Team rider Justin Morris recently completed the largest single day MTB race in the USA; The Iceman. He reflects on what draws 5000 riders and their supporters to the woods of Northern Michigan.
On August 20 this the year the X100 will be running its 4th edition through some iconic and some lesser known ‘unmarked trails’ through the mountain bike mecca that is the Traverse City region in the state of Michigan, USA. The area has been made famous in MTB circles through the ‘largest MTB race in […]
The time has come for my final blog as a bike racer. After 15 years racing, the clock has run out on my career, the racing wheels have been hung up and racked. It is time to shift my focus, dedication and time to other domains of my life. I have loved the ride, with […]
The ‘Iceman’ MTB race in the USA carries a somewhat mythical status among the North American MTB community. The annual 31 mile point-to-point race from Kalksaka to Traverse City in Northern Michigan has grown to become largest point to point race in North America with nearly 6000 competitors attempting the trail through sweeping singletrack, dirt […]
The ‘Iceman’ has folklore status in the American mountain bike scene. Traditionally it is the very last race of the year for the US based pro’s. But the status and prize purse of the race has grown so much over the 24 year history of the race that it now attracts an international field of […]