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Winter Outfit – Spiro, Odlo, Result, Sealskinz, Tom Tom, Keen

I’m in Toronto right now visiting family for a few months and trying to keep my training up as I’ve a marathon in early April. It’s been hovering around the minus 10 to 20 degree mark recently with a foot or more of snow and I thought you might like to know what kit I’ve found to be of best use in case you’re experiencing similar conditions. Ok, that’s unlikely in the UK, but it still gets to the zero mark now and again there, and that’s not great running…

Sealskinz All Weather Cycle Gloves

They Say – Lightweight, totally waterproof, breathable and windproof. These gloves set the standard for all-round, all season technical cycling gloves. • Anatomic design • Pre-curved box finger construction for warmth and dexterity • 3D ‘natural feel’ providing flexibility • Pressure point padding provides comfort • Silicone contact point mapping increases grip • Extended stretch cuffs with 3D rear closures for a more efficient fit We Say – I used these at times on a London to Edinburgh, 4 day, 445 mile cycle ride. I’m not an experienced cyclist so…

SealSkinz Lightweight Waterproof Overshoes

They Say – A lightweight overshoe ideal for all cycling disciplines. Storm flap, pull on loop and reflective branding for added safety and protection. Water resistant material with storm flap inside zip Silicone leg gripper & easy pull on loop Kevlar toe for wear resistance Open underfoot, making it suitable for differing forms of cycling Reflective branding for added safety Easy pull-on loop Adjustable Velcro ankle tab We Say – I found that if I wasn’t wearing small shoes, these were a real struggle to put on. What I mean…

Sealskinz Thin Ankle Length Sock

They Say – Thin, lightweight, totally waterproof socks offering protection up to the ankle. Ideal for use with lightweight boots in spring and autumn conditions. • Anatomically designed ankle length fit • Close fitting knitted construction • Fine Merino wool lining for warmth and moisture control • Elasticated instep and Achilles ankle panel provide support and a comfortable fit http://www.sealskinz.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=76 We Say – These have been my mainstay socks this summer and autumn, which has seen me doing lots of hiking and running. They’re well known for their qualities on…

Sealskinz Country Socks

They Say – A SealSkinz® traditional shooting ‘stocking’, these classic knee length socks have a ribbed woollen turnover top. Designed to work with breeks providing extra protection against cold, wet weather. • Anatomically designed knee length fit • Ribbed turnover top • Close fitting knitted construction • Merino wool pile lining for warmth and moisture control • Poodle padding on toe, sole and Achilles panel for extra comfort • Heather green works well with most tweeds Thermal Rating 4 - http://www.sealskinz.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1&products_id=11 We Say – Having used these most of the summer…

Sealskinz Waterproof Cap

They Say - £24.95 - Classically styled, 6 panel baseball cap with a stiff peak and back adjuster. The perfect all-round, all season cap. Totally waterproof, windproof and breathable 6 panel construction, with fully welded and taped seams Stiff peak keeps rain and/or sun out of eyes Rear size adjuster Mesh lined for comfort THERMAL RATING 2 We Say – I wore this throughout a 3 weeks trip around the Lake District. I really like it’s classic, subdued look – the logo is small and classy so it doesn’t look trashy like…

Sealskinz Windproof Gloves

They Say - £22.50 - Using the latest windproof fabric technology, the Windproof Glove offers superb fit, dexterity and padding. Windproof Highly breathable Pressure point padding Stretch outer fabric We Say – These are very comfortable gloves that allowed me to work with them on as if I had no gloves on at all. I could grip and feel the tools I was using very well, and they were also warm and comfy in autumn weather (around 9 degrees). Apart from when I forgot they weren’t waterproof, which is an easy mistake…

Sealskinz Winter Hat, Belgian Style Cycling Hat and Activity Gloves

We’ve been using Sealskinz product for the past year, as part of our ‘Gear for a Year’ Challenge, and had become fans of the brand. But would their new hats and gloves carry on the high standards we’d become used to? Here’s what we reckon… First we’ll list the 3 different bits of kit, and what Sealskinz has to say about it; Winter Hat £27.95 Setting the standard for waterproofing your head in cold conditions. • Totally waterproof, windproof and breathable • Durable Ripstop outer shell fabric • Fully welded…

Sealskinz Thick, Mid and Thin Mid Length Waterproof Socks

We’ve been using Sealskinz product for the past year, as part of our ‘Gear for a Year’ Challenge and had become fans of the brand. But would their new range of Mid Length Socks carry on the high standards we’d become used to? Here’s what we reckon… First we’ll list the 3 different styles of socks, and what Sealskinz has to say about them; Thin Mid Length Sock £27.95 Thin, lightweight, totally waterproof, longer socks which offer even more protection against wet weather higher up the leg. Ideal for walking…

Sealskinz Mid Weight, Mid Length Socks, Thermal Liner Socks, a Waterproof Beanie and Ultra Grip Gloves

Sealskinz produce totally waterproof hats, gloves and socks suitable for a variety of outdoors activities.Last month they sent us Mid Weight, Mid Length Socks, Thermal Liner Socks, a Waterproof Beanie and Ultra Grip Gloves to test out. Here’s what we think of it all. Waterproof Beanie: £24.95 They Say - Our best selling, totally waterproof, windproof and breathable knitted beanie hat. Suited to a multitude of outdoor uses, could this be the most versatile hat on the market? • Totally waterproof, windproof and breathable • Acrylic knitted outer for maximum water…