Join us on Thursday 9th June at the Windswept Tap Room for our first ever Ladies Bikes and Beers event in collaboration with Anna Riddell from RideOut.
It’s the perfect chance to get out on your bike, pick up some pro tips, meet new friends…and of course enjoy some well earned beers! #bestwhenyouveearnedit
We’ll kick off the event with a short talk from mountain biking extraordinaire Anna Riddell, followed by a social ride around Lossiemouth woods and then back to the Windswept Tap Room for a guided beer tasting. All rider ability levels welcome but please make sure your bike is suitable i.e. off road mountain bike or gravel bike.
Find out more below or head to the ticket page to get yourself in on the action!
Event Timings & Other Info
6.30pm: Talk from Anna
7pm: Social ride. The ride will be a scenic 1-hour social ride along the river and into the Lossie Woods where you will encounter undulations, the occasional roots and off camber sections. It will be a super cross-country mix of flowy single track, riverside gravel and wide forest paths. A perfect excuse to get off the beaten track and soak up your surroundings. If you have any questions about the suitability of the ride, please contact Anna. Please note this is not an instructed ride but Anna (and friends) will be on hand to give tips. All ability levels welcome.
8pm: Beer tasting back at the Tap Room (3 x 1/3 pint included in the ticket) and chat…plenty of time to get to know your fellow riders.
8.30pm: Event Finish
Bike hire is available from local outdoor adventure charity Outfit Moray. Please contact them directly to arrange bike hire on 01343 549571.
More about Anna
Anna is a business owner, a coach, guide, and collaborator who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role. Anna has ridden and raced all over Scotland taking part in events such as the Scottish Enduro Series, Strathpuffer, Fox Hunt and Macavalanch. As mountain biker, surfer, wild swimmer, and lover of the outdoors Anna is someone who thrives on adventure.
Anna grew up riding a bike around the city streets of Edinburgh always feeling drawn to, and at home in the outdoors. After graduating from university with a degree in Biological Sciences, she headed North to the Moray coast for surf and an adventure. It was up here (and after she had her first child), that she started mountain biking; unbeknown that it would become not just her hobby and passion, but her full-time career and lifestyle.
“I’ve been riding, coaching and racing mountain bikes for years. I absolutely love biking and get a real buzz from sharing my passion with others as well as pushing myself physically and mentally when competing. In 2019 I raced the full Scottish Enduro Series, and the (crazy) MacAvalanche, bagging numerous podium places along the way. It’s so much fun!”
“Equally, though, I know what it feels like to be a beginner, and if that’s you, don’t be worried about getting involved. That’s what drives my desire to coach. Sharing knowledge and passion for riding bikes is hugely rewarding.”