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Gore Phantom Jacket Review

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“The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine.”—John Howard Last summer I began looking for a versatile cycling jacket that is suitable all–year–round. Until then I had a waterproof cycling jacket which served its purpose, but I found it got hot very quickly and trapped body heat—making it almost suffocating at times. [...]


Gore Countdown AS Cycling Trousers

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“I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.”—Lance Armstrong I commute to–and–from work every day by bicycle. Initially I tended to wear normal trousers or jeans. But this wasn’t particularly comfortable and certainly wasn’t any fun when it rained (which is quite common in the UK). I tried over–trousers to keep my [...]


Aeropress Espresso & Coffee Maker

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“Given enough coffee I could rule the world”—Unknown Aerobie Aeropress Coffee Machine Over the years I’ve tried various different ways to brew a decent cup of coffee. My preferred device is a Gaggia Evolution Espresso machine—which produces lots of pressure and makes a very rich cup of espresso with a layer of crema. Although using [...]