Holiday Riding

December 20, 2017

The summer holidays are nearly here, and for many of us this means a week or two off work to enjoy family, friends, and food. There’s also no better time to get outdoors and enjoy the glorious weather, as while we don’t get the snowmen and cosy sweaters at Christmas, we get sunshine and lots of it! Now is a great time to get active outdoors and make the most of the glorious weather. For many of us taking up a new hobby, or trying sometime new is often on the cards for the New Year.  If cycling or mountain biking is something you’ve been thinking about trying, then now is the time as the trails are in perfect condition. As...

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How to Look After Your Riding Gear

December 12, 2017

You’ve just gone and bought some great new riding clothing, and it’s looking all new and tidy. But how do you keep it looking that way and extend the life of your new pieces? Riding clothing can get a bit of a hard life. It gets muddy and sweaty and therefore needs to be washed more frequently than other items of clothing. Many technical riding tops and pants are made from a polyester fabric that’s great for breathability and odour management, and the moisture wicking fabric helps to keep you cool. Polyester is a more delicate fabric than your regular denim or cotton, so it’s important to ensure you are looking after your gear correctly. Here’s a few tips on...

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