Press & Blog


How We Doin?

  Here’s what I looked like when I found out that school’s out for summer that my kids will be with me all the time for the next five months… If this was a gif my eye would be twitching. Schools out for summer… Just kidding. We’re tearing a tractor apart, together. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Grinnin’ and Winnin’

  It doesn’t get better than that – well, okay, so maybe dry and fast would have been a lot of fun too, but Grinnin’ at Granite was pretty amazing on a number of fronts. We awarded a bunch of TTC Captains their wickedly sweet trail tools. Harry Potter quidditched his way […]


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, […]


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 […]