Iceman Cometh Interviews | David Brower and Tucker Peitz

Got the chance to talk to some young guns at Iceman Cometh! David Brower is a local favorite and friend of ours. and Tucker Peitz is from one of our favorite areas, Bentonville, Arkansas! They both ride for Team Bissel and are expert smack talkers. These are definitely two racers you want to keep your…

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Iceman Cometh Interviews | Katerina Nash

It was awesome catching up with Katerina Nash at Iceman this year! She’s a former Olympian and champion in many different cycling disciplines! We talk about her love for cyclocross, Iceman, and Michigan fall colors. Take a listen to hear about what she’s been up to recently and her assessment of the Iceman course this…

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Iceman Cometh Interviews | Geoff Kabush

We caught up with Geoff Kabush for a quick interview at Iceman Cometh Challenge! Geoff has two Iceman wins on his resume. He is also well known for riding a drop bar (adventure gravel) bike at the race! We talk about why he likes to ride that type of bike and how he thinks this…

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Iceman Cometh Interviews | Brian Matter

Iceman legend, Brian Matter, gave us a few minutes of his time to talk about his legacy and this year’s race. He’s a 4 time champion and long time racer (27 years) of Iceman Cometh. This year he came neck and neck into the finish with 1st and 2nd for a 3rd place finish! Congratulations!…

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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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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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Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race | “I am doing this next year!”

Another Iceman has come and gone! As the mountain bike season ends, I can’t help but to reflect on the race that started my love for racing. How my Iceman and racing sickness began…  I will take you back to 2011.  I was new to recreational mountain biking for fitness and fun.  I was on…

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