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Bike Loaner Program

WHAT IS THE ARKANSAS NICA BIKE LOANER PROGRAM? 

Objective

Through the generosity of donors and sponsors, Arkansas NICA has been able to build a small fleet of bikes to be used by student-athletes who otherwise wouldn’t be able to experience the benefits of mountain biking with a team. 

What will the Bike Loaner program do? 

With an initial investment in early 2019, Arkansas NICA purchased 30 bikes in a variety of sizes. Coaches may apply for a student to receive a loaner bike, or for a team bike(s). Once approved, the coach or student-athlete will have use of the bike for an entire NICA season beginning Fall 2021. Loaner agreements must be signed by student-athlete, parent/guardian and coach. 

How it works

Arkansas NICA recognizes that access to a safe mountain bike is a barrier to participation for some of our student-athletes. As part of our commitment to reaching a diverse student population across the state, we want Arkansas NICA coaches to be able to support any interested youth in your community. If an interested student needs a loaner bike, his/her coach will simply fill out a bike loaner application online. Our Bike Loaner Program committee will review applications and bikes will be provided based on a total number of applications and on need. Bike Loaner applications are due July 1, and then will be accepted on a rolling basis after that depending on loaner bike inventory.

Biker Loaner Application

Bike Loaner Program Handbook - must read before applying

** You must be a NICA coach to fill application out

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