This year was my 2nd time at the Cry Baby Classic at Nubs Nob Ski Area in Harbor Springs, Michigan. This course is one of the toughest courses in the state! The Expert/ Elite race is 3 laps (8.5 miles each) with 1000 ft of climbing per lap!! It also has smoking fast downhills and [...]
Author Archives: Craig Gietzen
On Saturday 7/7/12 I participated in the Bostwick Lake triathlon! It was a very “laid back” race, yet well organized. They cap the field at 150 people, and divide the heats into men’s an women’s. The distance is a little shorter than a “sprint”. I would recommend this race for a beginner, but you need [...]
June 2,2012 It was 48 degrees and drizzling at the start! I found my fellow priority rider (Jon Morgan) at the start line an introduced myself, although we met briefly at the spring meeting.
Now that the race season is on you may be looking for some weekday races to keep yourself sharp! Here are a few ideas!
Last week I was on vacation in South Florida with my great wife and awesome kids visiting our favorite (only) Gramma!
The third and final race of this series is Sunday, March 11. The race location is TAIBMX in Greenville, Michigan. Its a fun event and you can ride a cross bike or MTB. The race is on a 1.5 mile section of fast off road trail and also part of the indoor BMX track! Its [...]
When I first saw these bikes, I asked myself, WHY? But I’m always up for trying new things. This years “Farm Team” (farmteam.com) race was all about the fat bike.
Im always excited when a local fun event comes up on the winter calender!
Racing conditions couldnt have been faster! Traverse City got rain mid-week, which packed down the sand sections! It was a bit chilly At the starting line, but once the race started , I felt great!
I started mountain biking 26 years ago! Ive seen many changes in technolgy and styles. My first Race was at Pando Ski Area in Rockford, 23 years ago.