NICA Sponsors

Become a NICA corporate sponsor

For a complete sponsorship program and organizational summary with financial information and demographics, please contact Austin McInerny, Executive Director austin@nationalmtb.org.

NICA is actively seeking Establishing Level Corporate Sponsor Partners to foster the development of the NICA organization and support the expansion of new mountain biking leagues across the country.

NICA Establishing Partners will ensure coordinated, long-term growth of interscholastic mountain biking across the country and inspire high school aged athletes, their families, coaches and communities for generations.

The investment we are asking for is nothing less than an investment in the future of our youth and the sport of cycling.

The opportunity to become an Establishing Partner comes once. The legacy you leave will last forever!

Lead sponsor

Platinum level sponsors

 

Gold level sponsors

 

Silver level sponsors

 

Bronze level sponsors

 


Corporate Donors

Platinum ($5,000+)

Silver ($1,000-$2,499)

Bicycle Times Interbike Camas Bike and Sport Paragon Machine Works
crankbrothers Quality Bicycle Products Kinetic Stan’s No Tubes
DeFeet TASCO MTB
Dirt Rag Thule
 Fox

Gold ($2,500-$4,999)

Bronze ($500-$999)

Epic Rides Lumenus Park Tool
BikeFlights.com Mammoth Resorts Today’s Plan
Ritchey Marsh & McLennan Agency Velo Veneto
Ornot Wheel Kids Bicycle Club

NICA Partners

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People for Bikes

PeopleForBikes is the national movement to make riding better for everyone and their support of NICA is helping get #morekidsonbikes safely! Please add your name today to their growing list of supporters here and help them unite millions to create a better future for bicycling!

www.peopleforbikes.org/

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SevenDesign

SevenDesign exists to create the most thoughtful, innovative and engaging experiences. We are a strong team that puts design thinking at the core of all aspects of our work. The result is branding, content, design and technology that inspires connections. When we work with a client, we listen to understand, we collaborate, we offer solutions that we believe in and ultimately, we deliver.

www.sevendesign.com/

IMBA

The International Mountain Bicycling Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers worldwide.

Since 1988, IMBA has been bringing out the best in mountain biking by encouraging low-impact riding, volunteer trailwork participation, cooperation among different trail user groups, grassroots advocacy and innovative trail management solutions.

IMBA’s worldwide network includes 35,000 individual members, more than 750 bicycle clubs, more than 160 corporate partners and about 600 retailer shops. IMBA’s members live in all 50 U.S. states, most Canadian provinces and in 30 other countries.

www.imba.com

Lee McCormack, Lee Likes Bikes

Lee McCormack is an experienced journalist and information designer, as well as a world renowned bicycle skills instructor. Lee authored the books Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Pro BMX SKills and Welcome to Pump Track Nation. As NICA’a Skills Development Director, Lee is developing the curriculum that NICA coaches use to teach their athletes to ride with more safety, confidence (and speed). Lee has been having fun conducting skills clinics with coaches and riders.

Lee is also helping NICA to build its technological platform and websites. Skills clinics are more fun.

www.leelikesbikes.com

Positive Coaching Alliance

Founded as a non-profit within the Stanford University Athletic Department in 1998, PCA has the mission of “transforming youth sports so sports can transform youth.” To that end, PCA has conducted roughly 5,000 live group workshops nationwide for more than 200,000 youth sports leaders, coaches, parents and athletes. Workshop attendees have helped create a positive, character-building youth sports environment for more than 2.2 million youth athletes. PCA trains Double-Goal Coaches®, whose first goal is winning, and whose second, more-important goal is teaching life lessons through sports. This coaching method takes its name from “The Double-Goal Coach,” a book by PCA Founder and Executive Director Jim Thompson.

www.positivecoach.org

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TrueSport®

TrueSport® is powered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), empowering athletes and sports enthusiasts to love the game as much as the trophy. Whether you’re an athlete, a coach, a parent, a club, league, or team, being a TrueSport means finding your unlimited potential through hard work, respect, and integrity. Being a TrueSport means never taking shortcuts.

www.TrueSport.org

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Breakaway Research Group

At Breakaway Research Group, custom market research is our core competency. We are experts in quantitative and qualitative methodologies including segmentation, advertising research, brand equity, perceptual mapping, conjoint analysis, driver analysis, concept testing, and one-on-one interviews. We focus on collecting the very best data and laddering it up to provide our clients with not only the insights, but wisdom and confidence to make the very best possible business decisions.

However, what we do is less important than why we do it. Our mission is to ensure that the outdoor, snow, run, and bike industries continue to be healthy, vibrant, and most importantly, growing industries.  We do that by providing industry associations, suppliers, and retailers with market intelligence that helps them grow their organizations and businesses. What makes us different is that we love the industries as much as we love the research.

www.breakawayresearchgroup.com/

Club Ride Apparel

Founded in 2008, Club Ride is built on the conviction that cycling apparel can be both technical and stylish. Our philosophy is defined by Innovation, Security, Passion, Gratitude, and Equality. We support cycling advocacy in all its forms. After all, with organizations like the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), our kids will be able to enjoy improved trails, better infrastructure and cyclist-friendly legislation for generations to come.  We have partnered with NICA to provide their staff with clothing and offer exclusive branded apparel to league riders and coaches.

Training Peaks

NICA has partnered with TrainingPeaks to help you coach your athletes effectively. Build workout libraries, create group plans, and provide immediate feedback all in one place. With TrainingPeaks, you will use your time efficiently so you can spend more time on the trail.

Mountain-Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear was founded in 1993 by a small band of outdoor industry iconoclasts. They saw the industry changing, compromising quality and dumbing down products to serve less technical users. Mountain Hardwear was founded to buck this trend in order to stay true to the needs of outdoor athletes.

www.mountainhardwear.com

Interbike

Interbike

Interbike is the largest bicycle trade event in North America, bringing together manufacturers, retailers, industry advocates and media to conduct the business of cycling. Established in 1982, the show gathers more than 1,200 cycling-related brands, over 24,000 total attendees annually and is considered one of the most important global trade events for the bicycle industry.

www.interbike.com



 


NICA Media Partners

 

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Pinkbike

is the leading online mountain bike community.

www.pinkbike.com/

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Bicycle Retailer and Industry News

The leading source of news and information about the bicycle industry in North and South America, Europe and Asia.!

www.bicycleretailer.com/

Dirt Rag

Online companion to the print mountain bike magazine, written by and for real mountain bikers.

www.dirtragmag.com/

Mountain Bike Action

An on-line magazine dedicated to the sport of mountain biking, technology, new products, racing, and reviews.

www.mbaction.com/

Bicycling Magazine

A road biking, mountain bike, and cycling magazine. Bike reviews and gear, road cycling and mountain biking tips, training articles, and expert biking advice.

www.bicycling.com/