5 simple ideas for spending time outdoors this winter

5 simple ideas for spending time outdoors this winter

by An Marien November 23, 2016

If you’re keen to avoid the winter blues that left you feeling unfit and uninspired as you lethargically emerged into the bright Spring daylight, here are some ideas to help you make the most of this beautifully crisp season of fresh air, snow and stunning outdoor scenery.

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Tignes - A Mountain Bike Paradise

Tignes - A Mountain Bike Paradise

by An Marien November 23, 2016

Many of us are well familiar with winter holidays in the French Alps offering endless kilometres of snow-covered fun, but have you ever considered one of the world famous ski resorts as a summer holiday destination?

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First Tracks - Design Inspiration

First Tracks - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard November 22, 2016

When we ride, we enjoy nature, explore the pure beauty of the outdoors and hope for the occasional, unexpected encounter with local wild life. Many a cycle trip is brought to a halt when kites or buzzards are flying around. What would you do with the ability to fly high in the hills?

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Downhill Only - Design Inspiration

Downhill Only - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard November 22, 2016

Over the summer we got seriously hooked on downhill mountain biking. It's got it all: the speed, the adrenaline, flying through the air and hanging on to the edge. It’s an addictive pastime and Downhill Only is a homage to this exciting sport.

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Red Bull Hardline 2016 - Be inspired

Red Bull Hardline 2016 - Be inspired

by An Marien September 22, 2016

Last year's Red Bull Hardline absolutely blew us away. We left feeling truly inspired after the weekend in Wales, having been in awe of the epic jumps and descents that established this event. Two new full suspension bikes, a trip to Bike Park Wales and a downhill holiday in Tignes later, it's fair to say Red Bull Hardline was the instigator of our love for the descent! Let our pics and videos from the 2016 event spark your appetite as well. 

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20 Years of Belief in Chevron

20 Years of Belief in Chevron

by An Marien September 16, 2016

Chevron Action Flash is a team that has a lot of loyal members, past and present, all united and motivated to represent one of the top teams in the UK, all proud to wear the Chevron name and the Rainbow colours on their shirt. 20 years of such a great club deserves a special...

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Up Lifting - Design Inspiration

Up Lifting - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard September 14, 2016

When mountain biking some riders love going uphill; the grind, the pain, the challenge, the pounding heart. This design is not about that. Downhill centres are not about technical ups, just wide flat gravel paths meandering their way past the trails to the start line. Wouldn’t it be great if you could fly up like you fly down? Double dose adrenaline.

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Imagine The Possible - Design Inspiration

Imagine The Possible - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard June 03, 2016

How do you represent this amazing outdoor world around us in one design? To capture the magic of the outdoors, the organised chaos and the endless options for fun, exploration and...

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It's Not So High - Design Inspiration

It's Not So High - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard June 02, 2016

You look for the next challenge, the next opportunity to get to a place where few can say they made it. It’s Not So High is the thought that tempers the nerves and squashes self doubt. This design represents the idea that...

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Any Way Down - Design Inspiration

Any Way Down - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard May 31, 2016

Big or small, a mountain range can be intimidating and welcoming at the same time, offering endless possibilities for excitement. It doesn’t matter where you are; sat in a chair lift rising through the clouds, in a car flying along, or...

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Mountain biking at Bike Park Wales

Mountain biking at Bike Park Wales

by An Marien May 24, 2016

We recently visited Bike Park Wales for the first time and had a real blast! Some pictures and information will make it easy for you to book your trip.

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Spin London 2016 - Cycling festival

Spin London 2016 - Cycling festival

by An Marien May 20, 2016

Spin London is taking place this weekend at the Old Truman Brewery in London from Friday 20/05 till Sunday 22/05. Spin London is a 3 day cycling festival perfectly blending everything bike with style, art...

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Glower 1 Year Anniversary

Glower 1 Year Anniversary

by An Marien April 23, 2016

Exactly 1 year ago we launched our Glower site and web shop as we set out to establish a clothing brand that celebrates the good times spent outdoors sharing your passion for cycling, mountain biking, ...

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Snowboarding – How To Reach The Next Level

Snowboarding – How To Reach The Next Level

by David Barnard March 01, 2016

There are several ways to take your snowboarding skills to the next level; more speed, more air, more powder or more back country. A fun and exciting way to push yourself forward that we recommend ...

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Make Your Own Way - Design Inspiration

Make Your Own Way - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard February 18, 2016

To find pristine snow and master the next trick is what keeps you coming back for more year after year. 'Make Your Own Way' is fuelled by the desire to seek out adventure, as you’re...

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5 Tips That Guarantee You the Best Snowboard Holiday

5 Tips That Guarantee You the Best Snowboard Holiday

by An Marien January 28, 2016

We’ve gathered some essential reminders that will help you prepare and make the most out of your week in the mountains. Get ready with our 5 essential tips to embrace the world where cold is ...

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In The Spotlight - Design Inspiration

In The Spotlight - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard January 18, 2016

In The Spotlight is inspired as much by a feeling as our favourite winter sport. It’s our attempt to sum up the excitement that comes as...

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Cyclocross in Koksijde - "Allez Allez"

Cyclocross in Koksijde - "Allez Allez"

by An Marien December 08, 2015

It all started with the genius idea of cycling to the Belgian seaside in November to watch the World Cup Cyclocross Series in Koksijde. Enthusiasm and excitement managed to capture 9 keen cyclists to commit on the...

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Think Outside - Design Inspiration

Think Outside - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard November 17, 2015

Think Outside is our first Glower branded t-shirt featuring a version of the Glower logo. The finish was inspired by the screen printing medium; the possibilities of doing more with one screen while still achieving...

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How we work at Glower Clothing - Custom logo and print

How we work at Glower Clothing - Custom logo and print

by An Marien November 10, 2015

“Lenig & Vlug Nijlen” (LVN) is a Belgian club offering gymnastics and dance classes on a variety of levels and for a wide range of ages. The club has quite a legacy already and has become a...

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Double Espresso - Design Inspiration

Double Espresso - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard October 03, 2015

There’s something special about being up early and out and about before the rest of the world starts to stir. That special morning light as the sun starts to warm up, a slight chill making the

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Red Bull Hardline 2015 in pics

Red Bull Hardline 2015 in pics

by An Marien September 18, 2015

Red Bull Hardline 2015 Our anticipation was high for this event. Described as the “toughest downhill race ever run” it attracts some of the world’s best downhill mountain bike riders to stretch their limits on a...

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I See Mountains - Design Inspiration

I See Mountains - Design Inspiration

by David Barnard September 12, 2015

For many people, us included, the passion for a sport or a need for adventure creeps into the every day. You talk about it, you think about it and you see it everywhere. While sitting...

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Bikepacking in Italy - Interview with Giacomo Maltman

Bikepacking in Italy - Interview with Giacomo Maltman

by David Barnard September 09, 2015

Glower were lucky enough to spend an evening being guided around the Surrey Hill trails near Peaslake with Mountain Bike and Bike Packing enthusiast Giacomo Maltman. Afterwards we caught up with Giacomo to find out more about...

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