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Copper Harbor Trails Festival, Sept. 4-6

Posted by Bobkie on August 19, 2015
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source: www.copperharbortrails.org 

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

ENDURO (LAKE SUPERIOR GRAVITY SERIES EVENT)

MTB enduro is a relatively new mountain bike race format which takes some inspiration from both car rally and motorbike enduro racing. It is a stage-race format where the winner is the rider who accumulates the lowest combined time from the various timed sections. The Trails Fest enduro conists of either 2 (short enduro) or 4 (long enduro) timed “special” stages which take place on technically demanding, generally descending terrain. These special stages

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Great Deer Chase, August 15

Posted by Bobkie on August 9, 2015
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source: greatdeerchase.org

The Aspirus Great Deer Chase showcases the Swedetown Recreation Area summer trail system. Proceeds support the continued creation and maintenance of mountain bike trails at Swedetown as well as a bike park near the Village of Calumet.

Please note start times and location for 2015:
The 15- and 30-mile races will start at 11 a.m EST at the North end of 5th Street.
Youth race will start at 9 a.m. EST

The 15- and 30-mile (no lap) races start at 11 a.m. EST

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Posted by Bobkie on July 29, 2015
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source: www.oretoshore.com

Course Descriptions

HARD ROCK

48 Mile Race – Mass Start at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

The course traverses some of the most scenic terrain available in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The 48 mile race starts in downtown Negaunee, cialis which is the “birthplace” of iron ore in Michigan. The first mile will be a roll-out on pavement, mind and then the race will hit the dirt as you make your way to Ishpeming. There you will detour through downtown

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12-Hour MTU Ronde, July 25

Posted by Bobkie on July 22, 2015
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source: www.mturonde.org

A 12-hour (or 6-hour) mutli-lap or “ronde” mountain bike race around the Michigan Tech trail system with a celebratory atmosphere. Get a team together or come as a solo rider; either way join us for a “Rondevous.”

When: Saturday, clinic July 25, recipe 2015. 9:30 am.

Where: Michigan Tech Trails (Sharon Ave., case Houghton, Michigan)

Registration: $50

Day-of-race registration and bib pick-up: 8:00 – 9:00 am at the trailhead

Course: Moderately challenging but safe terrain entirely on trails with double track,

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Red Earth Classic July 18 & 19

Posted by Bobkie on July 13, 2015
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Race Info (source Red Earth Classic website)

**Friday, viagra 40mg July 17th, 2015**

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm : Registration and Packet Pick-up (Union Station Depot)
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm : Ishpeming Lions Club Spaghetti Feed at Union Station Depot – Negaunee

**Saturday, July 18th, 2015**

7:00 am – 11:30 am : Race Day Registration (Starting Line Tent)
9:00 am – 9:30 am : Volunteer Check-In (Volunteer Tent Jackson Mine Park)
9:30 am : Volunteer Safety Meeting (Volunteer Tent Jackson Mine Park)
10:00

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Miner’s Revenge July 11

Posted by Bobkie on June 30, 2015
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source: Miner’s Revenge website
Race Details

What:
Expert Men 4 laps/24miles

Expert Women: 3 laps/18 miles

Sport Men: 2 laps/12miles

Sport Women: 2 laps/12miles

Juniors (17 and under): 2 laps/12miles

DH race is 2 shuttled runs

When:
Saturday July 11th, 2015; DH race starts at 12pm Noon and goes until all racers have completed two runs. Runs are shuttled and pre-rides will be allowed any time before the race.

Cross country race starts at 5 pm for the long race (expert) and 5:10 pm for the short race (sport). Preride for

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Marquette Trails Festival, June 26-28

Posted by Bobkie on June 18, 2015
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Source: www.marquettetrailsfest.com 

Join the celebration of Marquette’s trails June 26th – 28th, 2015.

Whether you bike, run, or hike; come out, have a good time, and help raise funds for your community trails. Proceeds from this event go to the NTN singletrack trail building.

Schedule of Events

Friday – June 26th
4:30pm Registration at Marquette Mountain
5:30pm MTB Dual Slalom – Kids
6:30pm MTB Dual Slalom – Adult
6:30pm NCT Guided Hike
8:30pm Bonfire, s’mores and hotdogs at Marquette Mountain (free)
9:00pm unReal Mountain Bike Film Premiere

Saturday – June 27th
7:00am

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IMBA Great Midwest MTB Summit

Posted by Bobkie on June 3, 2015
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source: International Mountain Bicycling Association, illness www.imba.com

Join IMBA Upper Midwest and IMBA Great Lakes for an epic mountain bike summit in Marquette, Michigan, June 12-14. This bronze-level Ride Center will play the perfect host to several days of learning, networking and great rides.

This year, IMBA’s Great Lakes and Upper Midwest regions are joining forces to present the IMBA Great Midwest Mountain Bike Summit, June 12-14, in one of IMBA’s newest Bronze-level Ride Centers: Marquette, Michigan.

Join local advocates, land managers

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Black Fly Shred Session at Da’ Harbor

Posted by Bobkie on May 28, 2015

The tribes started migrating north on Thursday with the goal to maximize the forecasted weekend of summer-like temps and abundant sunshine. They caravanned from Duluth, central and southern Wisconsin and most every nook of the U.P.

Ride the Keweenaw has become the opening bookend event for the mountain bike season in this region starting on Friday, ending on Sunday, leaving Monday open for Memorial Day.

Social media posts on Thursday evening started to build excitement for those who had to wait till the next morning or

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Coming June 26 to Marquette Trails Fest!

Posted by Bobkie on May 27, 2015
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Showing On:
Friday, medical June 26 @ 9am

At the Marquette Mountain T-Bar

Premier Night of Marquette Trails Festival

Sponsored by Sports Rack Marquette
Hosted by UPMTB aka U.P. Mountain Biking

Get Your Mountain Bike Stoke Here!

Tickets Only $5

See you there!