Luton Park trail work night 9-25-14

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Please come out and help us finish the by-pass trail on the Green Loop. We got a great start on Saturday and we need to finish this up asap for safety reasons. 6-8pm Sept. 25th 2014

Trifecta Tour 2014 — Sunday, September 14

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A RIDE BENEFITING THE “50 IN 5″ SINGLE TRACK CAMPAIGN

PRESENTED BY: FOUNDER’S BREWING
&
THE WEST MICHIGAN MOUNTAIN BIKING ALLIANCE

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

Ride Starts at 9:30 (**QUADFECTA participants will depart at 9 AM)

The Trifecta Tour Ride will offer four 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 with the exception being the 10 mile “Single track” version which stays off paved and dirt roads.

1. Quadfecta = 60 Miles approx. Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill, State Game area, Merrell Trail, Luton, Cannon Twp Trail and back to Townsend Park

2. Trifecta = 45 Miles approx. Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill, State Game Area, Luton, Cannon Twp Trail and back to Townsend Park

3. Double Dirt = 24 Miles approx. Townsend Park, Cannonsburg Ski Hill, State Game Area and back to Townsend Park

4. Single Track = 9 Miles approx. Townsend Park, Cannon Twp trail to Cannon Twp single track and back to Townsend Park. (A group ride leader will provide a pre ride lesson on trail riding and bike safety )

 

Townsend Park – 8280 6 Mile Road. Cannonsburg, MI 49317

Event Check-in 8:00 – 9:15 Ride Starts 9:30 and ( 9 AM for QUADFECTA)

This is a self supported event and travels some open traffic roads between single track. Please follow the rules of the road and exercise caution at all intersections. The course will be marked and maps available

We will have Ada Bike Shop, GAP 30 And Alger Bikes providing trail-head support with additional Hydration and Fruit at the SGA, Merrell and Luton parking lots.

The event will take place rain or shine. In the case of wet conditions, there will be alternate routes presented to protect our trails.

Trifecta 2014 t-shirts can be pre-ordered at bike reg. for $15

After Ride Party:

** FREE FOUNDER’S BEER WILL BE ON TAP AFTER THE RIDE**

Bring your own Food, Grill, Beverages, lawn chairs for post ride relaxation, refueling and hanging out with your friends and family. (beer and wine is allowed in Townsend prk)

PRE REGISTRATION

• July 7 – September 14

Tee-shirt sales $15 close September 4

• www.bikereg.com

• Adult: $30 (WMMBA/IMBA Members: $25)

become a member here http://www.imba.com/join to save $5

DAY OF REGISTRATION

• Adults $40 (MMBA/IMBA Members $35)

become a member here http://www.imba.com/join to save $5

Children 16 and under $10

(must be accompanied on the ride by an adult)

Very limited amount of extra tee-shirts for sale. Please Place T-Shirt pre-orders by September 1st

If you have any questions regarding the event or would like to volunteer, please call Scott TenCate @ 616-292-2395

Fat Bike Cannonsburg

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Lots of folks have been asking about the Fatbike trail at Cannonsburg…here is the latest!

Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area
Winter Trail info:
Open to riding during our operating hours:
Dec. 9-12: 4pm-9pm
Dec. 13: 4pm-10pm
Dec. 14-15: 9am-10pm
Dec. 16-19: 1pm-9pm
Dec. 20: 1pm-10pm
(Full Hours occur after Dec. 21st)
http://www.cannonsburg.com

Passes are available for purchase in the main office. $30 Season Pass (Classic Ski Pass, plastic you can clip to coat with your photo ID), $5 day tickets (purchase in ticket office)

Lights required at night, no dogs allowed, grooming of the Winter Trail hopefully occurring end of this week.

Bike Rentals: $25 for two hours, $40 for day. Includes a helmet.
-Surly Pugsleys, Origin-8 Crawlers (Flat pedals, QR seatposts)

*Minimum tire width of 3.8 required once trail is groomed*
Requirement is due to us grooming the Winter Trail. The trail is for XC Ski and Snow Bike use. Two loops available that will be groomed. You are welcome to ride the un-groomed current existing XC mtn bike trails as well.

More information available at on our website and FB. http://www.cannonsburg.com

Grand Rapids Parks Millage

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The WMMBA is pleased to announce that they are in favor of the Grand Rapids Parks millage and encourage you to vote yes on this millage.

For more information please click on the link below.

http://www.yesgrparks.com/

 

 

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