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Dig In - Women MTB


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: October 9, 2015 at 12:01:20 PM
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Image: Earlier this year, female leaders in the bike industry got together for discussions and a group ride organized by SRAM. More info here.

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Posted: August 6, 2015 at 1:32:00 PM
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Are you intimate with your bike's setup? If not, it's time to get cozy.

— by Marty Caivano, IMBA Field Programs Specialist (pictured above)

“If you’re not here, raise your hand!” called out... Read More / Post Comments

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 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 shower... 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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