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Fearless Women of Dirt

is a women's mountain biking group founded by Josie Smith. Fearless Women of Dirt has expanded beyond the local Decorah roots into the Cedar Valley, Dubuque, Des Moines, Chicago, Madison, and Minneapolis!

During May-August there will be scheduled group rides, FWD Women's Nights, and FWD Skills Nights!

Anyone is welcome to join Fearless Women of Dirt by purchasing a membership. The membership funds go directly to the local group, DHPT: Decorah Human Powered Trails. 

Join Fearless Women of Dirt!

Fearless Women of Dirt membership will start January 1st and last through December 31st of each calendar year. To join FWD you must pay a minimum donation of $20.00 cash or check to DHPT: Decorah Human Powered Trails.

Current sponsors who give perks to FWD are: Decorah Bicycles, Impact Coffee, Pulpit Rock Brewery, T-Bock's Sports Bar & Grill, and Sugar Bowl Ice Cream Company.

FWD on Social Media!

Check out Fearless Women of Dirt on Instagram and Facebook. Find us @fearlesswomenofdirt
#womeninspire #bikelife #fearlesswomenofdirt

Josie's Bike Life

Before Fearless Women of Dirt, Josie started her website, Josie's Bike Life. Read inspiring interviews of women riders and those who work in the cycling industry!

Josie also shares personal writings, advice, product reviews, and more.