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IYC Accelerates Into 2024 With New Cyclocross Program

IYC Accelerates Into 2024 With New Cyclocross Program

January 1, 2024 Following a year of thoughtful growth and collaborative success, Independence Youth Cycling (IYC) is thrilled to announce an expansion into the adrenaline-fueled world of cyclocross, in partnership with Guy’s Racing Club. This move capitalizes on the...

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Help Us Raise Funds and Win Prizes!

Help Us Raise Funds and Win Prizes!

Funds raised through this giveaway will be split 50/50 between IYC teams and the PA league. IYC will use these funds to power our programs in 2024 to maintain the bike fleet, insurance fees, trailer towing costs, team supplies and more. Sweepstake Prizes 2023 Trek Top...

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Why I Love Cyclocross and Why You Should Too

Why I Love Cyclocross and Why You Should Too

By Dave Berson Independence Youth Cycling / SoMont Cheltenham / Guy's Racing Club Coach October 22, 2023 The Berson's have a deep love for cyclocross, which has been fueled by European friendships, travel experiences, and a family that revolves around the sport, as...

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Teen Trail Corp Day at Twining Valley Bike Park

Teen Trail Corp Day at Twining Valley Bike Park

Help Twining Valley Park improve the trails and get ready for the local dirt! A lunch of burgers and hot dogs will be provided at 11 am between shifts. Volunteers are welcome to stay for both shifts. When: Saturday July 29 Where: Twining Valley Bike Park, 1400 Twining...

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Official Team Jersey and Fan Gear Stores OPEN!

The official team jersey/kit store is open for 2023! This year we are using Jakroo for official apparel. We have a number of different styles to choose from -- short sleeve, long sleeve and 3/4 sleeve MTB jerseys (Flow model) as well as a classic style cycling jersey...

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The Most Important Skills to Learn in Mountain Biking

The Most Important Skills to Learn in Mountain Biking

Mountain biking requires a combination of physical fitness and technical skills. Some of the most important skills to learn include: Body Position: Maintaining the proper body position on the bike is key for stability and control. This includes keeping your weight...

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PICL Trek 2022 Mountain Bike Sweepstakes and Fundraiser

PICL Trek 2022 Mountain Bike Sweepstakes and Fundraiser

We need you to help us get more kids on bikes! To make a donation and purchase chances START HERE! Here's a great way to support youth cycling both locally and at the state level! 50% of your tax-deductible donation to our state league’s fundraiser sweepstakes will go...

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August Newsletter + Team Group Camping Deadline Aug 19

August Newsletter + Team Group Camping Deadline Aug 19

In this edition Lodging at events Group camping signup deadline (Gettysburg & Raystown) August 19th - TAKE ACTION NOW. READ BELOW. PICL Event registration is open! August 29th: Final day to register in Pitzone for the ALL IN OPTION Pittsburgh and Johnstown...

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