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Who we are

Founded in 2009, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for student-athletes across the United States.


Coaches Resources

NICA coaches are role models and teachers who are open to learning the best practices of youth mountain bike coaching and actively work to hone their leadership skills on and off the bike.


Get Involved

Want to get involved, volunteer your time or donate to support getting more kids on bikes?


News & Announcements
July 29, 2022
Decision and Announcement of the Directors of The Southern California High School Cycling League

Read more about this developing story here.

NICA exists because of the generous support of our founding sponsors, national sponsors and our donors. If the interscholastic cycling movement moves you, please consider donating and help get one more kid on a bike!

NICA Social Media

We couldn't be more excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month here at NICA - and how could we do that more effectively than by giving the spotlight to our own Hispanic cycling community?

For many people, cycling isn't just a hobby. It's a way of life, a livelihood. Jimmy Lizama, a bike advocate, and builder, spends his free time working with a local bike building program, Re: Ciclos. Check out Jimmy's story in this amazing article from Bicycling.com (link in bio).
#NICA #MoreKidsOnBikes #MoreGirlsOnBikes
Photo Source: Relámpago Wheelery

No podríamos estar más emocionados de celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana y ¿cómo podríamos hacerlo de manera más efectiva que dando protagonismo a nuestra propia comunidad hispana?

Para muchas personas, el ciclismo no es sólo un pasatiempo. Es una forma de vida, un sustento. Jimmy Lizama, un constructor y defensor de bicicletas, pasa su tiempo libre trabajando con un programa local de construcción de bicicletas, Re: Ciclos. Lee su historia en este increíble artículo de Bicycling.com (enlace en la biografía).

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Need help figuring out how to start a GRiT program on your team? That's our job to help with! First step: reach out to your league's GRiT coordinator. We have all the GRiT coordinators listed on our nationalmtb.org website on the Girls Riding Together page!
#NICA #MoreKidsOnBikes #MoreGirlsOnBikes #NICAGRiT
Necesitas ayuda para iniciar un programa GRiT en tu equipo? ¡Para eso estamos! Primer paso: comuníquese con el coordinador de GRiT de su liga. ¡Tenemos a todos los coordinadores de GRiT listados en nuestro sitio web nationalmtb.org en la página Girls Riding Together!

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Nothing beats a NICA race sunrise! We can't get over how beautiful this race venue is. What're some of your favorite race spots?

#NICA #MoreGirlsOnBikes #MoreKidsOnBikes

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We have yet another NICA woman to congratulate! Gwendalyn Gibson began racing with NICA when she was a freshman in high school. From racing with the local team to just earning herself a WORLD CUP FIRST PLACE TITLE(!!), Gwendalyn is proof that we need more girls on bikes!

#MoreKidsOnBikes #MoreGirlsOnBikes #NICA

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