For Immediate Release
BIKE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM (BICP) ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH USA CYCLING
Bellingham, WA – The Bike Instructor Certification Program (BICP) is excited to announce a new partnership with USA Cycling. USA Cycling is happy to recognize the Bike Instructor Certification Program (BICP) as the official Mountain Bike Skills Instruction Certification for their mountain bike coaches.
The partnership is a natural fit: USA Cycling is dedicated to developing the sport of cycling in the United States at all levels. They are committed to bringing together cyclists, coaches, event promoters, community leaders, volunteers, and fans, to form communities of those who want to see the sport of cycling prosper. They are shaping athletes to compete at National, World Cup, and Olympic levels. These sentiments are mirrored in BICP’s mission “to advance the global standard for mountain bike instruction, driving an inclusive community empowering members through education, certification, service, and experience.”
“I couldn’t be more excited or prouder of this announcement, says Shaums March, Founder and Lead Instructor for the BICP. “I have been working with the US National Mountain Biking Team for years and I am excited to help develop more coaches as we grow in our sport.”
About the Bike Instructor Certification Program
The Bike Instructor Certification Program (BICP) offers professional training and certification for individuals who lead group rides or teach mountain bike skills clinics. The BICP is building on proven, successful methods nearly two decades in development, and aims to establish a global standard for mountain bike skills instructor training by demystifying the teaching process with structured progression.
For more information about certifications and events with BICP, visit: https://icp.bike and
About USA Cycling
USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling in the United States and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. With a mission to develop the sport of cycling in the United States at all levels and to achieve sustained international racing success, USA Cycling supports cyclists from enthusiasts just beginning in the sport to seasoned professionals. They may be best known for the identification, development, and selection of cyclists to represent the United States in international competition, but equally important is our support of amateur bike racing through grassroots development programs and the provision of critical infrastructure to run organized racing. Recently, they have broadened our mission to support enthusiasts and the events in which they participate like gran fondos and fun rides.
The mission of USA Cycling is to develop the sport of cycling in the United States at all levels and to achieve sustained international racing success while fostering a shared commitment to safety, integrity, and the joy of cycling. Their vision is that the sport of cycling in the United States is safe, fun, and locally accessible for a vibrant community of racers, enthusiasts, supporters and event directors, and is represented by highly successful athletes competing with integrity on the world stage.
For information on USA Cycling, please visit https://www.usacycling.org.