Executive Director's Note With the new year, we have changed the format of the NICA News to be shorter and more interactive and we are eager to hear


Coach Morgan Fletcher and rider Lulu Fletcher of NorCal's Oakland Composite Team get ready to practice. Photo By Jon Suzuki.

Executive Director's Note

With the new year, we have changed the format of the NICA News to be shorter and more interactive and we are eager to hear how you like it.

As a national non-profit, we are “owned” by our constituents and our doors are always open to feedback, concerns, ideas, and, of course, personal stories. It is our privilege to serve you, so please let us know how we are doing. I encourage you to review this month’s articles and follow our day-to-day activities and announcements thru our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). Thanks for your support and involvement and now, let’s make 2014 stellar!

Click here to read more from Austin!

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Development Director, Suzette Ayotte is a natural fit at NICA.

Meet NICA's New Development Director, Suzette Ayotte.

We're delighted and excited to announce that we've hired Suzette Ayotte to be the Development Director for NICA! We are beyond pleased to have Suzette on the team and can't wait for you to get to know her (though you might already!)

Read on and meet Suzette!!


Sponsor support makes NICA possible!

And Now a Word for Our Sponsors.

With the new year comes a new crop of sponsors, a welcome return of our renewing sponsors and the celebration of our continued sponsors. Let us stop a minute and tell you how very proud we are of our sponsors and what their support means to us!

The full story on our fabulous Sponsors of 2014!

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The Arizona League's Cactus Shadows Team take a moment to rest in the shadow of some boulders.

Catching up with Arizona League Coach, Kara Nicholls.

Julia Lawrence our Coach and Team Registration Manager, caught up with Kara Nicholls, the Arizona League Coach and Team Director of the Cactus Shadows High School Mountain Bike Team about their inaugural season!

Learn more about one of Arizona's fledgling leagues!


Imagine your kids having fun, learning and experiencing possibility HERE!

Summer Camp for NICA Student-Athletes at Fort Lewis College.

Texas League Director Vance McMurry and Utah League Director Lori Harward are teaming up to offer a summer mountain bike camp for kids in Durango, Colorado at Fort Lewis College! Go Skyhawks!

Check out this exciting opportunity for kids to experience mountain biking in the homeland!

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NICA announced the tenth league, Georgia, at last year's Interbike convention.

New League Bids Process Starts February 19th.

We have exciting, breaking news! Okay, not that breaking. But exciting nonetheless. NICA's New League Bid webinars start February 19th. If you want to start a NICA League in your state, this is where to begin!

Get the full story on our bid process and learn how to submit yours.

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Are you ready for the roll out?!

LIVE Blogging the NICA Awards!

Can't join the NICA Awards in Berkeley, CA this weekend? Don't worry, we've got you covered! We'll be live tweeting and instagramming the Benefit ride with Jeremiah Bishop AND the NICA Awards dinner and ceremony!

Follow us @nationalmtb and #NICAawards to catch all the action.

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