The Garmin Edge 510 and 810

The Garmin Edge 510 and 810

Garmin have recently launched two new Edge cycling GPS systems.  The Garmin Edge 510 and the Garmin Edge 810.  There is a major difference with these GPS’s to any Garmin have launched before.  The Edge 510 and 810 both can pair with your smartphone to offer real-time online tracking of your ride. Garmin are the …
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Design your own Down Jacket

Have you ever wanted to design your own outdoor clothing?  PHD Mountain software gives you the opportunity to design your own down jacket personalised to your needs. PHD stands for Peter Hutchinson Designs and was launched in 1998, they specialise in extreme warmth and extreme lightness, designing and making everything in Stalybridge UK. Designing your …
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Wenger Giant Knife

Wenger Giant Knife

Whether camping or climbing you want to be prepared!  However the Wenger Giant Knife may be taking it a little too far.  The Giant Knife is the Guiness World record holder for most functions on a penknife, with 87 implements and performing 141 actions it’s certainly fully featured.  However this many features come at a …
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UVU Ultra Race Jacket

UVU Ultra Race Jacket

The UVU Ultra Race Jacket is a £1,200 cold weather running jacket.  It can be worn by itself or as the outer shell to UVU’s Ultimate Extreme Cold Race System.  The jacket offers  phenomenal protection for the Ultra and Extreme Runner.  The climate control technology allows an operating range of arctic temperatures of -35 degrees …
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Ultimate Direction Signature Series

Ultimate Direction Signature Series

Ultimate Direction have launched the Signature Series.  A series of three running vests that have been designed by three of the most successful, most well-known ultra runners in the world – Anton Krupicka, Scott Jurek and Peter Bakwin. This is quite an unusual idea, often athletes are paid sponsors and wear or promote products but …
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Gore Running AIR GT AS Run Jacket

Gore Running AIR GT AS Run Jacket

The Gore Running Air GT AS Run Jacket is engineered to give you the perfect run.  It’s lightweight, breathable and comfortable.  The jacket uses Gore-tex Active Shell technology which allows this balance of extreme breathability while also being waterproof and windproof. Features Napoleon pocket with concealed zip Stow pocket inside Reflective print on back Reflective …
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Berghaus Men’s Navigator Thermal Trousers

Berghaus Men’s Navigator Thermal Trousers

Berghaus Men’s Navigator Thermal Trousers are a limited edition line of Berghaus’ most popular trekking trousers.  This version of the navigators are thermal lined for extra warmth.  The trousers are comfortable to wear with a brush warp knit fleece to give you additional warmth on those cold winter walks.  They are also water repellant to …
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Rab Stretch Neo Jacket

Rab Stretch Neo Jacket

The Rab Stretch Neo Jacket was recently awarded clothing product of the year 2012 by TGO in their Great Outdoor awards.  The Stretch Neo Jacket has been described as revolutionary.  It is both extremely breathable and waterproof, intended for high intensity activity that require freedom of movement, comfort and protection in harsh conditions. The jacket …
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Salomon S-Lab Fellcross

Salomon S-Lab Fellcross

Salomon S-Lab Fellcross is one of the leading ultralight trail running shoes.  Trail running if you’re not sure is running over hiking trails, these are often muddy and uneven.  Good trail shoes have aggressive knobbly soles that are more rigid than standard running shoes.  As running is on trails rather than hard roads cushioning is …
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The Design and Testing of Rab Products

Today we wanted to share with you this video from Rab about the design and testing of their products.  I’m sure most of us don’t think twice about the research and development that goes into outdoor clothing.  However as you’ll see a lot more goes into design than you would think, this is why Rab …
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