Cycling

Race Across America-3,000 Miles, 1 Man

By Mark Deering / June 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Race Across America-3,000 Miles, 1 Man

We know people who have done some pretty crazy races either running or cycling, but we think Jim Trout tops them all! He has competed twice in the Race Across America and he is signed up again for it this year! This is the longest and most grueling race in the world, and attracts racers…

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Cedar Blitz-The Newest Gravel Race You Need to Join!

By Mark Deering / April 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Cedar Blitz-The Newest Gravel Race You Need to Join!

We love seeing more races pop up across Michigan in different areas! It gives racers the chance to explore new areas and test their grit in different ways! Cedar Blitz is one of those new races. This is their second year putting on this event, but it is already getting a lot of hype in…

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Brent Walk | Fun Promotions Interview

By Mark Deering / April 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Brent Walk | Fun Promotions Interview

Michigan is home to dozens of Mountain biking trails and races. With so many options, how do you choose where and when to race? Brent Walk, owner of Fun Promotions, LLC., has been organizing and running races for years and many of them have become staples on the race calendar. Fun Promotions has been around…

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OZ Trails-Why You Should Bike in Bentonville, AR.

By Mark Deering / April 22, 2022 / Comments Off on OZ Trails-Why You Should Bike in Bentonville, AR.

One of the prime destinations for Mountain Biking in the United States is Bentonville, Arkansas. It is a playground for avid mountain bikers and is a stop for Pro mountain bikers from all over the world. Mark and Amy talk through what to bring, what to do, and everything you need to know about mountain…

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Yankee Springs Time Trial Mountain Bike Race

By Mark Deering / March 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Yankee Springs Time Trial Mountain Bike Race

A MTB tradition since the 1990’s, Yankee Springs Time Trial is one of the first mountain bike races of the season to test your fitness! Yankee Springs is a very popular training trail because of its rough natural terrain and elevation in the back section. But, YSTT (Yankee Springs Time Trial) wanted to make sure…

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Todd Poquette | 906 Adventure Team

By Mark Deering / March 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Todd Poquette | 906 Adventure Team

Todd Poquette is the founder of 906 Adventure Team and, in the cycling world, you know that is synonymous with crazy. Just kidding. But the triple crown of UP races are some of the most grueling and challenging races you’ll ever come across. Their goal is not only to test you physically, but even more…

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The Last Dance | Winter is fading – Sad – Happy!

By Mark Deering / February 28, 2022 / Comments Off on The Last Dance | Winter is fading – Sad – Happy!

We Michiganders get 4 true seasons! If you are a mountain biker, you need a weapon for each season! This past weekend was potentially the season ender for groomed fat biking for me! I am sad… But I am happy!! Bring on the dirt! Unfortunately, there is a thaw period where many of us bring…

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Fat Bike Race | Iron Fish Fat Chance

By Mark Deering / February 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Fat Bike Race | Iron Fish Fat Chance

Great race in Northern Michigan!  This was the 10th annual sponsored by Iron Fish Distillery!  Conditions were not perfect, but any day on a bike outside is better then the couch!  Watch Brad O’Brien take us on some laps and take 7th overall!  SEE VIDEO below.  Subscribe to the YouTube channel for more biking action!…

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Hot Tent Camping in Below Zero Temps!

By Mark Deering / February 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Hot Tent Camping in Below Zero Temps!

What better time to test hot tent camping then in below zero temps? Our friend, Dave Scott, decided to test out his winter bikepacking set up in our yard over night. After watching too much YouTube and doing too much shopping on Amazon (his words) he has his Salsa Black Burro bike packed out to…

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Brian Kennedy Interview-BKXC

By Mark Deering / January 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Brian Kennedy Interview-BKXC

We had the opportunity to talk with YouTube famous Brian Kennedy! His channel, BKXC, has over 450K subscribers and is full of fun cycling videos and other content! We talk about how he got started on YouTube, his 50 State Shred series and so much more! You have to check out this video! It was…

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