Cycling

Cedar Blitz 2024 Preview-What You Need to Know!

By Mark Deering / June 12, 2024 /

Cedar Blitz Gravel Race is gaining popularity in the Michigan gravel bike race scene. The race is in its fourth year and the improvements just keep coming! Race founder, Marty Mrozinski, shared with us the two big announcements for Cedar Blitz 2024! The first is that the race will start in the center of downtown…

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Best Bike Shops of West Michigan-Freewheeler Bike Shop

By Mark Deering / February 2, 2024 /

We had the pleasure of taking a tour of Freewheeler Bike Shop in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As a cycling team owner, I wanted to work with the best in town when it came to selection, customer service, and support and Freewheeler has all of that! They are known for their vast inventory and creativeness of…

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Registration Open: Why You Should Race Yankee Springs Time Trial

By Mark Deering / January 17, 2024 /

Time to start filling out your race schedule for the year! Yankee Springs Time Trial hosted at the Yankee Spring Recreation Area is one of our favorite races to start the racing season! This race uses the Deep Lake Trail which is about 11 miles long, technical, and fast! Race day this year is April…

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Michigan 2024 Mountain Bike and Gravel Race Calendar Launch

By Mark Deering / January 10, 2024 /

Michigan is home to a busy gravel and mountain bike race scene! As we start to fill up our calendars with races, rides, trips, etc., we wanted to help put all the dates and websites in one place for you! We made it so you can see when it is, click on their website and see…

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Best Christmas Gifts for the Mountain Biker!

By Mark Deering / December 21, 2023 / Comments Off on Best Christmas Gifts for the Mountain Biker!

Stumped on Christmas gift ideas for that mountain biker in your life? While the obvious choice is a bike, we know that can get expensive. So what else do you get? Well, I polled some of my mountain biking friends in our Adventures with RE/MAX | Social group on Facebook to see what ideas they…

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Best West Michigan Fat Bike Trails!

By Mark Deering / December 6, 2023 /

It’s an interesting time of year when we sit between putting the mountain bike away and waiting for snow so we can start fat bike season! Snow seems to be out of the picture for the moment, but that can’t stop us from thinking about our favorite fat biking spots while doing the snow dance!…

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Global Fat Biking Day Michigan Rides 2023

By Mark Deering / November 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Global Fat Biking Day Michigan Rides 2023

It’s that time of year when we trade out our mountain bikes for Fat Bikes and put the gravel bike on the trainer. Every year for Global Fat Bike Day, bikers all over the world gather for group rides to celebrate. If you’re looking to join a ride, here are some great ones happening all…

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Another World-Exploring Salt Lake City and Moab, Utah

By Katy Wolffis / September 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Another World-Exploring Salt Lake City and Moab, Utah

Our family has decided that for me and my siblings’ 30th birthdays, the birthday kid gets to plan a trip. Mine was going to Chincoteague-which was a surprise to me and fulfilled a childhood dream of mine. This year, it was my brother’s turn, and he chose Utah. Both of my siblings have been to…

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VIDEO: Paris-Brest-Paris Record Holder-Nick DeHaan

By Mark Deering / September 13, 2023 / Comments Off on VIDEO: Paris-Brest-Paris Record Holder-Nick DeHaan

In the world of long-distance cycling, few events hold as much prestige and historical significance as the Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP) randonneur. This epic endurance challenge, which takes riders on a 1,200-kilometer journey from Paris to Brest and back, has been a fixture in the cycling world for over a century. In this blog, we’ll explore the…

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Riding for a Cause: The Journey of the Wish-A-Mile 300

By Eli Luke / August 3, 2023 / Comments Off on Riding for a Cause: The Journey of the Wish-A-Mile 300

This past weekend, I joined 350 riders in the Wish-A-Mile 300, a three-day charity bike ride spanning 300 miles across West Michigan. Together, we pedaled with a common purpose: supporting Make-A-Wish in granting life-changing wishes to children. Day One: Marshall to Holland – Rain, Grit, and Community Kicking off in Marshall, MI, our first day…

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