Events


Let’s all get along – the NICA Code of Conduct

As mentioned in the mid-July newsletter there is an important Code of Conduct that guides our actions and approaches. We love getting the whole PICL gang together, but even the wonderful and passionate PA tribe can run into problems when we don’t follow this code and treat each other – and all […]


The First Adventure and the Next One

No, not Captain America, that’s the First Avenger. This was the First Adventure! Or, it was the first Adventure based weekend orchestrated by a NICA league. What do we mean? Every NICA season event that happened before our visit to the Oesterling Farm in early September was a competition driven event. We’re […]


Looking back at GRiT Camp 2017

As we head into our second race season, we look back to our GRiT camp and share this letter from a grateful family.    To the members of PICL, I wanted to share a story about my daughter becoming involved in your league.  Last year my son was part of the inaugural season, […]


2017 GRiT Camp

Last weekend, thirty-six excited, adventurous girls from across PA and NJ packed up their bikes, helmets and sleeping bags to attend PICL’s very first GRiT Camp! Friday afternoon, campers arrived in small groups at the lovely Camp Lackawanna in Wyoming County. The camp is settled at the tip of the Vosburg Neck, […]


Leaders Summit or Coach Essentials Course?

We’ve recently gotten questions about the differences between the March Leader’s Summit and the Coach Essentials clinics planned for this spring at Dirt Rag Dirt Fest and again in August. Here’s a quick overview of the sessions and the differences between the two: Leader’s Summit – this is a two-day session that focuses […]


PA Dirt Tour

As we look forward to our first race day in September, we are excited to roll out the 2016 PA Dirt Tour (#PAdirtTour) to build momentum and help you form teams. The purpose of these events is to bring awareness about our new league and to answer questions of any potential student athletes, parents, sponsors, […]


Join Us at Trail Fest in Pittsburgh

Come see us at Trail Fest this weekend presented by Trail Pittsburgh in North Park. We’ll be sharing important info on how to get involved with the League and how you can help us get ‪#‎morekidsonbikes‬ in 2016! Clay Chiles and Matt Spohn will be on hand to explain how to start […]