LCW Juniors


Focused on Cross Country Racing for Ages 12-17

This is a group of dedicated youth athletes who share a commitment to a healthy lifestyle through cycling, strive to improve their cycling performance through training and racing, as well as being meaningful contributors to our cherished cycling community.

The goals for the DEVO Team are encourage and support youth to engage in a healthy lifestyle through the friendship, teamwork, and fun that cycling offers, contribute to the betterment of our community through volunteer projects, pursue team and personal improvement through focused training and racing, be conscientious of personal character on and off the bike so we can continue to promote the sport of cycling, the Loppet Foundation, and our sponsors in a positive light.

Session 1 is where all of the training, learning, and growing through the off-season and spring sessions pay off! The Loppet Cycle Works DEVO program session 1 applies all of sport-specific strength training and indoor/outdoor cycling to full on competition training. Wirth on Wednesdays and the Minnesota Mountain Bike Series races are the primary opportunities for trying out racing. Rides and strength classes are structured to accommodate all abilities, ensuring every participant gets a developmentally appropriate level of challenge according to their individual goals, competence, availability, and rate of progression. Finding the fun in training to compete is the goal! Competition preparation strategies and best practice are emphasized and the focus is on fundamental and sport-specific skill enhancement and refinement for race registration.

  • Dates: April 17 – June 28
  • Days/Time: Monday/Wednesday Time 4:30-6:00p
  • Where: The Trailhead
  • Cost: $465

Registration opens on 3/1/2023

Registration Coming Soon

  • Dates: July 10 – October 11
  • Days/Time: Monday/Wednesday 4:30-6:00p
  • Where: The Trailhead 
  • Cost: $600

Registration opens on 6/1/2023

Registration Coming Soon

Check out the junior off-season training programs here.

The Loppet will issue a full refund of the program fee minus a $40.00 processing fee up until one month before the program starts. There are no refunds for any cancellations within one month of the start of a program. During the program, if your child has a medical issue that makes it impossible to participate, we will issue a prorated refund minus the $40.00 processing fee. If the Loppet cancels a program, a full refund will be issued.

If you have any questions, please contact

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