Cross Country Mountain Bike Race Team

The Cross-Country Team trains together on and off the bike to become better riders, smarter racers and awesome teammates.

We build the technical skills, physical & mental strength and stamina required to cover longer distances over bigger terrain with ease and speed.

For ages 13 – 19, we primarily focus on races that require very hard pedaling for 30 minutes to 2 hours. Some experienced team riders try for longer endurance events.

  • Expert coaches share their understanding of skills, fitness and race preparation to help riders succeed
  • Ride technical terrain with more speed, strength, confidence and flow
  • Train together to acquire the skills, fitness and judgement required to ride in new locations & events.

XC riders work hard on and off the bike to improve all aspects of their training and racing.

Watch some CJC riders in action at the 2021 Bonecrusher XC Race in Madras, OR.

2022 Season Outline

  • Wednesday practices, March – October
  • Strength training on Mondays, optional for additional gym fee
  • Weekends are a mix of optional local rides, day trips or overnight camps
  • Travel to races is optional and priced individually
  • New: Team Enduro Camp in Oakridge for three epic days of riding & training, June 27 – 29, open to XC riders with proper equipment (or demo a bike), enroll below

Mandatory for Participation:

  • Riders must be ages 13 – 19
  • Positive attitude, ready to learn, prepared to ride
  • Riders must have experience and ability to ride intermediate trails
  • Modern mountain bike suitable for rough terrain (modern hardtail or full suspension)
  • Helmet, gloves, extra tube, multi-tool, water and snack on every ride.
  • Must come prepared with appropriate clothing and bike for weather and riding location.

2022 XC Race Team Schedule

Racing is optional but encouraged as it provides a focus to training and amazing opportunities to ride bikes in new places. Therefore traveling together is an important part of our team — riders can travel separately, or preferably travel with the team coaches for full support including: most food, lodging, pre-rides, mechanical help, transportation, etc.

Riders are encouraged to prioritize the events listed below to build out your season.

  • April 2: Mudslinger XC Race – Blodgett, OR, team day trip
  • April 6 – 10: Sea Otter Training Camp & Races – registration is open, camp onsite with the team, choose Enduro, 40km XC, talk to coaches about downhill or dual slalom
  • May 12 – 25: Soldier Hollow Bike Fest – Park City, Utah. Team trip to national-level event
  • June 27 – 29: Team Enduro Training Camp – Oakridge, OR, additional fee, enroll below
  • July 18 – 26: USA Cycling MTB Nationals – team trip to Winter Park, CO. Enduro, XC, STXC, DH
  • Team support at many OBRA events, TBD based on rider interest and availability

Coaching Support

Weekly team practices provide the appropriate amount of work and correct training loads for all riders to have a successful season with fantastic results at Nationals. The periodized block training is proven to keep juniors progressing their skills, fitness and knowledge.

In addition to the group rides under coach’s supervision, XC Team Riders have access to our online training program through TrainingPeaks to see any specific planned workouts, record your activities and get specific feedback from the coaches as needed.

Read Coach Bill’s article to learn more: Training Peaks Explained

Spring Schedule

  • Mondays Strength: February 1 – June 6: 4:00 – 5:00 & 5:00 – 6:00, see TeamSnap for group assignments
  • Wednesdays Ride: March 16 – June 8: 3:30 – 5:45 PM
  • Optional bonus rides, trips & events all in TeamSnap

Summer Schedule

  • Mondays Strength: June 20 – July 25: 4:00 – 5:00 & 5:00 – 6:00, see TeamSnap for group assignments
  • Wednesdays Ride: June 22 – July 27: 8:45 – 12:15
  • Optional bonus rides, trips & events all in TeamSnap

Fall Schedule

  • There is no official cross-country team in the fall. Most XC riders join the Cyclocross Team for the fall or join the NICA league to continue XC racing. Another option is to switch to our Enduro Team for a 6-week extension to continue riding on Wednesdays on fun trails.
  • Contact Coach Bill@cogwild.com to discuss a good fit to keep you going with strength, training plan, race prep, etc. to be fully ready for next year’s XC race season.

Tuition

  • Strength on Mondays: optional, goes year round, $95 monthly subscription or $475 for Feb 28 – July 25
  • Regular Season: Wednesday rides + weekend activities, $240 per month for 5 months, or $1,200 for March 16 – July 31.
  • Fall Extension: Wednesday rides & weekend activities September 14 – October 30, price tbd
  • Remote or Online Training with CJC: for approved riders, $145 per month subscription until you cancel
  • Tuition assistance is available — send a written request to Bill@cogwild.com before enrolling below.

How to Enroll:

  • 2022 Process
  • First, establish your TeamSnap registration to be added to the official roster
  • Then choose a payment option
    • Pay in full cash, check or card at our office or by phone
    • Set up automatic monthly installments with your credit card

1. TeamSnap Registration

Ensure you know which team you’re signing up with before filling out this form — it automatically rosters riders to a team based on your answers. This is how we officially collect emergency contact info, yearly waiver and medical info.

New Account

Fill out the form and complete the setup to ensure rider & parents have access to the system.

Existing Account

Complete the form only once this season. If you’re already in the 2022 group you can skip this step.

2. Choose Payment Option

Make a Full Payment

  • Call our office at 541.385.7002 to charge your card over the phone.
  • Bring cash, check or card to our office.

Setup Online Monthly Payments

  • Automatic monthly payments are setup as a recurring monthly membership in our booking platform, FlyBook, using a credit card.
  • No additional fees to you but we pay our credit card processor for each transaction
  • Installments begin on the day of your registration and will recur on that same day of the following months, until the end date as listed.
  • Late start pro-rates are adjusted manually once your first payment is made.
  • All adjustments must be made by office staff; call, email or stop by for help.

Team Clothing & Uniforms

All jerseys / bibs other team uniforms will be made available for purchase separately.

Landon Farnworth

Landon is racing pro xc events across the USA and helping lead many of the rides this season.

Bill Warburton

Coach Bill loves teaching all aspects of racing and training. He manages the entire CJC program and rides with various groups each week.