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SheRides
June 7 - 9, 2019
Calling all women who enjoy biking and getting outside! Join us for a fun weekend of riding on the North Shore. SheRides is a women’s-only mountain bike clinic founded by the Superior Cycling Association to help women improve their singletrack skills in a fun, supportive environment. Women of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate. Learn more about the event and register below. Feel free to reach out at info@superiorcycling.org with any questions.
Schedule
Friday, June 7:
Saturday, June 8:

We will meet Saturday morning at the Lutsen Mountains Chalet at Caribou Highlands. To get there, go to 371 Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen, MN. Drive to the very end of Bridge Run Lane. The Chalet is the very last building.

  • 8:00 – 8:30am – Coffee hour at the Lutsen Mountains Chalet at Caribou Highlands
  • 8:30 – 9:30am – Yoga at the Lutsen Mountains Chalet at Caribou Highlands
  • 9:30 – Noon – Skills at Lutsen Mountains
  • Noon – 1:00pm – Lunch at the Lutsen Mountains Chalet at Caribou Highlands
  • 1:00 – 4:00pm – Singletrack at Lutsen Mountains
  • 4:30pm – Happy Hour at Papa Charlie’s Saloon & Grill
Sunday, June 9:
  • 8:00 – 9:00am – Optional coffee hour at Java Moose in Grand Marais
  • 9:00am – Noon – Choose between riding singletrack at Pincushion Mountain in Grand Marais or riding part of the Lutsen 99er race course in Lutsen
  • Noon – Optional beers at Voyageur Brewing Co in Grand Marais

Please note that the clinic schedule is subject to change per weather.

Clinic Perks
Registration is $85 for Cook County residents and SCA members, and $115 for those that live outside of Cook County. Registration includes:
  • 1.5 days of coaching from expert mountain bike coaches
  • The opportunity to explore 2 awesome singletrack networks on the North Shore – Pincushion Mountain & Lutsen Mountains
  • The opportunity to ride some of the Lutsen 99er race course
  • The opportunity to meet and learn from other female riders
  • A hardtail mountain bike rental (if you need), thanks to Sawtooth Outfitters
  • A glass of wine or cider at the North Shore Winery
  • Saturday morning yoga
  • Coffee/rolls and lunch on Saturday
  • A free t-shirt
The Coaches
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Dee Bartlam

Dee Bartlam is a PMBI Level 1 Skills Instructor, coaching for Colorado-based Vida Mountain Bike Series and locally at several women’s mountain bike clinics.

Dee is also a Trek Women’s Advocate, encouraging women and sharing her passion for mountain biking by leading weekly ladies mountain bike rides and being a resource for all things mountain bike related.

Riding for 10 years, she has benefited from taking women’s clinics, understanding how scary yet empowering learning new skills can be! She enjoys fast, technical descending and enjoys taking part in the Duluth Enduro Series and the Lake Superior Gravity Series!

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Pam Schmitt

Pam Schmitt is a PMBI certified Level 1 Instructor. She serves on the board of Duluth’s local bike club, COGGS (Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores), as the Fundraising Director and, as such, has been a key player in the success of the Traverse Trail.

She also contributes to the mountain biking community by coordinating weekly women’s rides in the Duluth area during the summer.

Pam has been riding mountain bikes since 2010. Her favorite events are the Copper Harbor Fat Tire Festival in Copper Harbor, Michigan, and the Chquamegon 100K race. As a woman who mountain bikes, Pam says, “I love the sense of community with all the other women and men that I ride with and how much respect, comradery and fun there is going around in this sport.”