Category Archives: Kit Talk

WHEN IT COMES TO BEING SEEN ON THE BIKE AT NIGHT, THE PROVIZ 360 JACKET TICKS MOST BOXES

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First Impressions When I opened the packaging of the new ProViz reflective jacket it immediately looked like a top quality product. The material felt soft and malleable, yet looked great as well. The zips looked, and are, waterproof and have

LOVE BOOTS? THE NEW SCARPA SL ACTIVE ARE A FIRST CHOICE FOR ALL YOUR OUTDOORS WALKS THROUGHOUT THE SEASONS

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Overview For disabled people, or anybody doing a lot of outdoors walking, having the right footwear is absolutely crucial. As a child I remember being dragged round shoe shops to get ‘proper’ shoes and oh how I used to resent

RUCKSACK AT THE BUDGET END OF THE MARKET

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I have to Confess, I live on a budget at the moment and I don’t have money to burn on expensive kit, however this doesn’t stop me from enjoying and taking part in the outdoors. I thought I would write

REVIEWING THE LUMOS NEW GENERATION CYCLE HELMET, IDEAL FOR THE URBAN CYCLIST.

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First Impressions I was quite excited when I took my new Lumos helmet out of the box and with good reason too. The first thing that struck me is it felt like a real solid piece of kit, very well

Preparing for my Hebridean Adventure.

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Preparations are well under way for my Hebridean cycle adventure and I’m looking forward to it very much. The ferry is booked and I’m beginning to think about what to take with me. As well as all my cycling gear,