Category Archives: Press Release

Cameron Buccellato Receives the Steve “Iceman” Brown Junior Cyclist of the Year Award

_MG_0762Michigan Youth Cycling is pleased to announce Cameron Buccellato, as the winner of the Steve “Iceman” Brown Junior Cyclist of the Year Award. Cameron was chosen from a long list of applicants for his outstanding academics, exceptional essay and his high level of performance during the 2014 season.

“We are very excited to be awarding Cameron with our Steve Brown Junior award. He embodies the values and work ethic that this scholarship was created for. We are confident Cameron is poised for a successful future and we’re excited to be a part of it.” Jeff Buerman, MYC President Continue reading

Janelle Cole Receives the Steve “Iceman” Brown Junior Cyclist of the Year Award

936146_10151581670593851_322352141_nWe are excited to announce that we have chosen Janelle Cole as the recipient of the Steve “aka Iceman” Brown Junior Cyclist of the Year Award. This award is given as a $1000 scholarship to a single youth rider in Michigan based on academic and cycling performance as well as a required 500 word essay.

Janelle is a 17 year old rider out of Rockford, MI who has an extensive race resume in both cycling and inline speed skating. She  was nominated by Breakaway Bicycles of Muskegon, MI and races for the West Michigan Coast Riders. Continue reading

Michigan Youth Cycling and Tree Fort Bikes to present Barry-Roubaix youth awards

100_1482Partnership Aims to Expand Youth Field in One of the Largest Michigan Events

For 2014, Michigan Youth Cycling has partnered with Tree Fort Bikes of Ypsilanti, MI to present the youth awards at Barry Roubaix. As one of the earliest and largest events on the Michigan cycling calendar, Barry-Roubaix has become an important event for many youth cyclists. The partnership between MYC and Tree Fort has provided the opportunity to help expand the youth category experience at the race. 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

Rudyard Peterson Awarded 2012 Jr. Cyclist of the Year Award

Jr. Cyclist of the Year: Rudyard Peterson

Rudyard Peterson is our winner of the 2012 Steve Brown AKA “ICEMAN” Junior Cyclist of the Year Award.We would like to thank Steve Brown’s generous donation of a $1000.00 threw the Iceman Transfers.

This has given us a great opportunity to award a Junior Cyclist a $1000.00 Scholarship.
Rudy is a senior, currently being home-school and rides for Mt. Borah Development Team. Rudy is looking to attend Marian College where he can use his entire academic and cycling talents to the fullest. Rudy’s greatest achievement thus far has been attending the National ID camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.

Katie Hamel Awarded 2010 Steve “ICEMAN” Brown Jr. Cyclist of the Year Award

Katie_HamelKatie Hamel, daughter of Beth and Dennis Hamel, is the recipient of the 2010 Steve “ICEMAN” Brown Junior Cyclist of the year Award, along with a $1,000.00 Scholarship, presented by the Michigan Youth Cycling Scholarship Program. She was also awarded a trophy, which will be on display for the year at her ship sponsor, Village Bike Shop in Grand Rapids, MI.

Katie, who is 13 years old (racing age of 14), is in 8th grade at Sparta Middle School, and says that math is her favorite subject.  When she’s not racing her new Specialized Ruby Elite bike or working on her geometry homework, Katie enjoys reading and playing video games. Continue reading

Zoe Reeves Awarded 2009 Steve “ICEMAN” Brown Jr. Cyclist of the Year Award

IMG_8613Lansing, Michigan- Michigan Youth Cycling is pleased to announce its 2009 Junior Cyclist of the Year. Our presentation is schelduled to take place Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at the annual meeting of the Michigan Mountain Bike Association; MSU Pavilion.

Each year, Michigan Youth Cycling recognizes a student athlete who has made a commitment to cycling and represented the values and good character, goal setting, and self discipline through friendly competition. This athlete receives a $500.00 academic scholarship and the title of Junior Cyclist of the Year. Continue reading