Jim Barron is a Level 2 Coach, Instructor and Guide and one of the most experienced coaches of female mountain bikers in the UK. He holds Mountain Bike Leader Association qualifications at the Trail Cycle Leader (TCL) level and at the highest level of guiding certification - Mountain Bike Leader (MBL). Jim volunteers his time to help youth development of mountain biking in conjunction with the Moray Council Active Schools Team, coaching skills to young riders of secondary school age. Jim is based in Elgin, Moray, Scotland and is the owner of Dirt Vixens.
Tracey Croke is a journalist and travel writer addicted to roughty toughty adventures and exploring with her mountain bike. Her quest for a good travel story has involved -venturing into post-conflict Afghanistan to join a pioneering expedition across the Pamir Mountains, sleeping in a swag next to a croc-infested billabong and having her smalls rummaged through with the muzzle of a Kalashnikov. Find out more at traceycroke.com Facebook: Tracey Croke Writer Twitter: @TraceyCroke Instagram: Tracey Croke
Jaclyn Delacroix is a Professional Mountain Bike Coach, Internationally Certified Personal Trainer, and owner of Ozmosis Training where she is passionate about helping other people realise and achieve their goals. Jaclyn is actively involved in promoting women within the mountain biking community. She holds clinics for all level of riders, teaches bike maintenance, and has been energetically involved in trail building and maintenance within the Lower Mainland of British Columbia..
Kat Glover is a writer and photographer based out of Phoenix, Arizona. When she is not chasing after her two sons, Liam and Kellen, she can be found riding the trails on her mountain bike, affectionately dubbed Wonder Kitten. You can keep up with her adventures by following her blog, yourmamasallwrite.wordpress.com.
Michelle Lambert is a cycling obsessed resident of Southern California. She loves being outside, training, and exploring new trails. Michelle has been racing cross-country mountain bikes off and on, and five years ago she took up cyclocross as well.
Vanessa Marshak went on her first mountain bike ride four years ago, and has been enjoying all the ups and downs of riding ever since. When not on her bike, she’s probably making something delicious to eat on her ride, playing a guitar, or hanging out in her garden. But more than likely… she’s on a bike. She is STOKED to be a part of the Mountain Bike for Her team, and hopes to inspire and be inspired.
Joh Rathbun, owner of Ride On!, is a mountain bike coach and action sports writer currently based in Santa Cruz, California. To stay uptodate on West Coast events, like her Facebook page.