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Quechua Air Seconds 4.1 Xl Family Camping Tent road test and review

Quechua Air Seconds 4.1 Xl Family Camping Tent review (2)

IF you’ve ever been camping and put up your own tent, you’ll know all too well the tests of stamina and endurance that doing battle with tent poles can provoke. Threading unco-operative tent poles through their sleeves to construct your tent doesn’t always go to plan, but behold, there is a solution, and it is […]

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Decathlon skiing gear keeps you warm and dry, whatever the weather

Skiing in Decathlon ski wear in the French Alps

WHEN you’re caught in bad weather, it’s never much fun, but when you’re up a mountain on a pair of skis, in freezing temperatures with poor visibility, having the right kit is never more important. Decathalon offers a range of reasonably priced, good quality but affordable sporting equipment, so whatever you enjoy, whether its camping, […]

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Versatile Decathlon clothing ideal for wintery days out

Decathlon jacket

Versatile Decathlon clothing ideal for wintery days out

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Keeping cool this summer with a breath of Arctic Air

Arctic Air is your own personal space cooler.

WITH these steamy hot summer days, stocks of fans are disappearing from our retailers rather rapidly, but this personal space cooler from JML could offer a stylish and fun alternative, and because it’s new, not many people know about it yet. It’s like your own personal air conditioner, and we loved it. You fill it […]

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The Honda and Red Bull engine deal: From speculation to discussion

FROM as early as 2015, the F1 industry was discussing just who would be the best choice for Red Bull’s engine plans and while Honda was certainly thought of as contenders, Renault’s fractured relationship with the team won out and until recently, this appeared to be there to stay. However, in late 2017, this changed […]

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Which Cars Are Best For Towing A Caravan Long-Distance?

Jaguar XF towcar

FOR those who own a caravan, you probably already know the struggle of owning a car that doesn’t quite reach standards of a smooth tow.

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AlcoSense could help you keep your driving licence

AloSense Ultra breathalyser

DRINK-DRIVING is never a good idea, and you would hope most motorists are now well enough educated to know that they shouldn’t do it, but what about the morning after? It’s a trap many fall into, having had a good night out, or a glass of vino or two at home, and then driving the […]

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Aldi’s Family Camping range is in stores and online from Sunday, June 18!

Aldi’s new Family Camping range Hammock With Stand 04

AS the temperatures rise and our long-awaited summer finally creeps over the horizon many of our thoughts turn to holidays, taking some time out and recharging our batteries. Following the recent Brexit vote and the drop in the Pound, many Brits are opting to holiday at home, and campsites have seen a boost in bookings. […]

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Road Tests and Reviews

Kia Stinger road test report and review

Kia Stinger GT-Line S road test review

Kia Stinger road test report and review: We put the Kia Stinger GT-Line S through its paces and are impressed by its quality and refinement. EVERY now and then I find myself unexpectedly impressed with a new model – this Kia Stinger is one of those new models. In short, it’s superb! A low-slung, wide […]

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BMW 320d xDrive M Sport road test report and review

BMW 320d xDrive M Sport road test report and review

BMW 320d xDrive M Sport Saloon road test report and review: We have a look at a popular BMW model, but now with xDrive confidence. DAVID HOOPER finds it attracts lots of attention. IT’S funny the effect some cars have on other road users. Drive something small and low powered, and you can be bullied […]

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TomTom sat nav is still a ‘must-have’ for bikers with a sense of adventure and a love of two-wheel touring

TomTom Rider 550 sat nav review

LAST summer my friend Steve and I ventured beyond the UK’s shores on two wheels for the first time, on a week-long trip to tour the D-Day Beaches and soak up the history and nostalgia that can be found everywhere you look along the Normandy coast. The sandy beaches where today family’s play among the […]

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All the fun of the Ford Fair 2019 in a new Fiesta ST!

Ford Fiesta ST 2019 (1)

FORD Fair 2019 at Silverstone was another epic gathering of car clubs from the length and breadth of the country celebrating all things Ford with everything from stunt shows, trade stands, to full-on track sessions, where many owners put their highly-modified machines to the test on track. As well as all the latest cars on […]

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On the trail of Adventure Bike Rides in Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire

Martyn Bell Adventure Bike Rides review Rides edt - Copy

Former BTCC star Martyn Bell launches bespoke guided tours of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire on iconic BMW GS bikes. DAVID HOOPER joins him for some fun on the Wolds.

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Mini Cooper S Classic Auto road test report and review

Mini Cooper S Classic Auto road test report and review

Mini Cooper S Classic Auto road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest take on a British classic.

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Why a new set of tyres can transform your classic car

Michelin Morris Minor tyre choice

The search for classic car tyres is now easier than it once was, with many of the big brands offering suitable tyres. DAVID HOOPER  looks at some of the considerations and the difference a set of premium Michelin covers made to Doris the Morris. LOOK at the width of a Morris Minor’s tyre and you’ll […]

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Honda Civic Sedan road test report and review

Honda Civic Sedan road test review (3)

Honda Civic Sedan road test report and review: Saloons look great, but have never sold as well as their hatchback alternatives in the UK. DAVID HOOPER has been having a look at the latest four-door offering from Honda, the Civic Sedan. OVERVIEW: The Honda Civic range offers something a bit different to run-of-the-mill offerings with […]

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