We are excited to have you join our team!

The goal is to have fun and develop a love for mountain biking.

Before you register, here is information about the upcoming season. If you have questions, please contact us before you register!

Who can join?

  • The Palouse Bicycle Racing Composite Team is open to youth riders of all abilities who consider Moscow Mountain to be their local trail system.
  • Student Riders from 6th to 12th grade. Riders must be no younger that 10 years old and in 6th grade.
  • Volunteer Coaches are adults who ride, mentor, and coach the students. Volunteer coaches must register through the league, see below. We ask that coaches commit to a riding schedule.

What gear do I need?

  • Mountain Bike. Not sure if your bike is capable? Text or email the coach a photo and we’ll take a look for you! (The team has a limited number of bikes & gear available for student use. Contact the coaches to discuss.)
  • Helmet
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

When will we ride?

  • Team rides will be on the Moscow Mountain trail system, with occasional rides at other local venues, including early season rides in town, and Hells Gate State Park in Lewiston.
  • There are 5 races. It is expected that riders attend at least one race. Race information is on the league’s web page.   
  • The riding season starts February 1 and goes through June. Weekday rides will start AFTER daylights savings, March 10.
  • We ride at least twice a week: one weekday and one weekend. Your coach will provide the ride / practice schedule in the following weeks. (Advanced riders will have an additional ride each week.)
  • Team rides are expected to be about 1.5 to 2 hours long. 
  • Only registered riders and registered coaches are permitted on team rides.
  • Scheduling will be done through the app, “Team Snap.” Please be sure to RSVP for each ride and race. You will be invited to Team Snap after you are registered.

How do I join?

Student Riders

  • Complete the Washington Student Cycling League registration process via Join Team button. (Registration opens January 15, 2024)
  • Rider fee is $265. Scholarships are available: Apply Here! This fee covers insurance and race entry for 5 league races. These funds DO NOT go to the team, but the league.
  • Palouse Composite DOES NOT charge additional fees; all of the coaches are volunteer & team gear has been donated by our sponsors. 
  • Returning riders may exchange their jersey for a different size. New riders will be given a jersey at the first race. PLEASE RETURN JERSEYS THAT ARE NOT BEING USED! Jersey are our biggest expense at about $70 each! (Additional and replacement jerseys may be available to purchase. )

Volunteer Coaches

  • The team NEEDS experienced mountian bikers to ride with these kids. All you need is a good attitude & a bike! A minumum of 6 coaches are needed at each ride (2 per cohort of rides). 
  • We ask that coaches commit to a riding schedule & communicate with the head coaches if unable to make a ride. 
  • Complete the Washington Student Cycling League registration process via Join Team button.
  • Volunteer coach fee is $40. Contact the team directors (Matt or Michael) to be reimbursed for this fee.
  • Coaches must complete WSCL coach licensing requirements via Join Team button.
  • Questions? Email (PalouseComposite@gmail.com) or call (Matt: 208-596-1643) the Head Coach or the League Director (info@washingtonleague.org) if you have any questions.


Note: If the team registration is sold out, the team has reached its maximum capacity. Please contact info@washingtonleague.org to be placed on a wait list or to be placed on a different team.


Phone: 208-596-1643 (Matt, head coach)
Email: info@palousebicycleracing.org