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Todd and Dave have been busy working on the new Cartier Park Loops and they’re pretty fun I have to say. Here’s a GPS track of what I’ve found so far.
Trails are dry and summer riding has begun. As with all trails though it’s best to stay off them when they’re wet.
NCT south of 9 Mile Bridge is free of snow at least until Freesoil Rd (and likely the rest of the way south). The Udell Hills region is a mixed bag right now. Trails that were groomed for skiing or … Continue reading
The Arcadia MTB trails are 99.9% free of snow as of the evening of Friday, March 11. There are a lot of trees down right now, especially on the south side of the loop. I am hoping to get to … Continue reading
Most of the fat bike loop was groomed Wednesday evening. The remainder should be groomed Thursday morning.
Oh yea! 6 more inches of fresh just got squished down onto the fat bike loop. Groomed all up for some fun riding. When it sets up it should be mint!
Possibly the last groom of the 5 mile Big M loop today. Ride early in the morning before Mother Nature heats the afternoons up
Get out there before Mother Nature reclaims it!
The Orange loop was groomed this morning and there is only a light dusting on Thursday’s corduroy.
Out at the Big M there has been plenty of snow falling but the trail has been shaping up quite nicely. Groomed again this afternoon, the weekend looks to be a great time to try out the loop
All trails are groomed except the Orange loop. The walking trails and disc golf area are also groomed for your skiing/riding pleasure.
Seven of us rode in the SFT system last night and conditions were quite good. Surprisingly. Waiting to see what the weather does before we make a grooming decision. But they are rideable, and each lap makes them more so.
Trail is in really good shape. Freshly groomed for your pleasure.
Big M is all set for some weekend fun. Trail was groomed Friday late afternoon. Get out and ride, conditions are perfect!
Got a nice dump of 8+” of decent packing powder during the day! Groomed all the trails and they seem like they are going to set up well over night. Enjoy!
Fat bike trails were groomed Wednesday night. Conditions should be excellent if they are not a bit icy.
We had a significant thaw the past couple days. The base that has been groomed in is thick enough to handle a temporary thaw. Some new snow has fallen and we will be out to groom by the weekend. The … Continue reading
With temps staying above freezing throughout the entire weekend, we are asking riders to please stay off the fat bike groomed trail until temps drop below freezing
All that nice heavy snow laid down quite nicely Friday afternoon. All groomed up for people to enjoy. Watch the temps this weekend.
The trails were groomed Wednesday night and are in great shape. Please hold off riding them until our temps drop below freezing again and the snow firms up this afternoon.
With the recent dump of wet, heavy snow and temps hovering around the freezing mark, the trail should be ridden with the 1″ rule. Please avoid the trail if you’re rutting the base more than an inch. We have not … Continue reading
Ludington School Forest trails We’ll be keeping a running log of trail grooming reports so you can get a good idea of how the trail conditions are in the Ludington School Forest (see links to GPS data and trail maps … Continue reading
Hello Club members, The busy holiday season is coming up fast so we will have our annual meeting before the chaos starts. This year’s meeting will be on Sunday Nov. 23rd at 3:00. It will again be held at Quiring … Continue reading
Big M Challenge – July 28th. http://www.funpromotions.com/mmba/bigm-mmba.html H.E.L.P. MAD Ride – August 16th. http://www.helpmadride.com Big Bear Butt Cruise – August 23rd. http://www.bigbearcruise.com/Site-temp/index.htm Peak2Peak – October 18th. http://www.endomanpromotions.com/events/peak2peak.php
The recent freeze/thaw conditons have made for some great fat biking. There are tons of great places to ride and you won’t have to wash the mud off your bike.
We swiped this from the VASA site because we think it’s important as ambassadors of cycling that we try and present a good image of cyclists everywhere. These are rules for riding the ski trails on Friday nights in TC, … Continue reading
More to come, but a GOOD TIME was had by all.
We have two things going on during Global Fat Bike Day (December 7th). In the morning is a group ride going point-to-point between Manistee and Camp Douglas-Smith on Hamlin Lake (direction will be determined a few days before the ride … Continue reading
While most of the cyclists in Michigan were most likely out enjoying the trails on a beautiful fall day that was the morning and early afternoon of October 12, 2013 a small group of dedicated, and not-so-dedicated, riders lined up … Continue reading
Whether you’re a road biker or a mountain biker there are a bunch of great events coming up in our own backyard. Since most of you probably missed out on the Lumberjack 100 at the Big M, you will have … Continue reading
We all know what great riding opportunities we have in our area and the Shoreline Cycling Club decided to get the word out to the rest of the cycling community. For the last year, a small committee has been working … Continue reading
Here’s a video of Jeff B. and Andy K. riding fat tire bikes on the beach north of Ludington the other day. Certain conditions don’t necessitate a fat tire bike, but if conditions change then you can be left riding … Continue reading
Greetings fellow mountain bikers, I had an idea last weekend while I was riding some new singletrack that our club, the Shoreline Cycling Club, built in our school forest. We need a bike race in town, and it didn’t seem … Continue reading