Archive for July, 2011

Ore to Shore 2011

Posted on July 30, 2011 under News & Events

If you haven’t signed up for the 2011 Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic, it’s not too late. Riders have until August 12th to sign up. There will not be race day registration. Check out the Ore to Shore website for more information on the 48 mile Hard Rock, the 28 mile Soft Rock, the [...]

NTN To Give Away Pugsley

Posted on July 30, 2011 under News & Events

The NTN Singletrack crew is selling raffle tickets for a Surly Pugsley. The winner will be drawn at the Ore to Shore awards on August 13, 2011. Tickets are $10 each and available at Lakeshore Bike, other area bike shops, NTN office at Lakeview Arena or by contacting the NTN Singletrack Facebook page. Stop in, [...]

Freeriding on the Benson Grade

Posted on July 25, 2011 under Pictures

Submitted by Samuel Kilpela

Lake Shore Bike Path

Posted on July 25, 2011 under Biking Route Reviews

Submitted by Jennifer Frein I enjoy taking the Lakeshore bike path to Presque Isle Park and continuing the ride on the paved road around the island. The great views on the island beckon riders to stop and take in this beautiful wooded park on Lake Superior. I recommend this ride to anyone that is looking [...]

South Trails Morgan Creek Loop

Posted on July 15, 2011 under News & Events, Pictures

Submitted by Blaine Olson Thanks for all the awesome trails in the Marquette area! And it’s all in our own back yard. This is from the lookout area on the “green” trail.

Bike Maintenance Key to Performance

Posted on July 13, 2011 under News & Events

By Jeni Jewell In college, I was traveling home with a friend, when his engine seized and the car died.  We found ourselves stranded on the freeway because he’d never changed the oil in his car. Never! A rod had gone through his engine and the car never saw another mile on the road. Maybe [...]

Riding the Benson

Posted on July 12, 2011 under Biking Route Reviews

Submitted by Samuel Kilpela, Front Royal, VA Marquette is quickly becoming the mountain biking destination of the midwest. With the variety of trails it has to offer, it caters to all disciplines. The cycling culture is thriving and new trails are being developed continuously.

Jeni Jewell

Clipless Heaven (Almost)

Posted on July 5, 2011 under Jeni's Blog

By Jeni Jewell It’s been a week of firsts for me.  In addition to riding singletrack for the first time, I made the switch to clipless pedals on my road bike; something I’ve dreaded for two summers. Halfway into my rides my right foot is usually numb. When I asked the guys at my bike shop how [...]

Wilkie Wins Tune-Up

Posted on July 1, 2011 under News & Events

We pleased to announce the first winner of our summer giveaway from  This month’s sweet bike swag, a basic tune-up from The Quick Stop Bike Shop, located at 1100 Third Street in Marquette, goes to Dono Wilkie! Congratulations! Dono submitted a humorous photo of himself biking in Marquette. Check it out on our photo page. We still [...]


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