Junior BikeChat

We have some great news and hope you will share it with your junior cycling team…..
JuniorsMatter and Youth Cycling Association are teaming up to bring you a series of webchats with content that is made especially for junior cyclists.
In this free Zoom webinar, participants will have the opportunity to interact in an informal session with special guests involved in the junior cycling community.

Don’t worry… if you miss the live chat you can catch up by watching the recording here.


Upcoming Events

Junior Bikechat Ep. 12

October 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Have you thought about jumping on your bike for an overnight trip? Thinking of riding across the USA? Or exploring the world? Is Bikepacking your big dream? Can you use it as training for competition? Before you start, join panelists Rob Britton (Rally Cycling, 2019 Canadian National TT champion, 2018 1st Tour of Gila, 2017 1st Tour of Utah) and Henrick Klessmann (German junior cyclist, racer and experienced bikepacker) as they discuss their bikepacking experiences and answer all of your questions.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 13


Past Events

Junior Bikechat Ep. 12

Coming Soon!

Junior Bikechat Ep. 11

Kelsey Erickson, Executive Director of Athlete Health & Well-Being at USA Cycling, will be guiding a conversation with a panel of guest cyclists. The topic will be Clean Sport specifically in relation to Junior cyclists. Kelsey has 10 years experience working in international anti-doping, so be sure to bring all your questions! This will be a great chance to listen, learn and ask interact about a topic that you may have never really considered as a junior!

Junior Bikechat Ep. 10

In this Junior Bikechat edition Kelsey Erickson, Executive Director of Athlete Health & Well-Being at USA Cycling, guided a conversation about how athletes can ensure they are taking a holistic approach to their development.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 9

Famed Tour De Quarantine announcer, Brad Sohner, is our guest discussing the topic “Social Media, Sponsors, & You”. 

Junior Bikechat Ep. 8

In this Junior Bikechat session we will focus on Kate Courtney’s journey from the NICA ranks in Marin through the Devo ranks to becoming one of the most highly regarded Professional Mountain Bikers in the United States.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 7

In this session Ethan Frankel of UCLA will lead a discussion with fellow collegiate cyclists about what they enjoy about cycling while in college. Thinking about riding while in college. This is the perfect opportunity to ask college students about what its like.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 6

Junior Bikechat on American Cyclocross with USACycling National Team Coach Jesse Anthony and special guests (Moderated by Tom Nee)

Junior Bikechat Ep. 5

Junior Bikechat with Coach Larry Nolan and Team Specialized Juniors program graduates Cole Davis and Neilson Powless (Moderated by Finn Thomsen of Davis Bike Club). This is video 1 of 2. Be sure to watch the 2nd part also.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 4

USACycling Women’s National Team featuring Coach Mari Holden with Megan Jastrab and Emma White (Moderated by Stella Hale of San Diego Bike Club).

Junior Bikechat Ep. 3

From the Foundation for American Track Cycling. Bob Francis moderated this with athletes Kayla Hankins and Karl Baumgart.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 2

A great lineup for an evening discussion regarding the status of Junior racing including Billy Innes, Barney King and Joe Holmes.

Junior Bikechat Ep. 1

Michael and Ian Garrison, two rising stars in American cycling.