Monthly Archives: September 2015

Insulation for Less with Hi Gear this Winter

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New lines from Hi Gear look set to be popular in the colder months

A change in season is always exciting for us, with plenty of new gear coming into our stores and onto the GO Outdoors website. Clothing is a main focus for the autumn/winter months as aim to help customers get ready to not let the bad weather keep them indoors, no matter their budget.

In this blog we’re going to focus on some fantastic new lines from Hi Gear, which we think you’ll love.

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Tips for Capturing Great Actioncam Shots

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Acquire awe-inspiring footage with an action camera

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but sometimes there’s nothing quite like video to capture the whole story in all of its glory. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your action camera.

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Discover the Outdoors With Your DSLR

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Delight in detail with your DSLR

Taking a step up from your smartphone? We’ve asked some professional photographers for some great tips for capturing those winning shots with a DSLR camera.

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Tips for Better Photos on Your Smartphone

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How to take fantastic outdoor photographs with your smartphone

Only have your smartphone to hand? There’s nothing stopping you from capturing great shots of your outdoor experience. Follow these tips for better shots.

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Calibre Bossnut Wins Bike of the Year 2015

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The Bossnut  continues to win over the fans in the mountain bike community 

We’ve been excited about the Bossnut from Calibre for a while, and after releasing it for review from various magazines this summer, we’re happy to finally start getting the bike on to the site for you all to check out. It’s a bike that has drawn quite a bit of excitement and we’re very proud to announce that MBR magazine have voted the Calibre Bossnut the Bike of the Year for 2015.

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Longest Reigning Outdoor Products

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Products that have stood the test of time

This week the Queen became the longest reigning monarch in British history. A lot has changed in outdoor innovation in the length of her reign, but many brands have a key piece or range that has stood the test of time and lasted for years. Lets celebrate some of those long running outdoor reigns.

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Top Tips to Lock Your Bike Properly

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Improve the security of your bike with our locking tips

Whether it’s your treasured old steed or a brand new ride, it’s always important to keep pesky thieves and opportunists at bay.

Wherever you are, it’s vital to remember that no matter how great your bike lock is, your bike is only as secure as the object you’re locking it to.

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How to Prepare Your Bike For Autumn

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Your guide to preparing your bike for autumn 

It might seem like we’ve only just got used to the wonderful long evenings and dust on t he trails, yet already we’re fast approaching the end of summer.

And with that comes darker nights, and colder and wetter weather (even though we might already be quite well acquainted with the latter)!

For us cyclists, whether on the road or on the trail, being prepared is key to enjoying the ride. So we’ve put together some tips that will help you embrace those darker nights in the saddle.

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