So what happens when your 12 year old son races by you "like a monkey on steroids" ? Well, that son (Pete Karinen) takes sixth place overall in the short race and dad (Bill K) is left wondering how to redeem himself at the next race...Copper Harbor Fat Tire. It's been a great year of biking with … [Read more...] about Deer Chase Destruction
Wow the summer is flying. Saturday is the Great Deer Chase, so we hope you and your mountain bike are ready. If you aren't ready, there's not much we can do for you but if you need any last minute bike adjustments we're here for you. There may even be some special prices for GDC participants in … [Read more...] about Great Deer Chase Tomorrow!
The IMBA Crew loved the Keweenaw...check out their blog at: http://onthetrail.imbatools.com/ It was a fabulous weekend of sun, trails, good people, food and trail building. Kelly and Collins are doing a great job spreading the word for IMBA...fun people...fun times. If you aren't already an IMBA … [Read more...] about IMBA Report
Tomorrow is the day!This Thursday the Subaru/International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) Trail Care Crew (TCC)will be arriving in Houghton for a weekend of trail events in the Keweenaw. Please help welcome Collins & Kelly Bishop to our area by joining them and local mountain bikers for a … [Read more...] about Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Is Arriving
Trek and Cross Country Sports invite you to The Trek Ladies Demo Day in Calumet at the Store and Swedetown Trails. Monday July 28, 2008 from 4-8pm Trek Bicycles and Representatives will be in the Keweenaw to give you the opportunity to test the newest Women's Specific Design (WSD) Road and … [Read more...] about Ladies Trek Demo Tour – July 28th
You know its riding season when blog postings become more sporadic. The weather has finally warmed up, the leaves are out, the trails are dry and everyone is on their bikes..not sitting behind the computer. Chain Drive 2008 was wrapped up with some great results from many of our shop employees, … [Read more...] about Racing and Riding
In a mere two days, over 300 racers will descend upon the Keweenaw to attack the 2008 Chain Drive Festival. Its always great to talk to the racers before and after the event. Its also amazing how expectations and race outcome vary as people find out that when we say "no whining", we mean it. Lots … [Read more...] about Are You Ready?
Lots of folks showed up for the CCS Wednesday Ride in Calumet. It's great having such an active cycling community. This week we head north to Mount Houghton. … [Read more...] about Great Swedetown Ride