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Dig In - Women MTB

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This blog series is introducing all 21 women who work for IMBA in some capacity. We are just regular people who happen to have cool jobs. Interspersed will be our stories, from personal experiences to what female participation looks like from inside the mountain bike industry.

Posted: July 29, 2015 at 1:47:57 PM
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What’s it like to ride somewhere new when you’ve never done that before? Our regular guest blogger, bike shop employee and new-ish mountain biker, Josie, writes here about her first ride beyond her home trails—in a completely new state... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 5:10:28 PM
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— Michelle Barker, IMBA Upper Midwest Region Director (pictured right)

I woke up this morning and tried to roll on my side, but a darkening and painful bruise on my left thigh prevented me from doing so. When I got out of the... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: June 3, 2015 at 2:08:04 PM
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Josie Smith, who is the store manager at Decorah Bicycles in Iowa, shares her story of “Fearless Women of Dirt,” the women’s MTB group she started in a place where there is a noticeable absence of women riding on trails.

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Posted: May 11, 2015 at 9:54:29 AM
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By Katherine Fuller, IMBA Communications Manager

For four days in early May, ten of the 12 women who work out of IMBA’s Boulder, CO, headquarters fled the spring rains for a hot, dry camping and mountain biking adventure in Moab, Utah. For... Read More / Post Comments

Posted: April 29, 2015 at 1:39:09 PM
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Why do you race? It’s easy to find beautifully produced stories about people who race for a living answering that question, but what about the rest of us? Dig In reached out to regular contributor and bike shop employee Josie... Read More / Post Comments

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