As we did in 2020 every week during December we’ll be presenting a brand new list of gifts for the paddler in your life. If the paddler in your life is you, then think of it as suggestions to expand your gear list. As always the items listed are a range of gear we use and/or love.Continue reading
Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 29 November 2021. We hope you are all staying well and warm.
Unsponsored HQ is into day three of no power following Storm Arwen hitting the UK on Friday.
Please take a few moments to share Movie Monday with your paddling mates via your socials.Continue reading
Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 13 November 2021.
Welcome to Social Media Saturday 30 October 2021 at Unsponsored. A little later than usual but it has been raining!
We’ve been waiting on these to land for almost a year. Now that they are here we are going to take a quick look at the features and specifications.Continue reading
The Ard Rock is a mountain bike enduro event and is based near the beautiful village of Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales National Park (UK).
Here are a few images from the weekend.
Day 1 – Friday
An early start Friday saw me on Stage 1 of the Ard Rock.Continue reading
We do a fair bit of mountainbiking at Unsponsored HQ when there isn’t much water around and we have been using Five Ten shoes from the very start.
The newest addition to the flat pedal mountain bike range is the Five Ten Trail Cross. The version we have here is the Mid version which has much better ankle protection in the form of D30 inserts.
We’ve been using these weekly for well over a year now on a range of different bikes using DMR Vault flat pedals.Continue reading
Welcome to Unsponsored and Movie Monday 21 June 2021.
Welcome tot Unsponsored and Movie Monday 7 June 2021.
So what is What3Words?
The entire globe has been divided into 3 x 3 metre squares, with each square being given a unique three word identifier.
For example the The Green River narrows put in is identified as ///basements.latter.assembles
You can either use the What3Word website to find a location or use the app. Here in the UK many of our emergency service operators are being trained in its use. However it does have its issues.Continue reading
Welcome to Unsponsored and Social Media Saturday 22 May 2021.
We love sharing this stuff so if we have missed any great posts please let us know.
Shipping internationally and even nationally has become a problem in 2021. Corran Addison gives us a break down the issues and the work Soul Waterman is carrying out to get its boats to customers.
Just when you think 2020 can’t be matched, so 2021 comes along to prove you wrong. We’re getting weekly emails now asking “Where is my darn kayak?”.Continue reading