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

Wednesday is Fat Bike Night

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Getting fat in the city!

Indian Trails Golf Course, 2776 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507  There are 3 loops of groomed trails for fat bikes (4-5 miles).

Will be an ask for a suggested donation of $5 toward grooming. Once groomed, trails will be open to the public.
Every Wednesday night in January and February the clubhouse will be open 6p-10p. Which means the bar will be open and the fireplace stoked!

Come ride, then warm up with friends!

November Member Meeting/Night Ride

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It’s always amusing when someone asks, “what do you do in your off season?”. For many of us, the tires get fatter, we add a few more layers and we strap on lights!

Join us this Thursday evening at Cannonsburg ski area where we will be focusing on “the off-season” riding and fitness options. Heidi LaPlante from Cycling XT (soon to be The Shift) will be discussing in-door training, Jill Martindale will say a few words about her experience at the Nite National race and we’ll hear some highlights from, world class mountain biker, Danielle Musto and her race in Scotland! We tell you what’s new with the WMMBA as well.

Cannonburg will be opening their doors and will have food and beverages available.

Also, bring your bike and your lights and come early as we will be hitting the trails for a pre-meeting ride at 5:45. If you’ve never ridden the trails at night, we will make sure we won’t loose you.

Ride time 5:45 (ish)
Meet and mingle 7PM
Meeting time 7:30PM

Hope to see you there!

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