This Labor Day weekend, the Bicycle Shop will host the Logsplitter Mountain Bike Challenge & the Michigan Bike Festival in Grayling. Live music & social bonfires will happen on both Friday & Saturday nights and the bike race itself will take place on Saturday. There will be bike vendors and bike games for kids and adults. Camping on the premises as well with plenty of room. The event kicks off at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling, Michigan. The events start on Friday the 4th at 6pm and will continue through Saturday evening.
Spikes Keg O’ Nails, Hanson Hills, Xpress Copy and Basic Communications Grayling have hooked us up! Friday night (September 3rd) at Hanson Hills we’ll be entertained by the Jelly Roll Blues band (playing from 8 pm – Midnight) and Saturday night (September 4th) we’ll be rocking around the bonfire with Who Hit John, a bluegrass banjo band out of Kalamazoo (playing from 9pm – Midnight). Free music both nights and you can even camp for free on Friday and Saturday at Hanson Hills.
The MMBA Northern Chapter would like to invite you to the Logsplitter point-to-point chapter benefit race Labor Day weekend in Grayling, MI. The 26 mile course runs from Hartwick Pines and ends in a loop of Hanson Hills, it gives a variety of terrain like no other race in Michigan. Click here for a registration form.
Online registration CLOSED
Friday 9/3 @ Hanson Hills
Packet pickup and Late Registration from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
$35 for late/day of registration
Free camping, bonfire & live music by Jelly Roll Blues Band at Hanson Hills @ 8pm – Midnight
Saturday 9/4 at Hartwick Pines
Late Registration 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM $35 for late/day of registration
Packet Pickup 7:30 to 9:30 AM
Race start at 10:00 AM
Free camping, bonfire & live music by Who Hit John at Hanson Hills @ 9pm – Midnight
Race Start times 9/4 @ Hartwick Pines
10:10 AM – Elite/Expert
10:12 AM – Sport
10:14 AM – Beginner
Race start times 9/4 @ Hanson Hills
Juniors ages 10-15 – 1:30 PM – 4 miles – $15
Kids race 5 to 9 – 3:00 PM – 6 minutes + 1 lap – Free!
You will be responsible for getting back to the start for vehicles, etc. Parking option information will be provided at registration.
Further details on the race and festival weekend can be found at: http://www.michiganbikefestival.com/
Proceeds support Hanson Hills and the Northern Chapter of the MMBA. Both are 501(C)(3) charitable non-profit organizations.