Products of the Week: Geodome Tents, Nike’s New Runner and More

A mountain of gear and apparel crosses our desk each week. Here's the best of it.

June 8, 2019 5:00 am

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Each week, our inbox runneth over with news of gear, apparel and tech releases from around the world. In this feature, we’ll parse through the best of them. Today: the 36th iteration of a Nike runner, drink-specific glassware and bottled-in-bond whisky.

Spalding 125th Anniversary Horween Leather Basketball
Spalding is turning 125 this year, so they remade their first ever basketball. It has leather stitching and looks difficult to dribble. It’s also sold out, despite its $250 price tag, because the world doesn’t make any sense.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36
If someone’s getting into running for the first time and asks for a sneaker recommendation, we tell them to start with the Nike Air Pegasus. It’s a perfect middle-of-the-road shoe that works well for a lot of people. The newly released 36th iteration features more breathability and a slimmer look.

Relay Singlet and Relay Shorts
Inspired by four of the greatest performances in Penn Relays’ history, Tracksmith made this collection so you can feel like an accomplished athlete every time you hit the pavement — whether you are one or not.

Autodromo Group B Series 2 Automatic
A new offering from one of the most respected American watch companies, the Group B Series 2 pays tribute to the high-tech motorsport culture of the early ’80s. Lightweight titanium, an integrated steel bracelet, and an eye-catching dial, all at a very wearable 39mm.

Wrangler ICONS 27MW Men’s Denim Shirt with Indigood
Wrangler’s most sustainable denim ever, made using 100% less water, 60% less energy and generating 60% less waste than regular dyeing processes. Channel your inner environmentally conscious cowboy.

State Bicycle Co. 6061 Black Label V2 Candy Apple Red
Cycling is among the most expensive hobbies on the planet, but the Black Label V2 from State is one of the best bargains you’ll find. Available now in a very limited and very awesome candy apple red.

Royale Floral
Inspired by summer, handcrafted in Italy, in three florally accented colorways. Can your feet get dreamier than that?

The Ray: SS by Mission Workshop
A button-down made from a high-performance oxford fabric designed to keep you cool. It looks way better in person than it does on this model, weirdly.

North Face Geodome 4 Tent
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The North Face Geodome 4 Tent
Based on a design by architect Richard Buckminster-Fuller, the expedition-ready rig, now available for the first time in the U.S., features 75-denier ripstop fabric that can withstand rain, snow and up to 60-mph winds.

Gel-Kayano 26
Along with the Pegasus above, the Asics Gel-Kayano is one of the longest-running (ha) and most popular shoes in the biz. The newest version features a layer of the brand’s excellent FlyteFoam and offers increased shock absorption in the heel. This one’s for the over-pronators out there.

Riedel Drink Specific Glassware Collection
A cocktail tastes better when served in a glass designed specifically for it . It’s like science. And now the renowned glassware manufacturer Riedel has a line that will adequately cover everything from your Old Fashioned to your Sloe Gin Fizz.

Harry’s Hair Care + Styling
Harry’s has moved from the hair on your face to the hair on your head, with shampoo, conditioner and styling gels for every type of mane.

George Dickel Bottled in Bond 
$36 for a 13-year old bottled-in-bond whisky is unheard of. Works great in a Perfect Manhattan (that’s with sweet and dry vermouth).

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