Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Trifecta Tour - 50 in 5 Benefit Ride

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50 new trail miles in 5 years - benefit ride
Presented by: The Western Michigan Mountain Bike Association

We all dream of riding new local single track. Well… the dreams becoming a reality as the WMMBA initiates its plan for 50 new mountain bike trail miles in the next 5 years. We need everyone’s help to reach this goal and to kick off the campaign we are having the Trifecta Tour benefit ride. Bring your friends and family, Sund...ay May 22 for a day of riding three of Western Michigan’s best mountain bike trails. Proceeds from the event will benefit the 50 new trail miles in 5 years initiative.


Pre Registration Cost
• April 10 – May 8
• Adult: $25 (MMBA Members: $20)

Day of Registration Cost
• Adults $30 (MMBA Members $25)

Children 16 and under $5 (must be accompanied on the ride by an adult)

The Trifecta Tour will offer three individual routes to choose from which will challenge riders of all skill levels.
1.) Trifecta = 41 miles approx. ( Ski Hill Area start - State Game trail, Luton trail, Cannonsburg trail )
2.) Double Dirt = 30 Miles approx. ( Ski Hill Area start - State Game trail, Luton trail )
3.) Single Track = 12 Miles approx.( Ski Hill Area start - State Game trail. (A group ride leader will provide a pre ride lesson on trail riding and bike safety )

We will have three local bike shops sponsoring aid station support at each of the three trail heads. They will be providing hydration, fruits and mechanical assistance for riders.

Cannonsburg Ski Area will be open from 11:30 – 3:00 selling post ride food, drinks and adult beverages. Bring your lawn chairs for post ride relaxation, refueling and hanging out with your friends and family.

The event will take place rain or shine. In the case of wet conditions, there will be alternate routes presented to protect our trails.
Contact; Scott TenCate @ 616-292-2395 with any event questions

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