COVID-19 and PICL, March 17, 2020 update

Repost of the current edition of the PICL Singletrack Times, published 3.17.20 Glad that we are in this together. ========== How’s everyone doing out there? These are trying times and we wish our extended PICL family health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to hear from all of you about […]

Elizabethtown Team Builds Trail at School

After our huge success last season with 25 riders and amazing support from the school district, EtownMtb approached Susquehanna Area Mountain Bike Association (SAMBA) to walk the district property to discuss feasibility for a small section of singletrack on school grounds.  After walking the property, SAMBA gave us the thumbs up and […]

Leaders’ Summit Reflections

Joe Gerbrick reflects on the 2017 Leaders’ Summit and starting the Adams County Composite team this year.   Tell us a little bit about yourself…what’s your bicycling history & what motivated you to become a PICL Coach and start a team?  The value of physical fitness was instilled in me during 20 […]

Why we started a team.

 Courtney & Corey Dickman started the Bellefonte Bloodhounds team last year. They tell us why below. Corey: “I started riding my bike in the woods way back in ’92…in un-developed city lots, down power-lines or at ski resorts in the summer-time until I discovered a book written by Scott Adams called “Mountain Biking […]

Coach Check-In – First Practices

Jason Thomas offers this glimpse into the beginning of team practices at the Elizabethtown team. Jason was a founding member of the League and continues to be involved at the League level, recently attending the NICA National Conference in Eagle, CO. There he went through a new training to become a “Coach […]

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, […]

Teen Trail Corps Initiative

Berkeley, Calif. – National outdoor specialty retailer REI has partnered with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) and the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) to inspire and empower today’s youth to become effective trail advocates and stewards through the Teen Trail Corps initiative (#teentrailcorps). By teaching young mountain bikers to demonstrate respect, […]