The Northstar Bike Park has been hosting a women’s only event every Friday with discounted lift tickets and opportunities of guided rides and coaching. Most importantly, it’s an opportunity to meet and ride with other women riders in the community. Having led more than my share of group rides, I’m a huge fan of them and the opportunities they provide for networking and meeting new friends. I’ve been wanting to check it out for a while, and last week we took the day off to drive up and attend my first Pumps on Pedals session at Northstar Bike Park in Tahoe. [more after the jump…]
Bell and Giro have long been leaders in progressive helmet technology, and their headwear has saved my noggin more than once. With companies like POC, Scott and Smith touting new helmet technology featuring the MIPS Brain Protection System, it was just a matter of time before Bell/Giro responded with offerings of their own.
With contemporary trail bikes getting more and more capable every season, we’re going faster than ever. We’re also hitting the ground at higher speeds. Although the new technology will set you back a bit more at the register, if you’re going to rock the latest wonder bike, why skimp when it comes to your head?
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