Sports Fitness equipment archive

  • 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...

  • Bikehut rucksac hydration system review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Bikehut rucksac hydration system review

    By 4 March 2006

    One of the biggest problems with doing plenty of exercise, be it cycling or running, is that the longer you do it, the more hydrated you can become; it is one of the biggest problems that affect runners and cyclists. On short runs you can get away with...

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    Raleigh reinvent the Chopper for the 2006 World Cup

    By 3 March 2006

    Retro fans of the world delight! The Chopper is heading back to a street near you. Raleigh are launching a World Cup 2006 Chopper in support of England's football campaign over in Germany. Officially the 70s icon was reborn in 2004, although I can't really...

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    Give cyclists room and rights

    By 2 March 2006

    It's an argument that will never be resolved, unless you're German, of course: cyclists on the road. Everyone keeps telling us to exercise more. Everyone is telling us to stop using our cars. Everyone is telling us that cycling is a great low-impact form...

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    Golf - on a Segway?

    By 28 February 2006

    The guys at Segway are obviously looking to expand in to new areas - and are looking to golfers around the world. At one point whenever you mentioned Segway, you'd start a discussion about how walking was going to be a thing on the past, and within a...

  • Cyclaire Bicycle Pump review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Cyclaire Bicycle Pump review

    By 26 February 2006

    We’ve all had a puncture at some point. The worst time however is when you're bang in a middle of a race. It’s happened to us and it’s a pain to say the least. So it was with a big smile then that the Cyclaire landed on our desk, because its promise...

  • Polar cs100 bike computer review
    Sports Fitness 4.5 out of 5

    Polar cs100 bike computer review

    By 21 February 2006

    The reason people go to the gym to run on the treadmills isn’t because they like oogling at the girls also in the gym or the fact that they prefer to run inside rather than out, it's because of the stats. How fast, how far, what incline are just some...

  • Golfers get helping hand with GPS golf ranger
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    Golfers get helping hand with GPS golf ranger

    By 15 February 2006

    Golfers keen to get the edge over other competitors should look into getting the latest device that promises that extra little help on the fairway. An Australia company called Tee2Green has launched a new golf ranger that includes a GPS receiver to determine...

  • Poles for Boarders? Surely not
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    Poles for Boarders? Surely not

    By 14 February 2006

    If there is one thing that the snowboarder like mocking, it's poles. Afterall, boarders prove that you can do it all without the silly sticks. (I have been curtly reminded that a person on a snowboard is actually a rider, not a boarder. A boarder is someone...

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    Suunto gear for hardcore sailors

    By 13 February 2006

    Sailing fanatics will be itching to get their hands on the DS Series Dry Suit from Suunto. The DS Series is a complete foul-weather system that will stand up to the worst that the weather will throw at you, so you can get on with the serious business...

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    Pacific Cycle takes on Montague wheel

    By 2 February 2006

    Pacific Cycle has announced that it has partnered with Montague Inventive Technologies and will begin installing the Montague Wheel Fastening System to the majority of Pacific's 2007MY Schwinn, GT and Mongoose bicycles in the IBD, sporting goods and mass...

  • Move over Brompton, I’ve got a Hummer
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    Move over Brompton, I’ve got a Hummer

    By 31 January 2006

    To date, the folding-bike world has been mostly dominated by the Brompton. Commuters have been doing the Brompton-back-wheel flip and scurrying off along the platform, often wearing corduroys and clips. But hold up; times have changed. It's time for a...

  • Solar powered golf bag promises to charge your mobile phone
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    Solar powered golf bag promises to charge your mobile phone

    By 30 January 2006

    A new golf bag has been announced that will allow you never to miss a business call again while you sneakily get in a round of golf. Coming with a built-in solar panel that provides 100% green energy, the Soldius Solar Golf Bag has the ability to charge...

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    Free Nikwax to keep you dry

    By 29 January 2006

    How to look after those expensive technical garments and equipment has always been a problem. Luckily the people at Nikwax have always been there to help out. Their range of products is now more comprehensive than ever before, giving you the chance to...

  • Planet-X Stealth Full Carbon TT Bar
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    Planet-X Stealth Full Carbon TT Bar

    By 24 January 2006

    Planet-X have released the first details about their new Stealth Bar, a carbonfibre fully-adjustable bar aimed at time triallers and triathletes. The Stealth Bar has been developed by Planet-X in conjuction with in conjuction with Britain's top riders...

  • Avalanche rescue with RECCO
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    Avalanche rescue with RECCO

    By 19 January 2006

    Every year at this time we hear about avalanches, but winter sports holidays continue to be popular. RECCO is an avalanche rescue system used by 440 organizations world-wide to assist in the efficient location of people buried in the snow. RECCO technology...

  • SportWrap carrier for active iPod owners
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    SportWrap carrier for active iPod owners

    By 13 January 2006

    Every self-respecting sportsman or woman will be looking for the ultimate carrying solution for that Christmas iPod. XtremeMac offer a range of cases for all models of iPod, including the SportWrap, specifically designed for active users. They come in...

  • Suunto t6 heart rate monitor wins Best Fitness Gear award
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    Suunto t6 heart rate monitor wins Best Fitness Gear award

    By 12 January 2006

    The US Health magazine has named the Suunto t6 as the Best of Fitness Gear in their second annual Best of Fitness Product Awards. Built specifically for target heart rate training, the Suunto t6 was selected for its thorough and accurate measurements...

  • CES 2006: Device launched that makes you workout for your TV
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    CES 2006: Device launched that makes you workout for your TV

    By 7 January 2006

    With obesity levels growing all over the globe one company has created a device that aims to force couch potatoes to exercise. Called the EnterTrainer, the unit, which is showing at CES in Las Vegas, combines a wireless heart monitor and a universal remote...

  • Navman R300 sport.tool review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Navman R300 sport.tool review

    By 27 April 2005

    For runners, stats are everything, how fast am I going? How far have I run? How long is there left? Are questions we all ask ourselves as we pound that pavement or country path. While Garmin offer the Forerunner, a beast of a unit, Navman has opted for...

  • Navman A300 sport.tool review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Navman A300 sport.tool review

    By 17 March 2005

    GPS are slowly becoming ubiquitous in our cars, but the last place you expect to see a GPS unit is on the slopes when you go skiing. That was until Navman decided to go all sporty on us. The Navan R300 Ski is a GPS unit for the slopes. Apart for the new...

  • Scubapro Aladin Smart Tec review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Scubapro Aladin Smart Tec review

    By 29 December 2004

    This is bit like waiting for a bus - nothing for ages and then three dive computers in a row. The designers at Uwatec have been working overtime to bring out all-conquering models - and in part, it seems they have done it again. A technical diver’s...

  • Scubapro Prime dive computer review
    Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

    Scubapro Prime dive computer review

    By 8 December 2004

    Suunto dominates the Scuba diving watch market, however it seems that its reign may be over with the new diving watch from Scubapro/Uwatec. But will the Scubapro Prime be able to challenge the market leader? We go underwater to find out. According to...

  • Never walk your dog again
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    Never walk your dog again

    By 2 December 2004

    A new gadget had been designed to make walking your dog a thing of the past. Called the GoDogGo, it professes to be the only automatic fetch machine for dogs. It's a remote control ball launcher that throws tennis balls 15-30 feet for your dog to retrieve....

  • Tanita BC-532 InnerScan body composition monitor review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Tanita BC-532 InnerScan body composition monitor review

    By 5 October 2004

    The new ‘InnerScan' system, from leading medical instrument manufacturer Tanita, is designed to perform a quick, accurate, analysis of your bodies composition to help you, and your family, maintain their health. The body monitor resembles Buck Rogers...