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Bicycle pump paint bomb vs bike thief

Thieves might be becoming evermore brazen, but the last thing they will ever expect to confront is this bicycle paint bomb. Secreted within the tubing of the bike rack is a  compressed canister of  brightly coloured criminal identifier – a spray gel that is sold legally in Britain. While the bicycle is in place, its weight prevents the marker gel…

Britain’s most ethical insurance company 2017

The ETA has been voted Britain’s most ethical insurance company 2017, sharing the title with Naturesave. The Good Shopping Guide each year reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of the world’s companies and brands, with a view to supporting the growth of social responsibility and ethical business as well as a more sustainable, just society. Beating household-name insurance…

Do you match the mode of travel to your trip?

How flexible are you about how you travel? What mode of transport would you choose for a trip to the local shops? The commute to work? A holiday in France? An expedition to Senegal? The appetite for large 4×4 cars is as keen as ever. However, while these cars are sold on the promise of adventure, how often do they…

Micro adventure that fits inside a backpack

You don’t need to fly to the other side of the planet to undertake an expedition; The Hold-Up Paddle is an inflatable paddle board and tent that packs into a backpack. Once its fins have been removed, the paddle board becomes a mattress over which you can erect a specially designed tent. In the morning you need only fold up the tent and…

The world’s tastiest mobility scooter

As the mobility scooter market continues to grow, so the range of models has expanded to include tandems, six-wheelers and even caterpillar track off-roaders. For some folk, however, the choice is not yet wide enough. Faced with a Batricar mobility scooter that had seen better days, a resourceful DIYer has customised it to look like a tiny version of the classic Citroen H…