Meet the Executives
2021 Spin Sisters Executives
Our club is run ENTIRELY by volunteers who love mountain biking and want to share their passion with other riders.
If you are interested in helping foster a women's mountain biking culture, please let us know!
I am fortunate, by chance and whimsy, to have landed myself a seat smack-dab in the middle of one of the largest “Women’s Only” Mountain Bike Clubs. Now, as President, I have the honour to witness the growth of a community, the empowerment of women, the empowerment of themselves, who in turn, empower one another. I watch these women show vast amounts of vulnerability, camaraderie, and courage every year, every month, and on every ride by taking the time to snap a photo to celebrate themselves, or to turn and cheer on another rider as she conquers another climb, another drop or overcomes a recently revealed fear. A league of extraordinary women, that rise up, each supporting another through radical good times on bikes (which are really unicorns in disguise!)
One of my favourite things about the club is that there are rides for all technical ability levels, and all fitness levels. From short, urban early season rides to mountain road trips on weekends, the rides calendar has hundreds of rides per year and there is a flavour for everyone. Learn new trails, meet new friends, and challenge your fitness!
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Having mountain biked for many years, I was looking to find more ladies to ride with when a girlfriend told me about the Spin Sisters. I joined 3 years ago, and have thoroughly enjoyed riding with amazing women of all ages and abilities. There is a wonderful community of camaraderie and support here.
We offer Bike Maintenance and Skills Clinics so you can learn to take proper care of your bike and gain the confidence to conquer any trail you put your mind to. All of our certified instructors are Spin Sisters who volunteer their time and positive energy into providing our members with the opportunity to master the skills needed to enjoy mountain biking for a lifetime. I am grateful and proud to be a part of this great organization and am looking forward to seeing you on the trails.
Susan is in charge of our Spin Sisters race team, and looks after them throughout the racing season.
I found Spin Sisters completely by accident, but it has changed my life! Biking is now an integral part of it - I find my happy on the trails, shredding the gnar...can you do that on a bike?...I've made some lifelong friends and I am loving the challenges I face every single time I get on my bike - being the best rider and Spin Sister I can possibly be!
Gear & Clothing
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Volunteer & Trails Coordinator
Spin Sisters made a huge impact on my life. Moving to a big city like Calgary, it was hard making new friends and I was terrified riding alone in the mountains. We don’t have animals that will kill you back home! Through Spin Sisters I met women, supportive in mountain biking and everyday life, who have become friends. I first volunteered with the Rides Committee which was a great way to learn about the local trails. Now, as Volunteer/Community Coordinator, my tasks are to organize club volunteers and help build camaraderie within both the Spin Sisters club and the mountain bike community. What form this takes is still in development so if you have an idea, I’d love to hear it!
Remember - Spin Sisters is 100% volunteer driven. Without volunteers the club wouldn’t be what it is today. Contact me for more information about how you can support our club!
Dawn & Diana
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Somehow my parents knew that bikes were going to be a big part of my life. At the age of 4, I got my first bike and they captured the excitement I felt. More than 50 years later I get as excited as I did then every time I get on a bike. I am thrilled to share my lifelong enthusiasm for biking with an amazing community of Calgary woman riders from newbies to seasoned veterans. Look for me on the trails, I’m the one with the big grin on my face, just like yours!
I have the responsibility for the safe-keeping of the Club's funds. I am responsible for recording all income and expenditure and for reporting on the financial position of the Club to the Club Executive Committee on an on-going basis.
Admin & Website
I started mountain biking in 2013, in a fairly typical riding with the husband fashion. After some "But I want some bike people of my OWN to ride with!" moments, I joined the Spin Sisters in 2017. From skills and maintenance clinics, to a variety of "no drop" rides, it's an amazing club, full of welcoming people.
Woohoo! I finally got "my own" bike people!
When I'm not out riding my bike, I'm responsible for behind-the-scene IT and website related tasks.
Contact me if you would like to join the Admin & Website committee.
Key Committee Members