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Tara Reddinger-Adams
Tara Reddinger-Adams

Tara Reddinger-Adams

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Tara Reddinger-Adams loves to travel and heart is in the mountains, despite living in flyover country. An avid mountain biker, she loves to ride and enjoys helping others discover the joys which mountain biking can bring. With the encouragement of a couple of coaches she pursued her Bicycle Instructor Certification Program (BICP) Level I and Professional Mountain Bike Instructor (PMBI) Level I certifications in 2016 and began her own coaching and guiding business, North Star Mountain Bike Guides. During this time she and also started coaching for VIDA MTB Series in Colorado. Since then, she has coached hundreds of clients, driven across the country more times than she can count, guided in Moab and Sedona, broken her collarbone in Whistler, and received her PMBI Level II "Air" and BICP Level II certifications. Tara strongly believes in life-long learning and in continual growth, "With mountain biking there is always something new to learn, whether it be cleaning a feature you have never cleaned, pinning a new trail, or exploring someplace new by bike. It never gets old. I enjoy being outside, and find it to be very peaceful, restorative and a great way to relieve stress.” When she's not coaching, guiding or riding, you'll find her fixing bikes and scheming her next trip and trying to cure her insatiable wanderlust.

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Best Mountain Bike Shoes for Women of 2022

Best Mountain Bike Shoes for Women of 2022

Your shoes are one of your main contact points with your bike and need to perform well so you can ride your best. With this in mind, we researched over 45 of the best all-around women’s...
Ride Concepts Hellion Clip Women's
Top Pick

Ride Concepts Hellion Clip Women's

This shoe is right at home on technical trails. It’s stiff, supportive, and durable. They aren't the most breathable, but we feel they are an excellent option for aggressive terrain and...
Race Face Atlas Pedal
Editors' Choice

Race Face Atlas Pedal

If you’re looking for a fairly thin, grippy, pedal that has a supportive and stable feeling on descents this might just be your new favorite pedal. This versatile model check all of our...
OneUp Components Aluminum
Best Buy

OneUp Components Aluminum

These pedals deliver an extremely impressive blend of performance and price. With an insane amount of grip, a large platform, thin profile, and a quality finish at a reasonable price, they...
Chromag Dagga
Top Pick

Chromag Dagga

If you’re in the market for a burly gravity-oriented pedal you should put these at the top of your list. This well-constructed pedal has a supportive platform and 12 “super grip”...
Giro Latch Women's
Editors' Choice

Giro Latch Women's

If you’re in the market for a new flat pedal shoe for cross-country or trail use, we recommend putting this shoe on your shortlist. This shoe scores high in nearly every metric...
Ride Concepts Wildcat - Women's
Top Pick

Ride Concepts Wildcat - Women's

This shoe is best suited for the gravity crowd. Featuring a mid-top design it provides plenty of protection for your feet and the MAX GRIP outsole keeps your shoes connected to the pedals.
Best Hydration Packs

Best Hydration Packs

Are you ready for a new hydration pack? Whether you're replacing an older model or looking to try one for the first time, we've got you covered. We tested the latest top models from...
How to Choose Mountain Bike Shoes for Women

How to Choose Mountain Bike Shoes for Women

The right mountain bike shoes will keep you comfortable and protected on your ride. Whether you're looking for a cross-country race shoe, daily trail shoe, or maximal protection for...
Specialized 2FO Roost Clip - Unisex
Best Buy

Specialized 2FO Roost Clip - Unisex

This unassuming shoe has great performance both on and off the bike thanks to its power transfer, walkability, comfort, and weight. It's not only one of the lightest shoes in our lineup...
Gregory Nano 18 H2O
Best Buy

Gregory Nano 18 H2O

A huge storage volume and water capacity combined with a tiny price tag make this a solid choice and our Best Buy Award winner.
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