Minds of MTB meeting in Eagle

By John LaConte

EAGLE — The National Interscholastic Cycling League started in California about a decade ago with a goal to get more teenagers on bikes. At that time, it was more of a club than an organization, meeting after school and on the weekends.Seven years ago, the association got serious and launched interscholastic programs in California and Colorado, making cross country mountain biking a high school sport similar to cross country running. But it took off more like a sprinter — after starting with two states and a few hundred kids, it is now up to 18 states and 10,000 student participants.In …

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