Tag Archives: mtb

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 […]

MTB Goals, Oregon, USA – Hannah Myers

Summer holidays, where are you going? A road trip through the Alps? A week of downhilling in Morzine? A guided trip in Spain? I’m wistfully looking back to my favourite MTB summer jaunts, and there’s one that sticks out in particular.   My favourite ever place to ride is in Oregon, USA. There are epic […]

Gravity Enduro Round 3 Afan – Carrie Poole

Having really enjoyed the races I had already competed in this year, I was keen for another. Luckily the next round of the UKGE series was in Afan which is quite near my parents home, so the babysitting was arranged so my husband and I could both race.  The UK had been basking in sunshine […]

Jenny Nutall out foxes idol Rachel Atherton

The third Red Bull Fox Hunt came to Cumbria at Melmerby Scar.  This time I couldn’t miss out.  The weather had been pretty awful leading up to the weekend and the email Friday morning changing the schedule sent the message that something wasn’t quite right. I arrived Saturday morning after receiving warnings from friends to take wellies!! The […]

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 […]