Our women's beginner focused riding group "ladies who love to ride" is now starting up again for the 2018/2019 season!
These rides are for all women who love to ride, at any age and are very much beginner focused. Having said this ANY ladies are welcome to join us for a spin if you fancy a cruisey social!If you want to start mountain biking, get back into the saddle after a hiatus, improve confidence, gain basic bike skills and meet some amazing ladies then this is the ride for you!
Our aim is to encourage more women into the sport of mountain biking. These rides have been a huge success, with many new women coming and experiencing the sport, making new friends to ride with and gaining the confidence to explore the great trails we have here. Well done to everyone that came along and also often their partners for supporting them to get there.
We meet every Tuesday for a 6.15pm start. We change the location of our rides up through the season, check out or specific "ladies who love to ride" facebook group where we post every Monday the location of the ride!
We have an awesome group of voluntary ride guides! We are not coaches but are there to support you up and down the tracks, as well as point out some basic bike handling skills along the way. We all love a giggle and light-hearted banter is mandatory! This year we have a few more ride guides in the mix; Catherine Shayler, Nat Munns, Rowena Geisreiter, Sam Hope, Shannon Hope, Devonia Kruimer and Roshni Mistry are here to assist and manage our ever growing numbers! It is really special to have the help of these fabulous and experienced women from the Dunedin mountain biking community.
Our guides are all voluntary and do it for their sheer passion of Mountain Biking and social enjoyment! Our rides are free but we do ask for a gold coin donation if you wish which goes towards all the efforts that our guides put in!
The rides are formally only on during day light saving hours (October- March). We ride rain or shine (although sometimes too much rain leads us astray to the pub)! Over the winter months we hold a number of Womens only 'special events' such as mechanical and maintenance workshops, yoga and special rides. Please sign onto our new LADIES WHO LOVE TO RIDE list below and we will let you know when we organise events and re-start the weekly rides.
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"The Star" Newspaper article featuring our "Ladies who love to ride Group"
Below: Various photos from past years rides from Wakari Creek and Signal Hill trails!