TEA Athletics

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking TEAm is back to compete in the NICA League!

Our Upper School Mountain Biking TEAm returns for another fun season riding the best trails Tahoe & Truckee have to offer! The goal of this TEam is to build the know-how, stamina and enjoyment necessary to make mountain biking a life long, healthy pursuit. Competitive races are also available to those interested – see NICA schedule below.


Who: This NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) sanctioned TEAm is for 6th to 12th grade student-athletes, girls and boys.

When: Practices begin the week of Sept 13th. Rides are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3pm to ~5:30pm during the season, the season will run through our last race on October 24, 2021. For scheduled practices and races see school calendar linked here.

2021 ScheduleClick here for NICA website, with event details. Note, the below is an abbreviated race schedule due to field work and other schedule challenges. 

  • Sunday, September 26, 2021 @ Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth, CA.
  • Sunday, October 17, 2021 @ Sierra Vista Bike Park, Reno, NV.
  • Sunday, October 24, 2021 @ Hidden Valley Regional Park, Reno, NV.

Where: Rides will vary to keep practices fresh, last season we rode Jackass, Tahoe Rim Trail, Flume, 06 and other fun, challenging single track trails. Ride schedules will be communicated prior to each practice week. Parents pick up from the ride trailhead.

Athlete Expectations: TEAm spots are limited, committed student-athletes only. Committed means 100% attendance for practices and events. All TEAm members will understand, sign and follow the Student Athlete Expectations Agreement.

Coaches: Spencer Dillon, Eric Martin, and others TBA.

Equipment: Students must provide the following: Front or full suspension mountain bike, bike helmet, gloves, hydration system and personal bike repair kit. Dress for riding and weather.

Costs: Registration fee is $200 per student. Parents / students are responsible for individual rider registration cost (~$25 per race).

Register: Please click here to register. You will then receive NICA invites from Pit Zone to complete league required athlete registration. https://pitzone.nationalmtb.org

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