Tag Archives: Flare

August from Rachael Gurney

August has been my first full month back on the bike after enduring forced time off with a broken collar bone, it is also my first month that I have spent fully kitted out in Flare Clothing and I massively feel the benefits! I opted to wear the long sleeved jerseys which have proved great […]

Accessories with Flare

So here begins our “Autumn/Winter 2014” collection. There are some exciting new products that will be added to the range in the coming months, but to begin with we’re starting from the top – headwear. Spending a lot of time hanging out at races this season I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s all good […]

Staying sane whilst injured

After a nasty crash herself, the lady in charge, Hannah at Flare Clothing asked me to put together a quick blog on how to get through the dark time that is injury time. Seeing as I’m no stranger to injury she’s picked the right person! Thanks fully Hannah is fine and escaped from her crash […]

Red Bull Foxhunt with Rachel Atherton 2014

On Friday evening at 11pm we arrived in a field outside Edinburgh, in the foothills of the Pentland Hills regional park. We set up our tent and climbed inside, listening to the gale outside and tried to sleep in anticipation for the following two days.   The Red Bull Foxhunt has been run for the past few […]

2014

It’s the last day of 2014, and I’m one of those reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the next. This past year has of course brought a whirlwind of change, since on the 20th December 2013 Flare Clothing Company Ltd. officially started trading. So, I’m going to share with you my thanks […]

Jenny Nuttall gives us her account of Scotland at its best (and worst)!

I finally feel like I have been mountain biking.  I haven’t been racing, but hiking in the mountains with my bike.  Munros are mountains in Scotland over 3000 feet high and over the August bank holiday, had our sights on six.  We slept on one, reached the summit of four, were thwarted from completing our […]

Ingrid Garrioch shares part one of her journey from the Lil rock to the Big rock

Last year was both overwhelming and exciting.  It was my first year as a sponsored rider and I couldn’t have been happier or more excited.  I love learning and I wanted to learn from every mistake, race and experience I could get.  Unfortunately things didn’t pan out and after racing the Strathpuffer I felt like […]

The Patron Saint of bikes on snow – welcome to St Silvestre!

St Silvestre is the 31st December and as the name suggests this race takes place on the last day of the year.  This is something a bit special because it is a bike race on snow. However, you may have noticed that there isn’t that much snow in December and the weather is relatively nice […]

Race Report – Seb at the XC Garmin Bike Cup (Switzerland)

For one time I was feeling good and kind of ready for the race which isn’t always the case. I’ve been riding a lot this year, I know the track well and had a nice full suspension 29er carbon rig to try on it, could I ask for more? The track is 40km long with […]

First time at Bike Park Wales – Jael

Finally, the day is here the BPW road trip begins. Thankfully not too much of an early start. We set off about 8:30am and cruised down to the Forest of Dean. Once there, we (my mum, my dad and I) got ready and waited for our mates to arrive. While we were waiting, my mum […]