Story 9 – Minnesota League

Photo: Todd Bauer What is your name? My name is Todd Bauer. And what league are you a part of? The Minnesota League. What role do you play in MN? I’m actually their official photographer. How long have you been doing that? I’ve been doing it since the league’s inception. I started going to meetings six months or a year …

Story 8 – Beaumont High

Photo: Daniel Schroeder What is your name?  Daniel Schroeder What league are you a part of, and how are you involved?  SoCal, and I help coach the Beaumont HS team, and was designated at the team photographer for the races. How long have you been doing that?  This will be our third year as a team, and I’ve been there …

Story 7 – Berkeley High

Photo: Karl Nielsen What is your name? Karl Nielsen What league are you a part of? The NorCal League. What role(s) do you play? I’m a coach, and also the Berkeley High “Director of Development.” Wow–you have a title!? And you raced in the league when you were in high school, didn’t you? Yes, I raced in the NorCal League …

Story 6 – Oakland Comp/Skyline High

Photo: Tom Low Two stories in one this week! Hear from both Jesús (above) and Tom (left), about their experience with Oakland Comp/Skyline High. This is a great example of how–with the help of some amazing volunteer leaders–mountain biking is taking hold in Oakland, CA. Follow these links for a shortcut to learn more about Oakland Composite and Skyline High. …

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?

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. …