Category: Media


Tour Aotearoa 2016 – Finished!

I completed the 3010km course of the Tour Aotearoa in 14 days 22hrs and 50 minutes. The total distance covered was 3126km - 2944km cycled and 182km by ferry, jet boat and packet steamer. I averaged 197km per day on the bike, and climbed aRead More
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The Mountain Rescue Spine Challenger

  Continuing our series of ordinary folk doing extra-ordinary things; Tim Budd has just completed the Mountain Rescue Spine Challenger. Tim is a member of the Glossop Mountain Rescue Team and was helped on his way by the Satmap Active12, please read his message below:Read More

LDWA Red Rose 100

The LDWA Red Rose 100 Challenge is taking place in Lancashire  on Saturday May 23rd until Monday May 25th 2015, and we have released our new LDWA map card to help you navigate the course. For  more information on the event, please click here to go toRead More

Caravan & Camping Active 12 Review

"Satmap generally gets good reviews from outdoorsy GPS users. The unit feels durable and fits neatly in the palm of your hand. The Active 12 is a step up from the first generation Active 10 and comes with full GB Landranger (1:50k) mapping on aRead More

Trail Magazine Active 12 Review

This is the latest upgrade of the original Satmap Active 10 GPS receiver, which I’ve been a big fan of for many years. The Active 12 takes all the great features of the Active 10, such as the large screen, big buttons and easy-to-use interface;Read More

Cycling World Active 12 Review

The Ultimate Sports GPS Just Got Better... Satmap Systems are pleased to announce the launch of the Active 12 Mapping Sports GPS. The Active 12 offers a new (HVGA) hi-res screen, hi-res (660dpi) OS mapping, Bluetooth Smart connectivity for data sharing and sports peripherals, alongRead More

Trek & Mountain Active 12 Review

Latest GPS device goes on sale Satmap Systems have released the long-awaited successor to their popular Active 10 device. The Active 12 Mapping Sports GPS - to give it its full name offers a new (HVGA) hi-res screen, hi-res (66odpi) OS mapping, Bluetooth Sma'rt ConnectivityRead More

Country Walking Active 12 Review

NewGear From cheap and cheerful to top-end tech, the kit that matters this month… SATMAP ACTIVE 12 GPS HANDSET £450 SatMap’s Active 12 updates the Active 10, which was a firm favourite with walkers who didn’t want a touchscreen handheld GPS device. The 12 doesn’tRead More