Mountain bikes serve a purpose. A pavement criterium is not usually one of them.
As we said in our Lowell 50 preview, so it went on the road. No other races breaks hearts with the regularity and certainty of the Lowell 50, and perhaps the worst part about leaving Fallasburg Park each spring is knowing full well that you’ll be back for more come October.
We’re deep into the gravel road race season here in Michigan just as the MGRS heads for yet another stop in Grand Rapids.
It seems like only yesterday. Sean showed up to a group ride on a 40 pound 29er, crashed, got lost, and disappeared. He was hooked. Now, he’s one of the fastest riders in the state and has developed a taste for gravel, adventure, and a really good croissant. Whenever he isn’t slinging coffee at Brew, he’s…
You gotta earn these #plusgyle PJs, and you earn them by toeing the line against the best riders at the biggest races.
It’s pretty easy to affix/hyphenate something before “Roubaix” and call it a bike race. This year’s Cherry-Roubaix confirmed that TC’s big fondo deserves to borrow that moniker.
Now that Q+M has an office in Traverse City, we get to call the toughest road race in Michigan a ‘home’ event.
Cody Sovis and Sean Kickbush are heading to the Bike Benzie Grand Fondo. The ride is a fundraiser for the Benzie Sunrise Rotary, an organization that does loads of cool stuff for children, families and the community in Benzie County. Cody will be riding as a part of a four-man team time trial on a…