Story 5 – Riverton High

Photo: Kira Crowell This week, Kira (at left), a senior from Riverton High School shares the story behind the selfie. Hint: this isn’t your everyday team ride, this is how the Utah League starts their Student Leadership Summit! What is your name? Kira Crowell And what league do you participate in? I am in the Utah High School Mountain bike …

Story 4 – San Francisco Composite

Between now and December 15th, our goal is to raise $100,000 in donations to share youth cycling. We’re well on the way. You can choose to donate to a specific league, or to the National Office to help grow the movement. It all counts toward the goal. Photo: Kurt Wolfgang This is Heather Pugh, Assistant Coach for the San Francisco …

Story 3 – Simi Composite

Four weeks to go! Between now and December 15th, our goal is to raise $100,000 in donations for interscholastic cycling. We’re well on the way. You can choose to donate to a specific league, or to the National Office to help grow the movement. It all counts toward the goal. Photo: Greg Ghrist This week’s story comes from Greg Ghrist, …

Story 2 – Nevada Union Miners

Each week between now and December 15th, we’re going to tell a story about one of the images you see to the right. We couldn’t be more grateful for all the coaches, parents, student-athletes, sponsors, foundations, and donors who make the #morekidsonbikes movement possible. Will you contribute to help us raise our annual fund goal of $100K between now andDecember …

Why #OptOutside?

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There are many reasons for getting outside as frequently as possible, but let me start by saying that it is really difficult to play horseshoes in the middle of a beautiful mountain bike ride with my friends indoors… Joking aside, all of us at NICA and those involved with interscholastic cycling teams across the country have seen first-hand the power …

Story 1 – Teton Region Composite

Each week between now and December 15th, we’re going to tell a story about one of the images you see to the right. We couldn’t be more grateful for all the coaches, parents, student-athletes, sponsors, foundations, and donors who make the #morekidsonbikes movement possible. We hope you’ll consider making a contribution to NICA’s annual fund between now and December 15th. …

NICA’s College Essay Scholarships Awarded

We are pleased to announce the 2016 NICA College Essay Scholarship Recipients! The following deserving NICA student-athletes will receive $500 as result of our Educational Partners. We thank Lees-McRae College, Fort Lewis College, King University and Prescott College for their partnership and for this opportunity. “I am now currently studying mechanical engineering at Walla Walla University. After racing road over …

NICA, IMBA, REI and Shimano are pleased to announce two Teen Trail Corp representatives for the IMBA World Summit!

Two deserving individuals, both a current NICA student-athlete and an alumni will represent the NICA & IMBA Teen Trail Corps at November’s IMBA World Summit in Bentonville, Arkansas. None of this would have been possible without the support of REI for making this program a reality. Please join us in a huge thank-you to REI and congratulations to Spencer and Isabelle on their …

Buck Up for Bikes Program earns $2,500 for NICA

Earlier this year the bicycle shipping service, BikeFlights, introduced a charity program aptly titled “Buck Up for Bikes”. The format is similar to many give-back programs found in grocery or retail stores, however not so common within the bicycle industry – yet. The program is quite simple: BikeFlights.com customers have the option to contribute $1 to NICA when they book their …

2016 Interbike Awards: Next Generation Rider Megan Bradley

Last year, NICA was honored with Interbike’s Next Generation Award. You can’t win this award twice, but the next best thing is to be invited back the very next year to select the recipients and present the award! This is exactly what happened at the 2016 Interbike Awards. We are beyond grateful to be given the opportunity to not only present, but help pick this year’s …