Posted by Bobkie on April 13, 2016

2016 Keweenaw Tread Fest & Michigan Tech Junior Mountain Bike Camp

The Keweenaw Tread Fest is a new mountain biking event being held at the Michigan Tech Trails in Houghton, help Michigan on June 18. There are options for all riders including a two lap race (~25 miles), thumb one lap race (~12 miles) and youth events.

The 12 and 25 mile races will feature the flow trail “Just Mite” with the 25 mile race taking riders on additional loops of singletrack and the flow trail “Don’t Think.” The long race will have prize money for the top three men and women and will be expanded to the top five if there are over 125 racers in the one and two lap events.

Youth racers will ride a lap of 1.5 miles with the option of doing 1 or 2 laps and there will be a free 75 yard event for the youngest riders.

For more information visit: michigantechrecreation.com/camps/mountain-biking/treadfest

For riders of the ages 13-19 the annual Junior Mountain Biking Camp, coached by Brian Matter, will be held June 19-23. Camp participants will develop riding skills, get training ideas and learn race strategies while tackling the singletrack at Michigan Tech, Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids, Swedetown, the Adventure Mine and Copper Harbor.

For more information visit: michigantechrecreation.com/camps/mountain-biking/junior