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 …

October’s Point of View – Adam Rose

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 Adam to ask him a few questions about his experiences with NICA and racing mountain bikes How did you first get involved with the Old Capital …

Getting #moregirlsonbikes in Arkansas!

As NICA grows nationwide – so does our work towards equal participation across genders. It’s often said that “you can’t be what you can’t see” and NICA is playing a role in changing what female student-athletes see by recruiting strong female coaches and leadership. We recently caught up with our Arkansas League Director, Kyla, and three of her female coach-supporters, …

Pennsylvania GRiT Camp

This summer, thirty-six excited, adventurous girls from across Pennsylvania and New Jersey packed up their bikes, helmets and sleeping bags to attend the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League’s very first NICA GRiT (Girls Riding Together) Camp! The Pennsylvania League recognized early on that they have a strong group of young women athletes in their league who would really enjoy a girls’ …

2017 NICA National Conference a Great Success!

NICA 2017 Conference in Minnesota was a great success and a fun time for everyone. Photo: Todd Bauer / TMBImages The 7th Annual NICA National Conference brought 70 leaders and speakers from NICA leagues across the country together in Minnesota to share lessons learned over the past year and to strategize on how to strengthen and further expand interscholastic cycling …