About BUST

Welcome to the BUST 2014-15 website. We one of the biggest club sports at Boston University with about 75 riders at every skill level and we don’t have try-outs.

We have a lot of stuff going on for the team and we encourage you to check it all out. Every Sunday we ride at one of the mountains on our season pass.  This year our pass includes Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon. The team rides for recreational purposes as well as competitive.  This year we will be competing in the Massachusetts USASA series, and hopefully we will be sending a number of riders to Nationals again.  Because we’re a club sport, we have access to athletic trainers at Fitrec, we have sponsors, and we are affiliated with BU’s Club Sports Department. Our sponsors are great and hook us up with pro-forms, some free gear to toss out, and we team up with them for events. We fundraise for the team too. In addition to the Sunday trips, this year we’ll have a Spring Break trip. In the spring, some members volunteer for Burton’s Chill Program at Wachusett Mountain. Lastly, we hold meetings and events throughout the year.

We frequently get questions about costs of being on the team. Well first of all, we have $95 club dues. With that you get all the perks of being on the team including, access to athletic trainers, tips from our coach, sponsor deals, and you get the camaraderie of being on a team! If you want to reserve a spot on the bus on Sundays, you pay $10. There is the season pass which is around $300 (we get a deal on that too). Buying the season pass basically “pays for itself” in four trips. However, being on the team is priceless. You’ll meet all kinds of great kids who might just become your best friends.

On this site: We’ll keep you updated about meetings, Sunday trips, and competitions. We add some pictures as well with your help (send them to us!). We’ll also post event info and sponsor stuff. Keep us bookmarked!

14-15 Elected Officers

President: Emily Lawson ’15

Vice Presidents:  Helen Petty ’15, Zach Sarkis ’16

Treasurer: Ilana Langsam ’14

Secretary: Spencer Malekian ’14

Interested in joining? Have more questions? Email us at busnowtm@bu.edu or come to a weekly meeting.