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Aliferis Memorial Race – September 3, 2016

The 15th Annual Aliferis Memorial Race is open to runners, walkers, and bikers of all ages and ab11822673_10153144187189389_6359843295473297701_nility levels. Registration fees range from $20 – $70 based on event and date of registration. Discounts available for early registration.

Events include Duathlon,5K Run, Bike Race (26 miles), Bike Tour (6 miles), and 1-mile Run/Walk

Register online for the 2016 Aliferis Memorial Race.

We again are offering a Family Rate (immediate family only). To take advantage of this discounted rate, register for one person, selecting “Family Rate” under Events. We will contact you regarding specific events and the names and ages of additional family members.
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Tour Alpena County’s MTB Trails Fund Raiser

Rail Trail Bridge Pano

Saturday July 23rd 2016 at 8am Ride all the single track in Alpena County starting at Rockport ~ Norway Ridge Pathway ~ Chippewa Hills Pathway

The day would begin at 8am at Rockport State Rec Area doing one 7 mile loop around the quarry, then jumping in your vehicle and driving to Norway Ridge Pathway where you would do an lap approx. 7 miles then back into your vehicle on to Chippewa Hills Pathway for a lap of 7 to 10 miles.
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Massive Fallout 2013

October 5, 2013MFO2013_SHIRT_Frontv2

Massive Fallout is a large-scale group ride organized by the volunteers of the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association (CRAMBA). The ride features four prominent trails in Macomb and Oakland Counties: Stony Creek, Bald Mountain,  Addison Oaks, and Bloomer. These trails are all connected via a series of safe roads, paths, and rail trails creating a fun, flexible ride. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, the ride can be configured to your experience level and desired length. The total estimated mileage is roughly 50-60 miles including Bloomer.
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Sunrise 2013 a Vibrant Success!

LMB and 100 cyclists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Canada took over Alpena for Father’s Day weekend in June for a great three days of sun, fun and bicycling! While exploring northeastern Michigan, riders attended the Wooden Boat Show in Presque Isle, visited the oldest and longest serving bartender, Clarice, at the Maplewood Tavern and stopped at Rich’s favorite shop, Two Dough Nuts.

On Friday, riders had an opportunity to cross the 45th parallel twice on Friday, after climbing Mt. Moriah and traversing around Hubbard Lake. Riders also had the opportunity to stop at Connie’s Cafe for a massive, delicious cinnamon roll. The ride into town took the riders past the band shell, where a concert would take place on Saturday.
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A bicycle photography e-book free for download

by Gene Bisbee

How many times have you returned home from a bicycle tour with memories of amazing spectacles and awesome scenery only to share your photos and realize they are flat and boring?

Page from ‘Bicycle Touring Photography’

It’s a common problem, but now there’s a free e-book available to help you improve your photos.

International bicycle traveler and photographer Paul Jeurissen has more than 30 years of experience making interesting bicycle photos. He’s recently published a free e-book entitled “Bicycle Touring Photography — a quick guide to taking better pictures.”
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