Highland Park Composite includes grade 7-12 riders from Highland and neighboring schools including Twin Cities Academy, Mendota Heights Gethsemane, TCA, SPA, Avalon and Henry Sibley. We are part of the Minnesota High School Cycling League.
We have fun rides, practices for all levels, and anyone can join. Everyone rides – as described by pinkbike and MPR . it’s a great way to develop a lifelong healthy sport. Interested in joining? click here.
(We moved sites recently, our old site can be seen at highlandmtb.wikispaces.com)
Our season runs from July to October.
TeamSnap site is at snap.hpmtb.org. Only registered riders can see it, we share information here.
Check out our team intro page
Racing – NICA
See the Minnesota League site for the race schedule and the key race flyers. Races are also posted on our Team Calendar.
HPMTB Race Guide (details vary by race)
Our team needs to provide 4-5 volunteers for each race. Please consider signing up! Here is the MN League Volunteer Sign Up Link
Summer Race and Camp Season
- MNMBS Races (some are free)
- Penn Cycle Buck Hill races are a great deal: $5 for novices, $10 otherwise. Every summer Thursday.
- 3 rivers races info
True North MTB/DevCamp happens every summer (full for 2018)
We typically practice Tues/Thur for two hours and have a weekend trail ride for 2-3 hours or race (hours and days can vary with daylight). See the Team Calendar (above) for time and place and our Rides and Trails for directions and trail info.
We monitor MORC Trail Conditions prior to practices and may change sites as needed. We don’t ride wet trails.
If there is active thunder, lightning, hail (official storm warning) we will cancel practice. We practice in rain; dress for being wet.
Practice cancellations or quick changes: update Calendar and send out TeamSnap alert. If we are short ride leaders 36h prior to practice we will cancel.
Strava & Facebook
For both on and off-season, anyone can join our optional Strava group.
You can also follow us on Facebook