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Got Pink?
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Bike The World: New York
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Sea Otter
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It's All About the Wheels
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Which Holiday Treat
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Marilyn Price:
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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
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Warmth Recaptured
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A Ride With the Cannibal
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Interbike '06
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24 Hours of Willamette
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Pedros Fest '06
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Not-so Still of the Night
The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
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Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Pedros Fest '05
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Jiminy Peak Free Ride
Womens' Skills Clinic
Pedros: Day One
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BTC Daily 2004
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IBEX MTB Trail [Series]
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PBBC 2003 Season Opener
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Trucks, busses and other vehicles make a mess of cyclists

Although this was supposed to be a work weekend for me, the excitement of the event was filling the air and I knew I wouldn’t be happy until I got on my bike and rode. I was supposed to cover the beginner ride that was to kick off from the Red Tent at 11:00 am but I missed it due to a late start.

The next ride that presented itself was the Women’s Skills Clinic. When Mary, the ride director, informed us that it was going to be a beginner ride I decided to hop on board. I got my bike, helmet and water bottle and got ready to set out. As I sat there waiting for the ride to take off, I realized I’m a girl from Long Island. What the heck am I doing trying to mountain bike on a REAL mountain, complete with rocks, roots and other assorted rugged terrain?!?!? As the other riders showed up my nerves started getting worse. They had kick a$$ bikes, clipless pedals, hydration packs and spandex and... body armor??? What had I gotten myself into?

Kathy Burns talks about sharing the trail and trail etiquette during the womens' skills clinic at Pedrosfest

Well, my trusty motivator and ride photographer Dan said I would regret it if I didn’t go. So I went. Well, Dan was right. It was a great ride. Our ride leader Kathy was awesome. She and her ride leader cohorts dispensed sage advice for trail newbies. She also covered trail etiquette, sharing the trail and proper passing and yielding proceedures to make room as the experts sailed by. Kathy was sensitive to some of the group’s fears and quick to reinforce that we would go at our own pace. At each section of trail there was a demo of new skills on how to negotiate logs, roots, slippery rocks, and steep declines.

Kathy Burns demonstrates a good jockey position during the womens' skills clinic at Pedrosfest

For the most part the riders had 1 to 3 years riding experience. So one of the first things we did was cover rider position on the uphill and the downhill. Kathy personally demonstrated the asset of finding a stable yet relaxed “Jockey” position. Following that we did a few drills on how to ride over obstacles and then we hit the trails.

All the ride leaders were really encouraging and took the time to ride with each of the riders making adjustments to their position or their approach to some of the more technical spots that we hit. Kathy paced the ride so that all the participants felt comfortable and had a good time.

Michael takes the lead during a section of trail on the Womens' skills ride with kathy Burns

As the ride came to an end and the ride leaders all gave their last important bits of info, each new rider beamed a bright smile, eager to ride again and move on to greener and more challenging pastures. And of course, smiling faces are a sure sign that a ride was a success.



Trucks, busses and other vehicles make a mess of cyclists

Although this was supposed to be a work weekend for me, the excitement of the event was filling the air and I knew I wouldn’t be happy until I got on my bike and rode. I was supposed to cover the beginner ride that was to kick off from the Red Tent at 11:00 am but I missed it due to a late start.

The next ride that presented itself was the Women’s Skills Clinic. When Mary, the ride director, informed us that it was going to be a beginner ride I decided to hop on board. I got my bike, helmet and water bottle and got ready to set out. As I sat there waiting for the ride to take off, I realized I’m a girl from Long Island. What the heck am I doing trying to mountain bike on a REAL mountain, complete with rocks, roots and other assorted rugged terrain?!?!? As the other riders showed up my nerves started getting worse. They had kick a$$ bikes, clipless pedals, hydration packs and spandex and... body armor??? What had I gotten myself into?

Kathy Burns talks about sharing the trail and trail etiquette during the womens' skills clinic at Pedrosfest

Well, my trusty motivator and ride photographer Dan said I would regret it if I didn’t go. So I went. Well, Dan was right. It was a great ride. Our ride leader Kathy was awesome. She and her ride leader cohorts dispensed sage advice for trail newbies. She also covered trail etiquette, sharing the trail and proper passing and yielding proceedures to make room as the experts sailed by. Kathy was sensitive to some of the group’s fears and quick to reinforce that we would go at our own pace. At each section of trail there was a demo of new skills on how to negotiate logs, roots, slippery rocks, and steep declines.

Kathy Burns demonstrates a good jockey position during the womens' skills clinic at Pedrosfest

For the most part the riders had 1 to 3 years riding experience. So one of the first things we did was cover rider position on the uphill and the downhill. Kathy personally demonstrated the asset of finding a stable yet relaxed “Jockey” position. Following that we did a few drills on how to ride over obstacles and then we hit the trails.

All the ride leaders were really encouraging and took the time to ride with each of the riders making adjustments to their position or their approach to some of the more technical spots that we hit. Kathy paced the ride so that all the participants felt comfortable and had a good time.

Michael takes the lead during a section of trail on the Womens' skills ride with kathy Burns

As the ride came to an end and the ride leaders all gave their last important bits of info, each new rider beamed a bright smile, eager to ride again and move on to greener and more challenging pastures. And of course, smiling faces are a sure sign that a ride was a success.



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