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Leon Poultney

Leon Poultney

Leon is a freelance writer with almost 20 years’ experience in print and online. His expertise is in automotive, particularly electric vehicles and future transport, although he has written about everything from vintage motorcycles to flying cars. In addition to this, he has reviewed hundreds of pieces of fitness equipment and spent more time in dank public gyms than he cares to divulge.

Recent articles by Leon Poultney

A selection of exercise bikes
The best exercise bikes to buy in 2024
Gym equipment

In a spin over the best exercise bike to buy? This guide to the best budget, mid-range and high-end models will help you decide

A spin bike on a blue background
Get fit at home with the best spin bikes
Gym equipment

Enjoy a studio-style experience at home with your very own spin bike

The Carly OBD-II scanner pictured against a blue background
The best OBD-II scanners in 2024, tried and tested
Car accessories & equipment

Want to identify your car’s faults quickly and easily? We’ve tested the best OBD-II scanners around to find out which reign supreme

foxwell nt680 review - positioned in car with steering wheel in background
Foxwell NT680 review: A top-quality OBD-II scanner
Car accessories & equipment

Built to face the rigours of daily use, the Foxwell NT680 Pro is a portable diagnostics tool for enthusiasts and professional mechanics

£389 inc VAT
Laser OBD-II/EOBD Fault Code Reader review
Laser 7728 OBD-II/EOBD Fault Code Reader review
Car accessories & equipment

For reading and clearing vehicle fault codes it’s faultless, but it’s not much good for anything else

£38 inc VAT
carly review - featured image
Carly review: Vehicle diagnostics enter the smartphone age
Car accessories & equipment

Carly offers professional-level OBD-II scanning but with your smartphone simplifying diagnostics and offering solutions

£65 inc VAT
A pair of rowing machines
The best rowing machine to buy in 2024
Gym equipment

Our guide to finding the best rowing machine for every budget

Best home EV charger UK
The best home EV chargers to buy in the UK
EV chargers

We explain everything you need to know to choose the best home EV charger for your property and vehicle

Close up of electric car being charged with an EV smart charger
What is an EV smart charger and are they worth buying?
EV chargers

Are electric vehicle smart chargers that allow owners to monitor progress, schedule charge times and manage grid demand really worth it?

Best cross training shoes 2024: Footwear for lifting barbells, repping out burpees and beyond
The best cross training shoes to buy in 2024
Sports & leisure

Whether you prefer traditional strength training, functional fitness or high-intensity exercise, get the right shoes for a stable workout