Based in Northwest Arkansas

Road Program

Tier 1-Outreach Program:

Giving back and building the cycling community is important to Breakaway Cycling Team and road cycling as a whole. Therefore, Breakaway Cycling Team has an outreach program aimed at educating and supporting juniors through advocacy, education, and collaborations to bring about change and more support for juniors/advanced women.


Tier 2-Development Team

Development team allows beginners to develop their skills and knowledge further in competitive racing. For cyclists ages 13-18 with a basic knowledge of cycling. This team will race at local events in the junior categories and/or category levels. Based on fun with emphasis on racing. This team will also support those that are just interested in racing locally and/or just wanting to learn and improve on road riding. The development team is designed to support various levels and needs to allow for various rider types to find what best fits/drives them. We aim to keep/get more kids on bikes.

Riders will receive:

  • Basic knowledge about racing, team/race tactics, handling skills, basic training plans, bike maintenance, nutrition, and more
  • 1 kit
  • Coaching support
  • Organized training rides
  • Race day support
  • Group riding etiquette
  • And much more!

*We support riders at what ever level they decide. The more support they need, the more support they get.


Tier 3-Advanced Race Team:

Emphasis on supporting those that want to reach high levels of the sport. Advanced riders will be placed on this team. Riders on advanced team must abide and qualify through more than just ability on bike. Rider must be willing to uphold a high respect for the sport, teammates, coaches, and all other. Advanced team members will also be asked to support development team at times. This team will travel outside of area to race. They must show dedication and meet all requirements decided upon by BCT; including participation throughout the year and athletic ability. Must be able/willing to race at a national level.

Riders will receive:

  • Advanced knowledge of racing, handling skills, bike maintenance, team/race tactics, nutrition, and more
  • Travel and race fees reimbursed-quantity and amounts decided upon by BCT staff and based on budget
  • Team gear decided by staff based on budget
  • Indoor winter training opportunities
  • Training plans
  • Coaching support
  • Organized training rides
  • Race day support
  • Much much more!