Good morning, and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Gear — your single-shot serving of an entire week’s worth of the best new gear pulled from our weekday editions of Today in Gear. Bookmark it to peruse over a cup of coffee or before you soak up the last of your weekend freedom, then start your Monday completely up to speed. Here’s to another fantastic week.
Monday, April 16
One of Our Favorite Chronographs Just Got the Panda-Dial Treatment
One of our favorite watches gets one of our favorite colorways.
This Extremely Fast SSD Is Perfect for Storing 4K Video (Works for Mac and PC)
It’s the fastest external drive that OWC has ever made.
In the Future, Leather Will Be Made From Mushrooms Not Cows
The main ingredient is mycelium, a fungus found in the root structure of mushrooms.
Tuesday, April 17
You Can Only Buy IWC’s New Vintage-Style Chronograph Online
It’s reminiscent of classic chronograph the brand made during the 1990s.
DeWalt’s New Sledgehammers and Axes Are Made with Carbon Fiber
DeWalt, the ubiquitous tool manufacturer, released a new line that’s anything but average.
This Home Security Camera Has An Impressive 365-Day Battery Life
This is Anker’s first home security camera.
Did Specialized Just Make the Most Versatile Mountain Bike Ever?
The Stumpjumper has been a mainstay in Specialized’s stable of mountain bikes since its introduction in 1981. The just-released 2018 model continues the trend with a wildly innovative design.
Nike Quietly Rolled Out a Revolutionary New Material Tested By The World’s Top Marathoner
The newest Nike sneaker is 11 grams lighter than previous iterations of the Zoom Vaporfly Elite.
Wednesday, April 18
This Giant Multi-Tool Has Fewer Tools Than a Leatherman
The just-announced Combar is a beefed up multi-tool with only three tools: a hammer, an ax and a spade. It won’t fit in a pocket, but that doesn’t mean it’s not useful.
Why You Should Be Wary of Sega’s “Exciting” New Mega Drive Mini
It’s hard not to get excited about a miniature, updated version of a classic piece of gaming history, but in this case it might be wise not to.
BMW’s Best Performance Car Just Got a Lot More Hardcore
The M2 is dead. Long live the M2 Competiton.
Be like Elon Musk. Invest in This Rare Japanese Denim Shirt.
Made from overdyed 18oz indigo selvedge Japanese denim.
Garmin’s New Edge 130 Bike Computer Has Everything You Need, Nothing You Don’t
Garmin’s newest, paired-down cycling computer might be the cure for too much information.
Thursday, April 19
Opinel Made a Limited-Edition Version of its Iconic Pocket Knife
The No. 8 is a straightforward pocket knife with a steel blade, rotating lock and a wooden handle. Now there are 100 available with a limited-edition handle made with rare woods.
This Tough Polycarbonate Carry-On Is Your New Travel Companion
Polycarbonate body, aluminum framing and corners, thief-proof, no zippers. Arlo Skye’s new carry-on doesn’t look bad at all.
New Jaguar Sedans Get Enticing Style Upgrades
Superficial performance trim levels are nothing new, but Jaguar’s new Sport 300 models might actually be worth it.
A Brand Our Readers Love Just Released a New Sneaker — and It’s Awesome
Designed for the urban explorer, these all grey sneakers look fresh and feel good in any environment.
Friday, April 20
‘The Rarest Steak on the Planet’ Is Coming to the United States
Where’s the beef? Here in the US, finally.
Your New Summer Wardrobe Starts With These Affordable Essentials
Packable windbreakers, seersucker bombers, linen shirts and more.
Yamaha Brought Insanely Beautiful Bikes to the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show
When the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show pops up on the calendar, that’s when salivary glands go into overdrive.