Braking, shifting, bike/body separation, cornering, mountain trail riding, and more.
A fun way to prepare for upcoming races while also building muscular and cardiovascular strength.
Focusing on community, respect for others and the outdoors, inclusivity, and equity.
Optional: Competitive mountain biking courses at Prescott, Flagstaff, and Phoenix.
We strive to build strong mind, body, and character through the lifelong sport of mountain biking, including:
We strongly adhere to these values and strive to ensure that the lessons our student-athletes learn alongside their friends and coaches will carry on for the rest of their lives.
The team is open to any student in Prescott, Arizona who will be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next school year and will attend:
All riding abilities are welcome and there are no tryouts.
We will be holding several skills clinics and casual trail rides in June.
Regular Season Practices: July through October
Regular practices are held in the late afternoon on Mondays and Wednesdays as well as occasional Saturday mornings. Each practice will include a mixture of skills instruction, trail riding, fun games, and positive sportsmanship.
Racing is optional and includes four events in September and October. See arizonacycling.org and click on “Race” menu for more info/dates.
Individual and group photos will be scheduled for one of our practices and those digital images will be provided at no charge to student-athletes, their parents, and the school yearbook.
We also host some group camping at several races, a few special guests speakers at practices, a kickoff BBQ, a trail workday where both our student riders and coaches learn more about trail development and maintenance, several field trips to nearby riding regions like Sedona and the Black Canyon Trail, and an end-of-season celebration.
The following fees are mandatory for all student riders:
Financial assistance programs are available for both fees. Please contact us for more info.
Early registration is highly encouraged since the team size may be capped at any time based on factors like coach-to-student-athlete ratios. Returning riders will be emailed a registration passcode in early April when student registration opens. New riders should contact us so that a passcode can be provided after reviewing team expectations, including the requirements detailed above.
Learn more about the variety of ways to support our team, from volunteer positions to financial donations.