What it means to be a youth mountain bike coach

Interested in being a youth mountain bike coach with NICA, PICL, Independence Youth Cycling and our interscholastic teams? Here’s the way we look at it. There are 3 basic “coaching” roles — Ride Supporter, Ride Leader & Skills Instructor. Participation as a coach starts at the Ride Support level. This role supports other senior coaches […]

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2022 PICL/NICA Season Planning Update

Hello and thank you for visiting the Independence Youth Cycling website and our family of PICL/NICA teams. Season planning has started but we’re a few weeks out from having any face-to-face community meetings In the meantime, here’s what you need to know. New/interested student athletes and families We are expecting another year of growth. While […]

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INDEPENDENCE YOUTH CYCLING TO MAKE ITS OFFICIAL DEBUT AT THE PHILLY BIKE EXPO AND SHARE ITS VISION TO GET MORE KIDS ON BIKES

For immediate release Editorial Contact: John Raischsendit@indiemtb.org ∙ 215-690-1298 INDEPENDENCE YOUTH CYCLING TO MAKE ITS OFFICIAL DEBUT AT THE PBE AND SHARE ITS VISION TO GET MORE KIDS ON BIKES Philadelphia, PA – November 1, 2021 – Independence Youth Cycling, a recently-formed non-profit serving the greater Philadelphia area, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Philly […]

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Friends of Cresheim Trail Recognize SoMont/Philly Wiss Trail Work

On July 31, 2021 Independence Youth Cycling’s chapter teams, SoMont and Philly Wiss, participated in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic League’s Teen Trail Corp Day at Cresheim Trail in NW Philadelphia. 23 student athletes, 10 coaches and many parents & siblings participated in the event, which was hosted by the Friends of Cresheim Trail. The collective group […]

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