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 [...]
Archive for July, 2011
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
We pleased to announce the first winner of our summer giveaway from letsbikemqt.com. 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 [...]