Arc’teryx Beta SL

One of my most frequently used pieces of kit is my Arc’teryx Beta SL jacket. It’s my go-to packable waterproof for day trips, rainy runs or bike rides and to take along on a city getaway. In a nutshell, I pack it whenever it might get wet but I won’t get stuck in a massive downpour. Arc’teryx call it their “packable emergency weather protection” which describes its use perfectly. So, let’s jump straight into the review!

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Happy Sunday! I wanted to share a photo from our last bouldering session with you as we are really getting back into the bouldering game! Early last week I was climbing at the Hangar in London and on Friday we visited the Project Climbing Centre in Poole. One of the most important lessons I’ve recently

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It’s week 10 – we’re into the double digits already. This week has been a travel week for both of us. I got to go up to London twice while Adam departed on a work trip around Europe. He is touring a few countries but was lucky enough to get in a long day of skiing

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Photo Story: Exploring Keyhaven Marshes

Today, as part of this New Forest photo series, we have a new photo story for you: impressions from Keyhaven Marshes. Keyhaven is one of those areas where the New Forest borders the channel and where really it isn’t all that forest-y. We went to explore this area on a particularly gloomy day but had a

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The last seven days have required a lot of strength from everyone in my family. It reminded me again how different people deal with stress and how much “turning off” has grown on me. I now crave being outside and disconnected from the hustle and bustle of city life. Going back to Dorset after a

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Bike Fitting: What to Expect

Last Friday I finally got around to getting fitted on my road bike. As I’ve been considering getting a bike fit for a while I wanted to share my thoughts and experience with you. Maybe I can help one of you who is in the same shoes as I was. As with any fitting or

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How is it Sunday again already? This week’s been great. In case you’ve missed it we posted a new gear review and are almost ready to launch our gear page (stay tuned!). Other than that we are working on our climbing game again. When we still lived in London we used to go bouldering at

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Hestra Heli Ski

The first item I purchased towards my new ski equipment were my Hestra Heli Ski gloves. I’ve been wanting a pair of Hestra gloves ever since I saw how well Adam’s had held up after wearing them for ski season after ski season. The brand is renowned for its excellent craftsmanship and quality and they offer a large

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