Guest Bloggers

We’re looking for guest bloggers to write interesting stories for our website. Whether you’re new to mountain biking or a seasoned rider, if you’ve got something you’d like to share that may help promote and encourage more women into mountain biking we want to hear from you. Any blog chosen to be published on our website and we’ll send you a voucher for future use at Flow MTB, find our more here.

Mini shredder Elin joins the Flow MTB race team

We’re really pleased to be supporting mini shredder Elin Berry through her first race season. It's great to see young girls getting into the sport and at 11 Elin has big aspirations not only for herself but also in getting other girls involved in mountain biking. Elin...

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Tweedlove Enduro & Festival

Women's podium: 1. Tracy Moseley, 2. Katy Winton, 3. Andreana Nadeau. Enticing cyclists from all over the world, the Tweed Valley is renowned for their efforts within the cycling industry and award winning trails. Just an hour outside of Edinburgh the Tweed Valley is...

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Welsh Gravity Enduro, Dyfi

A year after the British Enduro Series at Dyfi, Welsh Gravity Enduro pitched up camp and brought another enduro race to the doors of Machynllech. But this wasn’t a standard enduro race, Charlie (Welsh Gravity enduro organiser) had pulled out all the stops and had made...

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Enter our competition to WIN a free ladies MTB Weekend

Flow MTB, GirlBikevan and MTB Instruction are pleased to offer you a chance to WIN a place on a women's MTB weekend. The weekend will take place on 15th/16th July, 2017 and includes Saturday 15th July, Woburn/Aspley Woods am: Core skills and coaching session with MTB...

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Women’s specific MTB skills courses – May 2017

On the weekend of 20th/21st May MTB Instruction ran two of their women's MTB skills courses sponsored by Flow MTB. Both courses took place at Woburn/Aspley woods starting with an intro/intermediate course on the Saturday and an advanced course on the Sunday. All of...

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Guest Blog – The Hamsterley Beast

  The Hamsterley Beast - A 40 mile non competitive mountain bike ride in Hamsterley forest, Co Durham raising much needed funds for the Great North Air Ambulance Service. The 2016 event sold out and saw over 350 riders descend on the forest to tackle the beast...

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Guest Blog – Can’t Buy Me Love: Eight Days in California

I’m following a string of riders through the Nevada desert, dodging cacti – which I keep forgetting cannot be treated with the same complacency as the vegetation back home – and plunging in and out of craters. I have more energy than I had an hour ago because I can...

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Women’s specific MTB skills courses – 2017 dates

Flow MTB are pleased to announce we will be sponsoring the women’s specific mountain bike courses run by MTB Instruction again for 2017.  Their skills courses are available for all levels of rider from beginners right through to advanced riders who want to push their...

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Maloja women’s 2017 MTB range now available at Flow MTB

Stand out from the crowd with the 2017 "Beyond the Mountains" range from Maloja. Maloja's focus is on producing high quality MTB clothing that is stylish & unique and their 2017 women's MTB range is now available at Flow MTB with free UK delivery. Is it because we...

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ION 2017 women’s collection now available at Flow MTB

ION is about challenging yourself, experiencing nature and feeling its force.  
ION develops functional cycling clothing, accessories, gloves, protection and new for 2017 their award winning shoes; the Raid_Amp, a flat pedal design and the Rascal a clipless design...

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Sombrio 2017 women’s collection now available at Flow MTB

Since the beginning, Sombrio has been committed to developing high performance apparel for women who ride. They strongly believe that women require the same versatile silhouettes as men because they know we ride just as hard. The Sombrio Cartel Women's Collection is...

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Introducing Anna, Founder of Coach Greco

Flow MTB are pleased to be working with Anna Greco, Founder of Coach Greco and an experienced Strength and Conditioning coach to bring you strength and conditioning tips.  Strength and conditioning work can make you faster on the bike but they can deliver a host of...

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Guest Blog – Finale Ligure Italy

Following an impulse purchase a week before our holiday, it was now Monday the 20th of February and my new YT Capra had just arrived, weighing around 14kg and delivered at 9.23 am I was totally in love. Following a quick build up, sag set, and roll around the car park...

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Michelle Muldoon joins Flow MTB Race Team

Michelle Muldoon or “Ginga Ninja” to her biking friends is a privateer mountain biker and Physical Education Secondary School Teacher in Ireland. While the top pros dedicate their lives to racing for privateers it’s a juggling act of hard graft to fund their racing...

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Alpine Adventure 2017

Flow MTB in partnership with MTB Instruction and Magic Transfers are running a ladies week in the Alps this summer from 5-12th August, 2017.   Based in Chatel the trip includes transfers to/from Geneva, accommodation with breakfast and evening meal. The rides...

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Junior rider Corinna joins the Flow MTB race team

We’re really pleased to be supporting junior rider Corinna Brisbourne through the 2017 race season. It's great to see younger girls getting into the sport and at 17 Corinna has big aspirations not only for herself but also in getting other girls involved in mountain...

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Race Report – Lakes Mates Race – Korinne Shaw

Flow MTB rider Korinne Shaw takes 2nd place in the first round of the Lakes Mates Race series at High Nibthwaite, January 2017   The Mates Race Series is based off piste in the Lakes. The event took place on 28th January with 12 women competing.  Here's Korinne's...

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Race Report – Mini Downhill, Forest of Dean – Kate Gries

Flow MTB rider Kate entered the second round of the Mini Downhill series at the Forest of Dean The mini downhill series is now in it's 10th year. On a wet Sunday morning in January Kate joined 21 other women entered across 4 race categories managed to pick up 3rd...

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Race Report – Racers Guild, Stile Cop – Rebecca Smith

Flow MTB riders Kate and Rebecca entered their first race of 2017, Racers Guild at Stile Cop   Racers Guild is a West Midlands based club with a focus on Downhill MTB who organise downhill races and events at Stile Cop, Cannock Chase. The event took place on...

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Race Report – Racers Guild, Stile Cop – Kate Gries

Flow MTB riders Kate and Rebecca entered their first race of 2017, Racers Guild at Stile Cop   Racers Guild is a West Midlands based club with a focus on Downhill MTB who organise downhill races and events at Stile Cop, Cannock Chase. The event took place on...

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Wanted! Guest Bloggers

We're looking for guest bloggers to write interesting stories for our website. Whether you're new to mountain biking or a seasoned rider, if you've got something you'd like to share that may help promote and encourage more women into mountain biking we want to hear...

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Flow Riders

We’re very excited to be supporting a team of female riders from around the UK who’ll be racing at downhill and enduro events throughout the 2017 race season. The women’s MTB race scene has always been friendly and welcoming and our vision for these riders is to...

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Flow MTB – One Year On

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported us in our first year of business Wow! What a fantastic year 2016 has been. When you start on a new venture, you never know how well it will be received, so to get so much positive feedback from female mountain bikers and from...

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Ladies MTB Advanced Skills Course 3rd December 2016

Flow MTB are pleased to support an advanced ladies MTB skills course with MTB Instruction taking place on Saturday 3rd December 2016 in Woburn, Bedfordshire. MTB Instruction's advanced skills course covers: confidence at speed; learn how to alter your perception of...

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Ladies MTB Advanced Skills Course 22nd October 2016

Flow MTB are pleased to support an advanced ladies MTB skills course with MTB Instruction taking place on Saturday 22nd October 2016 in Woburn, Bedfordshire. MTB Instruction's advanced skills course covers: confidence at speed; learn how to alter your perception of...

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Women’s Downhill Apparel

Sombrio V'al Shorts and Pedigree Jersey The most feedback we've received from female riders since launching Flow is the lack of sizes for larger ladies so when we decided to do some downhill apparel testing we enlisted the help of Nikki, a downhill rider from Chatel,...

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Enter our competition to WIN some amazing ION protection

Could this be some of the best Mountain Biking terrain in a place known only for Surf? In Bali, Indonesia you can literally shred a volcano all the way down to the beach. We're giving one lucky winner the chance to win some amazing protection from leading brand ION....

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Ladies Downhill at Forest of Dean

I was invited along to "Ladies do FOD DH". It's an unofficial event organised by Amanda Tanfield with the aim of getting female downhill riders together to session the downhill trails, help each other out and generally have a laugh doing it. So on a sunny Saturday in...

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Enter our competition to WIN some amazing Sombrio kit

We love the 2016 Sombrio range and now we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to get their hands on some of the kit too. Prize includes: Sombrio Pedigree jersey, choice of royal plum or black floral Sombrio Summit shorts, choice of royal plum or black Sombrio Lily...

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Sombrio 2016 Women’s Range

I've long been a fan of Sombrio and have been wearing their clothing since I first discovered them in the bike shop in Glentress long before the new visitor center opened. They were one of the first brands to provide high performance riding apparel for women that...

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Ladies MTB Skills Course July 2016

MTB Instruction are now taking bookings for their Ladies Skills Day taking place on the 2nd July 2016 in Woburn, Bedfordshire. The course will cover: body position and bike dynamics brake modulation confidence at speed; learn how to alter your perception of speed and...

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Ladies MTB Skills Course June 2016

MTB Instruction are now taking bookings for their Ladies Skills Day taking place on the 11th June 2016 in Woburn, Bedfordshire. The course will cover: body position and bike dynamics brake modulation confidence at speed; learn how to alter your perception of speed and...

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Finding our Flow in Slovenia

I was lucky enough to be part of an organized ladies MTB trip to Slovenia. The trip was organised by the lovely Catherine of H&I Adventures and being the one who usually organises all our social rides I was happy to take a back seat and let someone else do all the...

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Ladies Uplift Morning at Bike Park Wales

I regularly see events on the MTB Diva's Facebook page for ladies to get together and ride socially in Wales and when I saw the uplift morning at Bike Park Wales (BPW) was organised for a Wednesday, my day off, I booked my uplift ticket! Having been to BPW a couple of...

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Slippery When Wet

Aston Hill for me is always a challenge; it’s steep, technical, rooty and has some features I won’t even attempt.  As we drove over on Good Friday the sun was shining and I was looking forward to some skills sessions in the park stupidly forgetting the heavy downpour...

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MTB Instruction and Flow MTB

Flow MTB are pleased to announce we will be sponsoring the women's specific mountain bike courses run by MTB Instruction. Their courses are available for beginners right through to advanced riders who want to push their skills to the next level and when you book onto...

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New Kit and New Bike Day

Not only was it new kit day it was also new bike day, what more could a girl ask for! With the purple "bling-tastic" Meta AM loaded it was an early start as we set off on our journey to the Forest of Dean and as the sun started warming the morning haze away I knew...

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Flow – Have you found yours?

The dawn of a new business always needs a catalyst, a spark to get things moving and for me it was the constant struggle to find MTB kit for women.  I love riding my bike, it’s my passion and I admit it I want to look good on the bike and wear clothing that fits me...

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