CPS Race #7 Big M Challenge

CPS race #7:

Big M Challenge

Sunday July 27th.

Race Location: Big M Trailhead Recreation Area, M-55 Wellston, Michigan Event

Course Description: Trail is approx. 6.5 miles per lap of Single and Dbl track trails

Time Schedule: Sunday July 27th 2014

8:30am- 2:00pm Registration and Pre-Registration # Pickup

10:00am Cross Country Race #1 Elite & [...]

CPS race #4: State Games at Cannonsburg- UPDATE

CPS race #4: State Games at Cannonsburg- UPDATE

1. Sunday June 22nd.

2. The race will be a cross country event, not a time trial this year

3. The event will not have a ‘kids race’ this year. Only the standard CPS categories will be racing. The youngest race category is “Beginner 10&Under” This youth [...]

Resignation as President of MMBA

Effective June 10, 2014, Dennis Murphy has tendered his resignation as the president of the MMBA. His extensive international travel responsibilities at work and desire to achieve other personal and biking goals lead to his decision.

Dennis has been a fixture in the Michigan mountain biking community for over 15 years. This was his second [...]

Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day

The League of Michigan Bicyclists, Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance, Michigan Mountain Biking Association, and PEAC are pleased to join forces once again for the Lucinda Means Bicycle Advocacy Day to be held at the State Capitol on Wednesday May 21st, 2014. Volunteers from all four organizations will educate legislators on key [...]

SB 877

All mountain bikers are urged to read this bill which is in committee and write to your legislators as deemed necessary.

Thanks to Gordie at SWMMBA for notifying people.

SB 877

Michigan Senate Bill

Recreation; trails; statewide trail network; include Pure Michigan Trails and provide for trails advisory council oversight of water trails.

http://openstates.org/mi/bills/2013-2014/SB877/documents/MID00023489/

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Yankee Springs 25th Anniversary Time Trial postponed to May 18th

Yankee Springs 25th Anniversary Time Trial postponed to May 18th Urgent announcement To all Yankee Springs Time Trial racers! Due to the unusually heavy snow accumulation this winter- the trail, the campground and access points for emergency exits are all not going to be in condition to hold the race on April 13th- a [...]

State of the MMBA -March 2014

State of the MMBA -March 2014

Last year, when elected president for the MMBA for 2013, I posted a couple of “Why an MMBA” threads.

The MMBA became a victim of its own success. I read through some meeting notes dating back to the formation of the MMBA and it was a fascinating trip through [...]

Take Action

While not specifically a mountain bike issue, all riders should be interested in the advocacy action led by the League of Michigan Bicyclists. See the information below- especially for those in State House District 98: State Representative Jim Stamas representing portions of Bay and Midland Counties. Within Bay County, Stamas represents the cities of Auburn, [...]

Michigan Mountain Biking Association Hall of Fame 2014.

Michigan Mountain Biking Association Hall of Fame 2014.

January 26th, the MMBA inducted its first Hall of Fame recipients. Four people that have had a large and positive impact on the growth and advocacy of mountain biking in the state of Michigan.

Dwain Abramowski was inducted in the category Advocacy Dan Harrison was inducted for [...]

State of the MMBA

At today’s annual required Board meeting, Kim White was re-elected as MMBA treasurer, Brindly Byrd- president of the Mid-Michigan Mountain Bike Association, was elected vice-president of the MMBA. I was re-elected as President for the next year

In the next week or so, I will publish a sort of “state of the MMBA” statement. I [...]