NiteIze – Inova STS Headlamp

At it’s brightest the torch is 142 lumens, which according to Google is a bit dimmer than a 25 watt incandescent light bulb. It has a distance of about 84 meters, but I’ve not found an easy way of verifying that so we’ll just have to take Nite Ize’s word for it. It runs off 3 AAA batteries, which are really easy to replace and will last for about 4 hours 40 minutes on the brightest setting.

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Nite Ize – Knot Bone adjustable bungee

Deep in the bowels of a Welsh valley, 15 miles from the nearest town on a bank holiday weekend the hatchback boot-lid of a friend’s car decided that it wanted to be an eagle and flatly refused to lock shut. Its efforts to reach for the sky instead of holding in bags of food, tents, sleeping bags and beer were admirable, but not particularly useful, so we needed to devise a way of holding it shut long, and securely enough for my friends to get home.

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