Welcome 2018 Booster Club Members!

NICA would like to say a big thank-you to all the following brands who joined NICA through our Booster Club program for 2018. Booster Club Members support the NICA mission through donations, in-kind gifts and proceeds of product sales. This year our Corporate Booster Club has been very successful at bringing in new brands who believe in our #morekidsonbikes philosophy. …

Do You Remember Your First Leaders Summit?

Lauren Duensing, VP Programs West Virginia and Maryland hosted their inaugural Leader’s Summits this March. These benchmark events represent the culmination of months of dedicated hard work by their League Directors and core staff in parallel with national staff. Last May my husband and I attended the California State Championship in Sonoma County. California is the only state with two …

Sea Otter Scavenger Hunt

Heading to Sea Otter Classic this year? NICA is sponsoring a fun scavenger hunt for student-athletes! Your mission – should you chose to accept it – is to visit NICA Sponsors and Boosters, answer some fun questions or complete a fun task and then win cool prizes! NICA will have a table set up at the Trek Booth (718), where …

Meet our Female League Directors

March is Women’s History Month where we the vital role of women in American history is commemorated and celebrated. Women have played an important role across NICA since its founding and continue to do so as we grow and develop across the country. This month in celebration of Women’s History, we’d like to have you get to know a little …

NICA – Dirt Rag Literature Contest!

Calling all NICA student-athlete writers!! We’ve partnered with Dirt Rag magazine to bring you a fun literature contest with some awesome prizes! Prompt: Has your NICA coach helped you develop not just as a rider but in character as well? Describe in 750-1000 words how you have been able to develop a strong character with the support of your coach …

NICA Coach Rockstars

This month we want to show our appreciation for our amazing NICA Coaches. There are over 6,000 licensed coaches across the country who put in hundreds of hours each year to help get #morekidsonbikes. We think all of our coaches are awesome, so we wanted to hear from the NICA community which coaches you felt have made positive impacts for …

2018 Trek Certified Service Course

NICA has partnered with Trek Bikes to again offer a Certified Assembly Technician Course at their Waterloo, Wisconsin Headquarters. This year three sessions, including one specifically for female student-athletes and coaches, are being offered. See details below! What’s included in $500 tuition cost: What’s NOT included in tuition cost: Camping at Trek trails is an option. Students will need to …

Congratulations Anne Rock – Share the Ride Western Spirit Cycling Adventure Winner!

As part of our 2017 Share the Ride Campaign, one lucky new NICA Sustainer won a 2018 trip with Western Spirit Cycling Adventures. Congratulations to our winner – Anne Rock from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Not only is Anne our lucky winner – she is also the head coach of AIM Academy Cycling, manages fundraising and development for the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling …

2018 National Sponsors

We’d like to extend a big thank you to our National Sponsors for 2018! Their generous support enables us to continue our mission of getting #morekidsonbikes! Give our sponsors some love by checking out their social media pages and giving them a “Like” or a “Follow” Lead Sponsor Platinum Sponsors Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Bronze Sponsors

November’s Point of View – Ricci Family

Every few months we tell a story from within our NICA family that exemplifies the meaningful impact our programs have for all involved. We want to hear your stories! We recently caught up with the Ricci family to hear about their experiences with finding mountain biking, NICA, and the NorCal League My involvement in mountain biking started 22 years ago …