Seen: Riding her road bike on a 40-mile loop on the Centennial Trail between Villard and Glenwood and the Glacial Ridge Scenic Byway.
Occupation: Director of Cardiovascular Programs at Abbot Northwestern Hospital.
Why do you ride? I'm a marathoner and I wanted to diversify my workouts.
Favorite place to ride: I don't discriminate, because I'm always looking for a new places to explore.
Best Experience: Seeing nature in a different way and meeting friendly, helpful people along the way.
Worst Experience: Pouring rain at Hillfest in Prescott, Wisconsin. But you learn from your mistakes.
Trail treat: Salted Nut Roll.
Advice for new cyclists: Find a riding buddy or a group to ride with. Don't be intimidated by spandex. My padded bike shorts are my favorite piece of gear.
With $1000 I would: Spend half on gear and give half to trail advocacy.