Ultimate Direction Halo Vest – Reviewed

My first Ultimate Direction pack on test. It took a while to organise this and it’s taken a while since I received the Halo early last year to give my opinion, but I’m stoked to give you both today. UD (Ultimate Direction) in my opinion, have been at the forefront of the arms race with…

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Salomon Agile 2 – Reviewed

If you’re after the bare essentials, Salomon’s Agile 2 could be all you need. We’ve been lead to believe that more features for less cash equals value. From cars to phones, multi tools to shoes, its the bells and whistles that provide perceived value, a reference point against their competition. Well, over time we learn…

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TRASH FREE TRAILS CALLS FOR ‘SELFLESS ISOLATION’ IN SPRING TRAIL CLEAN DIY TOUR

‘RUBBISH’ RIDERS, RUNNERS & ROAMERS STILL REQUIRED! You will remember earlier this year I announced Trash Free Trails Spring Trail Clean Tour due to kick off on 4th April. Well, the world has changed since that post. 25% of the World’s population are in some form of lockdown, social distancing and restrictions are in effect. At…

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USWE PACE 12 Review

The Pace 12 marked USWE‘s entry in the trail and ultra running category. For years they have been a leader in the Moto X and mtb pack market, with their patented No Dancing Monkey harness system. Late last year as a follow up, the launched the smaller capacity Pace Pro. This isn’t the first time…

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5 Running Packs/Vest Reviewed

Earlier this year I shot 5 videos of packs I’ve been using over past 6 – 12 months. Each were very different, had unique features, a specific runner in mind and offered alternatives, rather than being direct competitors on the whole. Well, it’s about time I graced these pages with them. We have; USWE Pace…

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FRACTEL – An Overview

The world is awash with brands. Some huge, some tiny, things you need, things you don’t. Irrespective of their size, it is people who create, develop and nurture. Whether bought from a store, online or direct from the brand, people are connected at every stage and with that comes stories. I’ve started to pay more…

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Trash Free Trails x Vodafone

Fresh on the heels of the announcement of Trash Free Trails Spring Trail Clean Tour last week, I can let you in on what I got up to in January with some of the gang. It’s the middle of January, Dom fires a peculiar email into the inbox. A-Team, Vodafone, Eastridge? I’m not sure what’s…

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TRASH FREE TRAILS – THE 2020 SPRING TRAIL CLEAN TOUR IS HERE

‘RUBBISH’ RIDERS, RUNNERS & ROAMERS REQUIRED! You may remember in April 2019 I attended the final two dates of the inaugural Spring Trail Clean Tour at Dalby and Grizedale trail centres….. well, the tour is back and its grown huge! Trash Free Trails (TFT) team-up with Trek Bicycles and 1000s of riders, runners and roamers…

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Time to Talk

My appearance may change, my interests alter, motivation levels fluctuate & my ability to look deep within myself grind to a halt But the narrative is constant We need to talk, we must talk for our own & others mental health to remain healthy. It’s all too easy to hide behind a face, a persona,…

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Salomon Skyline Scotland® to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Salomon Skyline Scotland® returns for 2020, condensed into two days of action, but bigger than before. 2019 saw the addition of 3 trail races, offering shorter distances without the need for a head for heights, targeted to a broader range of runners. There’s no hiding that Skyline Scotland has been part of my life for…

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