Pursuit Picks – training at home

This edition of Pursuit Picks we look at tips for training at home – recommendations from the SportPursuit team for keeping fit and active if you’re restricted to the house. Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > 1. Get the gear One of the great things about training at home is how…

Pursuit Picks – top non-fiction reads

This edition of Pursuit Picks we highlight some of the sports and adventure books we love – non-fiction inspiration that gets you in the #MyPursuit mood. Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > Where There’s a Will – Emily Chappell “Hope, Grief and Endurance in a Cycle Race Across a Continent” –…

Kit care at home: 5 easy bits of gear maintenance

You depend on your gear for all sorts of adventures, so it makes sense to take care of it. Whether it’s a favourite waterproof or a pair of skis, all technical equipment needs a bit of attention to keep it functioning its best. The good news is many small maintenance tasks are straightforward and can…

Pursuit Picks – top sports and adventure documentary films

This edition of Pursuit Picks, we asked around SportPursuit HQ for the best documentary films about sport, adventure and the great outdoors. Here are just a few of our favourites: Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > Icarus In a sentence: An enthusiastic American cyclist accidentally plunges into a vast doping scandal…

Pursuit Picks – top sporting podcasts

This edition of Pursuit Picks is focused on podcasts – stories, advice and commentary from the world of sport and outdoor. Take me back to the latest sales on SportPursuit > Member Pick: One Game at a Time From SportPursuit Member Jules: “Rugby World’s ‘One Game At A Time’, by sports broadcaster Sam Roberts, is…

The Kit List: December 2019

There’s a lot to look forward to in December: festive activities and pre-Christmas training, seeing friends and family and maybe a bit of indulgence in food and drink. For skiers and snowboarders, winter has properly come to the Northern Hemisphere; for everyone else, it’s time to settle into your winter training plan and dig out…

The Kit List: November 2019

Some people might find the colder weather and shorter days a nuisance, but here at SportPursuit we’re excited for winter: cosy down jackets, new night-time training, and upcoming adventures to the mountains. Get Fit To Ski We’ve teamed up Snowsport England and Great Britain’s number one skier Dave Ryding, with the help of David Lloyd Clubs, to help…

The Kit List: September 2019

A distinct chill in the air and slowly changing colours on the trees – summer is officially on the way out. Hanging out with Steve McClure He is one of the most acclaimed rock climbers in the world, a four-time British Lead Champion, and a Marmot sponsored athlete. Steve McClure joined SportPursuit customers for a…

Eight everyday adventures on the National Cycle Network

Sustrans is the custodian of the National Cycle Network and the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle in the UK. Working with a wide network of volunteers, supporters and policy-makers, they aim to create a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone. The National Cycle Network…

The Kit List: August 2019

High temperatures and high drama combined in July for some spectacular sporting moments. Here’s what the month ahead has in store as the summer continues to fly by. Take on the Tour The infamous mountain stages of the Tour de France delivered drama and excitement as usual with Team Ineos’ Egan Bernal breaking through the…

5 Tour de France climbs every serious cyclist needs to conquer

This is a guest feature from Epic Road Rides, the team that create independent guides to the world’s best road cycling destinations. Their website shares firsthand accounts of the top rides in each destination as well as free GPX downloads, tips on where to stay and bike hire. It’s July, which for road cyclists means…

5 Tour de France podcasts to keep you up to speed

Know your peloton from your polka-dots, your time trial from your Tourmalet? The 2019 Tour de France is here for three weeks of top notch cycling and everyone in the SportPursuit office is very excited to see who comes out wearing the yellow jersey. If you need a hand keeping up to speed with the…

Gear Guides: the best goggles for skiing and snowboarding

This is a guest post from InTheSnow, the UK’s most read ski magazine to coincide with the launch of their new TV show. The White Out is chock full of essential news, info and features from across the world of snow sports. Within the first episode, our Buyer’s Guide experts discuss the importance of ski goggles,…

The Kit List: July 2019

As warm weather sweeps the UK we’re getting excited for a massive month of sport, as well as our own training and events to make the most of summer! Here’s what’s new in our world: Break out the strawberries and cream… That’s right, Wimbledon is here! Whether you’re a diehard tennis fan or just tuning…

Gear Guides: 5 cycle essentials for comfortable riding

This is a guest feature from All Things Ride, a community of like-minded cyclists who create bespoke trips for some of the best and most challenging cycling events across Europe. ‘Fail to prepare, prepare to fail’, isn’t that what they say? A bit extreme when it comes to riding a bike, however there is certainly…

The Kit List: June 2019

Sunshine, long summer days, and some epic adventures – that’s what we’re hoping for in the next month. Here’s your dose of monthly news, inspiration, and gear tips… Roll on, summer riding It only took the first couple of days of the Giro d’Italia to get us really excited to be back in the saddle…

Team #MyPursuit May Update

It’s been a busy month in SportPursuit HQ as the summer ramps up and our big #MyPursuit goals get closer. Read on for the latest updates from the team! Will (Marketing) #MyPursuit goal: the Legend distance at Slateman Triathlon. Finally made it to race day with some good quality training at the start of May…

The Kit List: May 2019

To coincide with the glorious weather gracing the UK, we’ve had a strong start to the summer of sport. There is always a real feeling of excitement as the sporting calendar ticks of those grand dates: Paris Roubaix, the London Marathon, the final run of the ski season… Here’s what we’ve been enjoying and what’s…

The Kit List: February 2019

February is the time to lock into your new winter training plans and build on all the great work you’ve achieved in January. Whether it’s building the miles, making fresh tracks in the mountains, or getting the work done in the gym, here is our monthly dose of news, inspiration, and gear. Always Aim High…

The Kit List: December 2018

Our top tips for gear, the latest news from outdoor and sports brands, and Christmas gift suggestions for every sports-lover… December is when the SportPursuit team start picking our favourite Christmas gifts, getting excited for a snowy winter, and getting mountain-ready with new workouts for the slopes! Here’s what else is going on… Run at Night…

The Kit List – 2nd November 2018

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read If last weekend’s action in Solden got you excited for flying down the piste at top speed yourself, maybe you need to check out these Olympic runs you can ski. Volume 13 of Sidetracked Magazine – the publication…

The Kit List – 26th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read Want to get paid in beer to ride your bike? Move to Bologna. The city has teamed up with an app called Better Points that rewards citizens for sustainable travel – read more on Cyclist. This weekend marks…

The Kit List – 12th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read If you weren’t following Fat Bear Week, you should have been. As the bears of Alaska’s Katmai National Park stock up on calories before hibernation the world watches, connecting to nature and the outdoors in that fun moment….

The Kit List – 5th October

What you should be reading, watching and listening to. Plus our top gear picks this week. Read When it comes to cycling performance few people have as much insight as the pros – check out their top tips on Cyclist Magazine and improve your riding now. In the world of professional skiing there is one competition…