5 simple ideas for spending time outdoors this winter

5 simple ideas for spending time outdoors this winter

by An Marien November 08, 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 October 04, 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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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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Our Top 10 Picks for Best Kept Secret Festival 2016

Our Top 10 Picks for Best Kept Secret Festival 2016

by David Barnard June 11, 2016

The festival season is upon us. Summer seems to have finally arrived and it’s time for great music, great people and plenty of time spent outdoors.

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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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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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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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Printing a custom design for Lenig & Vlug Gymnastics

Printing a custom design for Lenig & Vlug Gymnastics

by An Marien November 12, 2015

We created a custom design for Gymnast Club "Lenig & Vlug" from Nijlen, Belgium. Take a look behind the scenes with our pictures and videos to see how we printed them and produced a truly unique...

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Festival Season Highlights // Summer 2015

Festival Season Highlights // Summer 2015

by David Barnard September 28, 2015

With the summer having rapidly come to an end, we feel like it all went past again too quickly; 3 months of summertime followed by 9 months of counting down to it. Before our memories have faded completely, it’s worth recapping the highlights of ...

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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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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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Our Top 10 Bands for Pukkelpop 2015

Our Top 10 Bands for Pukkelpop 2015

by David Barnard August 14, 2015

As we move through the summer months the clock counts down to another edition of Pukkelpop, undoubtedly one of Europe’s premier music festivals. As excitement grows; listening habits become more and more dominated by...

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Finding New Music: The Online Haystack

Finding New Music: The Online Haystack

by David Barnard July 09, 2015

The challenge with finding new music online isn't that it's hard to find; as no general subject in this tangled web is hard to find. The difficulty is finding something you'll like, when putting in...

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Bike Touring to Istanbul - Interview with Simon Weeks

Bike Touring to Istanbul - Interview with Simon Weeks

by David Barnard June 18, 2015

Simon Weeks has spent much of his life living by the phrase "wherever I lay my hat..." Moving around the UK with work, Europe playing Ultimate Frisbee, Africa volunteering with the charity Transaid and ...

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Finding New Music: Where to Look & Listen?

Finding New Music: Where to Look & Listen?

by David Barnard May 01, 2015

Searching for new music is much like finding a great t-shirt online. You know good stuff is out there, it's just hard to filter out the trash in order to find the gem. Plus finding your...

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Fashion Revolution Day: The backstory of your clothes

Fashion Revolution Day: The backstory of your clothes

by An Marien April 24, 2015

Fashion Revolution Day is about increasing awareness around what and who is involved in the creation of the clothes we buy and wear on a daily basis. With a progressively transparent world and information spreading...

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5 Reasons To Go Winter Camping

5 Reasons To Go Winter Camping

by David Barnard December 21, 2014

Enjoying the great outdoors in the UK can seem like a summer only activity. Once the nights close in and the weather turns cold(er) and wet(ter) the amount of motivation required to get out may seem...

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The Morning After the Spark: Creativity Part Two

The Morning After the Spark: Creativity Part Two

by David Barnard October 17, 2014

So you’ve had the glimpse of a possible idea, it’s been bouncing around inside your mind and forced its way into the real world. This seems to be the point at which the hard work...

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See the Universe: Idea Generation

See the Universe: Idea Generation

by David Barnard October 03, 2014

At Glower, the desire to continuously feed our experience and turn it into something that you wear with pride is what underlines our brand. So we put some ponderings on paper about idea-generation and creative...

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To Belgium by Bike: More Than Just A Ride

To Belgium by Bike: More Than Just A Ride

by David Barnard September 24, 2014

Before the sun rose on the 18th September 2014 a small band of three woke blurry eyed to an early alarm call. For one minute, with alarm snoozed, I imagine I’m about to cycle...

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Total Musical Immersion: Pukkelpop 2014

Total Musical Immersion: Pukkelpop 2014

by David Barnard August 28, 2014

The festival scene in Belgium explodes over the summer and Pukkelpop, a music festival in Kiewit, Hasselt, Belgium, is one of the high-flyers and has been running for decades. For 3 days, the festival site becomes our own...

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