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Commuting on two wheels for National Cycle to Work Day? We test armour for your trusty steed
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Get the whole family playing this summer with rackets, mallets, balls and water pistols
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Need a power tool that can withstand some heavy-duty DIY? We put these through their paces
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Protect delicate and sensitive skin with products specially formulated for little ones
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As The Open brings the world's top golfers to our shores, take a leaf out of their book and invest in some fancy footwear
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Explore the great outdoors with the little one this summer. We headed out, one-year-old in tow
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Got an over-enthusiastic pooch on your hands? We've found you durable toys that will last more than five minutes
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To mark Bike Week 2015, we’ve teamed up with keen cyclists to find kit for girls who mean business on two wheels
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Whether it’s Barbados or Brighton, lying on a sun lounger or dry off after some lengths, we've got a towel that will do the trick
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When you're backpacking, you need a tent that is lightweight, easy to put up and packs-down small. We got pitching
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Whether you’re pounding pavements, parks or hill passes, keep your eyes protected in all weathers
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From paddling pool to the South of France, make a splash with our edit of children's swimwear
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Keep your pace up and all your kit with you with one of these practical carriers. IndyBest pounds the pavements
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Whether you’re going for a stroll round the park or tackling a rugged trail, we find footwear for covering ground this summer
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Power-up with our pick of the best jigsaws for keen DIY-ers
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Whether you’re a regular 26-miler or new to pounding pavements, make sure you have the right shoes for the job
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Invest in the multi-functional genius of one of the best travel system prams on the market and push in style
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