Iceman Cometh Interviews | Alexey Vermeulen

Alexey Vermeulen and his dog Willie were at Iceman Cometh again this year! A Northern Michigan native, Alexey always looks forward to racing in his hometown! We talked through his 2019 win and the strategy he employed there as well as this year and what he’s looking forward to. Of course, we had to check…

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Night Riding in October with Velo City Cycles

As the days get shorter, it is harder to get out and ride in the daylight. Velo City Cycles hosts weekly “practice races” throughout October to help riders get prepared for fall racing. These take place at Pigeon Creek Park in West Olive which has wide trails perfect for practicing passing other riders. It is…

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Iceman Cometh Challenge Course Preview

We headed up to Traverse City to get a feel for this year’s Iceman course and get in some practice before race day. There are usually tons of practice rides happening on the weekends leading up to Iceman, if you ever want to practice with some other riders. We did an out-and-back so we got…

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Iceman Cometh Weekend Do’s and Don’ts

Iceman Cometh Challenge for many this is the last hurrah of the year and their most anticipated race of the year! Whether you’re a seasoned Iceman racer or doing your first one, these are some of the do’s and don’ts that we have found help create a successful and memorable Iceman experience. Do give yourself…

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October 2021 Newsletter-Iceman Cometh!

AdventureswithREMAX.com October 2021 ICEMAN IS COMING!!! Iceman Cometh Challenge less then 30 days away!  Check out the videos below to see what all the hype is about!  This is the largest mountain bike point to point race in the nation!  From beginners all they way to Olympians racing the same day on the same course!  Adventures…

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Luton Park Time Trial-Racing POV

Luton Park Time Trial is such a fun race! Started by our good friend, Matt Schmucker, in 2019, Luton Park Time Trial is a great event for new riders or seasoned riders looking to beat their PR or just have some friendly competition. Luton Park is one of our favorite singletracks in Grand Rapids with…

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Rusty Fish 100 Gravel Race | Mike Chojnacki

Race recap from Mike Chojnacki My final race of the last 3 weeks was the Rusty Fish 100 Miler. The race started great, and I had made through the Manistee National Forest without ever having to dismount my bike! It was soft, wet sand, puddles, deep tire tracks, and hills. At about 40 miles in,…

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Peak-to-Peak: Crystal Mountain Bike Race

Another fantastic race coming up this weekend! Peak 2 Peak is one of REMAX cycling team’s favorites each year! Held in October at Crystal Mountain Resort. The time of year is always beautiful at the resort. Fall colors from the chairlift are amazing. This race is 1, 2, or 3 lap format and has great spectator…

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Get Hyped for Mud, Sweat, and Beers!

Another Team RE/MAX favorite! Mud, Sweat, and Beers always is a great time! You’re bound to get dirty and sweaty, but the atmosphere is one of fun! There are races for all ages and competition levels. There are even races for the kids!  We love that this race started as just some local people riding…

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Barry Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race | 2021

18, 36, 62, or the Psycho Killer 100 distances! 80 percent gravel and a challenge for every rider! Nearly 4,000 racers enter! This is the largest gravel road race in the WORLD! If you are into cycling you must try this race! The promotors have this race dialed with streamline success, not to mention the…

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