Rucksacks archive

  • Best Glastonbury Festival gear 2011
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    Best Glastonbury Festival gear 2011

    By 17 June 2011

    It's not long now until Glastonbury kicks off and with it a summer full of festivals. You've bought your tickets, you've cadged yourself a lift but what you could always do with is that little bit of extra kit to keep you comfortable in your three days...

  • Trek Support: The go go gadget bag
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    Trek Support: The go go gadget bag

    By 28 September 2010

    Gadget fans who find themselves hopping on and off of planes more times than the A-Team, might want to take a look at the Trek Support rucksack. Trek Support has a removable rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 7 hours and can charge up to three...

  • Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack review
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    Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack review

    By 3 March 2009

    Many laptop cases suffer from the problem of being too small if you want to carry anything more than your laptop and the immediate essentials. Perhaps in answer to this the Brenthaven Expandable Trek backpack, giving a larger capacity than most with the...

  • OverBoard Adventure Trolley Backpack review
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    OverBoard Adventure Trolley Backpack review

    By 26 February 2009

    We’ve been impressed with some of OverBoard’s kit in the past, offering practical waterproofing baggage solutions. The trolley backpack is something of a departure from your traditional outdoors adventure-y type bag or rucksack and moves into the...

  • Brenthaven Sling II laptop bag review
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    Brenthaven Sling II laptop bag review

    By 16 February 2009

    The world has moved a long way, with notebooks being more popular than ever. Once you’d be expected to carry your lappie in a boring briefcase-esque bag, but this is no longer the case. Brenthaven’s Sling models typify this move to accommodate a younger,...

  • Targus Multiplier Backpack  review
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    Targus Multiplier Backpack review

    By 3 September 2008

    Targus is best known for its wide range of corporate notebook cases but recently it’s been trying to address a younger market with a number of designs that move away from black and business-like. This backpack is a two-tone silver and grey bag with...

  • OverBoard Carbon Backpack review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    OverBoard Carbon Backpack review

    By 13 August 2008

    If you spend your leisure, or professional, time jumping in and out of canoes or boats, you’ll know what it feels like to have your baggage drenched, either by an unplanned dunking or from lively ocean spray. OverBoard, as you would guess from the name,...

  • Eastpak Floyd rucksack review
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    Eastpak Floyd rucksack review

    By 18 July 2008

    Notebooks have increasingly become mainstream and are no longer the preserve of the travelling businessman. With this in mind, Eastpak has put together a range of notebook backpacks aimed at the urban mainstream. The Floyd is a backpack that comes in...

  • Crumpler The Belly L rucksack review
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    Crumpler The Belly L rucksack review

    By 20 June 2008

    Most notebooks ship with a carry case of some sort but they tend to be a little cheap and basic so it pays to invest in something a little sturdier. Crumpler is one of the more unconventional but desirable brands out there with a range that covers all...

  • Dicota BacPac Element rucksack  review
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    Dicota BacPac Element rucksack review

    By 13 May 2008

    Dicota has close to 400 different bag styles to choose from and its latest Actives range is aimed at those who need to take their notebook in to extreme conditions. Made from tough nylon and available in a range of colours, this rucksack is intended for...

  • Dicota BacPac Xtreme Rucksack review
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    Dicota BacPac Xtreme Rucksack review

    By 21 March 2008

    With most notebook carry cases made for the urban commute, the Xtreme aims to offer the regular traveller a little more, both in space, as well as rugged design. As the name suggests, the Xtreme is built for rugged use as well as extremes of weather....

  • Ktrax lets you ski your bike
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    Ktrax lets you ski your bike

    By 3 January 2007

    How's this for an all-terrain workout device? A bike that can be converted into skis. The Ktrax Rear-DriveKit is a universal attachment that replaces your rear wheel with a track drive system, so that you drive on previously “undriveable” surfaces,...

  • Asics Gel-Noosa Tri shoes review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Asics Gel-Noosa Tri shoes review

    By 23 September 2006

    The Asics Gel-Noosa Tri is a triathlon shoe through and through. For those that don’t know, Noosa, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, hosts a race each year. This race, and the Great Barrier Reef, inspired the funky colours for the shoes. Triathletes...

  • Blacks Vertigo rucksack review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Blacks Vertigo rucksack review

    By 4 September 2006

    If you're not ready to show the world that you're carrying a very expensive laptop, then a rucksack is the way to go. There are of course plenty of rucksacks out there from a number of different manufacturers to suit most needs. Blacks solution, the Blacks...

  • Sony confirm sports focus NW-200 network walkman in UK
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    Sony confirm sports focus NW-200 network walkman in UK

    By 31 August 2006

    Sony has officially launched a sports focused MP3 player, the NW-S200, which come in 1 and 2GB models. The ultra compact MP3 player will allow easy access to the controls during exercise and be made of aluminium casing making it completely water resistant,...

  • Philips QC5170 DIY Hair Clippers review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Philips QC5170 DIY Hair Clippers review

    By 29 July 2006

    Philips believe they has solved the age old problem of shaving your own hair with the creation the DIY hair clippers. The trick, it says, is that the head rotates through 180 degrees so you can literarily cut your hair as if you were combing it. Sound...

  • Merrell Waterpro Ultra-Sport shoes review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Merrell Waterpro Ultra-Sport shoes review

    By 29 July 2006

    Merrell have long been adorning the feet of trendy clubbers and outdoors people alike. Merrell’s new Waterpro Ultra-Sport is firmly aimed at those with a penchant for watersports. We go wet and wild to test them out. Coming from Merrell, the first thing...

  • Cyclaire Inflator pump review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Cyclaire Inflator pump review

    By 15 July 2006

    Having created the Cyclaire bicycle pump, the company behind the innovative pump that sees you pulling air rather than pushing it, has moved on to bigger and better things, mainly the creation of a pump that will allow you to blow up anything else in...

  • Merrell Chameleon II Leather walking shoes review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Merrell Chameleon II Leather walking shoes review

    By 9 July 2006

    With the summer now fully upon us, what better excuse than some decent weather to head for the hills and do some walking. Merrell, long-time maker of walking and trail shoes thinks its latest offering, the Merrell Chameleon II Leather, are the answer...

  • Sennheiser LX70 sport headphones review
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    Sennheiser LX70 sport headphones review

    By 31 May 2006

    Sennheiser have set out to tackle the enduring problem of sport and music – how do you keep those headphones on your head, and do you make them sweat proof? Pocket-lint plugs in the LX70 version to find out. The central premise to the LX70 headphones...

  • Sennheiser PMX70 sport headphones review
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    Sennheiser PMX70 sport headphones review

    By 25 May 2006

    Listening to music whilst working out has always been a popular option, if not the most practical. At Pocket-lint we’ve been through numerous styles – in ear, out of ear, hooked over ear, and nothing seems to do the job ... and nothing seems to last....

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    Vaude Aracanda 30 - waterproof!

    By 5 May 2006

    Vaude launches the first backpack to be manufactured using the innovative processing standard Ultra Seam Tech: the Aracanda 30. It is manufactured using the latest thermal seam closure methods instead of standard needle and thread stitching. Completely...

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    The Highbury Auction - Arsenal under the hammer

    By 19 April 2006

    Arsenal are approaching the end of their days at their famous stadium in Highbury where the team has been playing since 1913, before moving to the Emirates stadium. The website - www.highburyauction.com - is running a 9 month auction to clear out the...

  • Foska Bones Training Jacket review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Foska Bones Training Jacket review

    By 1 April 2006

    If there is one thing that you don’t want to do whilst it is cold and dark it’s ride your bike. The wind, the rain, the smug motorists all add up to a pretty miserable experience. Foska want to help change that with their Bones training jacket. Finding...

  • Camelbak HydroBak hydration pack review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Camelbak HydroBak hydration pack review

    By 12 March 2006

    If you are in to exercising, then you'll know how important it is to get good hydration so you don't basically pass out on the run, bike or whatever you are doing. In steps the extremely well made Camelbak HydroBak, a 1.5 litre hydration pack available...