Category: Kit Reviews

The Munro after the cycle the day before 0

The Munro after the cycle the day before

There was the epic Bealach Mor Cycle Sportive on the Saturday. This was surely enough exercise by anyone’s standards. 90 miles in just over 5 1/2 hours, burning off some 5000 calories and giving...

Kit review: Carn walking boots 0

Kit review: Carn walking boots

A summit of Slioch (a Munro) on Sunday offered a great opportunity to test-walk a pair of much-renowned CÀRN trekking boots. I wouldn’t normally wear a new pair of boots for a serious mountain walk...

Review: Brasher walking boots 4

Review: Brasher walking boots

Few people would decide to set off for a potential muddy, wet and rocky countryside walk in a pair of non-grippy fashion trainers. But then again, my friend, The Number One Fan of Doctor...

So much more to know about sport bras 0

So much more to know about sport bras

Sports bras have been the hottest topic of emails, Google alerts and press releases sent to me over the last week. Indeed, a mention of a forthcoming post on Twitter brought several “interested” tweets...

Review: Hi-tec MultiTerra trail shoes 1

Review: Hi-tec MultiTerra trail shoes

A girl can’t spend every day cycling. Indeed, I am looking forward to returning to my usual multi-sports life once I’ve hauled myself around the mighty Bealach Mor Cycle Sportive in a fortnight’s time....

Kit review: Looking good in Craghoppers 0

Kit review: Looking good in Craghoppers

Over the last month or so I’ve had numerous flattering comments about how good my clothes look. People have enquired about my “stylish jacket” and commented on how nicely my trousers fit.  It’s making...

Perhaps I’m easily pleased? 2

Perhaps I’m easily pleased?

Sometimes I get the best gifts! And I know that not everyone is going to appreciate this as anything special. But today the G-Force presented with 5 cute boxes, each containing a lovely shiny...

Surf guide publisher launches revamped website 0

Surf guide publisher launches revamped website

Scotland has become renowned as a great place to surf. Our country’s coastline is home to numerous great surf spots, whatever your experience or ability. So where can you find out more about surfing...

New Outer Hebrides kayaking book 1

New Outer Hebrides kayaking book

I have been keen to take off for another sea kayaking trip – and now I know exactly where I want to go. I discovered a love of sea kayaking last year during a fantastic...

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack 6

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack

I was doubtful that 9pm on a Friday evening was the best time to begin putting up a new tent. I doubted, too, that the previously consumed large G&T would be the greatest aid....