Fall in West MI

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Just a reminder, there are some great events coming up here in the West Michigan area, that you don’t want to miss!
Skirts in the Dirt is Sunday, August 28 at Cannonsburg Ski Area. While this is a women’s MTB race guys, be sure to jump in the “drag-race”. And don’t forget your skirt!
http://www.skirtsinthedirt.com/home.html

Trifecta – Is Sunday, September 11, at Townsend Park
This is always a great ride! We’ll be firing up the grills afterwards with some burgers and brats, included in admission. Feel free to bring a dish to pass as well. Founders Brewing will donating some of that, you know, wonderful beverages they make.
There will be plenty of room for team areas to set up so, bring the gang!
All proceeds go to help build and maintain the trails we love here in West MI!
https://www.bikereg.com/31187

MiSCA Dirt Dawg – Kids MTB race, September 18th at Cannonsburg Ski area
Based out of the east side of the state (just north of Detroit)The Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association works to establish and maintain safe, quality scholastic cycling programs. They will be bringing their race series to West MI. This race is open to all kids.
http://miscabike.org/?tribe_events=canonsburg-ski-belmont-mi

IMBA’s Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day, October 1st at Cannonsburg Ski area
This will be a day to get our next generation of cyclists out in the trails. Hosted by the Grand Rapids Dirt Dawgs

Schedule-Events

…And finally, leave your Halloween (October 31st) open for a very cool event at the ski hill. This one you will not want to miss! More details to follow!

Trifecta Tour is coming up soon!

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TRIFECTA TOUR 2016

6th ANNIVERSARY

A RIDE BENEFITING THE BUILDING AND MAINTAINING OF W.MICHIGAN SINGLE TRACK

PRESENTED BY:  FOUNDERS BREWING CO.
&
THE WEST MICHIGAN MOUNTAIN BIKING ALLIANCE

 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

 

Ride Starts at 9:30

The Trifecta Tour Ride will offer three individual routes to choose from to challenge riders of all skill levels.
All routes include a combination of paved bike paths, paved roads, dirt roads and singletrack trails.
Trifecta = 47 Miles (Approx.) Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill,  Merrell Trail, Luton, Cannon Twp Trail and back to Townsend Park

Double Dirt =  37 Miles  (Approx.)  Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill,  Luton,
Cannon Twp Trail and back to Townsend Park

Single Track = 20 Miles (Approx.) Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill,   Cannon Twp Trail and back to Townsend Park

Sign up here:

https://www.bikereg.com/trifecta-tour

2016 Yankee Springs Time Trial – Registration Open

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Kicking off the CPS race schedule once again is the Yankee Springs Time Trial. The Time Trail is not only a great race, it is a great fund raiser for the WMMBA and the trails.
We got a few upgrades lined up for the race, which is now in its 27th year. To find out the details and get registered check out the link below.

http://yankeespringstt.org/

January Member Meeting/Fat bike/Night Ride

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We are just days into the new year, the snow finally showed up (hopefully, to stay this time) and time for the January, WMMBA Member Meeting!

Many of us made a few resolutions for the new year, ride more, ride at night, get involved with the WMMBA, etc…
We want to help you keep those resolutions.

This Wednesday night, we will be meeting at the Indian Trails Golf Course. With the new snow on the ground, Indian Trails will have their groomed fat bike course open and ready for the season and we would like you to help us ride it in.

Afterward, the club house will be open, with roaring fire to warm you back up, beverages available on tap and yes, there will be food!

Central District Cyclery will be serving up the food! They’ll have roast pig, vegetarian beens and all the other fixings as well!

Central District Cyclery will also be contributing $15 towards any new WMMBA membership! We’ve spoke with a lot of you who are on the fence about becoming a WMMBA member and CDC would like to make it a bit easier to jump on board. We’ll be there to answer questions about membership and tell you about some of the great things the WMMBA has lined up for the year.

So, grab your fat bike, grab your friends, bring your appetite and join us on Wednesday, January 14th, 201512216679-standard-1. Ride time starts at 6pm, food starts at 7pm and meeting time is 7:30 (ish).
Lights and helmets are required on he course, so bring them, please.

Don’t have a fat bike? There will be demos on hand! Don’t want to ride? Join us for the meeting! See you then!

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