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Arctic Air is your own personal space cooler.

Keeping cool this summer with a breath of Arctic Air

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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AloSense Ultra breathalyser

AlcoSense could help you keep your driving licence

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 new Family Camping range Hammock With Stand 04

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

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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Vango Stelvio 200 tent packed up on Suzuki V-Strom Touring bike

Vango Stelvio 200 tent is perfect for touring on a motorcycle

TOURING on a motorcycle raises a fairly unique set of challenges – especially, if like me, you’re not very good at travelling light!
With only three boxes and a back seat however, it does tend to focus your mind on what is actually essential for a long weekend away, and the Suzuki luggage set on my V-Strom is surprisingly capacious if you pack carefully and use every last bit of space.

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The HandiRack from HandiWorld

HandiRack review: We test an inflatable roof rack

A blow-up roof rack? Surely not! DAVID HOOPER reviews the inflatable HandiRack from HandiWorld. ROOF racks are all well and good, but they can be difficult to store and cumbersome to use – but on the odd occasions that you may need to stick stuff on your roof, help is now at hand from this ingenious load […]

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Hornby

Pocher to exhibit Aventador at Salon Prive

WHEN it comes to making models that boys of all ages dream of, Hornby is a legend. And now, one of the Hornby Group’s subsidiaries, Pocher, has confirmed that it will be exhibiting a new model at this year’s Salon P Privé. Pocher itself unveiled its first 1:8 scale kit at the 1966 Milan toy […]

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HandiHoldall Mounted On Roof Bars

HandiHoldall is compact till you need it, spacious when you do!

With the holiday season about to get into full swing, DAVID HOOPER looks at one of the many storage solutions for a family on the move. AS the summer holiday season as about to get underway, space in the car will be at a premium – so why not think outside the box, or car! […]

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Safety

Make sure you have right safety kit to drive abroad

SUMMER seems to be with us and the long school holidays are upon us. And many drivers will be thinking of taking their families adn vehicles on to the Continent for a holiday. Many  European countries have laws which make it compulsory to carry certain items in your vehicle at all times when driving. If […]

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