MTBX Mountain Biking Racing Team

MTBX Mountain Biking Racing Team

MTBX is excited to announce the formation of our new mountain biking Racing Team!  Participation in the team is by invitation only, and for riders age 11 to 15 with advanced trail skills and experience who are accepted for the team by the MTBX Director. 

About The MTBX Race Team

  • All team Participants must commit to a participation plan for the full  Fall season (September and October 2021) and then again for the new full Spring season (March and  April 2022.)
  • Race Team Season: Team practices begin on September  9 and go through October 24, 2021.
  • Race Team Fees: Enrollment fees are paid in advance, for the entire Fall season. Participants must enroll and commit to team practices for either for 2 or 3 sessions per week:
      • either two (2) times per weeks are $1400 (14 practices) for the entire fall season.
        OR
      • 3 times per week are $2100 (21 practice) for the entire fall season.
  • Weekly Practices: MTBX Race Team practices are held weekly on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday weekly during the season.
  • Practice Times:  Weekly practice times are from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, and from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sundays.  Practices are held at various challenging trail locations in San Mateo and Santa Clara county.
  • Drop Off/Pick Up: Parent drop off and pick up is at Mitchell Park, Palo Alto for each practice.
  • Race Fees: Race fees for the full event including race entry fees, team jersey, overnight supervision with camping and food are $395 per rider.  Contact us for more information.
  • Race Dates: Races include one in the fall and one in the spring. Race costs are an additional fee to the enrollment for the team practices. 

      • Fall Race 2021: “Sea Otter Race” near Monterey, CA on October 6, 7, 8 and 9 (Wednesday through Friday).
      • Spring Race 2022: “Exchequer Race” in La Grange, CA in mid April 2022.

Please fill out this Race Team Survey if you are interested to join our MTBX Racing Team!

MTBX Race Team At the Exchequer Mountain Bike Extravaganza

The MTBX racing team proudly took home two first place medals in this competitive event.  MTBX Racing Team was proud to have competed in their first race in April 2021 at the regional  Exchequer Mountain Bike Extravaganza near La Grange, California.  Exchequer is a 2 day racing event  weekend that includes cross country (XC) and enduro. The XC race included 10-mile course with approximately 1600 feet of elevation gain. The enduro was a three stage downhill competition.

First place Enduro – Coach Erik Werner!

First Place Enduro – Jessie Slafsky!
Check out our 1st place medals for MTBX!

Team Coach Lukas Swidler and Christian Tafoya  raced hard for MTBX!