My favourite cycling kit

Cycling kit so lovely you’ll be desperate to head out on your bike on sub-zero mornings just so you can show it off. My picks…

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Review: Sprayway Arete jacket from Blacks

My penchant for men’s jackets continues with this pumpkin-orange Arete waterproof jacket, £90 from Sprayway at Blacks. It’s been all the way up Mount Kenya…

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Review: Teva Terra FI Lite walking sandals from SportsShoes

My Teva Terra walking sandals, £29.99 from SportsShoes, have been out on many an adventure with me this summer, and I am a big big…

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Review: the Bowhurst classic backpack

New brand on the block Bowhurst make handcrafted backpacks for “the brave and the bold”. I tested out their classic pack, £60, designed with explorers…

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Review: DHB Flashlight Highline waterproof cycling jacket

Testing out dhb’s Flashlight Highline jacket, £84.99, designed to keep you snug in all weathers AND make you glow in the dark. Magic!

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Review: The Casio G-Shock G-LIDE 8900 watch

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Casio’s hardwearing unisex G-LIDE watch 8900 sports watch.

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Adidas launch the new Terrex Boost trail shoe

Adidas launched an awesome new trail shoe, designed for mountain runners and urban explorers. And then they threw a nice party for it.

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The best trail running kit for women

Up epic hills, down coastal paths, falling over a lot into bogs – I love trail running, but it takes tough gear to withstand an…

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Review: Target Dry Xtreme Element men’s jacket

Intrepid TV director Ben Anderson reviews Target Dry’s Xtreme Element hiking jacket, £104.95, on the Cornish coast.

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Review: Adidas Terrex Climaheat Ice jacket

Keep the outdoors #openallwinter with Adidas’ new Climaheat range of insulated layers and down jackets, designed to keep you warm in extreme conditions. I’ve been…

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Review: Coleman Aravis 2 tent from Outdoor World Direct

Coleman Aravis 2 review: A review of the Coleman Aravis 2-man tent, £84.95 from Outdoor World Direct, an affordable, lightweight wild camping tent that comes…

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Review: Karrimor 3 in 1 waterproof jacket

Karrimor 3 in 1 jacket review: A review of Karrimor’s nifty, versatile 3 in 1 jacket, as modelled by the gorge Mary Spender. It’s a bargain,…

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Best female ski brands on a budget

Keen to get kitted out for the slopes? Here’s my best female ski brands on a budget roundup, including kit that’s both snow and pocket-friendly.…

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Review: Keen Durand WP mid boots

Testing out Keen’s new, all-American made Durand mid WP boots, £140, which they promise are good for a million steps. Sounds like a challenge. Read…

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Review: Berghaus Voltage GORE-TEX shell jacket

Testing Berghaus’ hardy waterproof Voltage GORE-TEX shell, £140, in wind and wet weather.

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Awesome autumn apparel

It’s jumper wearing, bonfire building, leaf crunching autumn again! Let’s rejoice in all the cosy cliches shall we? There’s no need to hibernate, though –…

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