makers in America Just Released Its First Rye Whiskey

Heaven Hill Distillery’s Elijah Craig line first venture outside of bourbon will be an affordable, weirdly hard-to-find rye whiskey.

A Famous WWII-Era Military Watch Inspired This New Timepiece

A Famous WWII-Era Military Watch Inspired This New Timepiece

Inspired by the American “canteen watches” of WII, Mk II’s Hellion is an automatic, military-style watch for under $700.

The Toyota Land Cruiser May Finally Be Getting a New Engine

The Toyota Land Cruiser May Finally Be Getting a New Engine

A new Lexus trademark could mean a big change for the LX and Land Cruiser.

Go Buy This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Before It Sells Out Everywhere

Go Buy This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Before It Sells Out Everywhere

The 16th edition of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible names a strikingly available bourbon the best of the best.

You Can Buy Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged Cardigan

You Can Buy Kurt Cobain’s MTV Unplugged Cardigan

There are few performances more iconic than Nirvana’s MTV ‘Unplugged’ in 1993. Now you can bid on the cardigan Kurt Cobain wore for the infamous acoustic session.

Under Armour’s New Astronaut Suits and Boots Will Have You Dreaming of the Cosmos

Under Armour’s New Astronaut Suits and Boots Will Have You Dreaming of the Cosmos

If you’re gonna spend a fortune to board a commercial space flight, you might as well look good doing it.

This Gorgeous Console Brings High Definition to Old Game Boy Games

This Gorgeous Console Brings High Definition to Old Game Boy Games

The Analogue Pocket is a brand-new portable gaming system that can play all your old Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advanced games.

This Gorgeous Land Rover Defender Is Ready For Adventure

This Gorgeous Land Rover Defender Is Ready For Adventure

This Defender is exceptional, but not cheap.


Fresh Deals



Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket
Save $149: The best ski deals tend to surface at the end of the season, as retailers look to move out the current inventory to make room for next year’s crop. But every once in a while, a sweet deal surfaces on the eve of a new season, a golden opportunity for those with the alacrity to pounce. Such is the case with Arc’teryx’s top-of-the-line Alpha SV jacket, which Backcountry is currently moving at a 20 percent discount. Weighing in at just over a pound, this jacket is the choice of many a powder hound, mountain guide and expert alpinist for several reasons. First of all, it boasts the unmatched waterproofing and breathability of a Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer membrane, ideal for off-piste adventures. The Alpha SV also features tough N100p-X face fabric, WaterTight pit zips, an adjustable storm hood and an array of pockets to ensure your touring gear is always within easy reach. The only catch? The huge discount only applies to a couple of colorways: Pilot, a pretty sharp-looking dark gray with red accents available in small, medium and large and Stellar, a royal blue-ish hue available in large. But if that causes you a moment’s pause, just think how many après-ski beers you can buy with that extra $149. — Steve Mazzucchi


Alden Shoes and Boots
Save 30%:Alden has been one of America’s foremost shoemakers since their founding in 1884, lauded for their no-compromise approach to materials and construction. Notoriously, they’re also rarely ever seen in the sale section. Thanks to Need Supply and their sitewide Friends and Family event, which drops almost everything down 30 percent, Aldens are cheaper than ever. Included in the rare price drop are a set of Need Supply-exclusive suede plain toe shoes and boots all built on a 360-degree Goodyear welt atop Alden’s own rubber wedge sole for a smoother stepping. But you’d better hurry. — Gerald Ortiz


Levi’s Jeans, Jackets, Tees and More
Save up to 70%:If you’ve been waiting for a chance to stock up on some solid wardrobe basics, head over to Levi’s today. Currently, you can save up to 70 percent on a huge range of clothing at the Warehouse Event. Choose from jeans, jackets, tees and more — the prices are hard to beat. — John Zientek


American Trench x Gear Patrol Beanies
Only $49Typically, a knitted garment consists of separate parts sewn together to create the final masterpiece. But American Trench does it a little differently. The entire cap is produced at once. These born-in-America hats use the latest seamless whole garment knitting machine technology, so you won’t notice a difference in the hat’s back and front, inside and outside. There are zero seams. After each hat is produced the garment is washed to prevent shrinkage and improve the softness of the yarn. We partnered with our friends at American Trench to produce three exclusive colors for the winter season that will quickly become part of your go-to outerwear. Whether your signature color is indigo, merlot or grey, there’s an Italian wool and cashmere blend that’s sure to complement every coat you own. The yarn is a blend of merino and cashmere which produces a soft yet sturdy construction that you’ll never want to take off. For a limited time, get these cashmere blend beanies for more than 40% off, only in the Gear Patrol Store.— Gear Patrol Store


Fender Stratocaster and Telecaster Guitars
Save up to $150:Right now, you can save up to $150 on a bunch of Fender guitars at Guitar Center. For the 4th of July Sale, the retailer discounted some iconic guitars including Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jaguars and more. If you’ve been waiting to pick up an affordable axe with player-focused features, this is your chance. If you see something you like, act fast — these deals won’t be around for long. — John Zientek


Japanese-Designed New Balance Sneakers
Save 38%:Lauded for his innovative approach to fashion design, Junya Watanabe’s been known to collaborate with heritage brands like Levi’s and Carhartt. Now you can grab the famed designer’s latest collaboration with New Balance and save some serious cash while you’re at it. The collection riffs on New Balance’s 574 sneaker and exchanges suede and mesh for an all-leather upper, giving the archetypal dad sneaker a luxe update. Available in three subdued colorways, each pair features ENCAP technology and an EVA midsole. — Gerald Ortiz


Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save $100 or More: Right now, eBay is selling brand-new Sony WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones for $250, which is $100 off what they normally go for. You can also buy refurbished models for just under $200, which is a pretty terrific deal considering these are arguably the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. If you’ve been wanting to purchase some really great noise-canceling headphones, which are right up there with the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 ($399) and the Bose QuietComfort 35 II, then you should jump on this eBay deal. — Tucker Bowe
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Seiko Solar Recraft Chronograph
Save $165: This fun, colorful chronograph watch seems straight out of the 1970s and, with its matching NATO strap, is a perfect way to get into the fall spirit. It exists in Seiko’s retro-inspired Recraft Series and features solar-charged quartz movement — which means it’s highly accurate and hassle-free, never requiring a battery change. At 43.5mm wide in steel, it will wear boldly and the Seiko name means quality, value, and the respect of the watch crowd. Best of all, it’s on sale on Amazon now for $185 — that’s a full $165 off its full retail price ($350). — Zen Love


Seiko Prospex SRPD33/SRPD35 Automatic Watch
Save $231: Introduced in 2019, this serious-looking, still new member of the Prospex Land family has all the elements that make Seiko’s sport and tool watches so popular. It features familiar traits from the brand’s field-style watches like compass markings (on a rotating inner bezel) and a military feel. The combination of short lugs and that offbeat crown guard at 2 o’clock really makes for a unique, but tough impression. At 43mm wide in steel, it has an automatic Seiko movement, and comes as a green (SRPD33) or black (SRPD35) colorway. Each version has the same reasonable price of $530, but you can get it at a decent discount on Drop for just $299 for a limited time. — Zen Love


Today on Gear Patrol

No Car Sparks Joy Like the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

No Car Sparks Joy Like the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

Need a special gift for your mom for her birthday? Try giving her a ride in a 759-horsepower Lamborghini.

Apple Can Still Save the HomePod, Here’s How

Apple Can Still Save the HomePod, Here’s How

The HomePod seems to be a forgotten player in the smart speaker race, but Apple shouldn’t give up on it.

This Simple German Lager Should Be in Your Fridge at All Times

This Simple German Lager Should Be in Your Fridge at All Times

Sommelier John Slover likes simple beers, balanced amaris & more.

Smartwatch or Mechanical Watch? This Revolutionary Design Is Both

Smartwatch or Mechanical Watch? This Revolutionary Design Is Both

The Ressence Type 2 e-Crown is one of the most unique, innovative modern watches. We break down how it works and why it’s so damn cool.

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes of 2019

The Best Rock Climbing Shoes of 2019

Having tested dozens of pairs, here are our top 10.

These Small-Batch Leather Goods Are Field Tested

These Small-Batch Leather Goods Are Field Tested

Leather products tested by scientists in the field.

Note: Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.

Today in Gear: The Blundstone Boot That Improved upon Perfection, a Strange New Coffee Maker & More

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.


As if there isn’t enough to love about the original Blundstone 500 boot, the Blundstone Men’s Classic 550 Chelsea Boot, Style 558, brings even more to the table. Most of Blundstone’s offerings start with premium leather and a slip-resistant TPU outsole — and the 550, Style 558 builds on that foundation with a leather-lined interior, supremely comfortable footbeds and double stitching along the heel for good measure. They’re also surprisingly lightweight and about as comfortable as boots get. The water-resistant finish and leather-lined interior will keep you warm and dry through the colder months, so if you’re in the market for some new boots this fall, don’t sleep on the 550s.

New & Noteworthy Releases

The 8 Best Family Cars for New Dads

The 8 Best Family Cars for New Dads

New parents need cars that are safe, practical, and reasonably priced. Here are some options that are more fun than minivans.

Patagonia Turned One of Its Best Jackets into a Hat

Patagonia Turned One of Its Best Jackets into a Hat

That’s right, you can now wear a Nano Puff on your head.

One of the Most Important Events in the Watch World Is Changing for the Better

One of the Most Important Events in the Watch World Is Changing for the Better

SIHH 2020 will now be known as Watches & Wonders Geneva, with days open to the public (for a fee) and exhibitions throughout the city.

One of the Best New Cars On Sale Is Shockingly Cheap Right Now

One of the Best New Cars On Sale Is Shockingly Cheap Right Now

The Golf Sportwagen is shuffling out of American dealerships soon, so take advantage of the crazy discounts.

These Are the Only Coffee Makers You Should Buy, Say the World’s Most Rigorous Testers

These Are the Only Coffee Makers You Should Buy, Say the World’s Most Rigorous Testers

Braun, Ninja and Brim get their first brewers on the most important list in home coffee brewing.

Watch an Aerobatic Pilot Take to the Skies Over Namibia with This Pilot’s Watch

Watch an Aerobatic Pilot Take to the Skies Over Namibia with This Pilot’s Watch

Turns out that soaring over the African coastline at over 300 km/h with a Hamilton X-Wind pilot’s watch makes for pretty good television.

Warby Parker’s Affordable Glasses Now Come in a Range of Sizes

Warby Parker’s Affordable Glasses Now Come in a Range of Sizes

7 much-loved frames in sizes extra narrow to extra wide.

Every Photographer Should Download This $5 Weather App

Every Photographer Should Download This $5 Weather App

It’s all about knowing the quality of light.

This Is the Most Interesting New Coffee Maker in a Very Long Time

This Is the Most Interesting New Coffee Maker in a Very Long Time

The new FrankOne brewer from Colombia has the potential to be the best (and most affordable) way to make cold brew coffee. Period.

A Watchmaker and High-End Speaker Company Teamed Up on this Chiming Watch

A Watchmaker and High-End Speaker Company Teamed Up on this Chiming Watch

High-end watchmaker Ulysse Nardin and audiophile favorite Devialet have combined their experise to make a remarkabe chiming watch.

This $165 Merino Wool T-Shirt Is The First of Its Kind

This $165 Merino Wool T-Shirt Is The First of Its Kind

Using the finest Tasmanian merino wool, Merz B. Schwanen has used their rare loopwheel knitting machines to create an even-rarer t-shirt.

Barbour Modified a Vintage Range Rover, and It Could Be Yours

Barbour Modified a Vintage Range Rover, and It Could Be Yours

It does not get more English aristocratic than this.


Fresh Deals



Clif Builders Protein Bar
Save $15: In 2019, if you can find a quality protein bar for less than two dollars, more power to you. But what if we said you could score a 12-pack for less than one dollar a bar? You’d probably think we’d lost our minds, but it’s true. Right now Amazon is peddling Clif Builders Protein Bars in the best flavor, Crunchy Peanut Butter, for $11 per 12-pack, a full $15 off the regular price of $26. These bars are loaded with 20 grams of complete plant protein. They are also non-GMO, gluten-free and pretty damn delicious. Amazon is offering some nice deals on other flavors as well, but this 56 percent discount leads the pack. — Steve Mazzucchi

Everlane Wardrobe Essentials
Save 65%:Thanks to Everlane’s “Choose What You Pay” sale, you can save up to 65 percent on a range of already affordable wardrobe essentials. The sale includes great discounts on tees, sweatshirts, cashmere sweaters, pants, shirts and more — perfect if you want to get ahead of the seasonal shopping curve. — John Zientek

$350 Persol Sunglasses for $100
Save up to 82%:If you’ve been waiting to invest in an iconic pair of Persol sunglasses, Nordstrom Rack has a deal for you. Right now, you can save 82 percent on a bunch of different Italian-made Persols: the Geo, the Round and the Sartoria models are just a few. Normally up to $570, these shades are now just $100 while supplies last. — John Zientek

Orox Leather Co.
Last Day to get 20% off:Orox Leather Company arrived on the scene in 2012 in the heart of Portland, Oregon. For this family business, craftsmanship is a birthright that crossed four continents and four generations. Today, the Orox founder José Martinez and his three sons Martin, Kevin and Levi blend designs and techniques from Japan, Mexico and America. Every Orox Leather Co. product comes backed with a limited lifetime warranty that covers all defects in materials and craftsmanship for the life of the product. And, while leather will naturally age and change over time and with use, each product is designed from the beginning to fashionably patina with wear and use without compromising the look and feel of the product. Get 20% off the entire collection, free monogramming on select models and free shipping. Promotion ends tonight at midnight. — Gear Patrol Store

Alpha Industries L-2B Jacket
Save 50%:When you think of the iconic military bomber jacket, you’re no doubt picturing one from Alpha Industries. The brand has been outfitting the world in iconic military garms for 60 years, even supplying the U.S. military early on. Now you can nab one of their classic L-2B flight jackets on the cheap. A close sibling to the MA-1 bomber jacket, the L-2B was issued to the USAF in the ’50s and features snap handwarmer pockets, rib-knit wool details and utility pockets at the sleeve. Best of all, it’s entirely reversible. So really, you’re getting two jackets on sale. — Gerald Ortiz

Audioengine HDP6 Bookshelf Speakers
Save $150: Audioengine’s HDP6 are wonderful passive bookshelf speakers and right now they’re on sale. The Drop is selling them for $250, which is $150 less than what Audioengine is selling them for, as well as pretty much every third-party seller. The Drop’s deal applies to all three finishes: black, walnut and cherry. The HDP6 are essentially passive versions of Audioengine’s HD6 ($699) active speakers. (The “P” in the name stands for passive.) Instead of plugging each speaker into the wall and streaming music directly to them, like you’re able to with the HD6, Audioengine’s HDP6 speakers are designed to connect directly to your home’s current receiver or amplifier. Each speaker has a 5.5-inch aramid fiber woofer and a 1-inch silk dome tweeter, which according to many reviews, helps them sound much bigger than they are. — Tucker Bowe

Orient Mako II Dive Watch
Save $206: Available with a black dial with black bezel, blue dial with blue bezel or blue dial with a blue bezel in which the first 15 minutes are demarcated in red, this is a ton of value in a $325 watch, but right now you cab nab the Mako II on Drop for the almost laughably low price of $119. — Oren Hartov


Today on Gear Patrol

The Case for Carrying a Flashlight on Your Keychain

The Case for Carrying a Flashlight on Your Keychain

Using a mobile phone regularly as a flashlight is like moving your stuff to a new apartment in a Corvette. Sure, it can do the job but it is so ill-suited to the task that…

How to Pick the Best Whiskey in the World, According to the World’s Most Influential Critic

How to Pick the Best Whiskey in the World, According to the World’s Most Influential Critic

Infamous whiskey critic and author Jim Murray opens up about his ascetic tasting methods, the “utterly vile” horrors of sulfurous whiskey and the power to start the occasional fistfight in a liquor store.

How to Break in Raw Denim, According to the Experts

How to Break in Raw Denim, According to the Experts

We spoke to experts at three of the world’s most respected denim shops: Kiya Babzani, co-owner of Self Edge; Jeremy Smith, co-owner of Standard & Strange; and Okayama Denim owner Merv Sethi.

The Best Dumbbells for Your Home Gym — And the Best Moves to Do With Them

The Best Dumbbells for Your Home Gym — And the Best Moves to Do With Them

These expert-recommended weights will help you push yourself to the next level of fitness.

Take a Look Inside the Newest Issue of Gear Patrol Magazine

Take a Look Inside the Newest Issue of Gear Patrol Magazine

Flip through this digital snapshot of Gear Patrol Magazine to read five features curated by our editors.

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Today in Gear: A Chronoris Built for a Good Cause, Weatherproof Gore-Tex Cycling Gear & More

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.

Partnering with the Movember movement and the New York Yankees’ Manager Aaron Boone, Oris is combatting men’s health issues by donating a portion of the proceeds from its specially developed Movember Edition. Based on the classic Chronoris model, the watch features a black dial with orange and rose gold accents — and a specially engraved back — and is the perfect complement to your November mustache. Boone says, “The really good teams help establish a culture where when a guy is struggling, they create an environment that addresses those things.” That’s the idea behind the Movember movement and this collaboration: speak up about the issues that are plaguing men’s health, and create a culture where we can treat them.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Foul Weather Is No Match for Rapha’s New Gore-Tex Cycling Gear

Foul Weather Is No Match for Rapha’s New Gore-Tex Cycling Gear

Cycling isn’t a fair-weather-only pursuit, and Rapha just teamed up with Gore-Tex to create apparel for riding in the worst weather there is.

These Noise-Canceling Headphones Steal the Best Features from Apple’s AirPods

These Noise-Canceling Headphones Steal the Best Features from Apple’s AirPods

If you’re looking for on-ear noise-canceling headphones with the same abilities as AirPods, look no more.

This Espresso Machine Is Tiny and Doesn’t Cost a Fortune

This Espresso Machine Is Tiny and Doesn’t Cost a Fortune

Breville is home espresso making royalty, and it may have just realeased its most accessible machine yet.

This Much-Loved Japanese Designer’s Fleece Jackets Cost Just $20

This Much-Loved Japanese Designer’s Fleece Jackets Cost Just $20

A four-piece capsule that tops out at $50.

Subaru’s Newest WRX STI Is Staggeringly Expensive

Subaru’s Newest WRX STI Is Staggeringly Expensive

Only 209 examples of the STI S209 will be built, and each one packs one heck of a price tag.

Could This Be the Best Keto-Friendly Protein Bar Ever?

Could This Be the Best Keto-Friendly Protein Bar Ever?

With 15 grams of protein, minimal sugar and carbs and pretty good taste, all-new Atlas bars make quite a case.

Who Needs a Travel Trailer When You Can Buy This Cheap, Tiny Camper Van?

Who Needs a Travel Trailer When You Can Buy This Cheap, Tiny Camper Van?

The Bela Trendy motorhome is a tiny camper van that is smaller (and cheaper) than a Ford F-150.

Surprisingly, the Pixel 4’s Most Kickass Feature Isn’t Its Camera

Surprisingly, the Pixel 4’s Most Kickass Feature Isn’t Its Camera

The Google Pixel 4 has a new camera system with some impressive DSLR-esque features. It also has a killer app that the iPhone definitely lacks.

California Just Banned the Sale of Fur Products

California Just Banned the Sale of Fur Products

Governor Gavin Newsom put pen to paper last Friday, making it illegal to manufacture, sell, and distribute new fur in California.


Fresh Deals



There’s a Huge Sale on One of Our Favorite Motorcycle Helmet Brands
Save Up to 60%:Fall may be here and winter closing in quickly, but you’d be hard-pressed to know it based on the climate across much of America these days. Skiiers may not be stoked about that, but motorcycle riders sure are. And if this added burst of nice riding weather has you stoked to hit the road every chance you can before the snow flies, then why not take this chance to grab a new Arai helmet for up to 60 percent off at RevZilla’s closeout sale? The sale covers a wide spectrum of Arai’s high-quality lids, with numerous colorways, liveries and styles to choose from. Helmets for both off-road and on-road riders are up for grabs, with several versions of Arai’s VX Pro for the former and plenty of variants of the DT-X (as well as examples of the Signet-X and Quantum-X) for the latter, all for hundreds of dollars less than you’d pay at the store. — Will Sabel Courtney



The North Face Ventrix Insulated Jacket
Save $50: When The North Face revealed Ventrix, its first take on active insulation, we were skeptical. Active insulation, a form of synthetic insulation that’s meant to be worn during activity and is highly breathable, isn’t new — if anything, The North Face was quite late to the game. But Ventrix is different; its fluffy structure is perforated with tiny holes that close and expand as the body moves, allowing for dynamic temperature regulation. It’s an awesome concept, but again, when we first heard about it, we weren’t sold. But then we tried Ventrix — on hikes and ski tours and just around town — and it worked. It worked really well actually, so we included it on our list of Best Synthetic Down Jackets, where it’s remained since. We continue to stand by that choice even more so now that The North Face has expanded the scope of Ventrix into a variety of jackets (and a pair of wild-looking shorts). It’s still the most innovative iteration of active insulation we’ve seen, and right now you can even snag the original jacket in for $50 off. The deal only applies to the black Ventrix Jacket, but that color’s not likely to go out of style any time soon. — Tanner Bowden


Fender Special Edition Standard Jaguar Guitar
Save $50:BWithout a doubt, Fender is best known for making the iconic Stratocaster guitar. But the Arizona-based company also produces quite a few other models worth checking out. One of its lesser-known styles is the Jaguar, an instrument with an offset body, originally produced between 1962 and 1975. During that time, it was popular with surf rock guitarists, but after it went out of production, it became an onstage staple at punk, alternative and indie shows. During the ’80s, Fender produced a Japanese-made version of the instrument, and in ’99, due to the Jaguar’s underground popularity, the brand began producing the style again in earnest. If you’re looking to add this unique guitar to your arsenal, head over to Guitar Center today — currently you can save $50 on a Fender Special Edition Standard Jaguar guitar. The instrument comes in a Surf Pearl finish and has an alder body, a 22-fret maple neck and a Pau Ferro fingerboard. Unlike some of the single-coil models produced a half-century ago, this guitar has two humbucking pickups and a modern C shape neck. Normally $600, this guitar now costs $550 and includes free shipping.
— John Zientek

Iconic Vans Sneakers
Save up to 55%:If you’re in need of some new sneakers, head over to End today. Right now, you can save up to 55 percent on a bunch of iconic styles from Vans. Choose from slip-on and lace-up styles in a range of colors — prices start at $45. — John Zientek grey_placeholder

Reigning Champ Core Collection
Save 30%: Reigning Champ’s Made-in-Canada basics are some of the most comfortable wardrobe essentials money can buy. And today at Need Supply, you can save 30 percent on all Reigning Champ apparel including the brand’s core collection, which rarely goes on sale. Its basics are made from 100 percent cotton — the sweats are made from terry and the tees are made of jersey — and each piece comes in black, navy or heather grey. Stock up today, and shop the rest of Need Supply’s friends and family sale. — Tyler Chin

Alden Boots
Save 30%:Alden has been one of America’s foremost shoemakers since their founding in 1884, lauded for their no-compromise approach to materials and construction. Notoriously, they’re also rarely ever seen in the sale section. Thanks to Need Supply and their sitewide Friends and Family event, which drops almost everything down 30 percent, Aldens are cheaper than ever. Included in the rare price drop are a set of Need Supply-exclusive suede plain toe shoes and boots all built on a 360-degree Goodyear welt atop Alden’s own rubber wedge sole for a smoother stepping. But you’d better hurry. — Gerald Ortiz Leather iPhone Case

Travelteq iPhone Cases
Only $20:Constructed out of nylon and Vacchetta leather and designed to hold up to three of your most essential cards, the new iPhone case from Travelteq is a great way to elevate your daily carry. In tonal black and cognac/navy and compatible with the iPhone X/Xs and Xs Max. Get the Travelteq iPhone case while supplies last, only at the Gear Patrol Store.— Gear Patrol Store


Today on Gear Patrol

‘We’re Full-On Petrolheads:’ A Talk With Norton Motorcycle CEO Stuart Garner

‘We’re Full-On Petrolheads:’ A Talk With Norton Motorcycle CEO Stuart Garner

The man behind Norton’s resurgence talks partnerships, motorcycle culture and electric bikes.

How Athletes Are Reaping the Benefits of Keto Without Actually Giving Up Carbs

How Athletes Are Reaping the Benefits of Keto Without Actually Giving Up Carbs

Exogenous ketones were all over the Tour de France — and will surely be the secret weapon of Olympians in 2020. Here’s everything the everyday athlete needs to know.

For Better Iced Coffee, Pros Swear by This $40 Amazon Buy

For Better Iced Coffee, Pros Swear by This $40 Amazon Buy

Cold brew’s upper hand on iced coffee comes down to convenience. What if iced coffee could compete?

The Best Cashmere Sweaters under $130

The Best Cashmere Sweaters under $130

From Everlane, J.Crew, Nadaam and more.

The Best Ski and Snowboard Gear of Winter 2020

The Best Ski and Snowboard Gear of Winter 2020

Winter is coming, again. Get ready for the slopes with this top-notch, staff-tested apparel and equipment.

Is This the Best-Sounding Wireless Speaker Under $500?

Is This the Best-Sounding Wireless Speaker Under $500?

The Flex is the newest, smallest and most affordable wireless speaker that Bowers & Wilkins has ever made.

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Today in Gear: An Anorak Inspired by Swedish Folk Art, a $199 Bag of Coffee & More

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.


It’s not every day you can wear a brand’s heritage on your sleeve quite like this new anorak from Haglöfs. Designed with trekking in mind, Haglöfs’ Edge Evo Kurbits Anorak is made from a robust and protective 3-layer Proof Eco fabric that will keep all the elements on the outside with its full water and windproofing. The smock is packed full of rugged detailing (like extra length for added protection) but it’s still stylish enough to pull on any day of the week. While available in a few solid hues, the Anorak also comes in a limited edition Kurbits inspired print — a traditional folk art found in Dalarna, Sweden, the birthplace of Haglöfs’ founder and where the first Haglöfs products were sewn. Made with its signature PROOF™ membrane and careful details, this heritage-inspired smock is an outstanding performance jacket.

New & Noteworthy Releases

If You Need a Premium Leather Watch Strap That Won’t Break the Bank, Look No Further

If You Need a Premium Leather Watch Strap That Won’t Break the Bank, Look No Further

NYC-based Analog/Shift’s premium Italian leather watch straps are available in 15 different variations for under $100 each.

The Coolest Jeep Gladiator Yet Is Made for the Military

The Coolest Jeep Gladiator Yet Is Made for the Military

The best version of the Jeep Gladiator may not be available for civilian use.

These Wool-Blend Jeans Will Stand up to Cold Weather

These Wool-Blend Jeans Will Stand up to Cold Weather

Mixing up cotton and wool for a winter-ready pair of selvedge denim jeans.

Feast Your Eyes on Nike’s Unreleased Running Shoe Used to Break the Two-Hour Marathon

Feast Your Eyes on Nike’s Unreleased Running Shoe Used to Break the Two-Hour Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge clocked a blistering 1:59:40 in some very special sneakers.

Porsche’s Newest Taycan Is the Goldilocks Choice of Electric Cars

Porsche’s Newest Taycan Is the Goldilocks Choice of Electric Cars

Porsche’s newest EV balances performance, range and price better than its brethren.

Completely Handmade Watches Such as These Are Almost Unheard Of

Completely Handmade Watches Such as These Are Almost Unheard Of

Independent watchmaker Greubel Forsey has undertaken the near-impossible task of making a complicated watch almost entirely by hand.

Apple Wishes It Could’ve Made a Wireless Charger Like This

Apple Wishes It Could’ve Made a Wireless Charger Like This

The Base Station Pro can charge up to 3 devices in any orientation.

One of the Country’s Most Exciting Coffees Comes Courtesy of Jason Mraz

One of the Country’s Most Exciting Coffees Comes Courtesy of Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz’s family farm is apparently turning out world-class coffee.

Ford’s Overlanding Ranger Concepts Will Make You Forget the Ranger Raptor

Ford’s Overlanding Ranger Concepts Will Make You Forget the Ranger Raptor

Five ways to outfit your Ford Ranger for overlanding (and one way to slam it).

Everything We Know About Apple’s Next iPhone, Rumored to Come Out in Early 2020

Everything We Know About Apple’s Next iPhone, Rumored to Come Out in Early 2020

Apple is expected to release a second-generation version of the iPhone SE. Here’s what we know so far.


Fresh Deals



Yamazaki Home Goods
Save 15%: Its nifty rolling storage cart ($100) is slim and made of steel and real wood — not particle board and plastic screws. Its all-steel wall hanger ($80) is heavy enough to stay put when you hang a dozen coats over it. They even made a trashcan ($50) that does its job and doesn’t look goofy. These pieces and more of Yamazaki’s thrifty organization gear are marked down 15 percent off on Huckberry today.
— Will Price

Seiko Prospex SRPB97 “Orange Samurai” Watch
Save 51%: The playful coloring of the Seiko Prospex SRPB97 “Orange Samurai” is exactly what you want in a summertime timepiece, but its robustness makes it perfect for any season. It has a boldly-colored orange dial, runs Seiko’s proven 4R35 automatic movement and has a chunky case to keep that movement safe at depths up to 200 meters. Best of all, it’s cheap. Right now on Amazon, you can get it for a full 51 percent off. That takes the price down to just $260 from its full retail of $525.
— Oren Hartov

Who Needs Leather? The Perfect Textile Motorcycle Jacket Is Just $175
Save 50%: Fall has officially arrived. The cool weather brings the opportunity to wear the coolest motorcycle gear — but before we fully succumb to the leathers and wool, take advantage of the fact that the extremely cool warm-weather-ready Roland Sands Design Ronin perforated textile jacket is currently featured on sale at RevZilla. The Ronin, like so much classy café racer-style gear, is largely composed of waxed cotton to stand up to a number of different weather conditions. It’s also lined with a cooling mesh interior. Although it is aimed at the around-town café racer rider, it has some adventure-riding features as well, like stretchy cargo stuff pockets and built-in shoulder and elbow pads. Most notable of all: the laser cut perforation that keeps things nice and breezy, but still leaves the jacket tough enough to stand up to abrasion. The Ronin’s cool design (and current sale price of just $175, which is 50% off the usual retail price) will help keep your pits dry during the waning warm months of riding. Or, y’know, you could always buy it now and save it for next spring.
— Peter Corn

AmazonBasics Kettlebells
Save up to 28%: Kettlebells are a lifetime purchase — once you buy them, they’ll likely outlast you and your workouts. They’re an alternative to those pricey gym memberships, considering you can upgrade your home gym with just one KB. Need somewhere to start? Try AmazonBasics’s 25-pounder, which was already remarkably affordable but is even more so with its current 28 percent discount. Too light? The 35-pound weight is 23 percent off too. CrossFit has helped bolster kettlebells’ reputation as a must-have gym item and a dynamic alternative to dumbbells. They can be used to ramp up the results of rows, deadlifts and squats, and a properly executed kettlebell swing can increase strength, speed and explosiveness. All this from a hunk of iron with a handle attached. AmazonBasics makes its kettlebells from cast iron and coats them in enamel for a smooth feel and appearance. Given that some kettlebells can cost as much as $200, it’s somewhat remarkable that this one is only $26. Amazon’s kettlebells range from ten to 60 pounds — and that heavyweight one is also on sale in case you’re already a KB pro. — Tanner Bowden

Fender Stratocaster
Save $125:If you’re looking to purchase your first Strat, or just want another workhorse guitar to add to the rotation, head over to Guitar Center today. Currently, you can save $125 on a Limited-Edition Player Stratocaster. This model has an alder body, 22-fret modern-C shaped maple neck and a 2-point fulcrum tremolo bridge. In a nod to David Gilmour’s guitar used on classic Pink Floyd albums, it has a black finish, black pickguard and white pickups. Other features are geared towards to frequent player: it has comfortable medium jumbo frets, a synthetic bone nut, vintage-style bent steel saddles and sealed die-cast tuners. Made in Mexico, this guitar normally costs $675 — act fast and you can pick it up for $550. — John Zientek

Filson Duffle Bag
Save 46%:You can’t go wrong with an American-made Filson bag. They have time-tested designs that are made to be used and abused. There’s nothing fancy about them, but that’s just the point. They feature rugged twill, bridle leather, brass hardware — a simple combination of materials that will stand up to years of service. Over at Nordstrom Rack, you can save $160 on its Small Duffle Bag. Sure, it’s still an investment. But it’s an investment that’s worth it. — John Zientek

Ralph Lauren’s Best Menswear
Save up to 50%:Ralph Lauren has earned his place in the fabric of American history and iconography by spending the last 50 years making clothes people love wearing. They’re the kinds of things that feel essential and luxurious at the same time: great jeans, leather jackets, boots that won’t quit and warm sweaters with just the right amount of personality. And right now, almost everything he makes is pretty deeply discounted, thanks to the brand’s biannual Friends and Family sale. If you use the code RLFAMILY, you can save 30 percent on new items from Polo, Purple Label and other awesome brands created by this uniquely American icon — the retailer also has discounts of up to 50 percent in its sale section.— John Zientek

Cozy Faux Fur-Lined Slippers
Save 18%:If a whiteout blizzard isn’t enough reason to stay inside, these slippers from Koolaburra by Ugg seal the deal. Yes, they’re Uggs. Yes, they’re slippers. Yes, they embrace your tired, cold feet in buttery suede and oh-so-very-warm faux fur. And, yes, they’re also on sale. A $55 price tag already places these sleepers into the upper echelon of home relaxing but the added discount thrusts them into another league. With five colors to choose from, you can have a pair for the whole family (or one for every business day you call in). — Gerald Ortiz

Sennheiser MOMENTUM 3 True Wireless Earbuds
Save 10%:Uncompromised sound performance, state-of-the-art technology and refined design all come together in Sennheiser’s MOMENTUM True Wireless premium earbuds. From the beautifully designed and perfectly fitting earbuds that bring you closer to the audio you love, to easy access voice assistant and touch operation that work intuitively with you. Welcome to the ultimate wire-free listening experience. MOMENTUM True Wireless offers a slim and lightweight design with ear tips in 4 sizes for all day ergonomic comfort and superior sound isolation. The finely sculpted earbuds have been finished with beautiful metallic details on the outer face, with gold plated charging pins and snap-in magnets on the other. The same purity of design can be found in our beautiful, fabric-wrapped case, and the earbuds themselves are made from durable, tough, splash-resistant materials. Ready for next-level wireless sounds? Visit the Gear Patrol Store today.— Gear Patrol Store

Seiko Essentials Solar Chronograph
Save 32%: Seiko’s quartz watches like this sporty chronograph in the brand’s Essentials collection typically boast strong value and genuinely practical features. With a new, relatively classic design, this example is also quite handsome. With a carbon fiber-textured dial, tachymeter bezel, and racing-inspired textile strap, it’s a solid choice at its retail price of $275. Right now, however, it’s on sale at Macy’s for 32% off when you use the code “SAVE” at checkout, bringing it to just $186.
— Zen Love


Today on Gear Patrol

2019 BMW M5 Competition Review: Return of the King

2019 BMW M5 Competition Review: Return of the King

The latest version of the BMW M5 shows the M Division still knows how to make magic.

These Beautiful Watches Are Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

These Beautiful Watches Are Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

Joshua Shapiro brings an ancient watch-decorating technique into the 21st century with his beautiful engine-turned dials.

7 Google Chrome Settings You Should Change Right Now

7 Google Chrome Settings You Should Change Right Now

In the usual course of day-to-day life, you don’t need to spend much time messing around with browser settings, but if you get under the hood you can give yourself a more streamlined and secure…

Why Every Kitchen Absolutely Needs an Extra-Large Big Green Egg

Why Every Kitchen Absolutely Needs an Extra-Large Big Green Egg

Chef Daniel Huebschmann thinks everyone needs extra-long tongs, a Big Green Egg & more.

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This Limited Edition Anorak Is a Piece of Swedish Folk Art

A trekking Smock from Haglöfs

This Limited Edition Anorak Is a Piece of Swedish Folk Art

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It’s not every day you can wear a brand’s heritage on your sleeve quite like this new anorak from Haglöfs. Designed with trekking in mind, Haglöfs’ Edge Evo Kurbits Anorak is made from a robust and protective 3-layer Proof Eco fabric that will keep all the elements on the outside with its full water and windproofing. The smock is packed full of rugged detailing (like extra length for added protection) but it’s still stylish enough to pull on any day of the week. While available in a few solid hues, the Anorak also comes in a limited edition Kurbits inspired print — a traditional folk art found in Dalarna, Sweden, the birthplace of Haglöfs’ founder and where the first Haglöfs products were sewn. Made with its signature PROOF™ membrane and careful details, this heritage-inspired smock is an outstanding performance jacket.

This Is Why the Return of Mazda’s Rotary Engine Is so Exciting

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Today in Gear: An Excellent Collection of Insulated Jackets, a Porsche Collaboration with Boeing & More

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.

There’s no question that summer is a great time for climbing, hiking and other outdoor activities. However, we would argue that you can do all those things just as well in cooler temperatures, with the added benefit of wearing a technically-advanced jacket and avoiding the crowds. To keep you warm and dry through the changing seasons, Backcountry has assembled a collection of insulated jackets like the Patagonia Stretch Nano Storm, The North Face Jester, Filson Ultralight and more. Or if you need something lighter, the collection also features jackets like the Arc’teryx Proton, ideal for warmer climates. Plus, you can take 20% off your first purchase with the code GEARPATROL20 — so snag one and keep the adventures going through the cold.


New & Noteworthy Releases

Seiko Collaborated with a Japanese Fashion Brand on this Badass Chronograph

Seiko Collaborated with a Japanese Fashion Brand on this Badass Chronograph

All-black with Japanese fashion brand Mastermind’s skull-and-crossbones logo on the dial, this is one badass and high-end Seiko Astron watch.

Porsche Is Working On an Actual Flying Sports Car

Porsche Is Working On an Actual Flying Sports Car

Society has dreamed of flying cars for nearly a century. Porsche and Boeing might be about to make those dreams come true.

Away’s Soft-Sided Luggage Is Finally Here (and It Expands)

Away’s Soft-Sided Luggage Is Finally Here (and It Expands)

Away just introduced their new family of luggage, built with a soft shell and expandable cavity. The Expandables collection is here at last.

The Best Feature of Apple’s New MacBooks Might Actually Be a Step Backwards

The Best Feature of Apple’s New MacBooks Might Actually Be a Step Backwards

Apple may finally be abandoning its divisive keyboard design for something a bit more tried and true.

Does This Silverado Race Truck Hint at Chevy’s Ford Raptor Killer?

Does This Silverado Race Truck Hint at Chevy’s Ford Raptor Killer?

When Chevy shows up to race a truck in Nevada, expect a new model to be close behind.


Fresh Deals



Bonavita Coffee Maker
Save $88: Despite its name, the Connoisseur isn’t snooty. It features the same Gold Cup brewing standards as Bonavita’s older brewers — a one-button off-on interface and a flat bottom filter basket. Its most notable change is the basket-to-carafe connection. Instead of the basket resting atop the carafe during brewing (meaning you need to put the used grounds and filter basket on the counter or in the sink to pour coffee), it fits into a slot hanging over the pot. It’s a small change, and one we noted as one of the few issues with its predecessor. Today on Drop, the Connoisseur is marked down $88 — good for the lowest price we’ve seen. — Will Price Save 40% On This Exquisite Porsche 356 Speedster Model
Save 40%: Purists love the Porsche 356 Speedster, the stunning precursor to the iconic 911. But buying a genuine article can get ridiculously expensive; even dubiously pedigreed rare 356s can fetch seven-figure prices at auctions. So can we interest you in an exquisite 356 model instead? Right now, Drop is having a warehouse sale on Porsche diecast models made by Autoart. The 356 Speedster is 1/18th scale with steerable wheels, rubber tires and a unique rear-mounted engine. It’s available for just $91.50, which is 40 percent off the normal price. Given the prices at the official Porsche shop, buying anything Porsche-related beyond a coffee mug at a reasonable cost can be considered an absolute steal. — Tyler Duffy

Adidas Ultraboost 19 Shoes
Save $54: The popular Adidas Ultraboost normally goes for $180 but thanks to a limited sale, you can spend just $126 on a brand-new pair. These best-selling sneakers are responsive, soft and fast, great for running but also for wearing at the gym. We generally steer clear of sales where the sizing is limited, but that is not the case here —more than a dozen sizes are available at the sale price. You just can’t be too picky about color; the sale only applies to 10 of the 26 colorways. Click around for the deals and you are sure to find something you love.— Meg Lappe

Breedlove Pursuit Exotic Concert CE Acoustic Guitar
Save 20%:Now at Guitar Center, you can pick up a Breedlove Pursuit Exotic Concert CE acoustic guitar for 20 percent off. That’s savings of $150. Designed for players, this guitar includes top-tier L.R. Baggs EAS electronics and a pinless bridge for easy string changes. And, the hand-rubbed, semi-gloss neck has a slim profile that is appropriate for many hand sizes. To top it off, the guitar features subtle neck inlays, a simple rosette and a tasteful binding. — John Zientek

Terrex Agravic
Save $40:If you’re looking to pick up some limited-edition trail runners on sale, head over to Need Supply Co. today. Currently, the Terrex Agravic sneakers are $40 and cost just $160. The styles are made in collaboration with Japanese brand White Mountaineering and feature low-profile uppers and treaded outsoles. The Speed + model has a mesh upper, sock-like collar, lace-up front and contrast details. If you prefer no laces, pick up the BOA version, which also includes a ripstop upper, Boost midsole and synthetic overlays. Both styles are available in sizes 8 to 12 — limit one pair per customer. — John Zientek

Military-Grade M-65 Jackets
Save almost 60%:Firmly seated within the canon of outerwear classics, the M-65 jacket was built for the toughest terrain. Whether your personal terrain is an urban jungle or an actual jungle, the M-65 can take on either. Rothco has been a top supplier of goods to the military since 1953 and you can have their military spec masterpiece for a steal. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, outfitted with water-repellent fabric, four snap patch pockets, a concealable hood and a removable liner, you can have two of these iconic pieces of outerwear for less than price of one over at Drop. An M-65 for nearly 60 percent off? Sign me up. — Gerald Ortiz

Filson Duffle Bag
Save 46%:You can’t go wrong with an American-made Filson bag. They have time-tested designs that are made to be used and abused. There’s nothing fancy about them, but that’s just the point. They feature rugged twill, bridle leather, brass hardware — a simple combination of materials that will stand up to years of service. Over at Nordstrom Rack, you can save $160 on its Small Duffle Bag. Sure, it’s still an investment. But it’s an investment that’s worth it. — John Zientek

Master & Dynamic MW07 Wireless Earbuds
Save $120: Right now, you can get a pretty awesome deal on some of the prettiest wireless earbuds. That’s because eBay is selling Master & Dynamic’s MW07, the company’s first true wireless earphones, for $179 – that’s $120 off. The MW07 are obviously expensive compared to most other true wireless earbuds, but that’s because, one, they sound better, and two, they’re made of really premium materials: stainless steel and acetate. Make no mistake, these are nice earbuds. The catch with this eBay deal is that Master & Dynamic sells its MW07 earbuds in a number of different colored acetates, but eBay’s discount only applies to the white marble acetate models. — Tucker Bowe |

LG C8 65-Inch OLED TV (2018)
DEAL: LG’s 2018 C8 series of 4K OLED TVs are expensive. When they were released in spring 2018, a 65-inch model was going for $3,500. Over a year later, however, that price has dropped to around $2,597 — that’s over $1,000 off. But today Drop is running a deal on a brand-new C8 for $1,875 – that’s nearly half off. Yes, it’s still expensive, but it’s not that bad considering that we’re talking about LG’s top-of-the-line 4K OLED TV. And LG makes the best 4K OLED TVs. As far as breaking down the television itself — well, it’s fantastic. It boasts phenomenal picture quality and delivers perfect black levels. The design of the TV is beautiful. It supports both Dolby Vision and HDR 10. And it handles motion very well, too, making it ideal for watching sports or action movies. Basically, everything you’d want in a 4K TV, the LG C8 has it. — Tucker Bowe |

Jack Mason Aviation Automatic Watch
Save 50%: Get this solid pilot watch with a handsome blue dial and Japanese automatic movement for half off its retail price at just $270. — Zen Love


Today on Gear Patrol

Three Vintage Watches with Incredible Textured Dials

Three Vintage Watches with Incredible Textured Dials

These three vintage watches feature beautiful, unusual textured dials. And best of all, they aren’t crazily priced.

The Woman Behind Some of the Most Beautiful Handcrafted Cameras

The Woman Behind Some of the Most Beautiful Handcrafted Cameras

Dora Goodman creates are open-sourced medium format cameras, meaning anybody can download the blueprints for free and create their own version. Or they can buy starter kits straight from Goodman.

The Complete Midsize Truck Buying Guide: Every Model, Explained

The Complete Midsize Truck Buying Guide: Every Model, Explained

Toyota Tacoma, Jeep Gladiator or Ford Ranger? Here’s the info you need to make the choice.

Adventure Photographer Chris Burkard’s Gear Essentials

Adventure Photographer Chris Burkard’s Gear Essentials

Plus: Zen Love explains how to properly replace the strap on your watch and Simeon Marklin demonstrates how to sharpen a knife.

This Tiny Store in New Orleans Might Be the Best Place to Buy Japanese Chef’s Knives in the US

This Tiny Store in New Orleans Might Be the Best Place to Buy Japanese Chef’s Knives in the US

Get a knife made by a 750-year-old name that used to make swords for the Emperor.

5 Things You Need to Run Your First Marathon

5 Things You Need to Run Your First Marathon

It takes time and effort to get ready for running’s most famous distance race. Having the right gear helps too.

Want a Juicier Steak? Punch Some Holes in It

Want a Juicier Steak? Punch Some Holes in It

Hint: it’s all about the muscle fibers.

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Today in Gear: A Reimagined Classic Dive Watch, a Diesel Jeep Wrangler & More

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.


Rado’s classic Captain Cook Automatic dive watch is back, but this time with some exciting modern features. The collection offers several vibrant colors, straps and other updated specs, all while retaining the classic design that made the original so successful in 1962. The precise Swiss design features an automatic movement with up to 80 hours of power reserve, an EasyClip system for easy strap changing and water-resistance as deep as 200 meters. The watch also features a ceramic bezel for additional scratch resistance. The Captain Cook collection pulls signature materials and elements from the best of Rado’s offerings and delivers a watch that is just as dynamic as it is classic.

New & Noteworthy Releases

You Probably Don’t Know This Jim Beam Bourbon, But It’s About to Become a Whiskey DarlingYou Probably Don’t Know This Jim Beam Bourbon, But It’s About to Become a Whiskey Darling

You Probably Don’t Know This Jim Beam Bourbon, But It’s About to Become a Whiskey Darling

Due to no fault of Baker Beam, no one knows a lick about his bourbon. Starting now, everybody will.

Leatherman’s Best Multi-Tools Just Got Even BetterLeatherman’s Best Multi-Tools Just Got Even Better

Leatherman’s Best Multi-Tools Just Got Even Better

The amazing magnet-based Free line expands with the K-Series, featuring some big ol’ blades.

Here’s Your Chance to Own the Ultimate Off-Road TruckHere’s Your Chance to Own the Ultimate Off-Road Truck

Here’s Your Chance to Own the Ultimate Off-Road Truck

You know you want to park this in your driveway.

This Much-Loved Japanese Designer’s Fleece Jackets Start at Just $20This Much-Loved Japanese Designer’s Fleece Jackets Start at Just $20

This Much-Loved Japanese Designer’s Fleece Jackets Start at Just $20

A four-piece capsule that tops out at $50.

The Jeep Wrangler’s Coolest New Option May Be Surprisingly ExpensiveThe Jeep Wrangler’s Coolest New Option May Be Surprisingly Expensive

The Jeep Wrangler’s Coolest New Option May Be Surprisingly Expensive

The Wrangler’s new diesel engine should be awesome, but you’re going to pay for every bit of that awesomeness.

One of the Best Compact Hi-Fi Speakers Just Got the One Upgrade We WantedOne of the Best Compact Hi-Fi Speakers Just Got the One Upgrade We Wanted

One of the Best Compact Hi-Fi Speakers Just Got the One Upgrade We Wanted

The Devialet Phantom Reactor is a speaker that’s meant to be heard and seen.

This Year’s Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Was Just Announced. Here’s When You Can Find ItThis Year’s Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Was Just Announced. Here’s When You Can Find It

This Year’s Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Was Just Announced. Here’s When You Can Find It

Buckle up. It’s Pappy season.

Volkswagen’s Sexy New Golf Could Get Americans to Buy Hatchbacks AgainVolkswagen’s Sexy New Golf Could Get Americans to Buy Hatchbacks Again

Volkswagen’s Sexy New Golf Could Get Americans to Buy Hatchbacks Again

Volkswagen’s new Golf looks spectacular, but will Americans have the chance to buy it?


Fresh Deals


There’s an Insane Sale On Top-of-the-Line Motorcycle Helmets Right Now
Save Up to 53%: Your motorcycle gear isn’t something to take for granted. What you wear when you ride can literally save your skin, so it’s worth investing a little extra money to make sure you’re protected as well as possible. However, while the motorcycle lifestyle can have a tantalizingly low cost of entry compared to owning a car, buying the necessary protective clothing — pants, jackets, boots and especially helmets — can quickly run up a steep tab, making the cheaper, lesser options more attractive, even if they may not be quite as good. Right now, however, is the time to upgrade your head protection if there ever was one. Right now over at Revzilla, there’s an insane sale on top-of-the-line motorcycle helmets. You can save up to $800 on select top-tier motorcycle helmets from brands like AGV, Schuberth and Bell. If you’ve always wanted the performance and protection from one of the best motorcycle helmets available today (and really, why wouldn’t you want that?), now’s your chance to save a few hundred dollars and upgrade your lid game at the same time. –Bryan Campbell



Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket
Save $145: We’ve often said that the best time to score amazing cold-weather apparel deals is when it’s warm out. However, once in a while, an amazing sale surfaces even as the temps are dropping. Such is the case with Mountain Hardwear’s Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket, which is currently going for a hard-to-fathom 45 percent off at Backcountry. This isn’t any old down jacket, either. The Ghost Whisperer is a top-of-the-line item, an ultralight option that’s perfect for climbing, hiking, backpacking and other outdoor adventures. This jacket features easy-packing 800-fill down, ripstop fabric and a hydrophobic treatment to keep you warm and dry should the skies open up. The only caveat is that the massive discount only applies to one color: manta grey. But it is available in a range of sizes, and there are smaller discounts on two other colors if you’re more picky than thrifty. — Steve Mazzucchi

Michigan-Made Wolverine Boots
Save 25%:If you’ve been meaning to invest in a new pair of boots but haven’t found the right pair, Wolverine is currently making a compelling case for its hard-wearing styles. Now at Zappos, a bunch of boots from the Michigan-based brand are 25 percent off: choose from American-made lace-up styles including the iconic 1000 Mile boot and the go-anywhere Montague Boot boot. Many sizes are currently available, but with such a substantial discount, they won’t be for long. — John Zientek

Bose QuietComfort 30
Save $160: The Bose QuietComfort 30 are the company’s wireless noise-canceling earphones. They’re a great option for anybody that wants noise-canceling in-ear headphones, but it’s worth pointing out that they’ve been around since 2016. Yes, this means that Bose is due to come out with an updated version of the QuietComfort 30 in the near future – it already announced that the Bose Noise Cancelling Earbuds 700, the company’s first true wireless earbuds with active noise-cancellation, would be released sometime in 2020 – but it also means you can find some pretty awesome deals on them if you look hard enough. Case and point, this eBay deal. You can buy a refurbished pair of QuietComfort 30 for $140, which is a great deal considering that both Bose’s website and Amazon are selling new pairs for $300. — Eric Limer

Cole Haan Leather Weekend Bag
Save 74%:Now at Nordstrom Rack, you can save 74 percent on a tasteful leather weekend bag from Cole Haan. Available in brown, the bag features dual rolled-top handles, a zip closure and interior organizing pockets. It’s not overly complicated, nor should it be. The perfect size for a weekend getaway, it will hold a couple changes of clothes, toiletries and other necessities. — John Zientek

Blundstone Chelsea Boots
Save 30%:Blundstones were once the boots of choice for Tasmanian farmers, but have grown to become stylish footwear for people the world over. Their rugged soles and sleek, Chelsea-style uppers have made them versatile boots, especially for transitional weather. If you’re in need of a good fall boot, consider this solid Blundstone deal at Zappos. Currently, two styles of the boot maker’s Super 550 — which features a leather upper to go with that grippy, all-weather sole — are 30 percent off. — John Zientek

D’Angelico Premier DC Boardwalk Semi-Hollowbody Guitar
Save $250:Today only at Guitar Center, you can save $250 percent on a D’Angelico Premier DC Boardwalk Semi-Hollowbody guitar. That means the iconic archtop now costs just $550. If you’ve wanted to invest in a quality semi-hollowbody guitar and have been waiting for the right opportunity, don’t sleep on this. The Premier DC Boardwalk Semi-Hollowbody is an entry-level instrument packed with player-focused features. The laminated maple body has two cutaways, a slim C-shape neck and maple back and sides. It has a rosewood fretboard with 22 medium frets, two Seymour Duncan Jazz humbuckers, a Tune-o-matic bridge and Grover Rotomatic “Stairstep” tuners. — John Zientek

Bose SoundSport Free
Save $80: The Bose SoundSport Free are the company’s first truly wireless earbuds. When they were released around two years ago, the SoundSport Free were selling for $250 a pop, but Bose had since lowered the price to $200; this is the current price of the SoundSport Free on Amazon (see here) and Bose’s website (here). However, you can currently get a pair of SoundSport Free that have been “factory renewed” on eBay for $120. That’s significantly cheaper than AirPods. — Tucker Bowe |


Today on Gear Patrol

These 10 Products Are Excellent, According to Our ReadersThese 10 Products Are Excellent, According to Our Readers

These 10 Products Are Excellent, According to Our Readers

We rounded up the gear that our readers tested lately, their thoughts on it and whether or not they would recommend it.

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review: Don’t Fear the Future2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review: Don’t Fear the Future

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review: Don’t Fear the Future

Porsche’s new electric car proves that driving fun won’t go extinct with the internal combustion engine.

Yes, Pre- and Post-Workout Fuel Really MatterYes, Pre- and Post-Workout Fuel Really Matter

Yes, Pre- and Post-Workout Fuel Really Matter

Ladder Supplements are jammed packed with only the highest quality natural ingredients so you know what you are getting and gives you the top performance you need.

The 6 Best Electric Shavers of 2019The 6 Best Electric Shavers of 2019

The 6 Best Electric Shavers of 2019

From Wahl, Panasonic, Braun and more.

This American-Made Tote Is a Crush-Worthy CarryallThis American-Made Tote Is a Crush-Worthy Carryall

This American-Made Tote Is a Crush-Worthy Carryall

The Viator Tote is a leather and canvas carryall that is at once a utilitarian daily-carry bag and a sharply dressed weekender. For a limited time, get 20% off, only at the Gear Patrol Store.

Note: Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.

These 10 Products Are Excellent, According to Our Readers

Our shared love of gear is ultimately what brings us all together. You trust us to give you the lowdown on the products you’re curious about. But your fellow readers are also a treasure trove of product knowledge. So check out what other readers have tested out lately and maybe you’ll feel tempted to give those products a shot. If you fill out the survey at the bottom, you might have your review published next.


Outdoors and Fitness

Evil The Offering

Would they recommend it? Yes

“It’s a f—king rocket-ship. Roots, rocks, drops, high speed, it doesn’t matter. Just keep feeding the 29″ beast. Evil nailed the geometry and delivered a tremendous two-wheeled machine.” — Matt, Seattle

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Patagonia Black Hole Pack 25L

Would they recommend it? Yes

“I’ve been shopping around for a great backpack for a while now. I knew I needed something that is water-resistant, comfortable on the shoulders and had ample pockets. The 25L Black Hole pack was the perfect choice. I commute to work via bike every day, so I love having the top pocket for my keys and wallet, the side pouches for my Yeti full of coffee and the deep main pocket to store my lunch, laptop and an emergency jacket. Also, this thing is made with 100% recycled polyester fabric, 100% recycled polyester lining and 100% recycled nylon webbing. How awesome is that?”
— Colin, Indianapolis

Tech

Audioengine A2+ Wireless Speaker System

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“Great speakers for a desktop or work station. Surprisingly large sound stage and clarity from such a small pair of bookshelf monitors.” — Rob, Colorado

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i Wireless Headphones

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“The sound quality of the H9i’s is terrific! Combine that with quality materials, construction, and design aesthetic, and I feel like Gollum reaching for his Precious whenever I pick them up.” — Chris, Seattle

Lenovo Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Dock

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“I like that I can go from working on a laptop at my university, to working at a proper desk just by using one cable. It works continuously, and I only need one PC.”
— Kristian, Copenhagen

Style

Baxter of California After Shave Balm

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“It provides an incredible calming feeling after shaving. It’s the best product to finish your daily shave with.” — Rupen, San Francisco

Goodfellow & Co. No. 03 Moroccan Mint & Cedar 2-in-1 Conditioner

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“I was looking for a conditioner strictly for my beard. This Moroccan Mint & Cedar conditioner from Target has a great scent and conditions well. I also use the same brand beard balm so the product scents aren’t competing with each other.”
— Marcus, Columbus

Jack Black Deep Dive Glycolic Facial Cleanser

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“My oily acne-prone skin met its match with this cleanser using charming ingredients such as kaolin clay and volcanic ash to truly get down and deep. As an added bonus, once or twice a week this doubles as a purifying mask.”
— Patrick, Melbourne

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Bellroy Key Cover Plus

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“I was skeptical of its usefulness until I actually tried it, and when I did I was blown away. Most key organizers don’t work for me because I have one larger-than-standard key, but this little thing took care of it beautifully. The Bellroy Key Cover Plus is made of sturdy leather and the magnetic fold is just so satisfying to fidget with!”
— Paul, Lithuania

Watches

Nodus Contrail

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Would they recommend it? Yes

“This is my first mechanical watch and it really works great for any occasion throughout the week. I enjoy the simplicity of the design, as it allows the subtle features of the watch to shine. I can’t help but watch the seconds hand sweep across the face, and I just kind of lose my thoughts in its rhythm. So far this watch has been reliable, sturdy and a great complement to my wrist.” — Kevin, Anacortes

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Today in Gear: A Sturdy Minimalist Bed Frame, Red Wings with a Knife Sheath & More

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.


The Bed by Thuma is unlike any other bed you’re going to find out there. Thuma makes thoughtful beds for modern living. The Bed is a strong, sturdy and quiet foundation strenuously tested and proven to withstand even the most rambunctious bedtime activities. It’s a perfect platform bed frame, designed for how you live. Thuma combines minimalist, globally inspired designs with enduring construction techniques like Japanese joinery which means you can assemble The Bed in as little as 5 minutes — and with no tools needed. The Bed’s look is timeless and built to last a lifetime so you can enjoy it now and for years to come. The Bed ships free to your door and delivers in as little as 1 to 5 days. So why not get your mattress off the floor?

New & Noteworthy Releases

If You’re in NYC and You Love Watches, You Won’t Want to Miss ThisIf You’re in NYC and You Love Watches, You Won’t Want to Miss This

If You’re in NYC and You Love Watches, You Won’t Want to Miss This

Come check out panels, interact with brands and more at WatchTime NY 2019. Gear Patrol readers receive $20 off the cost of admission.

These Are America’s Top Dream Cars in Every StateThese Are America’s Top Dream Cars in Every State

These Are America’s Top Dream Cars in Every State

A new study reveals the top American dream cars in every state as mentioned on Twitter. Many Americans appear to be dreaming about Teslas.

You Can Buy Anthony Bourdain’s Chef’s Knife, Made with MeteoriteYou Can Buy Anthony Bourdain’s Chef’s Knife, Made with Meteorite

You Can Buy Anthony Bourdain’s Chef’s Knife, Made with Meteorite

A collection of Anthony Bourdain’s belongings are up for auction online, including a world-famous knife.

Herschel Releases Its First-Ever Watch with Help from G-ShockHerschel Releases Its First-Ever Watch with Help from G-Shock

Herschel Releases Its First-Ever Watch with Help from G-Shock

Herschel Supply Co. and G-Shock have released a military-inspired timepiece, marking Herschel’s first entry into the watch industry.

BMW’s M8 Gran Coupe Is the Brand’s Sexiest Sedan YetBMW’s M8 Gran Coupe Is the Brand’s Sexiest Sedan Yet

BMW’s M8 Gran Coupe Is the Brand’s Sexiest Sedan Yet

Like the M5? Then you’ll probably love the M8 Gran Coupe.

These Super Affordable New Bluetooth Earbuds Are Perfect for Action SportsThese Super Affordable New Bluetooth Earbuds Are Perfect for Action Sports

These Super Affordable New Bluetooth Earbuds Are Perfect for Action Sports

Just $80, the Skullcandy Verts might be the best buds you can buy for mountain biking, snowboarding and other adrenalized activities.

Turn Your Jeep Gladiator Into an Overlanding Camper With This Truck TopperTurn Your Jeep Gladiator Into an Overlanding Camper With This Truck Topper

Turn Your Jeep Gladiator Into an Overlanding Camper With This Truck Topper

This lightweight addition converts the Gladiator into a formidable, trail-ready camper that sleeps two.

These Archival Red Wing Heritage Boots Have a Built-In Sheath for Your KnifeThese Archival Red Wing Heritage Boots Have a Built-In Sheath for Your Knife

These Archival Red Wing Heritage Boots Have a Built-In Sheath for Your Knife

An unexpected addition to your everyday carry.

Get This Nautically Themed Chronograph Watch for Less Than $300Get This Nautically Themed Chronograph Watch for Less Than $300

Get This Nautically Themed Chronograph Watch for Less Than $300

The Jack Mason Halyard features a triple-register chronograph, a date window and 100m of water resistance.

Live Your Best Overlanding Life With This Pop-Top Camping TrailerLive Your Best Overlanding Life With This Pop-Top Camping Trailer

Live Your Best Overlanding Life With This Pop-Top Camping Trailer

The Opus OP 15 off-road camping trailer brings the comforts of home to the woods, the grasslands, or wherever your overlanding adventures take you.

These New GMT Watches Are for True Aviation BuffsThese New GMT Watches Are for True Aviation Buffs

These New GMT Watches Are for True Aviation Buffs

Three new GMT watches from British Bremont celebrate the H-4 Hercules, or “Spruce Goose,” incorporating actual wood from the historic plane.


Fresh Deals



Giro Aether MIPS Helmet
Save $45: For those in the know in the helmet world, MIPS is a pretty big deal. Short for “multi-directional impact protection system,” the label applies to helmets featuring a plastic liner that acts as a slip plane to redistribute the sort of rolling impacts that characterize many bike accidents. The next evolution is MIPS Spherical, where two layers of foam on the outside of the helmet mimic the sliding effect without the sacrifices in fit and ventilation that traditional MIPS brings.
All of which is to say, MIPS Spherical is pretty cutting-edge protective stuff, usually only available at a premium, such as the $370 cost of a Giro Aether MIPS Helmet. The favorite of a number of Tour de France riders, the helmet also boasts a laser-cut shell seamlessly fused to the EPS foam, Roc Loc 5 Plus easy adjustability and 11 deep vents for optimal ventilation. Right now it’s on sale for $325 (in the low-key coolest Olive/Citron colorway) at Competitive Cyclist. Talk about a safe bet.
— Steve Mazzucchi

Levi’s Jeans, Jackets, Shirts and More
Save 40%:If the cooler fall weather has you dreaming of a new wardrobe, you’re in luck. Levi’s is offering 40 percent off everything on its website including clothing, shoes and accessories that are already discounted. So if you want to get a classic western shirt, a denim trucker jacket or even just a great pair of jeans, you won’t have to break the bank to do it. — John Zientek

Belstaff Waxed Jackets
Save 60%:British outerwear brand Belstaff has been outfitting motorcycle enthusiasts since the dawn of the 1900s. And their Explorer Jacket will keep up with you, whether or not you own a hog. The lined jackets come in four colors and feature waxed cotton fabric, four snapped patch pockets and a stand collar with a packable hood. Now, you can grab these timeless beauties for 60 percent off at Nordstrom Rack. For braving rain and terrain, these waxy numbers are worth the attention.
— Gerald Ortiz

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Save $30: You can already score a deal on Bose’s latest and greatest noise-canceling headphones, the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. Bose and basically every other retailer is selling them for $400, but eBay is selling brand-new models for $30 off. The deal only applies to black models. On the Bose website, meanwhile, the Headphones 700 are now available in white (technically “soapstone”) for full price.
— Tucker Bowe

Anker Charging Accessories
Save Up to 40% Off: Right now, Amazon is having a big sale on a bunch of different charging accessories by Anker. There’s a little bit of everything — from wireless charging pads to charging cables, portable batteries to multi-port wall adapters — and it’s all up to 40-percent off. You can check out the full list of discounted accessories below. — Tucker Bowe

Seiko Watches
Save 33%: Hear ye, hear ye — a bunch of Seiko watches are on sale! Automatic ones! Diver ones! An all-black one! If you’re the type of person who hates paying full price for already-affordable, well made Japanese watches, then this is the sale for you. Take 33% off tons of great Seiko watches today from Macy’s, and maybe start with one of the ones below, which include entries from the Prospex and Presage collection. (The standard discount is for $25%, but enter the code “SAVE” at checkout and you can realize a further cut off MSRP). — Oren Hartov

Citizen Eco-Drive Military Field Watch
Save 52%: A watch with Citizen’s practical Eco-Drive technology, never needs a battery change since it’s powered by any exposure to light. That makes for a worry-free wearing experience for watches like this military-inspired, field-style watch with compass markings and 100m of water-resistance. At 42mm wide in steel, it promises Citizen’s typical durability and value even at full retail price — but right now at over 50% off at Nordstrom Rack, you can get it for just $120. — Zen Love


Today on Gear Patrol

Sennheiser’s Noise-Canceling Headphones Are a Beautiful Blend of Old and NewSennheiser’s Noise-Canceling Headphones Are a Beautiful Blend of Old and New

Sennheiser’s Noise-Canceling Headphones Are a Beautiful Blend of Old and New

Long live headphones with physical buttons!

This Was the First Electric-Powered Watch, and It Still Looks FuturisticThis Was the First Electric-Powered Watch, and It Still Looks Futuristic

This Was the First Electric-Powered Watch, and It Still Looks Futuristic

The Hamilton Ventura was technically and aesthetically ahead of its time in 1957 when it became the first-ever battery-powered wristwatch.

We Asked an Expert Designer How to Layer This FallWe Asked an Expert Designer How to Layer This Fall

We Asked an Expert Designer How to Layer This Fall

Designer Eiichiro Homma shares advice for nailing your fall wardrobe.

The 12 Best Down Jackets of 2019The 12 Best Down Jackets of 2019

The 12 Best Down Jackets of 2019

These top picks for lightweight, innovative down jackets will keep you warm from when the leaves fly until the snow melts next spring.

Note: Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.

Today in Gear: A Sneaker with the Specs of a Boot, Realistic Fake Houseplants & More

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.


While on the surface, 5.11 Tactical’s Norris Sneaker may look like a run of the mill high-top, under the hood it’s packing some serious design. Like everything from 5.11, the Norris is full of tactical intelligence, making it the perfect sneaker to take on an adventure or two. The outsole is a Vibram Marbani equipped with XS Trek to give you the perfect balance of traction — especially on wet terrain — and durability. On the inside, Ortholite tech gives your feet complete support with cushiony comfort. Built from tough as nails Welmax board, the Norris is puncture resistant and ASTM certified. 5.11 Tactical’s Norris Sneaker has the functionality and performance of a tactical boot but with the comfort of a sneaker, so you can wear it every day with ease.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Grand Seiko’s Newest Watch Is a Captivating Tribute to Fall ColorsGrand Seiko’s Newest Watch Is a Captivating Tribute to Fall Colors

Grand Seiko’s Newest Watch Is a Captivating Tribute to Fall Colors

The newest poetic dial references the vibrant colors of autumn in Japan with a deep red face and gold accents.

The Jeep Wrangler You Really Want Has a Cheap Lease Deal, But Act FastThe Jeep Wrangler You Really Want Has a Cheap Lease Deal, But Act Fast

The Jeep Wrangler You Really Want Has a Cheap Lease Deal, But Act Fast

Jeep has an outstanding lease deal on the Wrangler, but only through the end of October.

Known as Poor Man’s Pappy, This Bourbon Whiskey Just Got a Lot More InterestingKnown as Poor Man’s Pappy, This Bourbon Whiskey Just Got a Lot More Interesting

Known as Poor Man’s Pappy, This Bourbon Whiskey Just Got a Lot More Interesting

Larceny has been a go-to for wheat-obsessed bourbon drinkers for years. Now they’ve got options.

Tile’s Newest Bluetooth Tracker Is Actually a Tiny StickerTile’s Newest Bluetooth Tracker Is Actually a Tiny Sticker

Tile’s Newest Bluetooth Tracker Is Actually a Tiny Sticker

The Tile Sticker can stick to basically anything (camera, laptop, bike or TV remote) and keep track of it.

Finally, Fake Houseplants That Don’t Look FakeFinally, Fake Houseplants That Don’t Look Fake

Finally, Fake Houseplants That Don’t Look Fake

The Sill’s new collection of fake plants will thrive even if you don’t have a green thumb.

The Last Saab Ever Built Is Going Up for SaleThe Last Saab Ever Built Is Going Up for Sale

The Last Saab Ever Built Is Going Up for Sale

Loyal Saab owners have a chance to buy the last new Saab 9-3, which is up for auction.

This Handy Gadget Erases the Nagging Fear of Dropping Your Phone Off a Ski LiftThis Handy Gadget Erases the Nagging Fear of Dropping Your Phone Off a Ski Lift

This Handy Gadget Erases the Nagging Fear of Dropping Your Phone Off a Ski Lift

Koala by Hangtime, an adventure-friendly bungee cord for your phone, has already raised nearly 2,000 percent of its crowdfunding goal.

Seiko Collaborated with a Famed Japanese Streetwear Brand on These New Dive WatchesSeiko Collaborated with a Famed Japanese Streetwear Brand on These New Dive Watches

Seiko Collaborated with a Famed Japanese Streetwear Brand on These New Dive Watches

Three new digital Prospex “Tuna” models combine dive watch toughness with digital practicality and a wide-ranging feature set.

Lamborghini’s First Electric Car Could Be an Absolute ShockerLamborghini’s First Electric Car Could Be an Absolute Shocker

Lamborghini’s First Electric Car Could Be an Absolute Shocker

Sant’Agata’s first EV could be a wild-looking four-seat grand tourer, according to one report.


Fresh Deals



A Man and His Watch Book
Save 33%: If you don’t have a copy of Matt Hranek’s “A Man and His Watch” on your shelf, you are doing yourself a disservice. The book is a compendium of personal stories involving, well, Men and their Watches, and many are downright fascinating (Stallone’s gold Rolex GMT Master, anyone?). This is your chance to pick up a copy on Amazon for 33% off, for a total of just $24. — Oren Hartov

Dr. Martens Chelsea Boots
Save 50%:If you’ve been dreaming of a new pair of Chelsea boots, now’s your chance to score a classic pair at a great price. The Dr. Martens Graeme Chelsea boots are now 50 percent off at Nordstrom Rack. Made in England, this slim silhouette features Portuguese leather, elasticized gussets, Dr. Martens’ air-cushioned sole and Goodyear welt construction. They’re available in four versatile colors and a range of sizes, but if you see a pair you like, act fast — this deal won’t be around long. — John Zientek

DWR, Hay & Blu Dot furniture
Save 15 to 20 percent: If you’re in the market for original designs and well-made furniture, today is yours. Design Within Reach, Blu Dot and Hay are each hosting separate sales ranging from 15 to 20 percent off hundreds of products. Those discounts may not seem significant to you, but most of these products won’t be on sale but once or twice a year, and never discounted more than 15 to 20 percent off. Between each site, there’s enough stuff to outfit a whole house. Happy browsing.
–Will Price

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Running Shoes
Save $72: Thirty-six years. It seems impossible, but that’s how long the Pegasus name has been part of Nike’s running shoe offerings. And based on the latest iterations, this beloved series isn’t going away anytime soon. Case in point: the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2s, which are loaded with elements that make runners smile.
Chief among those qualities are a light and breathable lofted mesh and synthetic upper, an ultralight, energy-returning Nike ZoomX midsole and a burly rubber outsole that provides traction on all sorts of surfaces. We rarely see these shoes on sale, but right now JackRabbit is offering a couple colorways (including the Electric Green shown above) at 40 percent off in select sizes. Pounce now and you’ll be running happy all fall long. — Steve Mazzucchi grey_placeholdergrey_placeholder

Outerknown Blanket Overshirt
Save 30%:Today at Outerknown, you can save 30 percent on one of the best overshirts available. The California brand’s Blanket Shirt is made from an organic cotton heavyweight twill that is sturdy, breathable and soft. It has two button-flap pockets and a relaxed fit, perfect for throwing on over your favorite tee. Available in sizes XS to XXL, it comes in 24 different plaids and now costs just $104.
— John Zientek

Citizen Eco-Drive Nighthawk Chronograph
Save 49%: This Japanese-built, light-powered Nighthawk chronograph from Citizen is chock full of useful features, and it’s just $240. — Zen Love


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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Too Pricey? Buy a Kia Stinger GTAlfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Too Pricey? Buy a Kia Stinger GT

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Too Pricey? Buy a Kia Stinger GT

If you crave the style and fun of Alfa Romeo’s Giulia Quadrifoglio but can’t stomach the high price and notorious unreliability, go for Kia’s Stinger GT.

5 High-End Audio Companies Making Products You Can Actually Afford5 High-End Audio Companies Making Products You Can Actually Afford

5 High-End Audio Companies Making Products You Can Actually Afford

There’s a trend of traditional high-end audio companies making products that are surprisingly affordable. We highlight 5 of them.

The Best Hiking Boots of 2019The Best Hiking Boots of 2019

The Best Hiking Boots of 2019

The definitive guide to the best hiking boots available now, with reviews for each boot, plus tips and trivia to know before you buy.

Staub vs. Le Creuset: Which Brand Makes the Best Dutch Oven?Staub vs. Le Creuset: Which Brand Makes the Best Dutch Oven?

Staub vs. Le Creuset: Which Brand Makes the Best Dutch Oven?

Any discussion pertaining to enameled cast-iron begins and ends with two brands. We tested them both to see which was truly superior.

These Vintage Military Watches Were Issued to British ForcesThese Vintage Military Watches Were Issued to British Forces

These Vintage Military Watches Were Issued to British Forces

CWC watches, now owned by Silverman’s of London, are still issued military kit. Here are some of our favorite vintage models.

It’s Not Too Early to Brush Up on Winter Driving TipsIt’s Not Too Early to Brush Up on Winter Driving Tips

It’s Not Too Early to Brush Up on Winter Driving Tips

We spoke to Wyatt Knox of Team O’Neil Rally School about winter driving skills and cold weather car necessities.

The 7 Best Water-Resistant Commuter Backpacks You Can Buy in 2019The 7 Best Water-Resistant Commuter Backpacks You Can Buy in 2019

The 7 Best Water-Resistant Commuter Backpacks You Can Buy in 2019

From Arc’Teryx Veilance, Rains, Filson and more.

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Today in Gear: An Eye-Catching Geometric Down Jacket, a New OS for Your Mac & More

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.


When it’s time to upgrade your winter jacket, don’t get stuck with the same old down squares. The Structure Jacket from Aether breaks up the 800-fill-power goose down in arresting geometric shapes that you won’t find on any other outerwear. The Structure is designed to perfection with custom bonded baffling and an outer shell that’s sewn from Schoeller 2-layer four-way-stretch twill. Treated with DWR, the insulated jacket is also water and wind-resistant. You can also zip the Structure jacket all the way up to your chin, a welcome feature as the inside of the collar is lined with brushed cotton flannel to keep you cozy. Even with its sleek design, there is still plenty of storage with its zippered chest and handwarmer pockets. Don’t blend in with the mass of dull down jackets this winter — you can stand out and keep warm with the Structure Jacket from Aether.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Luminox’s New Fall Releases Feature Dive, Field and Pilots Watches

Luminox’s New Fall Releases Feature Dive, Field and Pilots Watches

The Commando Frogman, Nighthawk and Jolly Roger watches take inspiration from Luminox’s history of building watches for the military.

These $1 Tablets Could Be the Future of Cannabis

These $1 Tablets Could Be the Future of Cannabis

The company that made the ideal cannabis vape just released a cannabis mint dispenser.

Ram’s New Diesel Pickup Truck Packs Mind-Blowing Range

Ram’s New Diesel Pickup Truck Packs Mind-Blowing Range

With a max highway range of more than 1,000 miles per tank, odds are good you’ll need to stop well before the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel does.

These Are the Big Winners from America’s Biggest Beer Competition

These Are the Big Winners from America’s Biggest Beer Competition

2,295 breweries submitted 9,497 entries into 174 different beer styles for the 2019 Great American Beer Festival. Here are the medal winners.

This New Grand Seiko Watch Features an Unlikely Inspiration

This New Grand Seiko Watch Features an Unlikely Inspiration

Grand Seiko celebrates the iconic 1954 movie Godzilla with a new Sport model SBGA405 featuring its innovative Spring Drive movement.

Subaru Moves One Step Closer to Dropping the Stick Shift

Subaru Moves One Step Closer to Dropping the Stick Shift

Subaru buyers looking to row their own gears now have one fewer option.

The 5 Best New Features of macOS Catalina (Which You Can Download Right Now)

The 5 Best New Features of macOS Catalina (Which You Can Download Right Now)

You can finally update your Mac computer with the latest operating system, macOS Catalina, right now.

This Military Dive Watch Is Available with a Striking White Dial

This Military Dive Watch Is Available with a Striking White Dial

Marathon’s TSAR dive watch is a robust, reliable military diver. For the first time, an exclusive white version is on offer from Huckberry.

Reader Survey: What Gear Have You Tested Out Lately?

Reader Survey: What Gear Have You Tested Out Lately?

We want to know what products our readers have used recently. Like it, love it or hate it, we want your input on the gear you’ve been testing out lately.


Fresh Deals



At Just $399, This Iconic Motorcycle Jacket Is an Absolute Steal
Save 43%: Belstaff has been producing legendary motorsport apparel for nearly 100 years. Born from motorcyclists’ universal need for sturdy all-weather gear, Belstaff made a name for itself with its waxed-cotton-and-leather equipment. Developed for racers and adventurers, these jackets largely lived on the fringes until they were carried into the mainstream on the back of actor/racer/badass Steve McQueen. And if, like McQueen, you have your eye on a Belstaff, now is the time to pick one up at RevZilla.

The Belstaff Brooklands Jacket is an eight-ounce waxed cotton classic buzzing and ready for two-wheeled adventure. The Brooklands is made with removable armor in the shoulders and elbows, as well as a sleeve in the back to insert further protection. The Brooklands jacket was made with its namesake race track in mind, with an added padded layer for extra safety.

The jacket is not only made for a tightly-tucked cafe racer, it’s such a stylish design, it can be worn right off the track and straight to dinner. (There’s also a leather version, though it costs a fair amount more, especially with this sale in effect.) Buy this piece of gear as beautiful as it is rugged while the getting’s good. And the getting’s real good. — Peter Corn



Marathon Watches
20% Off
Marathon has been filling contracts for various military groups for decades. Offering simple quartz and mechanical watches designed for the field, beefy stainless steel dive watches built for Search and Rescue operation and wrist-borne compasses, Marathon Watches are a perfect fit for robust field use. For a limited time, get 20% off and free shipping on our favorite models, only in the Gear Patrol Store.— Gear Patrol Store

Kershaw Shuffle II Folding Knife
Save $28: We all know the feeling: you need to cut something, so you reach for your favorite EDC knife… only to realize it’s in your other bag. Or it’s in your car. Or it’s at the office. It’s not the end of the world, but it’s frustrating problem with an easy solution: two favorite knives. And right now The Drop is making that solution even easier by offering up a two-pack of the popular Kershaw Shuffle II for $28 off.
The second iteration of this unassuming 3-ounce knife has much to offer, inclined a 2.5-inch blade with a piercing tanto profile, a bottle opener and a flathead screwdriver. It’s also available in three colors (black, olive and tan) and you can get any color combo you desire. Stash one Shuffle II on your nightstand and one in another go-to spot (bag, car, office or elsewhere), and no matter where you find yourself, your favorite EDC knife will always be within easy reach. — Steve Mazzucchi

Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket
Save $224: The best ski deals tend to surface at the end of the season, as retailers look to move out the current inventory to make room for next year’s crop. But every once in a while, a sweet deal surfaces on the eve of a new season, a golden opportunity for those with the alacrity to pounce. Such is the case with Arc’teryx’s top-of-the-line Alpha SV jacket, which Backcountry is currently moving at a 30 percent discount.
Weighing in at just over a pound, this jacket is the choice of many a powder hound, mountain guide and expert alpinist for several reasons. First of all, it boasts the unmatched waterproofing and breathability of a Gore-Tex Pro 3-layer membrane, ideal for off-piste adventures. The Alpha SV also features tough N100p-X face fabric, WaterTight pit zips, an adjustable storm hood and an array of pockets to ensure your touring gear is always within easy reach.

The only catch? The huge discount only applies to the Zevan colorway, a pretty sharp-looking dark green with fluorescent yellow accents that’s available in small, medium and large. But if that causes you a moment’s pause, just think how many après-ski beers you can buy with that extra $224. — Steve Mazzucchi

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Bose SoundTouch 300 Soundbar
Save $250: The Bose SoundTouch 300 is an excellent soundbar that will work well with any of the latest 4K TVs. It supports Alexa as well. When it was released in 2017, Bose was selling the SoundTouch 300 for $699 — but being two-years-old, Amazon has dropped its price to $449, which is the cheapest it has ever been. It’s a pretty solid deal, especially considering the soundbar is very similar in price, size and capabilities to the Sonos Playbar ($699); actually, according to CNET‘s Ty Pendlebury, the SoundTouch 300 has the Playbar beat “in terms of both sound stage and ‘you are there’ detail.” If you love Bose speakers and are looking for a home theater upgrade, this is a solid soundbar to consider. — Tucker Bowe grey_placeholder

Seiko Prospex “Monster” Dive Watch
Save 28%: Right now, Seiko’s newest-generation Prosper “Monster” is on sale for 20% off in two versions: one (SRPD27) with a black dial and Seiko Prospex’s excellent and soft silicone strap, and the other (SRPD25) with a blue dial, black bezel, and steel bracelet. But wait! In an additional promotion, you can take a further 10% off the reduced price by using the promo code “SHINE” at check out. That brings both versions down by around $140 each. — Zen Love


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Samsung Galaxy Fold Review: A Futuristic Phone That Made Me Nostalgic

Samsung Galaxy Fold Review: A Futuristic Phone That Made Me Nostalgic

Under rigorous real-world scrutiny, the ingenious-but-flawed Galaxy Fold bends but does not break.

Following in NASA’s Footsteps in a Pair of High-Tech Porsche Cayenne Hybrids

Following in NASA’s Footsteps in a Pair of High-Tech Porsche Cayenne Hybrids

We take both plug-in hybrid Cayennes to the lunar-like landscape of Oregon, where NASA trained Apollo astronauts before heading to the moon.

Here’s How to Make Your Outdoor Gear Last Forever

Here’s How to Make Your Outdoor Gear Last Forever

These expert-recommended tips will save you a chore next spring — and help your stuff last longer, too.

These Badass Leather Jackets Were a Well-Kept Nashville Secret

These Badass Leather Jackets Were a Well-Kept Nashville Secret

Once only custom-made, these jackets are now available in a range of stock sizes.

If You’re Going to Scuba Dive with a Mechanical Watch, Do It with This One

If You’re Going to Scuba Dive with a Mechanical Watch, Do It with This One

The Bremont S2000 can take anything you throw at it. It’s a watch you’ll never have to worry about, no matter what you’re doing.

16 Tools That Pro Chefs Can’t Cook Without

16 Tools That Pro Chefs Can’t Cook Without

From a extra-large cast-iron skillet to a charcoal firestarter to a vacuum sealer, these four professional chefs reflect on the gear they couldn’t do their jobs without.

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Today in Gear: The Down Jacket Built for All of Winter, Tesla’s Idea for Heated Seats & More

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.


When the mercury drops, you want a good jacket in your corner. Backcountry’s Silver Fork 750 Hooded Jacket can get you through winter’s coldest days. Available only from Backcountry, the Silver Fork 750 is the perfect technical down jacket for skiing or hiking, but won’t look out of place in the cityscape. The lofty goose down will keep toasty without weighing you down, while the water-resistant finish wards of dirt and moisture. The whole jacket even packs down into its own internal chest pocket meaning you can bring it anywhere you may need — even if you are tight on space. You can snap up the Silver Fork 750 in some all-new colorways this autumn to boot. Let the Backcountry’s Silver Fork 750 Hooded Jacket keep you warm through all your winter adventures. Gear Patrol readers also get the added bonus of 20 percent off with the code GEARPATROL20.

New & Noteworthy Releases

Tesla Has an Idea for Heated Seats That Are More Than Just Comfortable

Tesla Has an Idea for Heated Seats That Are More Than Just Comfortable

This Tesla patent could revolutionize the car seat, or create a huge, expensive mess.

This Affordable New Automatic Dive Watch Has a Unique Kind of Dial

This Affordable New Automatic Dive Watch Has a Unique Kind of Dial

The Nodus Duality is a new dive watch from a California-based microbrand, and it offers a lot of value — and an unusual kind of dial.

3 of 2019’s Best Products: a GP 100 Preview

3 of 2019’s Best Products: a GP 100 Preview

At Stocked, our first-ever Product Culture Conference, we presented three of the year’s best products, as a preview to our annual GP 100, due out later this year.

Stock Up With 20% Off at the Gear Patrol Store

Stock Up With 20% Off at the Gear Patrol Store

Whether you’re looking for everyday carry items, elevated leather goods, audio and hi-fi equipment or refined home goods, we’ve got you covered. For a limited time, get 20% select brands.

Holding Out for a New, Small iPhone SE? It Might Not Be What You Hoped For

Holding Out for a New, Small iPhone SE? It Might Not Be What You Hoped For

Apple is expected to release a second-generation version of the iPhone SE. Here’s what we know so far.

Study Shows Why You Can’t Rely on High-Tech Pedestrian Detection Systems

Study Shows Why You Can’t Rely on High-Tech Pedestrian Detection Systems

AAA found automakers’ collision and pedestrian avoidance technologies to be alarmingly ineffective, especially at night.

This Affordable German Pilot Watch Is a Stylish Take on a Classic

This Affordable German Pilot Watch Is a Stylish Take on a Classic

The new Verus Grau watch from historic German brand Stowa offers a fresh take on the classic military watch in a collab with Worn & Wound.

Finally, an Affordable High-Performance Cycling Shoe

Finally, an Affordable High-Performance Cycling Shoe

At just $100, the Specialized Torch 1.0 is a fraction of the cost of many of its brethren, yet it still packs several high-end features.


Fresh Deals



Huge Sale on Bell Helmets, With a Catch
Save Up to 50%: Bell’s Race Star helmet is a dynamite motorcycle lid for anyone who plans on hitting the track or back roads with verve. (Or at least wants other riders to think they’re hitting the pavement with verve.) Made with a carbon fiber 3K Carbon Shell to minimize weight, the Race Star doesn’t sacrifice offers protection at the altar of lightness; it meets or goes beyond Snell M2015 and DOT certifications, and packs a three-layer Flex Impact Liner to deal with crashes at any speeds. It’s been tested in wind tunnels to make sure the air flows over it with minimal fuss, while the Panovision viewport offers better visibility in all directions compared with Bell helmets past. And, of course, it just looks sweet.

Right now, thanks to a closeout deal over at Revzilla, you can pick up several variants of the Bell Race Star for massive savings — as much as 50% off on certain models. But there is, however, a catch: These sales are only available on small and extra-small helmets. If you need a bigger lid, you’ll probably want to look elsewhere; but if you’re cursed/blessed with a tiny head, well, today’s your lucky day. — Will Sabel Courtney



Dyson Upright Ball Vacuum
Save $272: The headline says it all. The Dyson Ball Upright vac, equipped with the cyclone suction technology you’ve no doubt heard about in TV commercials for nearly a decade, is $272 cheaper than normal.

It should be noted that these Dysons are refurbs, but importantly that they are manufacturer refurbs, meaning Dyson has received them, patched them up, rigorously tested them and released them anew. — Will Price

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Samsung The Frame TV (2019 Models)
Save Up to $500: Samsung’s The Frame TV is one of the most unique 4K TVs that you can buy. As its name gives away, The Frame TV looks like a framed piece of art hanging on your wall. Not only does it work as a normal TV, but it can display actual art or various beautiful photos when nobody is watching it; this way it blends into your home’s decor. Not everybody likes the idea of having a black box hanging on their wall, after all. |


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2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Review: An Off-Roader Worth Its Weight in Mud

2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Review: An Off-Roader Worth Its Weight in Mud

The Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro is a vehicle that any serious overlander or off-roader should be happy to include in their adventure kit.

Review: The Year’s Best Road Bike Is One You’ve Never Heard Of

Review: The Year’s Best Road Bike Is One You’ve Never Heard Of

Parlee may not be the biggest bicycle brand, but the new RZ7 can’t be beat.

Scotch Whisky Prices Are About to Skyrocket. Here’s What That Means for You

Scotch Whisky Prices Are About to Skyrocket. Here’s What That Means for You

Among other things, the US has imposed significant tariffs on scotch whisky. Here’s what you need to know.

5 of the Best New Car Lease Deals You Can Find in October 2019

5 of the Best New Car Lease Deals You Can Find in October 2019

It’s October, and Toyota Tacomas are still incredibly cheap to lease.

3 of 2019’s Best Products: a GP 100 Preview

3 of 2019’s Best Products: a GP 100 Preview

At Stocked, our first-ever Product Culture Conference, we presented three of the year’s best products, as a preview to our annual GP 100, due out later this year.

These Swiss-Made Vintage Invicta Watches Show the Brand’s Forgotten History

These Swiss-Made Vintage Invicta Watches Show the Brand’s Forgotten History

Three vintage Invicta watches with mechanical movements and restrained designs are nothing like what most peopld expect from the brand today.

The Best Leather Jackets to Buy on eBay Right Now

The Best Leather Jackets to Buy on eBay Right Now

From Vanson, Langlitz, RRL and more.

Is This Still the Perfect Entry-Level Smartwatch?

Is This Still the Perfect Entry-Level Smartwatch?

Last year’s Versa was the best entry-level smartwatch for most people. The new Versa 2 is better in every way.

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Today in Gear: The GoPro HERO8 Has Arrived, Two Long-Awaited Seiko Chronographs & More

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.


GoPro is launching its latest camera, and it’s worth a serious look. HERO8 Black is a true game-changer, with a streamlined design and beefed-up tech. And now there are built-in mounting fingers, so you can move the camera from mount to mount in a flash. But as HERO8 Black marks the first major design update since HERO5 Black, the features inside have been steadily getting more powerful. Let’s start with HyperSmooth 2.0. Now you get three levels of stabilization—including an incredible Boost mode—delivering the smoothest video ever offered by a HERO camera. Then there is TimeWarp 2.0, which auto-adjusts speed based on your motion. You can even slow down the effect to real-time—savoring interesting moments—and then tap to speed it back up. You’ll also dig the improved SuperPhoto + HDR that makes capturing brilliant pics easy, the four digital lenses and the mega-convenient custom presets. There’s also a new accessory system called mods—plug-and-play add-ons like lights, mics and more. Pre-order now, or get yours as soon as it drops in late October.

New & Noteworthy Releases

You’re Almost Out of Time to Buy This Incredible Vintage Toyota Land Cruiser

You’re Almost Out of Time to Buy This Incredible Vintage Toyota Land Cruiser

British Racing Green paint, a V8 engine, and a ton of overlanding mods—all for a cheap price.

Just Some of Our Staff’s Favorite Places to Find the New Issue of Gear Patrol Magazine

Just Some of Our Staff’s Favorite Places to Find the New Issue of Gear Patrol Magazine

Each Gear Patrol editor has a favorite spot to chew on content, from local coffee shops to quiet hotel lounges. Naturally, these are some of the places where we decided to stock Gear Patrol Magazine.

At Last, a New Ultralight Backpack with Tons of Features

At Last, a New Ultralight Backpack with Tons of Features

While most ultralight backpacks contain few extra bells and whistles, Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s new Prism is packed with features.

Seiko Added Chronographs to Two of Its Most Popular Collections and It’s About Damn Time

Seiko Added Chronographs to Two of Its Most Popular Collections and It’s About Damn Time

Long-awaited automatic chronograph watches from Seiko are finally here, and they celebrate significant watches from the brand’s past.

Levi’s Made a Tech-Infused Jacket You’ll Actually Want to Wear

Levi’s Made a Tech-Infused Jacket You’ll Actually Want to Wear

A Trucker and Sherpa Trucker for fall.

What the Surface Pro X Has That the iPad Pro Can’t Match

What the Surface Pro X Has That the iPad Pro Can’t Match

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro X promises the best of both tablet and laptop worlds. It could be a real beast, if its hardware guts can keep up with the demands of Windows 10.

Is Mitsubishi About to Reveal the Plug-In SUV Everyone Really Wants?

Is Mitsubishi About to Reveal the Plug-In SUV Everyone Really Wants?

Mitsubishi’s new concept is roofless, ready for off-roading—and could be the future template for plug-in-hybrid machines.

The GIGA 6 Is So Much More Than an Espresso Machine

The GIGA 6 Is So Much More Than an Espresso Machine

This Swiss-made machine is crafted for your countertop to make the most luxurious coffee without leaving home.


Fresh Deals



ChefsChoice Knife Sharpener
Save $52: Chef’sChoice knife sharpeners are widely considered the best electric sharpeners a non-absurd amount of money can buy, particularly by folks who took the time to test out the competition (namely, Cook’s Illustrated and Wirecutter). The most-recommended option is the electric Trizon XV is deeply discounted on Amazon today.

Wirecutter writes the electric sharpener “brings the metal of the blade to an infinitesimally fine point rather than to the relatively coarse edge that [the manual version] produces.” At $98, it’s cheaper than it’s ever been. — Will Price



Moccamaster Coffee Maker
Save $90: Of its many features, two stand out: a copper heating element and the ability to disassemble. Given the material’s natural heat conductivity, copper coils heat water more quickly than machines using steel or other methods (the only machine we’ve tested that brews faster is Breville’s Precision Brewer). The ability to take the whole thing apart is also unique, and it allows for troubleshooting and fixing at home rather than losing your source of coffee to the mail for a few weeks (it’s also great for cleaning the machine).

Today, Moccamaster’s CDGT model is $90 off on Drop. It’s the 10-cup model that uses a stainless steel carafe. This is as affordable as Moccamasters get. — Will Price



Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket
Save $60: Regular GP readers are well aware of how much we love Patagonia’s Nano Puff line. Constructed using the most thermally efficient synthetic insulation out there — 55 percent recycled 60g PrimaLoft Gold Insulation Eco — Nano Puffs are simultaneously ultralight, travel-friendly and warm. Take along on any plane trip and you have both a comfy pillow and an extra layer any time temps drop.

As unseasonably warm as those temps have been lately, a drop is most certainly coming, making now the perfect time to stock up on this essential garment. And if you’re not too picky about color (that’s the catch), you can score one for 30 percent off at REI right now. Just click over to the good-looking color shown above (“Big Sur Blue”) to score the discount in size S through XXL while supplies last. — Steve Mazzucchi

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New Balance 900V4 Sneakers
Save 40%: As the weather in North America transitions into full-fledged fall, consider investing in a new pair of sneakers. If you’re looking for a domestic option that won’t break the bank, head over to Zappos. today. The retailer is currently offering 20 percent off the American-made New Balance 990v4.

Available in two tonal colorways, the style features a pigskin nubuck upper, an Encap midsole and a rubber outsole. Either is a solid option for any casual wardrobe, so if you’ve been prepping for fall, don’t sleep on these. — John Zientek

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Frye Zip Boots
Save 56%: Since its inception in 1863, Frye has made a name for itself with a diverse range of quality leather footwear. While the brand now offers many more styles than it did a century ago, it hasn’t strayed from its dedication to using top-tier construction and high-grade leathers. If you’re in the market for a new pair of boots, Nordstrom Rack is currently offering up to 56 percent off a pair of hard-wearing zip boots from Frye. If you see something you like, don’t wait long — sizes will go fast with prices like these. — John Zientek

Adidas Ultraboost Shoes
Save $54: It’s sometimes tough to tell if a sneaker innovation has hit the mark. But when a brand expands its use from, say, running sneakers to hiking shoes — the way Adidas has by incorporating a Boost foam midsole into its Terrex Free Hiker — you know it’s got legs, so to speak. We’re big believers in Boost, especially in its original incarnation as a running shoe ingredient. The super-responsive cushioning platform delivers a bouncy energy return with every stride, providing a significant mental lift to go along with the physical one.

Given that benefit, it’s no surprise the Adidas Ultraboost is one of the brand’s most popular running sneakers — and one that’s especially worthy of consideration when it’s on sale. Right now, six different colorways, in a respectable range of sizes, are 30 percent off at adidas.com. Grab a pair today and you’ll be bouncing through the streets with a smile on your face all fall. — Steve Mazzucchi

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Todd Snyder x Timex Blackjack Watch
Save 50%: Todd Snyder’s access to the Timex archives has resulted in all sorts of cool collaborations over the past few years, but the updated versions of the once-obscure “Sprite” models from the 1970s have proven so be some of our favorites. We were enthusiastic about the “Blackjack” watch when it first debuted, but in case you need a refresher, this is a sleek, automotive-inspired timepiece with cool “roulette wheel” dial done up in black and white, a black-finished case, 50m of water resistance, a quartz movement and a black Nato strap. The watch generally retails for only $138, but right now, you can nab it for just $69, a 50 percent savings. — Oren Hartov grey_placeholder

Nest Protect (2-Pack)
Save $48: The Nest Protect is the company’s new-and-improved smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector, and it’s been named the “best smart smoke detector” by numerous tech publications, including Wirecutter, Tom’s Guide and Lifewire. The Google Store sells the Nest Protect for $119 a pop, which is fairly expensive, but if you’re willing to buy a two-pack (which is perfect for larger homes), Home Depot is running a pretty good deal: buy two Nest Protects for $190, which is almost $50 off.


Today on Gear Patrol

Everything You Know About Charging Your Smartphone is Wrong

Everything You Know About Charging Your Smartphone is Wrong

What’s the best way to charge your phone? What habits should you bend over backwards to avoid? We talked to a battery expert to find out.

2020 Lincoln Aviator Review: A Well-Dressed Beast, Best Tasted in Hybrid Form

2020 Lincoln Aviator Review: A Well-Dressed Beast, Best Tasted in Hybrid Form

It may be smaller than the Navigator, but this luxurious SUV manages to be even better than its delightful sibling.

7 Vintage Dealers on Pieces They Wish They Never Sold

7 Vintage Dealers on Pieces They Wish They Never Sold

A railroad jacket, a USARP Parka, Carhartt overalls and more.

The 3 Best At-Home Rowing Machines

The 3 Best At-Home Rowing Machines

It’s as easy as arms, core, legs — legs, core, arms. Repeat, over and over.

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Today in Gear: Reviving a Classic Oris Diver, The James Brand’s New Knife & More

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.


Oris made its first diver in 1965 — now it is ready for a revival and ready for the watch aficionado in your life this holiday season. Diving into its design vault, Oris has come up with the Diver Sixty-Five, a fresh spin on the watch that started it all. The new Oris Sixty-Five has many of the details that can be found on the original, but it has been brought up to date with 21st-century watchmaking techniques such as an anti-corrosive stainless steel case. The vintage-inspired bubble-curved glass face is also made from scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass and comes with anti-reflective coating to help you see the dial underwater. The bronze and steel bi-color is a new addition as well, giving the Sixty-Five a distinct look, while still being faithful to the rugged and industrial history. This history steeped timepiece, with its unique coloring, makes the perfect standout gift.

New & Noteworthy Releases

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Live Your Back To The Future Fantasy With This Vintage Toyota Pickup

Sure, the DeLorean got all the press—but you know you really wanted Marty’s gorgeous pickup tuck.

The Smartest Thing About Microsoft’s New Folding Phone Is What It Doesn’t Have

The Smartest Thing About Microsoft’s New Folding Phone Is What It Doesn’t Have

Microsoft has announced the Surface Duo: a two-screen, folding Android phone that’s coming next year. And the most exciting parts about it are what it lacks.

What on Earth Is a Gentleman’s Pocket Knife?

What on Earth Is a Gentleman’s Pocket Knife?

Unlike hunting or survival blades, gentlemen’s knives are harder to classify, but The James Brand’s new Duval provides an excellent example.

We’ve Got Great News for Fans of Chevrolet’s Best Off-Road Pickup Truck

We’ve Got Great News for Fans of Chevrolet’s Best Off-Road Pickup Truck

The Colorado ZR2 Bison has proven extremely popular— so Chevy will likely make more of them for 2020.

These Exclusive Leather Jackets Are Borderline Unattainable

These Exclusive Leather Jackets Are Borderline Unattainable

Classic biker and bomber styles.


Fresh Deals

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Adidas x Missoni Ultra Boost Clima Sneakers
Save $116: If you’re looking for a wildly cool sneaker, head over to End today. Currently, you can pick up a pair of Adidas x Missoni Ultra Boost Clima sneakers on sale. The style features a Climacool Primeknit upper with Missoni’s iconic space-dying pattern, a sock-like collar and a co-branded tongue tag. And for additional visual interest, it has a mismatched 3-Stripes medial cage.

Function doesn’t suffer and the style has a knit heel cup, Torsion System, Boost midsole and Continental rubber outsole. Available in sizes 7 to 12, the silhouette comes in three colors and is now $116 cheaper than list price. So if you’re in the market for a new sneaker, don’t sleep on this — sizes will sell quickly. — John Zientek

AGV Corsa R Balda Helmet sale deal

The Motorcycle Helmet Your Brain Deserves Is $400 Off
Save 44%: Anyone who rides a motorcycle (or even knows someone who does) ought to know the value of a good helmet at this point. Leather and armor may work fine for those extremities and core, but your head — location to no fewer than four of your five senses, the foundation of that pretty mug of yours, and of course, home to that rather important chunk of gray between your ears — deserves a sturdier shield. And you’d be hard-pressed to find one better than the helmets whipped up by AGV.

That said, the part of your brain concerned with expenditures might normally be put off by AGV’s prices, and rightfully so; the Italian brand’s lids can run well into four-digit prices. Luckily, there are bargains to be had if you don’t mind being a step or two behind the current fashion trends. The AGV Corsa R Baldy seen here may have a 2016 design, but it still offers world-class protection and a design perfect for both track riding and sporty street corner carving.

And right now, you can snag this AGV helmet for just $500 — a 44 percent savings over its cost when new. At that price, you’re practically stealing this race-inspired lid. — Will Sabel Courtney

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Cole Haan Leather Duffel Bag
Save 74%: Now at Nordstrom Rack, you can save 74 percent on a tasteful leather duffel bag from Cole Haan. Available in brown, the bag features dual rolled-top handles, a zip closure and interior organizing pockets. It’s not overly complicated, nor should it be. The perfect size for a weekend getaway, it will hold a couple changes of clothes, toiletries and other necessities. — John Zientek grey_placeholder

Bose SoundTouch 300 Soundbar
Save $250: The Bose SoundTouch 300 is an excellent soundbar that will work well with any of the latest 4K TVs. It supports Alexa as well. When it was released in 2017, Bose was selling the SoundTouch 300 for $699 — but being two-years-old, Amazon has dropped its price to $449, which is the cheapest it has ever been. It’s a pretty solid deal, especially considering the soundbar is very similar in price, size and capabilities to the Sonos Playbar ($699); actually, according to CNET‘s Ty Pendlebury, the SoundTouch 300 has the Playbar beat “in terms of both sound stage and ‘you are there’ detail.” If you love Bose speakers and are looking for a home theater upgrade, this is a solid soundbar to consider. — Tucker Bowe grey_placeholder

Samsung Space Monitor
Save Up to $150: Samsung’s newest and most innovative desktop monitor, the Space Monitor, is on sale right now and you should really think about buying one. You can buy a 27-inch monitor, which normally costs $400, for $250 on Amazon. If you want the larger 31.5-inch model, which is normally $500, Amazon has slashed off $100 of its price, too. The neat thing with the Space Monitor is that it’s a monitor designed to save you desk space; instead of having a traditional base, it has a clamp that latches onto the side of your desk; this means the monitor actually takes up zero desk space, leaving more room for your keyboard, mouse and actual work things, and thus hopefully helping you to be more organized and more productive. The Space Monitor also has a movable arm that lets you pull the screen out and tilt it so you get the ideal viewing angle for you. |


Today on Gear Patrol

This Is What Every Cast-Iron Skillet Lover Wants for the Holidays

This Is What Every Cast-Iron Skillet Lover Wants for the Holidays

One of the best cast-iron cookware makers collabed with a chef famous for using cast-iron cookware.

Everything You Need to Know About Chef’s Knives

Everything You Need to Know About Chef’s Knives

We’ve rounded up some of our best how-to guides and tips to give you a complete reader on chef’s knives.

10 Boots We Can’t Wait to Wear This Fall

10 Boots We Can’t Wait to Wear This Fall

From White’s, Tecovas, Aether and more.

The Best New Knives and EDC of October 2019

The Best New Knives and EDC of October 2019

Leatherman updated a popular multi-tool, Victorinox made its first outdoor fixed blade, The James Brand made a compact pen and more.

Note: Purchasing products through our links may earn us a portion of the sale, which supports our editorial team’s mission. Learn more here.

Today in Gear: A Sustainable Hoodie for Fall, Good Air Purifiers Made Even Better & More

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.


It’s not news that the clothing industry is one of the most harmful to the planet. But thanks to initiatives like Earthcolours by Kathmandu, you can feel a whole lot better about loading up on new threads. The Earthcolours Men’s Hooded Pullover from Kathmandu was created out of a challenge to create the most sustainable garments it could. Not only is it made from fabric utilizing about 12 recycled plastic bottles, but it also gets its hues from natural dyes made from agricultural waste. Think nutshells, leaves and vegetables — and all the dyes are completely traceable back to its sources near Barcelona. Natural dyes also mean no two hoodies will ever be the same, with the dye lots varying making for a unique garment just for you. The Earthcolours Men’s Hooded Pullover is real feel-good gear you should have in your wardrobe.

New & Noteworthy Releases

This Blacked-Out Tactical Smartwatch Is Probably What a Real James Bond Would Wear

This Blacked-Out Tactical Smartwatch Is Probably What a Real James Bond Would Wear

The newest luxury tool watch from Garmin combines its navigation tech and rugged build with a tactical design and military-focused features.

It’s Official: There Will Be a Next-Gen Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ

It’s Official: There Will Be a Next-Gen Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ

Toyota and Subaru are expanding their partnership—which means a new Toyobaru will be coming soon.

Ikea’s New Collection with Virgil Abloh Is Every Bit as Weird as You’d Expect

Ikea’s New Collection with Virgil Abloh Is Every Bit as Weird as You’d Expect

Expect lots of quotation marks and words in all-caps.

Winnebago Just Made the Perfect Affordable Camper Van

Winnebago Just Made the Perfect Affordable Camper Van

Winnebago’s new base-model camper van is capable, versatile and affordable. Best of all: It’ll be sold in the U.S.

This Sleeper Product from Dyson Is Secretly One of Its Best

This Sleeper Product from Dyson Is Secretly One of Its Best

Dyson’s air purifying fans were already some of the company’s best buys. They just got better.

These Affordable Flannel Shirts Won’t Break the Bank

These Affordable Flannel Shirts Won’t Break the Bank

Made from 5.8-ounce brushed cotton.

The Ford Bronco’s Folding Roof Could Be Way Better Than Jeep’s

The Ford Bronco’s Folding Roof Could Be Way Better Than Jeep’s

This Ford patent could also be big news for the Ranger and the F-150.

Filson’s New Western Shirts Are the Perfect Companions for Fall

Filson’s New Western Shirts Are the Perfect Companions for Fall

Made with brushed 6.2-ounce cotton twill or 10.6-ounce worsted wool.


Fresh Deals

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Calvin Klein Boxer Briefs
Save 50%: Like going to the dentist, eating raw vegetables, and getting eight hours of sleep, buying new underwear is one of those things everyone should do way more often. (The ideal cadence is to refresh everything in your underwear drawer every six months, but you should aim to do it at least once a year.) Now at Nordstrom Rack, you can pick up a pack of three black cotton boxer briefs from Calvin Klein, one of the best sellers in the category. Act fast and get them for an additional 50 percent off the list price of $40. That means they cost just $20 today. — John Zientek grey_placeholder

RavPower 61W PD 3.0 GaN Wall Charger
Save $5: RavPower released the RavPower 61W PD 3.0 GaN Wall Charger, the smallest-ever 61-watt wall charger with power delivery (PD), earlier this year – and you can already save a few bucks on one. The normally $40 wall adapter can be bought for $5 off if you buy from Amazon and you click the little coupon box before checkout (you must be a Prime member to do so). As a reminder, this little wall adapter is fully capable of charging a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or new iPad Pro. The RavPower 61W PD 3.0 GaN Wall Charger is available in either black or white. — Tucker Bowe grey_placeholder

50-Inch Vizio D-Series (2019)
Save $168: Vizio makes some of the best entry-level 4K TVs you can buy. Its D-Series, the most budget-friendly line of Vizio TVs, is a great option for anybody looking to upgrade to 4K without breaking the bank. Right now, you can get a great deal on a 50-inch Vizio D-Series (2019) — Walmart is selling the TV for $168 off. It has all the bells and whistles you want in a new smart TV, including a great 4K HDR picture and access to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video; plus it’s a 50-inch TV, which is a great size for most places in your home. — Tucker Bowe

The Smartest Piece of Motorcycle Gear You Can Buy Is $350 Off
Save 30%: Laypeople may not realize it at a glance, but motorcycle gear has come a long way since the days when cowskin and metal helmets were all that protected riders. Perhaps the biggest advance of the 21st Century, however, has been the advent of personal airbag systems. In fact, the tech has come so far, you can now buy it on sale. Right now, RevZilla is offering the Alpinestars Tech Air Street Vest for just $800 — 30% off the usual retail price. It’s the sort of deal that might be the gentle shove needed to convince you to spring for one of these pieces of revolutionary safety gear…which in turn could save your life the next time you experience a violent shove off your bike. — Will Sabel Courtney

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Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger
Save 44%: If you’re in the market for a new pair of quality leather boots, head over to Nordstrom Rack today. Currently, you can save 44 percent on a pair of iconic Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger boots. Hardwearing and reinforced with a cap-toe, the Iron Ranger can be dressed up or worn as a work boot.
Originally designed for iron miners, it is made from oil-resistant leather from the S.B. Foot Tanning Company and features speed hooks for ease of lacing. Normally $320, these rugged boots are just $180 today. — John Zientek grey_placeholder

Seiko Titanium SGG731P1
Save 71%: With the well-respected Seiko name on the dial and premium materials like lightweight titanium and scratch-proof sapphire crystal, this SGG731P1 is a highly practical everyday watch. At 40mm wide and just 8mm thick, a reliable quartz movement and an approachable price make it even more pragmatic a buy for a handsome, no-nonsense watch — or a great gift for that one-watch guy. Right now, the Seiko SGG731P1 is available for 71 percent off its retail price of $395 for just $114. — Zen Love


Today on Gear Patrol

Is Aftermarket Watch Customization Horological Sacrilege, or High Art?

Is Aftermarket Watch Customization Horological Sacrilege, or High Art?

You paid for it — shouldn’t you be able to do whatever you want to your precious watch? Some people don’t think so.

The 8 Best New Fragrances of Fall 2019

The 8 Best New Fragrances of Fall 2019

From Maison Martin Margiela, Henry Rose, Jack Black and more.

Mercedes-Benz Needs to Build a G-Class Pickup Truck

Mercedes-Benz Needs to Build a G-Class Pickup Truck

Ford, GM and Ram are cleaning up with their luxury pickups. But there’s room above them for something even fancier.

The Complete Sonos Buying Guide: Every Speaker, Soundbar and Amp Explained

The Complete Sonos Buying Guide: Every Speaker, Soundbar and Amp Explained

We break down some terms to know, as well as every product that Sonos currently makes.

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