Archive for August, 2011

Bike Contest Extended

Posted on August 16, 2011 under News & Events

If you’re hoping to win the brand new TREK 820 mountain bike, through the letsbikemqt.com, Summer 2011 Giveaway, you know have more time to enter. The August 15th deadline is now pushed back to August 31st. The winner will be drawn on September 1st and posted on letsbikemqt.com.  So keep sending in your photos, trail [...]


Great Race

Posted on August 16, 2011 under Biking Route Reviews, News & Events

Submitted by Gerald Koski I started mountain biking less than one year ago. I lost 50 lbs and decided to ride the 48 mile Hard Rock in the Ore to Shore.  It was an awsome experience. I can’t wait for next year.


Family Affair

Posted on August 16, 2011 under Pictures

Submitted by Shellie Raisanen We had a great time as a group in the ORE2SHORE this past weekend!! Thanks for a great time!


2011 Ore to Shore in Photos

Posted on August 13, 2011 under Pictures

By Jeni Jewell


By Jeni Jewell It’s one of the highest Ore to Shore, Hard Rock finishes for any Upper Peninsula rider. Ishpeming native, Tyler Gauthier, although short of his top ten goal in the 48 mile Hard Rock race, was pleased with his 11th place finish on Saturday. “My goal was to be in the top ten, [...]


Marquette was filled with mountain bikes on Friday, as out-of-town riders took in the sights, before the 2011 Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic. With a new 10 mile race, and course change to the 48 mile Hard Rock event, participating and spectating promise to be fun and exciting this year.


Women Shifting Gears

Posted on August 12, 2011 under News & Events

Their smiles say it all. They’re a group of women who love to mountain bike, while hanging out with the girls. “It’s a fabuous group of women that are welcoming and supportive. There are a ton of great teachers to teach how to be a better rider”, said rider, Michelle Carne.


Connor Wins Specialized Floor Pump

Posted on August 1, 2011 under News & Events

Congratulations to Mary Connor, the winner of our July Summer giveaway prize, a Specialized Air Tool Pro-Floor Pump, donated by Lakeshore Bike. She was chosen from entries of trail reviews, pictures, road routes and videos. It’s not too late to register to win the Grand Prize: a TREK 820 Mountain Bike provided by the Sports [...]


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