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Let’s drink to staying warm

When it feels this damp, time has come to swap your water bottle for a thermos. Whatever the weather, this small thermos from Stanley will help keep you warm however you travel. Win a thermos We have a 0.47 litre Stanley bicycle thermos worth £30 to give away. Simply leave a comment at the bottom of this page and let…

Unusual campervans for life on the road

If your travel plans for 2019 include a trip by campervan, feast your eyes on the Nimbus – a hybrid electric people carrier that combines styling elements of the iconic Airstream trailer and VW kombi van to produce a design far more radical than anything on the market today. Boasting far more window area, interior space and ground clearance than any SUV,…

Cyclone offers cycling soundtrack

Cycling can be better with music, but earphones make it harder to hear the traffic around you on the road. The Cyclone is a shock-proof speaker designed to fit inside a water bottle cage. A rechargeable battery provides up to six hours of continuous music playback and its Bluetooth connectivity works at a distance of up to 10 metres from…

Xmas stocking special: Barefoot shoes

Last summer might seem like a distant memory, but take a moment to remember the pleasures barefoot walking – a pursuit made considerably easier in some environments by Nakefit – easily-removable stickers that are waterproof and protect against slipping, cuts…and hot sand. Barefoot running Barefoot runners land on the middle or front of their foot. Running in padded shoes alters this…

Free urban public transport is spreading

The French channel port of Dunkirk has recently introduced free public transport for all, and in so doing joins an increasing number of cities seeking to reduce car dependency and tackle deadly air pollution. With its metropolitan population of 200,000, Dunkirk becomes the largest city in Europe to offer free public transport via its fleet of hop-on-hop-off buses. There is…