Customer Stories

England to India – the products in their element!

2
Comments

On June 16th Jude Kriwald set off on a 6000+ mile journey from Yeovil to India.

His aim is to raise £25,000 for St. Margaret’s Hospice and undertake the journey of a lifetime.

About to cross into Iran, Jude has already covered a phenomenal distance on two wheels and has probably cycled more than most of us would ever dream of. Keep up the good work Jude!

Back in June, inspired by Jude’s trip, we were able to donate some kit to his cause and help him along on his adventure. Did it do the job?

Read more

Posted in Customer Stories, Cycling, Travel | 2 Comments

Half term Climbing Kili – Sade Bamgose

0
Comments

A diary extract from Sade Bambgose

Dearest Family & Friends,

I thought this diary extract would give you some idea of the life I am living during my 6 month stay teaching english in a Tanzanian school. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wild swimming on the thieves road – Bill Whyte

0
Comments

Bill gives a detailed description of a great walking route

Two hundred yards out, John tried out wild swimming, or so he claims. Ian and I think he fell into the path. Yes, into the path.  Best explain:

Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Coach Potato to Mountain Climber – Paul Russell

0
Comments

Paul catches the outdoor bug while summiting his first peak

For many years I have been a dedicated couch potato, doing very little exercise, glued to the TV watching Sky Football, having a glass or two of wine and the odd beers, and for being so short at 5 foot 3’ this sedentary lifestyle saw me weigh in at 12 stone 8.  Plump to say the least. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

One on One with Patrick Haberland – Catherine Cunningham

0
Comments

Catherine gets a helping hand from a Commonwealth Athlete

I love Mauritius for holidays because we can mix our favourite activities with sea and sun,  good food and lovely people. I like to cycle but my husband doesn’t and the cycle trips organised by the hotels are quite tame so I was pleased to find a company who specialised in cycling tours. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Via Ferrata in the Dolomites – Judy Lodge

0
Comments

Via Ferrata in the Dolomites.

I got off the plane in Venice clad in boots, soft shell and walking trousers incongruous in the heat and amongst the many smartly dressed. Driving north to the Dolomites the scenery just got better! Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Swimming with Sharks – Sharon Spencer

0
Comments

Sharon gets up close and personal with Jaws

After a light welcome pre trip breakfast and a briefing before boarding, the boat set off to Geyser and Dyer islands from Kleinbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, South Africa at about 8am, the excursion lasted approximately 4½ hours. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Got the bug… Again! – Bruce Thompson

0
Comments

Bruce takes his family camping for the first time in a long time!

For the first time since I was in the Air Cadets some 25 years ago I spent some time under canvas this summer. This time as a family with my wife and 5 year old son. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Beware of Adders – Chris Brazendale

0
Comments

The day Sally got bitten by an Adder

Whilst walking down Mallerstang Edge with my enthusiastic Border Collie Sally, she found a snake.   On a long lead she was exploring the terrain either side of the path in this most peaceful and interesting ridge around the Cumbria/ North Yorkshire Border. Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Climbing with purpose – Mark Moore

0
Comments

Mark takes on the weather on Scafell Pike

My partner and I decided that we would take turns raising money for charity each year, after our daughter was diagnosed with C.F. And this year was my turn… Read more

Posted in Customer Stories | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment