Informational Meetings

Types of Meetings

Informational Team Meetings

Our teams will host informational meetings where parents and future racers are welcome to attend and learn about the team, upcoming training rides and meet the coach!

Add your meeting to this page.
Send an email to Libby Hurley

  • Interested in learning more about racing mountain bikes?
  • Interested in becoming a coach and would like to know more?
  • Interested in volunteering at upcoming races or just want to learn more?

UPCOMING MEETINGS
(to date)


Fri. May 16th
Washburn, Mpls Southside Composite, and new Southwest High School Teams

Tangletown Bike Shop is located next to Fuller Park at 322 W 48th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55419
Time: 10 am
Parent Meeting, Gear Check and Registration.
QUESTIONS? Contact Tonja Sahaydak.

Tue. May 19th
Bloomington Team

Bloomington Kennedy High School Media Center
Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
QUESTIONS? Contact Kent Karjala.

Tue. May 19th
The Hutchinson Tigers Cycling Club informational meeting

Hutchinson Library Meeting Room
Grades 7-12 Welcome
Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm
QUESTIONS? Contact Mike Roen

Tue. May 19th
Lakeville North team meeting

Lakeville North High school room #346
Time: 6:00pm
QUESTIONS? Contact Clint Swenson

Tue. May 19th
Shakopee Mountain Bike Club: Students and parents from 7th through 12th grade invited to attend a meeting to determine the amount of interest in starting a club for 2015.

Shakopee Senior High Lecture Hall
Time: 7:00pm-7:45pm
QUESTIONS? Contact Kyle Sobota.


MN LEAGUE – RECAP AND NEWS FOR 2015

The MN League, which began in 2011, has exponentially doubled in size each year! Last year, we supported 41 teams across the state of Minnesota – in 2015, we anticipate over 60 teams.

The MN League is one of 14 statewide mountain bike racing leagues operating under the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA).  Based in Berkeley, CA, NICA provides resources and guidance to guide the development of high school mountain bike racing across the U.S.

For the 2015 Fall racing season, MN League will be adding two new race venues to their schedule.  Race 2 on Sept. 20th will take place in Austin, MN near Wolf Creek and Todd Park. This will be a new trail built for mountain bike riding and racing. Race 4 will take place on the Cuyuna Lakes Trail in Cuyuna Lakes, MN. The MN League strives to add new venues each year to the MN League schedule for team development and bring statewide awareness of the high school mountain bike racing program.

Other news for 2015 – we will be in our second season of middle school aged racing.  Previously, only high school aged students could participate in NICA mountain bike racing programs.  Thanks to a successful Pilot Program hosted by the MN League in 2013, 7th and 8th graders are now able to join existing teams or launch separate middle school teams.

Racing will take place in September and October 2015.

General Questions: please send an email to Josh Kleve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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