MTB Egypt rider profile: January 2009

Name: Sara Tabana

Age: 25

Where are you from?:

Fort Lee, NJ    / Nasr City, Cairo

What do you do for a living?

Grad student

When and why did you start cycling?

I started a long time ago, cycling on and off with friends in the New York area, I recently started Mountain Biking in Egypt and I LOVE IT! <3

Road, off-road, or both?

hmm, I’m ok with both.

Tell us about your bike(s)!:

My bike is pink with yellow and green ribbons, and a family size basket. the tires are white and the pedals are purple. hehehe.. Im actually bikeless, I am bumming off an awesome mountain bike right now until I buy a new one for myself.

Favorite ride(s) (road or off-road):

Wadi Degla

Do you practice other sports?:

a bit of everything. I play soccer, water ski, started sailing classes, I’m big on diving, rock climbing.. anything exciting, I’ll at least try it once.

Tell us about your cycling-related injuries/accidents:

non that I can remember..

Anything else you want to tell us about yourself?

I have a 6th toe on my left foot. It functions perfectly fine. It looks pretty normal, you wouldn’t even notice it didn’t belong. hmm, thats pretty much it folks, i look forward to more rides this year and meeting more people with similar interests. oh, was kidding about the toe 😉