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Four of the world’s finest surf spots

If you’re looking to catch some waves this summer at home or abroad, there are a few locations around the world which offer a surfing experience that extra bit more special than the others. Each of the places we’ve selected in our round-up has the perfect mix of big waves, beach culture, and top-notch hospitality….




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Five tips for buying cheap ski & snowboard gear

Looking to save a few quid on your ski or snowboard gear this coming winter? We hear you. Whether you’re looking for some new outerwear, boots, or those all important extras (GoPro anyone?), it pays to shop sensibly and spend a bit of time looking around before flashing your hard earned cash. Here are five…



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Kona Unit vs Charge Cooker SS: which single speed 29er?

I’ve been in the market for a decent single speed 29er since the start of the year, and having looked at every option out there more than once, I’ve narrowed my search down to two bikes: the Kona Unit and the Charge Cooker SS (2015 models). If you’re reading this then I assume you’re facing…




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The best audio ski and snowboard helmets 2015

Tearing up the park, cruising through pow or chilling on the chairlift – it’s all better with the sweet sound of music in your ears. Most newer helmets now offer audio integration as standard or as an optional upgrade, and in this post we’ll be looking at three of our favorites. So if you ski…




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Snowboarding holidays: beginner’s dos and don’ts

If you’re planning your first snowboarding holiday, here are a few dos and don’ts to help you on your way. Do Get in as many lessons as you can before you go, ideally at a snowdome. Dry slopes are fine (and cheaper), but a long way from the feeling of having real snow beneath your…




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10 places to buy second hand surfboards online

Buying a decent second hand surfboard is not always as easy at it sounds. With so many sites out there offering second hand surfing gear, it can be hard to know where to start, and which sites you can trust. Thankfully we’re here to help. Here are our top 10 places to buy second hand…




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The best wireless portable speakers for extreme sports

Sitting on a chairlift, riding at the park, or chilling with your homies – all of these things are better with music. So we’ve pulled together 8 of the best wireless portable speakers to help you achieve acoustic bliss. Rugged, loud, stylish, and small enough to stash in your rucksack, these speakers have been chosen…




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5 cheap GoPro alternatives

GoPro didn’t get to where it is today by selling cheap action cameras, it go there selling the best action cameras. So if you’re looking for an action camera which performs at the same level as a GoPro, but for a fraction of the price, I’m afraid you’re going to be disappointed. The good news…




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15 unique gift ideas for cyclists

Buying a gift for a cyclist can be a bit of a nightmare, particularly if you’re not a cyclist yourself. Do you take on the challenge of researching and buying something technical, or go with a safe (but probably useless) off-the-shelf option? Both options have their pros and cons, so it’s probably best to pick…




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8 hideous Christmas jumpers we secretly love

It’s official, Christmas jumpers are cool. Just look at this guy. Ice. Cold. If you’re feeling the need to up your knitwear game this Christmas, check out the beauties below. 1. Aztec Penguin Snazzy. So snazzy. (click image to buy now) 2. Snowmen & gingerbread men Its traditional. We like it. (click image to buy…