Equipment Requirements

Each student-athlete must bring the following to every practice and race:

  • Mountain bike in working order
    (see FAQs for advice on bike features, where to purchase, and typical costs)
  • Bike helmet in safe condition and with a proper fit
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Water bottle(s) or hydration pack
  • Bike gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Spare tube (even if you run tubeless) and tire levers

Coaches should also bring the following:

  • Tire pump
  • Bike multi-tool
  • Minimal first aid, including alcohol wipes and a self-adhesive bandage wrap. A complete first aid kit will be located at the trailhead of each practice or race pit zone tent.
  • Bike light (helmet or handlebar mount)

Student-athletes are also encouraged to bring the above items as well.