Welcome to the
Desert Vista Mountain Bike Team

2021 Season Overview:
 April  - Registration is OPEN
July  - Team Rides Start
August 28th Registration Closes
September  - Races Begin
November - Season Ends
December - End of Season Celebration


Mission Statement:
Get more kids on bikes, riding for life!


Who Are We?

We are a club sport at Desert Vista High School, open to all DV StudentsAhwatukee Middle School Students & Home School Students within the DV boundaries, interested in Mountain Biking.   We participate in the Arizona Cycling Association, that provides a positive environment where our members can compete and enjoy the sport of Mountain Biking while developing friendships, athletic skills, and team work that will last a lifetime. Riders of all abilities and fitness levels are encouraged to join us as we learn and experience the adventures of Mountain Biking!

Watch "Single Track High" for a great intro to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association by Pedal Born Pictures


What Do We Do? --> We have fun riding Mountain Bikes!

Practice Schedule - Starting in July

2021 Race Schedule

Middle School Riders:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 5:30am

High School Riders:

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday @ 5:30am

Rides start from either Corpus Christi Church or Altadena Middle School

September 11/12th – Race #1 Flier & Results

Fort Tuthill County Park – Flagstaff

September 25/26th – Race #2 Flier

Nordic Center - Flagstaff


October 9th/10th – Race #3 Flier

Pioneer Park - Prescott

October 23/24th – Race #4 Flier

White Tanks - Waddell

November 6th/7th – High School State Championship

Ft. Huachuca - Sierra Vista


How Do I Join? 

2021 Registration is CLOSED, look for information about 2022 in the Spring

Registration Process:

Step 1:  Review the DV MTB Team Handbook for additional details and team expectations. 


Step 2:  Email dvmtnbike@gmail.com a signed copy of the DV MTB Rider Agreement and TUHSD Picture Release forms, found in the DV MTB Team Handbook

Step 3: Submit New Rider Request Form. after Step 2 is completed.

Step 4:  Register in the NICA Pit Zone Invitation will be sent after Step 3 is completed.

Step 5:  Sign up for TeamSnap  Invitation will be sent after Step 4 is completed.

Step 6:  Get your bike tuned up and get ready for some fun!

Email Head Coach Mike Dale with any questions.


How Do I Help?


Parental Support is vital to the success of the team.  From early morning rides, emergency bike repairs, to race day support, each Rider needs a solid support team!

Recent Press about High School Mountain Biking:

Thunder Mountain Bikers Share State Podium - Ahwatukee Foothills News December 9, 2019

East Valley Pedaling into Interscholastic Cycling - East Valley Tribune December 17, 2018

The Future of American Cycling - Velo News July 31, 2019

How NICA is Changing Lives - Velo News July 30, 2019


DV MTB Booster Club

As a club activity at DV, we are responsible for all team finances and team management activities.  We fall under the guidance of the DVHS Thunder Board Association for all financial reporting requirements.  Contact our Booster Club Officers with any questions.

To request approval for team funds, use the Funds Request Form, prior to making any purchases.


There are many opportunities to volunteer to support the team. Please review the DV MTB Leadership Role Handbook for details and next steps.


Team Handbooks:

Fry's VIP Card Community Rewards Program:

Who Do We Thank?

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