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Orgeon Air Tech Fashion Running Trainers Grey/Orange 8 UK
Orgeon Air Tech Fashion Running Trainers Grey/Orange 8 UK
Offered by Paramount Sports
Price: £11.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Orange, Grey, Shoeey, and Cheap, 21 July 2014
Those shoes filled in my criteria for shoes:

-Correct size (which is difficult when ordering off the internet)
-Orange and Grey
-Cheap
-Being Shoes.

I do not know how they will fare with wear and tear, but so far I am delighted by the value for money!


This Is Spinal Tap
This Is Spinal Tap
Dvd
Price: £9.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A classic that gets better with every subsequent watch., 4 July 2014
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The star rating system should go up to 11.


Fisherpant Fisherman Pant ** ORANGE ** Pants Yoga Wrap Sport Thailand Thai Long
Fisherpant Fisherman Pant ** ORANGE ** Pants Yoga Wrap Sport Thailand Thai Long
Offered by SweetOrange
Price: £12.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 8 Feb. 2013
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Very good value for money for those classic Thai fisherman pants - beware that the thickness of the fabric may vary depending on the colour ordered (and that you'll probably have to look up instructions on how to tie them on youTube :-])

Quick delivery (considering it ships from abroad) - an excellent pair of pants for Yoga, exercise, lounging about at home, beachwear, etc...

The cut and tying concept also unexpectedly make them very suited to maternity clothing.


SFR Essentials Skate/Scooter/BMX Helmet Matt Fluo Orange L-XL
SFR Essentials Skate/Scooter/BMX Helmet Matt Fluo Orange L-XL
Offered by It's All Fun & Games
Price: £17.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Good fit, flexible size, gnarl look, 18 July 2012
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This is an excellent helmet for the price, although thankfully I am not in a position to comment as to the degree of protection against head trauma it offers.

It comes with removable padding that gives you a bit of flexibility in terms of size, and the adjustable strap is sensibly placed so as to get a stable fit without being in the way.

The Orange is actually a slightly less saturated shade as on the picture - more "highlighter fluorescent" than tangerine, so to speak, but that's a minor catch.


SFR Essentials Girls Triple Pad Set AC760G - Medium (7 to 9 Years)
SFR Essentials Girls Triple Pad Set AC760G - Medium (7 to 9 Years)

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not As Described - THIS IS THE JUNIOR MODEL, 18 July 2012
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There is nothing explicitly indicating that this is the Junior model. There is an adult model of the SFR triple set, the knee and elbow pad have round caps, it is on Amazon.

I received it, and everything was evidently too small - interestingly nothing on the product itself labels it as "junior". Thankfully, a colleague has a 10-year-old that just got into skateboarding, so I did not have to return them.

Although I wasn't able to put them to the test, they do look sturdy enough, with appropriately thick padding - I do not think you would take them up some kind of half-pipe ramp, but if this is your think, you are probably aware you are not looking at the right price range.

One very nice touch is the mesh bag with three compartment for storage and transport - especially for kids protection, parents will be safe in the knowledge that this, at least, can be tidied away!


Osprey Street Carve Board- (Style and Colour May Vary)
Osprey Street Carve Board- (Style and Colour May Vary)

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The ideal compromise, 3 July 2012
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I cannot comment on reliability yet - just taken it out for a spin, but this is a very impressive board, especially for the price.

You are getting a very smooth ride thanks to the big wheels, and the front truck has some really clever action going on that makes carving a breeze - it does make the board a bit wobbly, but that's all the best to improve your balance. I also understand it's then possible to gain momentum just by pumping - although I'm not quite there yet.

I have no longboarding experience, but I assume this is the best compromise to get a longboard-style ride in the form factor of a regular skateboard (easier to lug around). The large wheels make negotiating uneven paving, rough roads, etc. a breeze, and I feel a single push takes you further than on a skateboard of similar price (I am not sure whether it is thanks to the bearings or the fact the smoother ride offered by the wheels means less energy is dissipated in vibration).

Although it does corner very well thanks to the front truck system (the spring is adjustable with an allen wench - I suspect tightening it goes a long way to reduce the wobble if it's a problem to you), by default the back truck is mounted on the kicktail, so far back that it's not possible to lift the front wheels - this is a problem if you are used to a skateboard, and doing small kickturns to negotiate very sharp corners at low speed - pretty paramount as this is an ideal "commuting" board.

However, the deck is pre-drilled with an alternate position for the back truck - I moved it towards the front, and now it's possible to manny. Bringing the axle closer means the same amount of tilt give you an even tighter turning radius, and even with the back truck moved forwards, the distance between the back and front wheels remains the same as on a regular skateboard. The only downside is the increased risk of wheel bite at the back, although tightening the rear truck will help with this.

One particular downside is that the board, although quality 7 ply, is pretty much pressed flat (save for the kicktail) - this reduces the structural stiffness, and the papers coming with it say it bears a maximum of 100kg (although I'm not sure if that's a static or dynamic load) - I would not be surprised if it would be fairly easy to snap for an adult if attempting to be a bit too rough with it - but if it does, you're left with some quality trucks, and mounting that funky spring-loaded front-truck on a regular deck would undoubtedly give interesting results...

Overall, the best ride I've ever had, even on poor surfaces. As far as I can tell, it's also a unique product - not quite a longboard, not quite a skateboard - I probably would not attempt some longboard style high speed slope runs, neither some skateboard style tricks and freestyle, but if you just want something to ride around on, especially on rough surfaces, it beats both in my opinion.


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