Now is the time to Fat Bike

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video is worth 10x that. The weather is shaping up to be perfect for Fat Tires from about Sunday morning (3/23/14) on. We’ve got a couple of Fat Tires left in stock including a used 2013 Mukluk 2. Lightly used with an anxious seller. Make an offer. Retail was $2300 and it has about 60 miles on it.

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Flat Tire Repair Clinic

Learn how to fix a flat and remove the tire from your bike at Trailhead's first clinic of the season.

Learn how to fix a flat and remove the tire from your bike at Trailhead’s first clinic of the season.

Trailhead Bike Shop is kicking off their new season of repair clinics with the most important one.

This clinic will cover removing and reinstalling your bike wheel AND repairing a flat. The time and date are Tuesday, April 30 at 7pm.
We will provide all necessary equipment and tools.
Everybody welcome.

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Iceman Signup Party at Bell’s in Kalamazoo

Andy and Jeff register for the 2013 Iceman.

Andy and Jeff register for the 2013 Iceman.

Why yes we did travel south a couple of Fridays ago to sign up for the Iceman at Bell’s…

In fact, none other the Jeff Betz, aka “the big guy” was the FIRST one in line to register. I (Andy) was second. After years it was nice to actually meet Steve Brown, aka “Iceman” and chat with him during what must have been a fine hour. When it was all over, 29 minutes in, I congratulated him and he said, “it’s been a long six years.”

For the uninitiated, you used to be able to decide the morning of the Iceman whether you wanted to ride or not. Then it got really popular and Steve decided to try online registration and collectively, as crazed Iceman fans, we crashed every server we came across. Until last Friday.

The party was cool, we had some really good beer, great food (pulled pork) and talked about mountain bike racing. A good time was had by all.

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