The Berkeley Bike Club and Kai Velo Foundation hosted a “Get Kids on Bikes” fundraiser at the Clif Bar facility in Emeryville last Saturday and it was a huge success, with $32,000 raised to support local high school cycling teams. AHS Cougars team captain Allison Marten was one of the featured panelists at the event. … Read moreBerkeley Bike Club “Get Kids on Bikes” a big success
Thanks to everyone for showing up for the AHS MTB Club Racing Team 2019-20 season introductory meeting, a copy of the slideshow is linked here We will post more information about the season kickoff meeting, which will be held in early November, as soon as possible If you need a copy of the medical clearance, … Read moreSlides from Oct 17 Intro Meeting
WHEN: 7pm Thursday, Oct 17 WHERE: AHS Library WHAT: Introductory Meeting The AHS Mountain Bike Club Racing Team will be hosting an introductory meeting for all students who are interested in joining the club and riding for the team in the 2019-20 season. Coaches, returning team members and parents will be there to answer questions … Read moreIntro Meeting 7pm THU 10/17 in AHS Library
CA State High School MTB Championships May 19th, 2019 Five Albany Cougars made the long trek down to Tehachapi for the NICA High School Mountain Bike Racing state championships. The 6-mile course was purpose built by TMTA, a local bike advocacy group, and features a mix of wide dirt roads and single-track totaling about 700 … Read moreRace Report – State MTB Championships
Six Sigma Showdown / Conference Championships May 12, 2019 The Albany High School Cougars MTB Racing Team entered the final race of the regular season with the goal of claiming a team trophy, having won the Division 2 HS award at 3 of the 4 races to date. Returning to the Six Sigma Ranch & … Read moreRace Report #5
Race #4 – Six Sigma Slinger – April 28, 2019 The Albany High School Cougars MTB racing team entered the 4th race of the 2019 season on a mission, having won the Division 2 High School team trophy at the prior two races. The 5.5-mile course at 6 Sigma Ranch & Winery in Lower Lake … Read moreRace Report #4
We’re still behind recounting our NorCal racing exploits. On March 30 the Albany Cougars returned to Fort Ord (the original venue, Laguna Seca, having been rained out) and again won the team title! Read on for our racers’ action-packed micro-reports… (In keeping with our team’s tradition, the following race snippets are piled up randomly and … Read moreRacers’ Stories – NorCal Race #3
The 2019 NorCal Mountain Bike Racing season is half over! We’ve raced three times but have been too busy training to share our stories. On March 17, we did race #2 at Granite Bay, where we won the team title! Read on for anonymous snippets from our racers. (Photos follow the text.) “I had an … Read moreBrief Dispatches – NorCal Race #2!
The NorCal high school racing season is officially underway! We’ve actually had two League races now, but are a bit behind on the reporting. On February 23, we raced at Fort Ord and finished second overall as a team! Here are dispatches directly from the racers, in their own words. As with our non-League warm-up … Read moreFirst NorCal race of 2019 – More Racers’ Stories!
The Albany High Cougars like to do a race in early February, before the official NorCal League high school races start, just to get our feet wet (sometimes literally). A non-school-related outfit called CCCX puts on races for the general public, so our tradition is to kick the season off with one of the CCCX … Read moreRacers’ Stories from Albany’s First 2019 Race!