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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 […]

Meet Lynne Armstrong – the original Air Maiden

We were really excited to meet up with Air Maiden Founder, Lynne Armstrong, at Tweedlove.  Air Maiden was launched eight years ago and helps women take their riding to the next level. We’re going to be working closely with Lynne this year – so watch this space. We asked her to share a review of […]

Abigale Lawton’s first full Enduro season is off to a flying start

I knew 2016 was going to be a big year for me on the bike.  My first full season racing (after only starting last year) and 13 races booked. Missing out on the European rounds of the EWS through the lottery, I decided it wasn’t necessary to do as much training as I had planned. […]

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. […]

Part two of Ingrid’s amazing summer – Bike plus girl verses the best the Lakes can offer

Having hiked my bike in the Cairngorms and got back to a level of fitness I was happy with, I felt ready to return to the one place that I was longing to explore again.  I headed to the Lakes. I started by returning to trails I knew.  Next I asked round bike shops for […]

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 […]

Zara Kane explains why Charlie Brown should be an inspiration to us all

The creator of the Peanuts cartoons once said of his character Charlie Brown, that “he must be the one who suffers, because he is a caricature of the average person. Most of us are much more acquainted with losing than winning.”  – I could not think of a better way to describe my 2016. Like […]

Training for Big Days and the Journey Home – Ingrid’s final blog

Returning to the road after Eastbourne, I had a race coming up which I was keen to get working towards.  Despite not enjoying or riding my best in the trees, I headed for trails that I knew I needed to practice around Aviemore.   I looped fire roads in between trails, practicing skills I had been […]

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 Jael Maw – Team Flare

We’re really proud to introduce you to Jael Maw – our youngest ever Team Flare member!  Age: 10 years young Base: Boston Lincolnshire (it’s pretty flat round here!) Disciplines:  I ride MTB, Road and Cyclocross (member of Boston Wheelers CC Go ride) Bikes: Cube Sting, Felt hardtail, GT Grade, Specialized Dolce Favourite food: Pasta- Any […]