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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.

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