Tag Archives: Flare

Introducing Spring/Summer 2018

Available to buy online now, the collection is inspired by Flare’s founder Hannah Myers’ Scottish adventures where the trails lead through green woodlands to sandy shores and aqua seas, and the days end with burnt red sunsets.         Riders can choose between shirt designs featuring a playful use of the striking Flare […]

Winter Riding – Jenny Nuttall

I think it’s safe to say Spring has sprung leaving winter behind. So I thought I’d look back on winter riding as it’s easy to think I didn’t ride much…..but I did! Dark nights and snow didn’t put me off this year, as they have in the past. If I wasn’t spending my free time […]

Ultimate Bike Outfits for Spring 2018 – Hannah Myers

New kit, new bike right? What could be better than going all out, full head to toe in your favourite colour combinations, whizzing down the hill so that anyone seeing you knows you’ve got your… stuff together.   Today we’re showcasing our favourite combos, from the head all the way down to toes. We both ride […]

First time between the tape – Rob Allcoat

First time between the tape So the start of my race career was at Tidworth bike park for the 1st round of the Root 1 summer series, it was a really nice chilled event to get into racing. Photo credit @bethchloetattoos I was a tad nervous going into this, as expected, after I got signed […]

10 Under the Ben 2018 , a battle of body and mind – Liz Peacock

The organisers, No Fuss Events, describe this event as “Scotland’s original and best mountain bike event”, which remains as the flagship of the No Fuss Events portfolio.  Its based a simple endurance mountain bike format – a 10 mile lap, raced for 10 hours.  The description goes on to say that the event and the amazing trails around […]

Steel City Scorcher – Meg Forman

Once a year, in a sleepy town of Grenoside… a mass-gathering of like-minded folks meet to whoop and frolick in everything mtb. Having been aware of the phenomenon known as Steel City DH for a number of years, this was my first visit and I was giving myself the added of bonus of having entered […]

Pilgrimage to the Home of the Brave – Hannah Myers

Here we are on the M6, dog at my feet and husband to my right. Blasting some tunes I’ve never heard before over the gusts coming from the open window since we don’t have any air-conditioning. Three days of packing the van with easy-up gazebo, stock, bikes, clothing for every weather possibility and about a […]

You get good weather in Scotland in May… don’t you? – Liz Peacock

This trip had been in the diary for a while – we were already in the highlands (thanks 10 under the ben) and we had friends travelling to join us from Surrey…and from Aberdeen… Routes were planned, accommodation booked (we were all in some sort of van except for our friends from the south, who […]

Join us at the Malverns Classic Festival!

The Malverns Classic is back after a 20-year break. The biggest MTB party of the year is at Eastnor Deer Park near Ledbury, Herefordshire. HR8 1EN over the weekend of the 15-17th of June! We’ll be there for the whole weekend with a full range of kit for you to try and buy at super […]

Morocco 2018 – Matt Cain

Morocco is a country that serves up travel clichés and unpredictable surprises in equal measures. Anyone spending time in the Souks and squares of the Medina cannot help but be mesmerised by the hustle and bustle of activity. The bright sights of fresh fruit stalls, tempting smells of sizzling tagines and the enthralling sounds of […]