Join the soCHESco MTB team!

Girls and boys in grades 6-12 who attend public, private, or homeschool from the Avon Grove and Oxford school districts  or local areas without a team are eligible to join!

See contacts page for more information...

Time Commitments

May/June:  Pre-season events

  • Fun rides, bike tune ups, and trail building opportunities.  See calendar for upcoming events.

July/August: Summer practices

  • NICA season officially starts July 1st.  

  • Skills practices: (Proposed) Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-7:30; locations TBD

  • Trail rides: weekend mornings depending on weather (about 2+ hours Fair Hill, Middle Run, others?)​

Fall/School year practices

  • Skills Practices: (Proposed) Tuesday and Thursday 6-7:30PM. 

2019 Race / Event Schedule 

  • Sep 7/8: Gettysburg

  • Sep 21/22: Johnstown

  • Sep 28/29: Pittsburgh

  • Oct 5/6: FairHill

  • Oct 19/20: Allentown Finals and Awards!

​Race Weekends
Team members travel out either Saturday afternoon or Sunday mornings to pre-ride the course.   Team members can either arrive Saturday and stay at local hotels/campgrounds, or come up Sunday only.

Cost Commitments

  •  $300 NICA Season Pass Fee​This all-inclusive fee covers NICA & PICL membership, Race Series insurance, and access to all race events and adventure rides ($275 early discount is registered by May 31st).

  • Family: 10% off 2nd student, 10% per additional.



  • Mountain bike with front shocks and disc brakes preferred.  NICA registered riders qualify for a 25% discount on TREK bicycles from participating dealers.

  • ~$100 soCHESco Team Jersey

  • certified helmet ($100+)

  • padded bicycle shorts ($50+)

  • hydration pack ($25+).  


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