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Tasha Thomas

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Tasha Thomas is a physical education teacher in the Lake Tahoe Unified School District. She grew up in New England riding bikes, skiing, backpacking and rock climbing. While earning a BA in Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology at the University of Rhode Island she spent much of her time climbing in the Adirondacks and the White Mountains. Tasha relocated to South Lake Tahoe in 2008 and earned her Master’s Degree in teaching from Sierra Nevada College. Tasha unleashed her full-blown mountain bike obsession in Tahoe. She began racing professionally in 2014 in enduro and downhill. Tasha is at her happiest behind the bars of her bicycle.

Her passion for mountain biking continues to grow and she teaches multiple workshops and camps throughout the summer. Tasha lives for bringing people together on bikes while enjoying the outdoors.

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Canyon Spectral WMN CF 7.0
Best Buy

Canyon Spectral WMN CF 7.0

The Canyon Spectral WMN CF 7.0 takes home our Best Buy Award for its impressive price to performance ratio. This is a versatile all-around trail bike with a playful demeanor and the travel...
Juliana Joplin S Carbon C 2018
Top Pick

Juliana Joplin S Carbon C 2018

The Juliana Joplin is a ripping short travel trail bike that beautifully blends uphill and downhill performance. Despite having a mere 110/120mm of travel, this bike is composed on the...
Cannondale Habit 1 Carbon - Women's

Cannondale Habit 1 Carbon - Women's

The Habit 1 Carbon Women's is an aggressive mid-travel 29er with a solid all-around performance. This bike combines modest travel numbers with aggressive angles and big wheels to create a...
Juliana Furtado Carbon 27.5+ S

Juliana Furtado Carbon 27.5+ S

The 130mm travel Juliana Furtdao is a great mid-travel trail bike that is an agile and playful bike that eats up the climbs and dances down descents. This quick-witted trail slayer makes...
Yeti SB5 Beti XT/SLX 2018

Yeti SB5 Beti XT/SLX 2018

The Yeti Beti SB5 is an attractive 27.5-inch trail bike with the perfect amount of travel for most situations. Uphill and downhill performance is reliable and this bike is confident on a...
Norco Optic C2 650B Womens 2018

Norco Optic C2 650B Womens 2018

The Norco Optic C2 is a trail bike that offers impressive climbing abilities. Unfortunately, downhill performance can't come close to matching the uphill performance. This bike is easily...
Juliana Furtado R 2018

Juliana Furtado R 2018

A swiss army knife bike, the Furtado is hard to fault as a daily mountain driver. Climbing with ease and descending with authority, the bike is a great choice for timid and aggressive...
Liv Pique SX 1 2018

Liv Pique SX 1 2018

The Liv Pique SX 1 is an excellent bike for less aggressive riders who love mellow or flowy trails without long, jarring rock sections.

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