Mountain biking is a great sport for anyone to enjoy. Women, kids, older folks are all getting involved as the both the physical and mental health benefits are realized.
When mountain biker Tandie Bailey signed up for the first Slaughter Pen Jam race in Bentonville, Arkansas a decade ago, she recalls “there weren’t very many girls, maybe three others” with her at the starting line. Things are changing. As the region’s network of natural-surface trails has grown – from a few short singletrack loops into a world-class system that covers more than 200 miles – so too has the number of women participating in the sport. We spoke to five mountain bikers who are promoting the…(more)