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Six Nations of the Outdoors Tournament

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If the Six Nations countries faced off in a battle of the outdoors? Who’d win?

As we welcome in February, along with it comes the Six Nations rugby tournament. We’re not so much into rugby, but we do love the six nations that take part. So we got to thinking, what if the six nations taking part faced off in a head to head vote with the best of their outdoors on offer? So that’s exactly what we’re going to do:

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How To Shoot Fantastic Outdoor Photographs – Whatever Your Device

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How To Shoot Outdoor Photos Like A Pro – Whatever Your Device

You’re new to the outdoors and you want to show your friends and family just what they’re missing out on. So how can you entice them to join you on your countryside walk or mountain biking trip? By capturing incredible, high-quality images that reflect exactly how you saw the landscape – striking, colourful, and dramatic.

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Set yourself an outdoor goal for 2017

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Looking for a New Years Resolution? Challenge yourself!

As the New Year approaches and we’re all guilty of making those loose new year’s resolutions that have often fallen by the wayside by the end of January, why not set yourself a challenge in 2017? We’ve pulled together a list of ideas for your outdoors resolution. Set a target and smash it this year!

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10 Pembrokeshire Coast Cycle Routes

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GO Cycling on Pembrokeshire Coast 

Discover even more of Pembrokeshire Coast by heading out on your bike. Whether you’re looking for family rides, or just a get away with your bike, we’ve compiled a list of 10 spots to cycle in the UK’s only coastal National Park.

 

 

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10 Cycle Routes in Cairngorms

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Take in Cairngorms National Park on two wheels 

The Cairngorms National Park is a haven for cyclists with all kinds of tracks and trails to ride out on. With plenty of tough and challenging routes taking in forest surfaces and jumps to more sedate trails suitable for families and more casual cyclists, we’ve compiled a list of our favourites into this handy guide:

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10 New Forest Cycle Routes

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Explore New Forest on your bike with these cycle routes to try 

Take off on two wheels and explore the very best of New Forest’s countryside. From gentle, family friendly jaunts to challenging excursions, the area has something to offer everyone – here are our top suggestions for bike rides around New Forest.

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10 Yorkshire Dales Cycle Routes

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On Y’Bike with these great Yorkshire Dales cycle routes 

Cycling is one of the most popular hobbies in the UK, but particularly in Yorkshire since the introduction of the Tour de Yorkshire. If you see yourself as a strong cyclist, why not take in some of these trips through the Dales?

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GO Outdoors Mountain Mayhem 2016

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Everything you need to know about Mountain Mayhem 2016

This year we’re sponsoring Mountain Mayhem once more, the UK’s first and best 24 hour mountain biking event. This year we’re bringing even more to the event for families to enjoy while the riders are out tearing up the trail. Here’s what to expect from GO Outdoors Mountain Mayhem 2016:  Read more

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Spring clean your cycling! Top tips for getting back in the saddle

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It might not feel like spring when you’re de-icing your car windscreen on a grey and chilly morning, but it’s safe to say in mid-March those first signs of spring are beginning to show.

Whether the cold and wet weather over winter has kept you off your bike or not, the arrival of spring brings with it the excitement of longer days (or at least daylight) fast approaching – meaning more time to get those legs spinning.

So for those of us who haven’t quite managed to get back riding yet, here’s some top tips to get in the saddle and get out there!

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Our Favourite Places in Wales – #StDavidsDay

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We celebrate some fantastic outdoor locations in Wales

March 1st is St David’s Day, so we asked GO members of staff for their favourite places in Wales to celebrate the rich outdoor landscape. We cover off beaches, walks, mountain bike trails and more.  Read more

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Top 10 places to ride with your bike this year

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What better way to explore and adventure than on two wheels?

If you’re considering a trip with your bike this year but haven’t decided where you’d like to go, take a look at our top 10 for some inspiration!

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Fat Bike fun with the Calibre Dune!

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Spring might be around the corner but the wet and wintry weather is still lingering on. So with sloppy trails and no end in sight, why not embrace the mud (and maybe even snow) and treat yourself to a fat bike?

Two Wheels Better took a first look at our Dune and a range of customer reviews from the Go Outdoors website to get an idea of whether the Dune is a budget blaster to be reckoned with.

Their verdict? We’re thrilled to see the team at Two Wheels Better were impressed with the look and that it “didn’t feel like a cheap bike” following a quick spin at Mountain Mayhem.

Why not take a look at their full review and even some of our customers’ thoughts here: http://twowheelsbetter.cc/bikes-gear/calibre-dune-fatbike-from-gooutdoors-first-look/

 

 

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Another glowing review for the Calibre Bossnut!

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Mountain Biking UK magazine awarded the Calibre Bossnut five stars in a recent review of the Go Outdoors full-suspension trail bike, labelling it an “impressively efficient, controlled and flat out fun all-rounder.”

The spec and performance of the Bossnut impressed the team, and for less than £1,000 Calibre’s full-sus ride can be enjoyed by the masses.

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How to introduce a friend to cycling!

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How to introduce a friend to cycling

We all know that riding a bike is one of life’s greatest things. And when you find something that makes you feel that happy and energised, you want to share it with everyone! Read more

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Get Fit Outdoors: Cycling

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Take to two wheels to get fit for free in 2016 

It’s January again and the world wants you to get into the gym and get your fill on kale and seeds. Gym memberships can be costly so over the next few weeks we aim to bring you reasons to forget the pressure of the gym and enjoy the freedom of the outdoors in our #FreeGymForLife initiative.

This week, we focus on Cycling.

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Top 50 Endurance Events of 2016

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50 of the best fitness challenges you can face in the UK in 2016

It’s the start of a new year, which means there’s no better time to dust off your trainers, throw away the leftover Christmas food and begin your new fitness regime. Many people choose ‘getting fit’ as a New Year’s resolution – and what better way to show off your newfound skills than by competing in an endurance event or two?

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10 Cycling Routes in Loch Lomond & Trossachs

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Take in the stunning Loch Lomond on two wheels with these routes

Get ready for some of the best mountain bike routes Scotland has to offer. Below you’ll find 10 hand picked routes for the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.

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Be ready for winter rides

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Tips for getting ready for those winter rides

Wintry weather shouldn’t stop you from getting out in the saddle and getting the miles in. But it’s important to remember that wintry weather brings with it a variety of challenges when riding on the road. Prepare yourself and your ride for cold-weather riding with our top tips.

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Calibre Dune on BikeRadar: Fat bike, small price

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Fat bikes are bringing the fun back

The Calibre Dune, our very own fat bike, has got the guys at BikeRadar smiling with an unbeatable price on our big-tyred machine!

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We’re sponsoring Mountain Mayhem!

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GO Outdoors will be the headline sponsor of Mountain Mayhem for another year.

Mountain Mayhem 2016 is set to return and will continue to be supported by us as intrepid mountain bikers take on the 24-hour endurance event at Gatcombe Park in Gloucestershire on June 17-19.

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