Archive for July, 2011

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Sabah Salute – Lest We Forget

Sabah Salute – Lest We Forget

Sandakan to Ranau Death March Back towards the end of World War II Japanese soldiers were given orders to make British and Australian Armed Forces march from a POW Camp in Sandakan, on the east coast of Sabah, Malaysia to build a new camp at Ranau, a small settlement in […]

30/07/2011 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Kirsty and Tom Walk the Walk

Kirsty and Tom Walk the Walk

Striding confidently through the grassy plains of Richmond Park Nordic Walking has been growing in popularity due to the crying need for an exercise that combines dynamic movement with an opportunity to spend time outside, enjoying beautiful scenery. It is a truly wonderful way to keep fit whilst fully appreciating the […]

29/07/2011 × 0 comments

Rohan Stories

Adrian our Guardian Angel

Adrian our Guardian Angel

Bike workshop with mechanic and Rohan enthusiast Adrian Lawson For the last few years Rohan cyclists have got together to take part in annual charity bike rides. London to Brighton (54 miles) Oxford to Cambridge (90 miles) & this years London to Cambridge (Sunday 24th July 2011, 60 miles). These […]

28/07/2011 × 0 comments

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OutDoor 2011 Gold Awards

OutDoor 2011 Gold Awards

OutDoor 2011 the trade show for the European Outdoor Industry. Gathered together at Friedrichshafen on the side of Lake Constance in Southern Germany a total of 890 outdoor companies from 39 countries. Buzzing with activity a kaleidoscope of colour and styles on display. The show is the high point for the […]

22/07/2011 × 0 comments

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Staycation – Daycation

Staycation – Daycation

Forget the Staycation. There’s a new holiday trend emerging – and this one doesn’t require months of planning or vast amounts of cash. More and more people are opting for a series of one day holidays throughout the year, “Daycations”. The benefits of daycations include low costs and less hassle […]

17/07/2011 × 0 comments

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Summer Hillwalking with Rohan

Summer Hillwalking with Rohan

British summer hillwalking – Wet, windy and pretty chilly? If you’re the sort of person who spends their evenings poring over Ken Wilson’s seminal book, the Big Walks, planning the next Munro to be ticked, thinking about the next great traverse to be tamed or working out how many tops […]

15/07/2011 × 0 comments

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Bike Fest – UK Cycling Events

Bike Fest – UK Cycling Events

Love cycling? there’s is no excuse for not getting out on your bike over the next few months. There are some great UK cycling events. An event for everyone from families to serious cyclists. National Trust’s cycling festival, 16-24 July, nationwide The National Trust’s first cycling festival on the 16-24 July […]

13/07/2011 × 0 comments

Rohan Outdoor Clothing, Rohan Reviews

Rohan Elite Jacket Best in Test

Rohan Elite Jacket Best in Test

We are extremely proud to have won Best In Test in Trail magazine’s prestigious round up of all that’s available out there in waterproofs. The guys at Trail know what’s what and we are delighted that they agree with us that the Elite is really something special. We know that […]

12/07/2011 × 0 comments

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Malaria – Get It!

Malaria – Get It!

It won’t happen to me Growing numbers of UK travellers are failing to take precautions to prevent malaria – and then contracting the disease, this has led to a thirty per cent increase in cases in the UK during the last two years. Malaria is contracted by being bitten by […]

12/07/2011 × Comments are Disabled