BMW Returns to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Jeep Debuts the All-New Compass: The Evening Rush

Plus, Channellock has the ultimate rescue tool for you.

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BMW plans to finally return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans after a five-year hiatus. Although it is still unclear what car it will use, if it’s anything like the GT2 M3, we’ll alll be in for a treat. Expect to see the Bavarian beast terrorizing the track in the 2018 season.

Peugeot plans to debut the 2017 3008 DKR rally SUV at the Paris Auto Show this week. The beefed-up SUV is based off the new 3008, and will be powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6. Keep your eyes peeled for the SUV in the 2017 Dakar Rally.

Jeep has revealed their all-new Compass in Brazil today. The new model will replace the outdated Compass and Patriot, and will be based off the same platform as the Renegade. Jeep expects this compact SUV to hit large sales numbers globally, as the company intends to sell it in more than 100 countries.


Jumping rope is one of the best ways to sneak in a good cardio workout in a small amount of time. Tapping into cardio, coordination, and stamina, this simple exercise is a great way to round out your workout. Fortunately, Everlast has been making jump ropes for decades, so we recommend picking one up.

If you happen to be a firefighter, we recommend you consider investing in the Channellock 87 Rescue Tool. This compact multi-tool allows you to do door-pops, cut wires, shut off gas valves and much more without switching between tools. When seconds are everything and your gear already weighs at least 80 pounds, a bit of weight savings goes a long way.



As winter quickly approaches, you need to start thinking about how to transport your snowboards to the mountain. If you don’t have a pickup or SUV, you may want to invest in a roof rack to carry all that gear—but if you are looking to just carry two snowboards, we recommend the Universal Snowboard Carrier 575.

Carhartt has recently released a new collection called the Upland Hunting Collection featuring a more tailored line of hunting jackets and pants. If you are looking to do a little duck hunting, you definitely need to check out the Upland Field Jacket. With water-resistant materials, orange shoulder pads, and a duck pocket, it’s perfect for the day’s hunt.