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August – September 2014

Aug
16
Sat
CPS Race #8 - Maybury Time Trial @ Maybury State Park
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

MMBA Championship Point Series (CPS)

Aug
24
Sun
Skirts in the Dirt @ Cannonsburg Ski Hill
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Calling all women that ride dirt!!!

(and guys that know women that ride dirt…feel free to spread the word!)

Save the date for Michigan’s first ever women-only mountain bike race and expo on August 24, 2014 at Cannonsburg Ski Hill.

RACE does not have to be a four letter word!  This is a race with categories for women of all athletic abilities with fun challenges along the way to keep things interesting (Surprise!).  Come and find out how fun racing can be!

 

Aug
25
Mon
WMMBA Women’s Ride @ TBD
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm

WMMBA Women’s Ride is to be determined.  These rides are about having fun, building confidence, and meeting other women that love taking their bikes out on the trails.

Save these dates! If it is raining, we will still plan to meet — but we’ll go rock climbing instead of mountain biking.  Climbing location: Inside Moves, 639 76th Street SW # 1 Byron Center, MI.

Sep
14
Sun
Trifecta Tour 2014 @ Townsend Park
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am

TRIFECTA TOUR 2014

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