Atlanta City Guide

If you asked different people what Atlanta was known for, you would probably get as many answers as people you asked. Some would say Atlanta is known for its rich … Read more

Auckland City Guide

Nestled between two harbours, New Zealand’s largest city spans from the Pacific Ocean to the Tasman Sea – the reason Auckland is dubbed the “City of Sails.” With pristine ocean … Read more

Melbourne City Guide

As the sporting capital of Australia and a world-class arts and dining precinct, Melbourne pretty much has it all. Now home to five million people, Melbourne is a sprawling metropolis … Read more

Sydney City Guide

Since becoming the first city to host triathlon in the Olympic games back in 2000, Sydney has continued to update its world-class facilities for endurance athletes. The City of Sydney … Read more

Tokyo City Guide

A sprawling megacity that stretches as far as the eye can see, Tokyo is unrivalled in its size and diversity. The city is the beating heart of Japan, and a … Read more

Hotel Revival, Baltimore

, January 27, 2019

Located 40 miles north of Washington, D.C., Baltimore has been undergoing a slow renaissance as one of the legacy cities of the Eastern seaboard. The town’s coal heritage and port … Read more

Denver City Guide

To make the most of this Denver city guide for endurance athletes, note a few patterns and features. Facilities are broken into categories according to their running, cycling or swimming … Read more

Copenhagen City Guide

Now nearly one a thousand years old, Copenhagen continues to maintain its heritage as a fishing village and commercial harbour, a function after which it takes its name. In more … Read more

Gore Bike Wear Fusion GT AS Jacket

, March 29, 2012

I was really keen to test out Gore’s new Active Shell fabric, so when Gore offered the chance to test out one of their jackets, it proved the perfect opportunity. Having caught a rumour from a riding buddy that Gore where going to release a new super breathable, fully waterproof material I knew that it would be ideal for damp UK winter conditions. The new three-layer laminate has an inner layer, which offers excellent comfort next to skin.

Saucony ProGrid Kinvara 2

, February 21, 2012

The Saucony website claims that the ProGrid Kinvara 2 are designed to give you exactly, and only, what you need; something which is evident when you first pick them up weighing in at only 7.7oz. The upper part of the shoe is made from a mono-filament mesh which, although appearing very flimsy, remained undamaged when put through the test on numerous muddy runs on the moors of Scotland and on the tarmac of London. Despite first impressions, the material is relentless enough to prevent stray stones, pebbles and mud from getting into the shoe. The sole is made from an ultra-light durable foam and its shape creates a lower heel to toe ratio which sways toward the barefoot genre of running.