HS League Prep

New for the 2020 SMBA line-up is the HS League Prep Camp.

 

The 7 week course will start in July and run into August, overlapping with the start of most high school teams start of season. The rides will meet at various locations to help develop trail skills and those skills also specific to racing to better prepare new HS league members for their season to help ensure their success and enjoyment! Skills covered will include:  trail repairs, fixing flats, riding in groups, technical skills on trails, etc. Whether the HS league is your first adventure into mountain bike racing or mountain biking in general, this is the program for you.

Summer Session July 6 – August 17:
Grade 9-12:  Mondays from 4:30pm – 6:30pm (meets at trailheads)
$329 Early bird          $379 After May 31

To insure a safe and pleasant day of cycling, please be sure that your child’s bike is in good working condition. Please visit Tin Shed Sports for a safety check. Other local shops provide safety checks for a nominal fee.

  • Mountain bike
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Cycling gloves
  • Helmet
  • Cycling shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Backpack or hydration pack to carry the following while riding:
  • Rain jacket/Layers
  • Water
  • Spare tube (check the tube size and valve type)
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks

Nutritious Items that hold up on the trail include:
Nut butters, jerky, apples, oranges, energy bars, dried fruit, nuts, string cheese, hummus, pretzels, cold pizza, burritos, carrots, celery, radishes, sugar snap peas, sliced bell peppers, and sandwiches.

Please avoid:
Most dairy products (e.g. yogurt, milk, soft cheese), fragile fruit (e.g. bananas, strawberries, grapes), sodas, mayonnaise, and high sugar snacks. SMBA does not allow athletes to consume caffeine at SMBA practices, races or camps.