Tag Archives: MTB work

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 […]

Three races in seven days? – Emma Knight

After not having entered any races since for a couple of weeks I’ve somehow managed to end up at three in the space of seven days – one of them being a National round of the Cross-country series. I had raced the first two rounds of the National XC (missed the third) but hadn’t really […]

Cafe Adventure’s top picks for a biker’s breakfast – Rachel Norman

We at Flare have some handy people on the team, not least of which are Rachel and Billy from Cafe Adventure in Hope, ready and waiting to fuel you up for an epic day of riding.   Here are their top 5 pre-ride fixes     The Full English Breakfast  You just can’t beat a […]

A Swiss Mountain Bike Adventure – Liz Peacock

I have been home for a week now – and have had plenty time to reflect on a fantastic 2 weeks spent at Bike Verbier in the Valais region of Switzerland. I seemed to spend most of the 2 weeks buzzing about riding my bike – whereas on previous trips I have enjoyed myself, but […]

Sun, sea and… Enduro? Laura at Round 1 of the Southern Enduro Champs

Southern Enduro Champs was the first race of the year for me, having just moved house I was not as prepared as I usually like to be, as everyone know moving takes forever, having spent the whole day packing my car I headed off in beautiful sunshine. Driving towards Minehead the view was incredible, being […]