November WMMBA Member Meeting

tagged as Chapter Meeting,Cities,Community,Events,Fundraising,Grand Rapids,Member Meetings,Products,Races
Some might say that the riding season is over…Not us!  The WMMBA has a lot of stuff coming up!  Be sure to stop by our next member meeting this Monday at McFadden’s to find out the details!
McFadden’s always has great food and beverage specials for us and this time is no different; 1/2 price Drafts, House Wines, Call Liquors and Specialty Martinis till 8pm and all Appetizers are 25% off.
Kisscross Events will be telling us a lttile about what they are working on, including details about the Barry Roubaix.
We’ll have a few giveway’s, including CST tire’s (nothing like new rubber)!
Plus, we’ll have some select sized WMMBA jerseys on sale!  Normal price, $75.  One night only sale price $60, just in time for the holiday’s.
So, stop in have a bit, a beverage and fur with your riding buddies!  Hope to see everyone there!
McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon
58 Ionia SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=58+Ionia+SW++%09%09%09Grand+Rapids,+MI+49503&hl=en

Tap Night – WMMBA Benefit and Group Ride

tagged as Cannon Township,Cannonsburg Ski Area Trail,Chapter Meeting,Cities,Community,Events,Fundraising,Grand Rapids,Group Ride,Member Meetings,Plainfield township,Trails,Volunteer

The Score Bar and Grill is launching their new “Craft Beer” line and will be tapping 120 craft beers and they would like us to help out on their new venture.

So, for one night only, they will be giving back 10% of everything they sell to the WMMBA!

All we have to do is show up, have some good food and maybe a craft beer(or so) and they will be giving back to us!

To make sure we are hungry and thirsty we will be meeting beforehand at the Cannonsburg Ski Area Trail (WMMBA) for a group ride around 5:30PM.

We’ll have a nice ride and head over to the Score for fun, food and craft beer!

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=5301+Northland+Dr.+NE,+Grand+Rapids,+MI+49525&hl=en

Tap-Fest

Hair of the Dog Ride

tagged as Blog,Cities,Events,Grand Rapids,Group Ride

Help the WMMBA ring in 2013 with the “Hair of the Dog Ride”

January 1st 2013 @ 12 pm
from Rosa Parks Circle

What: No drop, everybody sticks together, urban singletrack, side roads, alleys, Cobbled Hill races, traffic circle stuff, a fun ride around Grand Rapids. Traffic rules are in play, helmets, mountain or cross bikes, blinkys, locks, proper dress for the weather & a good attitude are required. Renown ride leader is “Jeff Jacobi”, he needs to remain the ride leader. Anybody that passes the ride leader will be shot…or, have to drink a shot, we haven’t decided yet. No kiddin, ya pass, ya lose because there are tons of twists and turns that would be hard to figure out.

Where: Rosa Parks Circle ~ Park near the Hop Cat and ride on over to RPC.

When: 01 January 2013 ~ Wheels roll at noon – ride will finish @ The Hop Cat around 2pm or so, depending on weather & what the group wants to do.

Bring: Mountain or Cross bike, lock, cash for the inevitable watering hole stops, yourself, your friends and your sense of adventure.

Donations: Please! Bring an easy open canned food item(s) to distribute at the homeless camp during the ride. Bring a lot! We’ll have a bob trailer.  Feel free to add warm clothing (coat, gloves, socks) to the donation as well.

Scheduled stops: The Point Bar ~ Homeless Camp ~ Quinn & Tuites ~ Hill Challenges ~ Finish at HopCat.

It’s Official…The Merrell Trail is Open for Riding

tagged as Blog,Cities,Merrell Trail,Rockford,Trails

Yes, you heard that correctly.  After countless volunteer hours, donations of pizza and beer from local bike shops, financial support from members and organizations, and great leadership in the hands of a few….Merrell is now open for riding.  So, grab your bike and your friends and head on out.  This is a bi-directional trail, one way only, which changes depending on the day of the week so read below and watch for the signage.

 

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday – Follow the yellow directional arrows.

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Follow the Red directional arrows.

 

 

 

(more…)

|