Luxury Bikes

North American Enduro Cup Announces 2024 Women’s Privateers Contest to Empower Female Mountain Bikers – Mountain Bike Press Release

The North American Enduro Cup is proud to announce the 2024 Women’s Privateers Contest, aimed at supporting three women’s enduro racing goals for the 2024 season. The Women’s Privateers Contest 2024 is intended to offer three committed female mountain bikers without current sponsorship the opportunity to support the competition for the 2024 racing season.


How to enter:

Create a Reel on Instagram:

Present the best clips that highlight your personality and your passion for mountain biking and racing.

In the caption:

Tell us your story! Share a few words about yourself, why you want to pursue racing, what your racing goals are this season and why you are the best fit for the NAEC Privateers.

Mark it:

label @northamericanendurocup in your Reel and include the hashtag #NAECPrivateers in your caption.

Follow us:


By posting a Reel, participants acknowledge and agree to the NAEC Privateers Terms and Conditions, available at No purchase is necessary to be eligible to win.

A distinguished panel of judges will carefully review eligible entries and select one winner and two runners-up. Entries will be accepted from March 1st 12:01am PST to April 5th 11:59pm PST. The winners will be announced on Instagram by April 30th.


The 2024 Women’s Privateers Contest is open to women 18 years of age and older residing in the United States. Unfortunately, residents of Arizona, New York, Florida and Rhode Island are not eligible.

Visit Detailed information and terms and conditions can be found here.

The Privateer Awards:

Top Award (Value Approx. $15,832.00):

  • 2024 Transition Carbon Spire*
  • Shimano: XT drive, brakes, wheels, pedals (either XT clips or flats)
  • Fox: fork and rear shock absorber
  • First Aurum suspension setup session at NAEC 2024, ongoing tuning support for the 2024 season and full custom tuning with high flow piston kits
  • Pro components: handlebars, stem, grips, droppers, dropper levers, saddle, tools
  • Schwalbe: 6 tires for the 2024 racing season
  • Pearl Izumi: Two pairs of gloves, two jersey tops, two bottoms, two pairs of socks, elbow and knee pads, outerwear top and bottom
  • Shimano: A pair of GE9 or GF6 shoes
  • Smith Optics: Two pairs of Wildcat goggles and Squad MTB goggles**
  • Lazer helmets: Jackal helmet (half shell) and Cage or Chase helmet (full face)
  • Two entries to NAEC 2024**, including three nights accommodation and lift tickets at Silver Mt. Resort for the NAEC race weekend June 14-16, 2024
  • Two season passes for the 2024 Cascadia Dirt Cup**
  • Two season passes for the 2024 Montana Enduro Series**
  • $1,000 cash from the NAEC towards 2024 racing costs

Two runners-up (worth approximately $4,419.50 each):

  • Shimano: XT drive and brakes
  • Pro components: handlebars, stem, grips, droppers, dropper levers, saddle, grips, tools
  • Schwalbe: One set of tires
  • Aurum suspension setup session at NAEC 2024
  • Smith Optics: A Wildcat goggle and a Squad MTB goggle
  • An entry for NAEC 2024
  • Includes lift tickets at Silver Mt. Resort for race weekend June 15-16, 2024
  • A season pass for the 2024 Cascadia Dirt Cup
  • A season pass for the 2024 Montana Enduro Series

* Size and color can be selected by winner. Subject to availability and stock. **Why two? Because it’s more fun with a friend!


Meet the NAEC Women’s Privateers Board:

Jill Kintner

Jill is one of the most successful athletes on two wheels. She won a BMX bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics, three consecutive UCI 4X Mountain Bike World Championships, 15 World Cup victories, five Crankworx World Championships, Downhill World Cup podiums, Pump Track World Championships, EWS Enduro stage wins, two NAEC titles and much more 25 Elite USA National Championships.

Porsha Murdock

Porsha started mountain biking as a way to make friends after moving to a new state. Since competing in her first enduro race in 2015, Porsha has won the Oregon Enduro Series and Big Mountain Enduro Series, a national championship, and represented the United States twice at the Enduro World Series Trophy of Nations.

Amy Morrison

Amy is a high school health sciences teacher and started mountain biking 11 years ago. She grew up water skiing and pole vaulting at Clemson University, then became passionate about enduro racing after taking up cycling. Among many other accolades, she is the current US National Enduro Champion, won the 2023 Trans Madeira and has won the California Enduro Series.

Alicia Leggett

Mountain biking changed Alicia Leggett’s world. She began cycling as a teenager and competed in enduro races in the Montana Enduro Series. Over the next few years she took part in national and global races in the Enduro World Series. She has given up racing but is still part of the cycling world. She works for, writing articles about mountain biking and has spent much of her time there testing and reviewing bikes.

Ady Bee Lane

Ady Bee Lane is one of the directors/party planners of the Sturdy Dirty Enduro, the largest women’s enduro race in the United States. She helped grow Sturdy Dirty from its beginnings in 2013 into the popular (and unprecedented) women-only event it is today. She enjoys spending her time biking, building trails, skiing, spending time with her child and husband, and eating soup.

Melina Glock

Melina started mountain biking 11 years ago and what started as a personal passion soon turned into a mission to get more people interested in the sport. She spent five years training and getting friends, teens and newbies alike to join in on the dirty fun. Melina competed in local and national races for four years and now works in the cycling industry as Marketing Manager for the North American Enduro Cup.

For more information, please visit

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button