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Why Should You Think About Picking Up a High Performance Longboard?

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For many surfers, the idea of a 'High Performance Longboard' is something of a contradiction in terms. After all, the longboard is long (obviously), wide, and boasts plenty of volume. That makes them an ideal choice for novice riders who need help catching waves, but the only time a seasoned rider might need one is when the waves are low and slow. If you want high performance, conventional wisdom would suggest that you need to go for a shorter board style.

24 February 2017

How To Pull A Wheelie On A Pit Bike

Recreation & Sports Blog

One skill that most newbie pit bike owners want to master is how to pull a wheelie.  Here's how to do it. Get Kitted Out First While you're learning how to pull a wheelie, it's almost inevitable that you will bite the dust at least a few times.  For safety's sake, make sure that you're all kitted out properly in full-length trousers or leathers, knee and elbow pads, boots, and a well-fitting helmet.

29 December 2016

How To Interpret Satellite Imaging To Locate Game Fish

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When you've chartered a boat for a day's deep sea fishing with your mates, you'll want to know every trick in the book when it comes to locating those really big billfish.  A good fishing charter vessel will have the very best in satellite imagery technology to help you locate potential hotspots quickly, without spending hours trawling around just trusting in luck. Here's a guide outlining the basics that you'll need to know in order to use satellite imagery technology on your fishing charter trip.

19 October 2016

A synthetic grass tennis court allows you to make the game your own

Recreation & Sports Blog

Synthetic grass tennis courts are long lasting and can be used in wet conditions. They have a shock-absorbent effect and are gentler on the knees than other hard surfaces. These courts can be tailored to mimic the conditions of different traditional tennis court surfaces. Clay courts allow for a slower game A clay court surface allows the ball to bounce easily and high. This means that there is quite a long time between shots and there is ample time to reach the ball.

22 June 2016

Important Questions to Ask Any Potential Fishing Boat Hire

Recreation & Sports Blog

When going on a fishing holiday, you would probably do well to hire a fishing boat rather than try to navigate unfamiliar waters on your own. Hiring a fishing boat with a captain to steer it will mean being able to sit back and enjoy the fishing rather than worrying about managing the boat, checking the radar and weather, and the like. When you're ready to hire a fishing boat for your next holiday, note a few important questions to ask so you know what's involved in the process overall.

5 April 2016

Accessories You Want to Include When Buying a Camper

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First-time camper buyers may be overwhelmed by the number of features and items to check when they're ready to buy, including the weight of the trailer, its storage capacity and the like. Along with checking on how a trailer looks overall and if the major electrical lines, water tanks and such items are in good repair, you want to ensure you check on the camper trailer accessories you'll need to operate your trailer properly.

30 March 2016

Love Is In the Water: 3 Tips for Beginners Planning a Kayaking Date

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The water is nice in Australia and provides a nice environment and opportunity for water sports. If you're looking for a fun date idea that can be completed outdoors, you cannot go wrong with kayaking. It's an easy water sport, and studies have shown that couples that participate in a physical challenge or activity together generally feel more satisfied with their relationship. Here are 3 tips to make sure your kayaking date goes smoothly.

30 March 2016

5 Ways Pilates Will Help You Through Your Pregnancy

Recreation & Sports Blog

Many women worry about attending Pilates classes when they are pregnant, but it's actually the perfect time to start attending. Of course, you should always consult your doctor and speak to the instructor before beginning a class since certain movements may not be beneficial, but these exercises really do present a number of benefits. 1. Low-Impact Exercise If you're used to exercising, it can feel frustrated to have to give up during pregnancy.

30 March 2016

Some Important Tips When Buying Your First Pistol or Firearm

Recreation & Sports Blog

When buying your first pistol or any type of firearm, of course the first thing you need to do is find out the licensing requirements and other legalities in your area. There may be a needed background check and you may not be allowed to have certain types of automatic weapons. Once you've gone through that process and are ready to shop, note a few important tips for choosing your first pistol or firearm.

14 March 2016

Tips on Touring Australia in a Caravan

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The best way to tour Australia is via a caravan. Greyhounds and organized tours are great, but if you really want to see what the area has to offer, you're best to do so on your own time in the comfort of a caravan. That way you can rest when you want, sleep where you want and stop for a snack wherever you are! A real Aussie road trip will undoubtedly give you a much more satisfying experience than other options like organized tour buses.

2 February 2016