Ride Rwanda: 500 miles, 7 Days and 48K feet of climbing

Josh Crenshaw is the parent of a Roseville/Mounds View Area Composite Cycling Team rider, and a team coach. By all measures he’s an ordinary father, husband, mountain biker, and League volunteer. However Josh decided to take his love of cycling to make a difference in this world. On May 22 He departs Minnesota to link…

Admit it: you’re having a blast riding on your Minnesota Interscholastic Cycling Team. As you approach your senior year you’ll begin to wonder, “what’s next?”  Lucky for us Maddie Arpin, a member of the University of Minnesota Cycling Team(UMCT), has all the answers to all the questions you were afraid to ask about UMCT and collegiate…

Let me start with gratitude. If you’re reading this, you are either considering coaching or returning to coach this year. Thank you so much for your gift of service. I say this all the time and it’s worth saying again and again. Coaching is a gift we give to our communities and to our future.…

Back for it’s second season, the Minnesota High School Cycling League Rider Development Camp returns to True North Base Camp and the Cuyuna Lakes Recreation Area July 16-20th. For this year, we have extended the camp by another day! Open to all rider ability levels, the camp is not just about becoming a better rider, but…

When: Saturday April 22rd and Sunday 23rd, 2016; doors open at 8:30am each day. Where: Quality Bike Products (QBP) 6400 W 105th St, Bloomington, MN 55438 Cost: New Coaches (includes books) $125 before March 31st, $150 after. Returning Coaches $75 before March 31 – $100 after. The MN High School Cycling League brings together coaches,…

Say hello to our newest writer Logan Cummings. Logan’s a junior at Minnetonka High School and has raced for their mountain bike team since his freshman year. Read how Logan learned mountain biking was for him. Throughout my life I have tried a plethora of sports. When I was young I played soccer, but I…

What’s it like to compete in your first National Interscholastic Cycling League race?  Here’s how Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Team student athlete Chris Boucher experienced it. At my first Minnesota High School Cycling League race, I had so much support from my team. One of the main things I remember from it was an experienced…

Carley and Libbey Endersbe: ride for the freedom, ride for the love

In case you don’t know them, Carley and Libbey Endersbe are identical twins, Minnesota League Alumni (Burnsville/Lakeville Composite Team 2012- 2013) where they were regulars on the medal podium, and currently attend Ft Lewis College (a NICA sponsor!) in Durango, Colorado and race for the school’s top ranked cycling team. Both student athletes pursue both academic and athletically…

Spring Break is a great time to ride bikes and meet new people. For my spring break, I went to San Diego, California. My dad and I wanted to ride with some fellow National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) members from the SoCal league, which races in the spring. We began by contacting Bruce Martens, the league’s National Coaching…

2016 Olympian Kelly Catlin: Mindfulness is the key

Kelly Catlin is a goal driven person, as you’ll soon read. A Minnesota High School League Alumnus (she competed for the Roseville Area Composite Team in both 2012 and 2013) she recently earned a spot on the 2016 Olympic Cycling Team (track). Kelly’s on a sabbatical from the University of Minnesota while she trains for…