The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Print Edition
Letter to the editor submissions
Have a strong opinion about something happening on campus or in Fort Collins? Want to respond to an article written on The Collegian? Write a Letter to the Editor by following the guidelines here.
Follow Us on Twitter
The Importance of Supporting Engineering Education
The Importance of Supporting Engineering Education
February 20, 2024

In today's era of information technology, engineering plays the role of a vanguard, trying to optimize processes and develop new products, making...

Meet the Mountain Biking Club


By Michael Berg


When you think of successful CSU athletics, it is time to broaden your view beyond typical NCAA Division I sports.

The CSU Cycling Club, just one of the nationally-ranked club sports offered here, is about to hit the mountain biking national competition in Missoula, Montana. This weekend, they will be proudly representing CSU in both team and individual events. The camaraderie and community feel that this team offers is hard to beat, and has a lot to do with its continual success. Last year, they took fourth place and hope for continued success this year with a young team. It is important to note that they also commit time every semester to community volunteer work, which is awesome to see.

Zach Lustig, a CSU Cycling Team rider, is shown competing at the 2017 Conference Championships in Angel Fire, NM on October 1st. (CSU Cycling)

The following was found on the Campus Recreation Sport Club web site: 

“CSU Rams Cycling Team strives to provide students and faculty with a high caliber cycling team which competes in both road and mountain disciplines at the regional and national level. The team’s focus is racing, though we also organize rides for cyclists of any level and host a variety of social events throughout the school year. The team operates throughout the entire school year to provide students the opportunity to compete on the road (spring) and mountain bike (fall). Our goal is to send a full team to (the) Collegiate National Championships each season.

Group rides take place 2-3 times a week including the famous Wednesday Night Worlds. Throughout the year we invite in guest speakers and host other events. Any CSU student, faculty or alumni can join the team, though you must be a fulltime student meeting GPA requirements to race. We are a nationally ranked D1 team, although we welcome cyclists of all abilities!

In addition to race weekends, cycling club members have the opportunity to go to a week long training camp during winter break in Arizona/California. The team also receives discounts from our sponsor, Peloton Cycles.”

If you have any interest in the sport or just want to know more about cycling in general, they encourage you to get in contact with them. You can find them active on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Also, their president Rees York can be contacted at

Want to get your club’s news, events or games published on RamPage? Contact RamPage editor Michael Berg at

Your advertising and sponsorship support is appreciated. Contact Doug Hay at to learn how you can advertise or sponsor RamPage.


Leave a Comment
More to Discover

Hey, thanks for visiting!
We’d like to ask you to please disable your ad blocker when looking at our site — advertising revenue directly supports our student journalists and allows us to bring you more content like this.

Comments (0)

When commenting on The Collegian’s website, please be respectful of others and their viewpoints. The Collegian reviews all comments and reserves the right to reject comments from the website. Comments including any of the following will not be accepted. 1. No language attacking a protected group, including slurs or other profane language directed at a person’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social class, age, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or nationality. 2. No factually inaccurate information, including misleading statements or incorrect data. 3. No abusive language or harassment of Collegian writers, editors or other commenters. 4. No threatening language that includes but is not limited to language inciting violence against an individual or group of people. 5. No links.
All The Rocky Mountain Collegian Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *