Other Suff

Black Diamond Ion Torch Review

The Black Diamond Ion head-torch has to be one of the tiniest and lightest headtorches on the market Used on our recent superlightweight challenge, this has found its way into our emergency bag as a spare torch, many a wild camp and into small short pockets for those twilight runs you hope you can complete before it …

Black Diamond Ion Torch Review Read More »

Berghaus Map Case Review

I’m usually torn when it comes to map cases. On some level, I think they’re useless and a waterproof map serves the purpose much better. On another, they work out cheaper if you need to buy loads of maps rather than just a couple. So when on home turf, I’m usually found with a waterproof …

Berghaus Map Case Review Read More »

Trion:Z Dual Loop Bracelet review

Athletes are known for trying all sorts of alternative ideas in order to improve their luck, and the methods used have ranged from the unusual to the downright barmy. Superstitious cricketer, Neil McKenzie had to insist all the toilet seats were down in the dressing room before venturing out onto the field, not to mention …

Trion:Z Dual Loop Bracelet review Read More »

Shoe Goo Review

We’ve all had that moment when we realise that our favourite shoes or boots are starting to fall apart, consider that a few quid spend in the cobbler’s now would be well worth spending and then proceed to run said footwear to the ground? Worse still we’ve tried various concoctions of so called super-glue only …

Shoe Goo Review Read More »

Led Lenser H7 Review

You may already have seen our unscientific review of the Magicshine lights and how they’ve seriously revolutionised our night runs and hill walks. Despite the bulk, it was a step forward, like those early pioneers who carried mobile phones the size of briefcases and shouted loudly into them that their business deals were going nicely …

Led Lenser H7 Review Read More »

Magicshine Bike Lights Review

Once in a while you come across a product that changed the way you go about your sport. This time, it’s a literal very-shiny-shiny piece of kit bought for one activity, but comandeered for another… These Magicshine lights, called numerous names, but specifically called the MJ-808, are designed for off road mountain biking, but mine …

Magicshine Bike Lights Review Read More »