NOTE: This schedule is relatively consistent year to year with slight variation. The official opening of season date, and available preseason times will be announced at that meeting. This schedule will be updated as dates are finalized and this section will identify how current the data is.
Ask Coaches - Nothing as a team, but we can point you to various non-NICA places to ride.
Preseason: Oct TBD - Dec 1
Approved pre season practices. Occurring 6 selected Sunday afternoons during Oct and Nov.
Season: Dec - May
Pre race training
Weekdays: Limited chances to ride in evenings. Potential off bike workout training. (all optional)
Sundays: trail rides - weather rules apply (depending on conditions, rides might shift to Sat but will be worked out in advance to optimize participation)
weekdays - same
Weekend - non-race weekends will have same weather rules training rides.
Specific race weekends vary from year to year, but usually starts with time trial last weekend of Feb.
6 race weekends starting after the time trial and ending with the last race the first weekend of May. Races will NOT be scheduled on Easter Weekend.
Typical Race weekend schedule:
evening Course set up
9-11AM Pit Zone set up
11-1 Middle School Pre ride
1:00 MS Boys A
1:30 MS Boys B
2:10 MS Girls
3:00 HS Pre ride
4:00 Middle School Awards
10:30 Alternating HS riders (Girls or boys - Varsity, JV1, JV2, Fresh) 12:15 Remaining HS riders
NOTE: Race weekends are executed with the help of volunteers. Teams are requested to provide 1 volunteer per every 4 registered riders. Jets parents are requested to fill two volunteer slots per season. Volunteer slots include both on course and off course positions that occur in time slots before, during, and after races. Slots do not require background training, although some slots, Roving Marshall, for example, involve biking long distances.