Mountain biker riding off a drop with a group of ladies standing nearby.

Photo by Kate Austin Photography, courtesy of Women of OZ

The Women of OZ Sunset Summit returns to Bentonville September 15-17 for the second consecutive year! The Summit, which is WOZ’s biggest fundraiser, invites women from all over the country and beyond for a weekend full of mountain biking clinics with dozens of top-rated coaches, workshops, shopping expo, socials, and fellowship. It’s your chance to connect, build your skills, and find community. Just like WOZ’s regular programming, there are groups for riders of all skill levels. There’s a place for you!

Collage of photos from the 2022 Sunset Summit

Photos by Kate Austin Photography, courtesy of Women of OZ

The event will be based out of the Momentary with breakouts and rooftop party and dinner at the Ledger. Below is a short overview. See the full itinerary here.

  • Friday: Check-in and kick off welcome bash with horderves and cocktails
  • Saturday: Breakfast, skills clinics, lunch, choice of afternoon workshops, Sunset Party featuring Amber Bynum and Lea Davison,
  • Sunday: Breakfast, skills clinic

The recommended packing list includes: a functioning mountain bike (hybrids are not permitted), helmet, hydration and snacks, flat kit, comfortable riding clothing (including a rain jacket just in case).

Additional options offered uniquely to Summit attendees include:

  • Specialized 3 Day Bike Rental $125 (sizes limited)
  • Blake Street Weekend Wellness Pass $50
  • OZ Art Bike Tour and Cocktail at Tower Bar $50
  • Afternoon Group Ride Excursions $40 – Featuring rides with Anneka Beerten, Angi Weston, Lindsey Richter, Tara Alcantara, and Joanna Yates
  • Discounted FORMAT Festival Sunday Ticket (Sunday, September 24) with limited WOZ Let’s Ride Together Sticker $75 (normally $144.03)
  • Additional tickets to the Sunset Party on the rooftop of Ledger Saturday, September 16. Bring your friend, spouse, or even coworker! $75

Visit the event website for coach introductions, FAQs, and much more, and get your ticket HERE! Women of OZ is a local mountain biking organization whose mission is to get more women on bikes by breaking down barriers. They offer regularly scheduled clinics and workshops throughout the year, as well as free monthly group rides and social called the Flagship Ride. Women of OZ has had over 5,500 women join their programming over the last four years. Read more about their mission here.


Stevie Emmons

After living in Frisco, Texas, for nearly 15 years, Stevie and her husband, Joe, moved to Bentonville in 2021. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Texas and has five years of marketing experience in tourism and economic development. Her personal interests include photography, cooking, and all things dog-related. She and her husband spend their free time riding mountain bike trails, watching movies, and enjoying time on the patio at their favorite restaurants.