Alpine Bikes, Scotland’s Bike Specialists is now the biggest independent cycle retailer in Scotland. Our staff are expertly trained in every aspect of cycling, whether you need suspension set up, a puncture fitting, bike fitting or a new bike for the kids. We offer a wide range of kit from brands including Trek, Cube, Endura, Fox, POC, Dakine, Whyte & Santa Cruz. We live and breathe cycling, so whatever your aspirations, whatever your experience, we’ll help you take your cycling up a gear.
At Blues Ski, Scotland’s Ski Specialist we’ve been providing the finest ski equipment for over 30 years, and we’ve been skiing on every continent. Whether you’re just starting out or pushing boundaries, heading for the Alps or staying close to home, we’ve got the knowledge, experience and passion to help you have the best time on the slopes. With collections from top brands including Salomon, Poivre Blanc, Fischer, Helly Hansen & Head, whatever you ski, we’ve got you covered.
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Founded on a love of the outdoors and the mountains, Tiso is still to this day a family business that has been kitting out adventurers since 1962. Our long history in the outdoors has us sponsoring and supporting expeditions and world records as well as supporting generations of enthusiasts achieve their dreams.
This is your chance to discover the stunning natural beauty of the Outer Hebrides. Explore the spectacular coastline of Harris in a sea kayak, enjoy the thrill of mountain biking in Lewis, and spot fascinating wildlife on a sea cruise. With three nights' accommodation in a glamping pod and return ferry travel included, this special trip for two adults offers an unforgettable adventure through these wild and beautiful islands.
We further underlined our reputation as the leading adventure retail specialist by being named Recommended Retailer of Expedition Kit for the The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. DofE Award participants who produce their DofE Card will receive a 15% discount, and DofE Leaders a 20% discount, on the specialist outdoor gear and equipment for which Tiso is renowned
At Tiso, we also work hand-in-hand with a variety of inspiring individuals. From former rugby players to young mountaineers, these role models give the next generation of outdoor lovers the motivation to realise their potential. Keep an eye out for these famous faces at our upcoming events and lectures.
Looking for a little inspiration? Our Staff and Supported By Tiso athletes are always on hand to give you a bit of food for thought when planning your next adventure from top tips to sharing some of their best outdoor stories. We love to hear for you and this Autumn we want to hear your tales from the Bothy with our Bothy Stories campaign
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Whether you’re seeking protection, comfort, or both, the GORE-TEX brand now has products for any passion and every purpose.
GORE-TEX products are well known for providing long-lasting, comfortable weather protection you can trust from your head down to your toes. But what exactly is the GORE-TEX fabric? Is it a coating or an impregnation? An outer fabric or an inner textile lining? It's none of those but all of the following:
The GORE-TEX membrane is at the heart of all GORE-TEX products. The GORE-TEX membrane is an extremely thin layer of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE). It has over 9 billion pores per square inch. It's these pores that give the GORE-TEX fabric its characteristics.
In order to use the GORE-TEX membrane in the manufacture of a finished product, it first has to be bonded between a high-performance lining and outer textiles. This combination of membrane and support material is referred to as the GORE-TEX laminate.
GORE-TEX product technologies offer unique solutions for specific activities and climate conditions to fit your individual needs.
All products engineered with GORE-TEX product technology carry the GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™ promise.
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