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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 […]

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 our new Team Flare members – starting with Danny Wilson

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to all of the fabulous new people who have joined Team Flare.   To get us started please meet our first signing of the new year: Danny Wilson. DANNY WILSON Age: 31 Base:  Littleborough, UK Disciplines:  Downhill and Freeride MTB Work: Volunteer at Havok Bike Park […]

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 […]

Race Report – Seb at the XC Garmin Bike Cup (Switzerland)

For one time I was feeling good and kind of ready for the race which isn’t always the case. I’ve been riding a lot this year, I know the track well and had a nice full suspension 29er carbon rig to try on it, could I ask for more? The track is 40km long with […]

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 […]

Fat bikes are just a fad, right? – Sophie Nolan

As winter approaches most of us morn the long summer nights spent riding our bikes. As we  dust off the turbo trainer with hideous flashbacks to the winter before sat in the lounge, red faced in a pool of sweat watching premature christmas adverts we wish for spring to arrive. As I packed my bags […]

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 […]