Tag Archives: Friends

Underdog? There’s life in this old dog yet!

“Underdog? what underdog?  The term, supposedly, comes from days of yore when lumberjacks and other wood workers would get the new, young and inexperienced guy to stand under the log they were sawing in half lengthways. He would take the bottom part of the saw whilst the experienced and older journeyman stood atop the log with his […]

Enduro Maiden presented by Flare Clothing – taking our first title!!

We are super excited to be heading up to Innerleithen this weekend as sponsors of the first ever Enduro Maiden event.  It’s a first for us too, as we’ve never put our name to an event before!  Enduro Maiden, presented by Flare Clothing (AGGHH!!!) is the brainchild of Lynne Armstrong who runs Scotland’s Air Maiden. […]

Introducing Laura Griffiths – Team Flare

Meet Laura Griffiths, our next new Team Flare member.  Age: 28 Base:  Devon, UK Favourite food: Pie and cheesestring! Disciplines:  Roots and Rocks! Hobbies:  Yoga and swimming   About me: I love riding mountain bikes, from trails to downhill, the more roots and rocks the better, I am not so much a jumps girl. The […]

Introducing Kate Holbrook – Team Flare

Kate Holbrook is our first Australian Team Flare member. She joins the team after catching our eye when we did a call out for new members.  Find out a bit more about her below! Age: A lady never reveals her age! But I’m not very ladylike – I’m 35 Base:  Adelaide, Australia. That’s in South […]

2016

2016 has been another turbulent year (for us and the rest of the world) – I think it’ll always be like this but sitting on the eve of 2017 it definitely seems like once again the ups have outweighed the downs and we’re heading into a new year full of excitement and anticipation, here are some […]

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 […]

Welsh Summer Holiday – Laura Griffiths

Lately its been a lot of work and squeezing in play time on the bike on the occasional day off so a short break was a welcomed relief, with only a few days to make a long weekend we headed to south Wales to make the most of our time away, we returned to the […]

Jael’s 1st French Alps Adventure. WOW!!

4th of August, the day has arrived, all piled in the van to begin our epic adventure to France. I won’t bore you with the details of our journey all you need to know is it was very long. We went through the Channel Tunnel, ahhh!!. Scary thought, all that water about you. And there […]

40th Birthday Trip – Jenny Nuttall

I wanted a challenge for my birthday and with limited days available, Scotland became the favourite destination. Then again, despite how many days we have, Scotland is always the favourite destination for adventure! For a few years I’ve loved combining my lifelong passion of walking in the hills, with my relatively new found passion of […]

9 Reasons to Ride Your Bike More – Jessica Pyper

In case you haven’t noticed, we, at Flare, LOVE to ride our bikes. Basically when we’re not out riding our bikes, we’re either eating to refuel for our next bike ride, sleeping so we’re awake enough to ride our bikes, creating new clothes for biking, or making friends/ hanging out with people who also like […]