Road cycling and my Specialized bike

Road cycling and my Specialized bike

The open road, the wind in your hair, the beautiful countryside. Cycling wheather it's on the road or down a track on a mountain bike is great fun, great exercise and every ride is an adventure. People look at bikes these days and think, ah it's just a bike. I discovered that cycling has a great deal more to it these days. In addition to learning the fundamentals of cycling to improve my style and technique, over the years I've had to learn about bikes! I'm a very practical guy so setting too…continue reading →
TheManOutdoors Clothing Collection Becomes Reality

TheManOutdoors Clothing Collection Becomes Reality

Over the last few weeks I've got a few PM's asking me about my blue T-Shirt worn in a few of my posts with my logo on. After a lot of late nights, TheManOutdoors Collection is becoming a reality! I've been testing some samples and I'm over the moon with the results! The first set of designs are up and ready to purchase via my shop here. All clothing is 100% Organic, using 100% GMO-free cotton plants! Made in a wind powered factory, low carbon, GM free and hand finished in the UK!…continue reading →
Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – On The Water Review – Part 2

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – On The Water Review – Part 2

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak in The Solent. We loaded up the Fatyaks on Sunday and headed to the coast. Destination was Lepe beach in Hampshire, over looking The Solent and Isle of White. The weather was sunny, the water was supprisingly warm but the great british weather had to throw in some wind to the mix. Transportation of kayaks is always an issue. The size and shape of them always makes it a challenge. Below you can see in the photo our transport, to the left a LandRover Defender 110 with a…continue reading →
Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – Dry Land Review – Part 1

Fatyak™ Adventure S Mahee Kayak – Dry Land Review – Part 1

The Man Outdoors has recently added a new kayak to our outdoor gear, in the form of the Fatyak Adventure S Mahee. Fatyak have been kind enough to supply it for the summer to allow us to explore the UK's stunning coastline and inland water ways. It’s a perfect all rounder and it’s great to have a tandom so that mates can come along or there is loads of room for overnight camping gear, or daytime picnic it items. It has loads of great features and is a really awesome kayak. Here are…continue reading →
The Jurassic Coast  – #themanoutdoors

The Jurassic Coast – #themanoutdoors

In my view the best way to appreciate the spectacular scenery of the Jurassic Coast is by walking it. The 95 miles from Old Harry Rocks to Exmouth make up part of the South West Coast Path National Trail. There are hundreds of miles of connecting footpaths and bridleways in the area. If like me you want to do a days walking these give a huge variety of possible circular walks, wherever you are on the coast. This allows you to park or camp in one place and loop back all in one…continue reading →
First T-Shirts Have Arrived

First T-Shirts Have Arrived

A very exciting day, TheManOutdoors first organic t-shirts have arrived and look great! With an organic, ethical and wind powered supply chain behind the products and clearly, properly communicate, we are able to show you the full traceability of our products. So from the shirt on your back, through production with the organic vegetables ink and right back to the person in the field where the organic cotton was grown, you can see the whole story of our clothing. Clothing Eco Labels Just as your food tell you the high fat or salt…continue reading →
The AA 50 Walking Route Books

The AA 50 Walking Route Books

Walking and Hiking is one of Britain's favourite leisure activities. The AA and teamed up with the Ordinace Survey to produce a wide range of walking books that feature walkes from across the country. Each book features 50 walks with and OS map included ranging from two to ten miles and further depending on the book, with routes to suit all abilities. The book highlight places of interest on route, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife in each area. All the routes have been colour coded according to difficulty.…continue reading →
Google Street View Goes Vertical and goes climbing

Google Street View Goes Vertical and goes climbing

Google is heading for new heights with its Street View capabilities giving web users the opportunity to 'climb' Yosemite's El Capitan. El Capitan is one of the most famous climbs in the world. A vertical slab of rock, it takes great skill and experience to reach the top and to see the legendary panoramic views. Now thanks to Google and three top climbers it's now just a click away for everyone! Earlier this year Tommy Caldwell, Alex Honnold and Lynn Hill all took part in a new project to map the 3,000ft peak…continue reading →
Surfing in Snowdonia

Surfing in Snowdonia

Wales is well known for the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia National Parks, with walking, hiking, mountain biking, climbing and so much more to do. Now however there is a very different way to enjoy Snowdonia National Park, thanks to a brand new inland surf facility at www.surfsnowdonia.co.uk. Surf Snowdonia is the world's first ever publicly accessible surfing lagoon. The facility just opened on the edge of the Carneddau range in Snowdonia, Wales. Surf Snowdonia uses the very latest underwater technology to deliver the longest man-made surfable waves in the world, giving riders 2…continue reading →
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