Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fork Giveaway at Iceman Expo

forkgive Are you in need of a new fork or would simply like one? Make sure to stop by the Michigan Youth Cycling booth at the Iceman Expo and find out more information.

Sram was kind enough to donate a 29″ Reba RL fork to us to help us generate donations to help grow our program.

The forks new owner will be announced at the end of race day on Saturday. You don’t have to be present to win. In fact we will be shipping the fork to it’s new home the following week.

2013 Michigan Mountain Bike Open

miopen-29Last weekend we were at the first edition of the Michigan Mountain Bike Open. The event took place on Sunday the 20th at the Otsego Club in Gaylord Michigan. The race was geared towards high school races but also included a younger class as well.

On the line was scholarships for the top three in each class between the male and females. Top riders took home a $350 scholarship while second was awarded with $100 and $50 for third. Since no female competitors ventured out on race day, that scholarship money is being rolled into the funds for next years race.  Continue reading

Glacier Gazette 2013 – MYC Coverge

(Ed. Note: This story was featured in the 2013 edition of the Glacier Gazette)

gazcoverEach year, youth cyclists have an opportunity that wasn’t available when I began riding. In fact, they have an opportunity that isn’t available to a number of young cyclists throughout the country. Michigan Youth Cycling supports a number of events throughout the state with its scholarship program and donations of time and money to other programs. It helps provide young cyclists with an opportunity to support their own future beyond cycling. Continue reading

MYC Reaches New Milestone

Michigan Youth Cycling PRESENTS RUDYARD peterson with $3500 in scholarships

Banner Year for MYC as Record Scholarships are presented

Pinckney, MI, September 1, 2013– Michigan Youth Cycling is proud to announce that Rudyard “Rudy” Peterson was recently presented with a check totaling $3500 in scholarships which will be used towards his attendance at Marian College where he can use his entire academic and cycling talents to the fullest. Continue reading