Tag Archives: mountain biking

X100 Mountain Bike Race

The X-100 is held in Traverse City on the Muncie Lake Trails and the VASA trail system. It is beautiful, hilly, and sandy. There are 4 different mileages one can choose; I chose the 10 mile this year. I had … Continue reading

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X100 Mountain Bike Race

I found this race unexpectedly while on vacation. It was on the VASA trail system, which is a very extensive outdoor trail system in Traverse City. We had decided to camp near the trails because I wanted to spend my … Continue reading

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Stampede Race 2014

It was my debut race and I had a good sprint off the start. In the 1st loop I got behind a bottleneck climb and after people took their places, I crashed and the man’s bike behind me fell ¬†on … Continue reading

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Along the Hills

I wait…literally….for the weather to be decent (and above freezing) to take my bike out. Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, I’ve only been able to ride once per week. It definitely makes me appreciate the ride more, and I … Continue reading

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Review: Fort Custer Green Loop

I wanted to get a ride in before the ¬†weather turned cold and snowy, and decided to try the “Green Loop” because it is rated as being “less-technical” than the “Red Loop”. With that being said, there are several challenging … Continue reading

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