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Summer holiday with kids

“Are we there yet?” That is the question parents dread the most when travelling by car to a holiday destination. No wonder. It is uttered the first time about five minutes after the ignition key is switched on, and then repeated at an increasingly whiny …

Driving tips: Music in the car

The holiday season is around the corner and many of us will be driving to our destination. With music turned on, naturally. Listening to music in the car is a popular activity, but have you ever wondered how it affects your driving, and whether it …

How to do crunches

There is the right way and the wrong way to do everything. Especially crunches. Have you ever seen people in the gym desperately pulling on their necks, jerking their bodies up and down in quick succession, huffing and puffing, tummy popping up at each …

Driving tips: the brakes

I hope you’ll never experience the heart-sinking sensation that grips you when you step on your brake pedal... and nothing happens. That’s when you learn to really appreciate your car’s braking system! The brakes are one of the most important parts of …

Less ordinary camping gear

In most cases, perhaps as many as 99%, conventional camping equipment will suffice. Still, thanks to that 1%, you might have bitterly regretted not having taken this or that item on your camping trip. And even if you had never known such regrets… our list …

Driving tips: The windscreen basics

Modern windscreens have a twofold function: to ensure good visibility and to contribute to the vehicle’s overall strength and safety. From both points of view, it is essential to keep it in good condition. Here’s how:   Clean it. Light …

Diabolo fun

It all depends on how you look at it. It can be a child’s toy. Or juggling props. Or fitness equipment.   Consequently, it won’t surprise you to learn that, on bidorbuy, diabolos are most likely to be found in the sports …

Driving tips: How to adjust side mirrors

The chances are, you adjust your side mirrors the way whoever taught you how to drive told you to do it, blissfully unaware of the controversy that has been raging through the motoring world ever since 1995. That is when George Platzer, an engineer from …

Cycling as a pastime

Everybody that’s anybody in health and fitness is telling us that getting on a bicycle and pedalling around is an excellent physical activity which offers many health benefits. In a nutshell, cycling in fresh air:   Makes you stronger and …

Driving tips: How to change car cabin filter

Imagine this scenario: you are driving your car on a hot summer’s day. You reach for the air con button… and the very first blast makes your nose wrinkle in disgust.   That does not mean that it’s time to get a new car air freshener. It means …