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How to plan a group biking trip

Experiencing our beautiful country via road tripping is a breath taking experience not many South African get to have. With vast sea like valleys, long winding dirt roads or the odd looking mountains tops, South Africa has some of the world’s best scenic routes. Now if you add the element of open motor bikes and a few biking club buddies, you ha [...]


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South Africa's Most incredible road trip routes

South Africa is easily one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is fairly easy to navigate with tempting freeways leading out of the big cities packing an insane amount of scenery. From snowy mountains to sandy beaches, Authentic  African villages and picturesque settler towns, you'll never get tired of the scenery on these trips. Here [...]


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The Cardboard Bike

Who would have ever thought that you could make and ride a bicycle made completely out of recycled cardboard.

The innovative bike is made from about US$9 worth of cardboard and is being unveiled to the world by inventor Izhar Gafni. Izhar aims to create full scale production by the end of 2014 with his main target market the underdeveloped regi [...]


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Geo-tag your photos and videos with the i-GotU GPS Logger

Cameras seem to have reached a point where the quality is as good as it can get (hopefully we're wrong on this!) so now a lot of the manufacturers have turned their focus to including a heap of extra features to ensure that their camera is better than their competitors. One of the features which some camera brands have played around with is incl [...]


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Affordable Satellite Phone

If you're a regular traveller out to remote areas of the Kalahari desert, Lake Kariba or even some of the more remote areas of Kruger then you may be thinking about getting a satellite phone just in case you may need to call for help and Vodacom isn't playing ball. The Spot satellite powered phone might just be your answer. 

The Spot phone is abou [...]


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ClearShot Credit Card Sized Camera Stand

There's a lot of interesting projects coming out of crowd funded programs like Kick Starter but the ClearShot invention of Mike Carney from Seattle is our favourite so far. Mike's simple yet ingenous idea is a clever plastic design which is small enough to fit in the credit card slot of your wallet but when you take it out it converts into a min [...]


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Daisy Chain Solar Chargers for Better Effect

When using the solar charge batteries the common practise is to leave the solar panel in the sun all day connected to the recharageable battery in order to charge up teh battery. Then when arriving at your destination you then plug your phone, camera or any other electronic to the charged up battery source. This is a good way to do it but there [...]


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