Welcome to the
Desert Vista Mountain Bike Team
2022 Season Overview:
April - Registration is now OPEN!
July - Team Rides Start
August 18th - Registration Closes
(2 weeks after school starts)
September - Races Begin
November - Season Ends
November 19th - End of Season Celebration
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 Students, Ahwatukee 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
2022 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 10/11th – Ft Tuthill, Flagstaff
September 24/25th – TBD
October 8th/9th – Pioneer Park, Prescott
October 22/23rd – McDowell Park, Fountain Hills
November 6th – HS Championship TBD
How Do I Join?
2022 Registration is OPEN!
2022 Registration Process:
Step 1: Review the 2022 DV MTB Team Handbook for additional details, team expectations, the link to the CCN Registration system and the required passcode.
Step 2: Register with the Arizona Cycling Association and the DV MTB Team, using the CCN Registration system.
Step 3: Sign up for TeamSnap. Invitation will be sent after Step 2 is completed.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 Leadership section of the DV MTB Team Handbook for details and next steps.