Gear

  • On test: running jackets

    On test: running jackets

    22nd July 2015

    Speed through summer with a running jacket that will fend off the wind and keep out the showers… Just as you think you know everything you need to about running jackets, the manufacturers move boundaries. Breathability, wind resistance and waterproofing have been mainstays of the summer market, but…

  • Long term gear tests

    Long term gear tests

    30th June 2015

    Get wet, stay dry, get a grip, protect from the sun…we’ve been asking a lot of our gear in the last couple of months! 1. BUFF TDF Ypres £17 evanscycles.com I took some convincing to buy my first BUFF about a decade…

  • Hot in the shops: outdoor gear review

    Hot in the shops: outdoor gear review

    13th May 2015

    Spring sees the new season of outdoor gear collections hit the shops. Here’s a handful of the items that have caught our eye. 1. adidas terrex Boost £120 These new running shoes are a key building block of adidas’s re-launched terrex range of products for off-road…

  • Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earphones

    Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earphones

    25th March 2015

    We tested out the Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earphones in our comprehensive review… RRP: £199 Package contains: wireless headphones, extra eargels and earwings, Fit Clip, Protective pouch, USB cable, quick start guide. Feautures: Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity NFC (Near Field…

  • Microsoft Band fitness tracker hits the UK

    Microsoft Band fitness tracker hits the UK

    19th March 2015

    Outdoor Fitness got the chance to review this smart band and the Microsoft Health app before its UK April 15th release date… This week, Microsoft announced the UK release of their Microsoft Health app and it’s companion, the Microsoft Band.…

  • Give the gift of experience this Mother’s Day

    Give the gift of experience this Mother’s Day

    14th March 2015

    Ever not known what to get someone who loves extreme sports? New European startup Tinggly has the answer… Tinggly offers an exciting array of hand-picked, quality experiences that are structured around a simple three tier pricing system that starts at £80. Once a price…

  • Apple Watch: a comprehensive health and fitness companion

    Apple Watch: a comprehensive health and fitness companion

    10th March 2015

    Apple announce a release date for the Apple Watch as well as details on price and health and fitness specifications… April 24th is the date to keep in your diary for the official release of the Apple Watch. Apple Inc.…

  • Long-term gear tests

    Long-term gear tests

    30th January 2015

    Welcome to our long-term gear tests: the kit we’ve been using and abusing over the past few months. 1. SRAM X1 Mountain Bike Groupset, from £514.45 chainreactioncycles.com If you’re new to riding off-road, the last thing you want is to…

  • Direct buy bikes: Dolan Ares SL

    Direct buy bikes: Dolan Ares SL

    28th January 2015

    The Ares SL frame is a classic example of a contemporary all rounder. Semi aero design reduces drag without adding weight or compromising comfort and it’s ready for electric shifting if you upgrade later. Dolan Ares SL, £2500 dolan-bikes.com Overview Terry…

  • Direct buy bikes: Ribble Aero 883

    Direct buy bikes: Ribble Aero 883

    28th January 2015

    Shimano’s electric Di2 transmission is effortless, super accurate yet impressively reliable and Ribble’s Aero 883 maximises aero gain by putting the battery inside the seat post. Ribble Aero 883, £2129.99 ribblebikes.co.uk Overview Lancashire price crusaders Ribble have a long established…