Contributed by Joel Woodward, Coaching Director, Minnesota High School Cycling League. We at the league frequently receive questions, complaints and praise for the conduct of our student athletes in the races relating to passing. Passing, done well or poorly is a regular topic of discussion and at times frustration. This topic comes up most often…

Previously Posted Facebook Coaches Page 8/29/2018 From Josh Kleve Minnesota High School Cycling League Director Austin, MN – Race #1: The course was set, team tents were in place and the volunteers were ready and willing to help. The horn sounded, and the 2018 season was underway. It looked like it was going to be…

Gender CATEGORY Division Start Stop Female Varsity All 1 50 Female JV3 All 201 250 Female JV2 All 501 585 Female Freshman All 1001 1075 Female 8th Grade All 2001 2075 Female 7th Grade All 3001 3075 Male 7th Grade 1 3301 3450 Male 7th Grade 2 31o1 3250 Male 8th Grade 1 2301 2450…

If you need to show proof of the rider’s association with the Minnesota High School Cycling League – there is a License on the Pit Zone! Locate the Rider’s Family Home Page and click the ‘Download License Document’,

2018 Bye Weeks To view on a mobile device, rotate your device, or download  – 2018ByesWeeksWebVersion6 Race 1 – Austin Race 2 – Lk Rebecca Race 3 – Game Haven Race 4 – Detroit Mtn. Race #5 White Tail Ridge Race #6 Duluth Bye Week Alexandria Area Youth Cycling Alexandria Area Youth Cycling Alexandria Area Youth…

There is a new rule on wheels leaving the ground including wheelies. The new rule from NICA is ride with respect.  Ride in control at all times, be respectful of the riders around you, their safety and the setting you are in. As coaches assessing the situation, is the skill appropriate for the rider, is…

Calvin Jones Those early season team rides are often the first time coaches get an on-the-bike look at their riders after the long break. You may have noticed that with feeding and watering, there is tendency to grow. Speaking broadly, and as a parent, it can be hard to notice the difference day-to-day. But a…

Bonnie Larson, Fundamentals Lead for the MHSCL Demo Team The fall season is upon us! For many teams, practices will commence the first week of July. What have you done with the skills and coaching tips you learned in OTBS 101 and 201? Are they dialed in and ready to go? Summer can be busy…

Annual training plans Rich Van Sickle Rich VanSickle Trying to plan a season of practices can seem like an overwhelming task. In order to help coaches, we’ve asked Jason Digman to develop a sample training program.  Jason is a lifelong cyclist and enjoys helping people enjoy their cycling and ride fast. He was a professional…