SB Juniors and Kids On Bikes
2019 Season Information
Syracuse Bicycle is proud to offer a program for young cyclists in Central New York with the SB Juniors Cycling Team and the SB Kids on Bikes Club. Our mission is the positive development of young boys and girls through cycling with a focus on strong mind, strong body and strong character. Our goal with the SB Junior Team is introduce kids to competitive bike racing with the discipline of cyclocross in the fall. We are not an “elite” only program; we will help your child develop the skills and habits of an effective racer, including technical skills, training, nutrition, and – most of all – how to have fun on your bike!
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sb Kids on Bikes
sb Kids on Bikes is program to introduce kids to mountain biking skills and concepts, geared for children interested in riding for fun, fitness, and adventure. The program mission is development of strong mind, strong body, and strong character through cycling.
September 7, 14, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2. All practices start at 9 a.m. and end at 11 a.m.
sb Junior Cycling Team
The sb Junior Team is for kids who want to race cyclocross. Our program is open to all levels of cyclocross riders (novice to advanced). We will help your child develop the skills and habits of an effective cyclocross racer. Our goal is to develop technical skills, fitness, nutrition, and – most of all – how to have fun on your bike!
September 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29. All practices run from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
WHAT WE ARE ASKING FROM CLUB MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES
*You must love to ride your bike and want to increase your skills and get stronger and faster.
*Cyclocross racing experience is NOT required.
*Junior racers must purchase an annual USA Cycling junior racing license and pay their own race entry fees.
*You will need to provide your own bike, either a cyclocross bike or a mountain bike. It needs to fit well and be in good operating condition. A properly fitting helmet is also required and a water bottle/cage affixed to your bike or a hydration pack.
USA CYCLING LICENSE REQUIRED FOR sb Juniors ONLY
USA Cycling Junior racing license can be purchased here: http://www.usacycling.org/youth-license-information.htm. A USA Cycling License is required for sb Juniors U19/U15 Teams riders, payable online when you join USA Cycling. It is NOT required for Kids of Bikes Club members.
IMPORTANT – when you purchase your license you need to specify your CLUB and TEAM. Your TEAM is “SB JUNIORS”. Your Club is Syracuse Bicycle Cycling Club.
REALLY IMPORTANT – your cyclocross racing age is your age as of December 31, 2020 — your age as of the end of NEXT YEAR, not your age THIS YEAR.