2013 Yankee Springs Time Trial

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Yankee Springs Time Trial The Devil’s Soup Bowl Race
Don’t miss the largest mountain bike time trial in Michigan: The 24th annual Yankee Springs Time Trial on Sunday April 21, 2013!
This race is an MMBA Western Chapter Benefit event.  Proceeds help the Western Michigan Mountain Bike Alliance (an IMBA club) to build and maintain trails in western Michigan.  For more information, visit http://wmmba.org/     The course will be challenging and fun for all racers.  Spectators will enjoy the easy access and viewing locations.  We’ll also have a kid’s race and swag to give away.
Log on to register! https://www.bikereg.com/Net/1668016680_yankeeTT_layout2
2013- The race will be capped at 800 racers.
The Yankee Springs Time Trial is the first race of the MMBA’s Championship Point Series.  To collect points in the series you must register on BikeReg for the series tabulation.   There is no charge to register for the series.   The Championship Point Series is also supporting the MMBA scholastic biking initiative MiSCA.  The youth cycling initiative aims to bring more young people to our sport.
The Deep Lake Trail is fast and flowing in most sections with several technical climbs and descents.  The course is approximately 11 miles long. The trail is 95% single track, but affords enough passing room for courteous racing.  The race is TWO laps for elite and experts and ONE lap for all other categories
To get to the Yankee Springs Rec Area Deep Lake Trailhead From US-131 – Take 129th east (Exit 61) until it becomes Chief Noonday Rd. Turn south on Yankee Springs Rd.  From the east (Hastings, MI) take County Rd 179 (Chief Noonday Rd.) to  Yankee Springs Rd, turn south.
Special Kids’s Race The Western Chapter is proud to once again partner with our youth advocates to promote the participation of young people into the sport of mountainbiking.  See their booth to register your young aspiring mountain-biker for the Kid’s Race on a special loop just for the little racers.   Start-time 1130 a.m.  (tentative).  Awards to all participating youngsters.
Team Row- 12 spots only
Great Giveaways Don’t miss your chance to win great swag thanks to our sponsors
Breakaway Bikes  Cannondale Trek  Family Fare Health Motions        The Motion Initiative  Road ID   Poweraid Velocity USA Ada Bike  Custer Cyclery Kentwood Cycling&Fitness Village Bikes
Must be present to win.

Merchandise
Look for new and unique artwork for the pint glasses,  Tshirts and awards.
Pint Glasses
Back for 2013 for the 7th year in a row- PINT GLASSES.  Pre-register online and receive a free unique commemorative pint glass.    Only a limited number of pint glasses will be available for sale at the race.  Need a SET of glasses? Order them online here as well.  Artwork will be presented at a later date.
Note:  credit cards cannot be accepted on race day!
T-Shirts
This year’s T-Shirts will have unique Yankee Springs graphics.  Only a limited number of T-Shirts will be available for purchase at the race.  To ensure you can acquire one of these limited edition shirts- buy online when you register for the race.  T-shirts must be ordered by midnight April 2nd, 2011
Note:  credit cards cannot be accepted on race day!
Scroll down this page to Merchandise to order your 2012 T-shirt