Team Bulldog Hosts 6th Annual New Jersey High School and Middle Mountain Biking Championships and Kids’ Race

Team Bulldog hosts it's 6th Annual New Jersey High School and Middle Mountain Biking Championships and Kids’ Race on May 7th, 2011 at Kittatinny Valley State Park in Andover, NJ.

Rockaway, NJ, March 21, 2011 --( Team Bulldog, a New Jersey based cycling team, in cooperation with its title sponsor Cycle Craft, today announced that it will be holding it’s Sixth Annual NJ High School and Middle School Mountain Bike Championships and Kids’ Race on May 7th, 2011. This exciting event will again be held at Kittatinny Valley State Park in Andover, NJ, over a variety of trails, including flowing single track, rock gardens, and a fire-road climb.

The NJ HS/MS Championships and Kids’ Race have been highly popular since their inception by Team Bulldog in 2006. “Over the last five years we've averaged about 80 racers come who have come out and competed on five different age and ability graded courses. It's always great to see so many excited kids and parents. We're hoping to have over 100 racers this year!” says Team President Brian Lariviere.

Racers from any state are eligible to enter, however the first NJ resident in each class will earn the title of New Jersey State Mountain Bike Champion. Participants must be currently enrolled in a Middle School (grades 6-8) or High School (grades 9-12) and must be age 18 or under. Mountain bikes in good working order are required and helmets are mandatory. For the kids’ race, any fat tire bike, including BMX, will do fine. Parents or guardians must be present and sign a release form before any student may compete. For more information, please visit their website at or or email Brian (at) teambulldog (dot) com.

About Team Bulldog: Team Bulldog is more than just a racing team. In the past 20 years the team has grown from a group of junior racers to a well-established team that includes men and women of all ages and abilities, Category 3 (Beginner) through Pro. With more than 40 members on the current roster, including 12 junior racers on the U19 team, Team Bulldog jerseys are a fixture at most NJ/NY mountain bike races. Team Bulldog takes great pride in its commitment to the sport of cycling, the environment, and the community. Each year the team sponsors two mountain bike and two cyclocross races, and team members volunteer hundreds of hours of trail maintenance annually. To find out more, visit

About CycleCraft: CycleCraft Inc. is a well-known NJ bicycle retailer, with locations in Parsippany and Long Valley. With a 40-year history of putting the customer first, Cycle Craft’s team of professional sales consultants, fit specialists, mechanics and certified coaches are ready to support every aspect of your cycling lifestyle. For further information, please visit

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Tom Kruse