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Who owns Sweatshop ?

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 21:49

There is a program on Monday called "The Secrets of Sports Direct".  

Should be interesting!


Posted: 21/04/2015 at 12:41

The Brooks Ghost is a good shout, but can you not find a cheap Cumulus anywhere?

Try Start Fitness, or Sports Shoes, and see if you can get last seasons color at a knockdown price.  

what is the best new balance running shoe?

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 15:29

Talking about a New Balance shoe, is a bit like talking about a Ford motor car.  

A Focus is not better or worse than a Transit Van, it is just designed for a different purpose. 

Who owns Sweatshop ?

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 15:40

When Sports Direct took over Field and Trek, they had a contract to supply equipment to all the schools involved in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, which accounted for nearly half of their annual turnover. Sports Direct's first act as the new owners, was to terminate this arrangement! This makes me less than optimistic that they will continue their support for the Park Run scheme.    

Smelly kit

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 15:36

Weave I would say.

They call the process "infinite twine".  

Smelly kit

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:54

So how did Helly Hansen conquer the smell Fat Buddha?

Believe it or not, they found a way to stitch it differently, so that the sweat did not adhere to it.  


Who owns Sweatshop ?

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 22:06

Not long. 

I suspect that the friendships and arrangements in place, will result in these surviving as unaffiliated groups.   

Calf guards

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 20:15

The advantage of calf guards, is that you can change socks without removing them, which is a godsend in longer races.  

Most manufacturers have an online sizing chart.  

lucozade jelly beans

Posted: 07/04/2015 at 22:06

Back when I worked at Sweatshop, we used to call Lucozade "the toy town nutrition".  

It was no secret that we did not rate them very highly, compared to say SIS.  

lucozade jelly beans

Posted: 07/04/2015 at 19:22

They are not like ordinary jelly beans, they literally are ordinary jelly beans in a different packet!

Don't buy them.  

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