Student Spotlight on Jeremy Davis, NorCal League Alumnus

Jeremy Davis graduated from Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento last June. Jeremy raced for the NorCal League all four years of high schoo l as part of the Luther Burbank High School Mountain Bike Team. Recently Jeremy spoke at the NorCal League’s annual CycleFest Dinner. Below is his speech. Thank you for allowing me to share my story. I …

Quick Spin with Chris Spencer, NICA Programs Manager

This summer has been a busy one for Chris Spencer. We caught up with him over ClifBars and Quinou in the break room to talk about what he’s been doing and what’s coming up in the near future. Tell us a little about yourself, Chris. What is your connection to high school mountain biking? Straight up, high school mountain biking …

Inside Look with Kate Rau, Colorado League Director

Kate Rau has been busy preparing for the Colorado League’s Fall racing series.  Teams start practicing on August 1st.  We caught up with her while during her preparations to see how things are going. The League is entering its second season. What has been keeping you busy this summer? I have been doing lots of outreach events this year, connecting …

Bring “With My Own Two Wheels” Documentary To Your School

Last summer, brothers Jacob and Isaac Seigel-Boettner (both UC Berkeley and Cal Cycling alums) and Ian Wexler traveled around the world to shoot a documentary about thebicycle as a vehicle for social, economic, and environmental change. The final product was With My Own Two Wheels, a 44 minute long film that weaves together stories of two-wheeled empowerment in Zambia, Ghana, India, …

Quick Spin With Ben Capron

Ben Capron recently join NICA as a full-time staff member after almost twenty years with Specialized. We had a quick chat with Ben about the journey that led him to NICA. Why did you decide to join the NICA team? While on sabbatical from Specialized this winter, it hit me that I needed to fully commit myself to working with NICA. As …

Matt Fritzinger, Ben Capron Visit East Coast on Promo Tour

Target is High School Mountain Biking Coast to Coast by 2020 Contact: Paul Skilbeck paul@nationalmtb.org 415.516.1444 www.nationalmtb.org BERKELEY, Calif.—The executive director and development director of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, Matt Fritzinger and Ben Capron, will make a six-day, five-stop tour to enlist new state leagues, starting July 6 in Asheville, North Carolina, and ending July 11 in Montpelier, Vermont. …