Mentors & Riding Buddies

This page is in progress. Please contact Marlene to have your information added or removed or edited. Here's a pdf with contact info as well.

New Endurance members - if you have questions, feel free to contact Aaren Storms at She's a wonderful resource and has also written Endurance 101: A Gentle Guide to the Sport of Long-Distance Riding - ask her how to get a copy

Current Mentor List 

Name Location/riding area Contact info Riding level
Trish Frahm Wilder   
Nance Worman Boise   
Karen Bumgarner Oreana  all levels & RM, 27k miles
Jessica Cobbley Blackfoot   
Mike Cobbley Blackfoot   
Layne Lewis Eagle   
Suzanne Hayes Arlee  
Central Oregon      
Darlene Merlich Powell Butte  
Marlene Moss Bend  beginner through moderate paced 50
Kristen Grace Powell Butte  
Western Oregon      
Carlene Benson Salem, mid Willamette Valley   beginner through prep for first 100
Becky Osborne Canby, Oregon City  
Bianca Chevalier Coos Bay  
Tani Bates Brush Prairie   
Sandy Cheek Central WA Beginners through first 100s

Riding Buddies

Name Location Contact info Notes
Layne Lewis Eagle  
Vicki Nickels Cascade  
Jo Christensen West MT, Florence, Bitterroot Valley   
Julie Serres Oregon City   
Marlene Moss Bend   
Sharalyn Hay CRR / Central Oregon  ph: 541-279-3303 or email   
Robin Cozby Preston   
Stevie Jacobson Auburn, 406-590-2357  
Ann Szolas Aberdeen, 360-580-4233  
Diane Schmidt Wenatchee  509-669-5531