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Friday night camping location

Our first night camping will be at the MacKenzie Trailhead in the Manistee National Forest. Very rustic, no running water or campsites. We will be roughing it in the woods folks! Don't worry, we'll get a porta potty or two....

Please welcome Blackburn Products!

We are excited to announce that Blackburn has become a sponsor for the 2016 event! Blackburn makes the most affordable bikepacking products around. In 1975, Jim Blackburn set out to design stronger, lighter, more innovative and more reliable cycling products. The first were indestructible racks and...

Thank you Grand Rapids Bicycle Co. !

We need to thank our great friends at the Grand Rapids Bicycle Company for partnering with us to make this event happen. If you're in the GR area make sure to stop in one of their 3 locations and give them a high five. They also...

Registration is open!!

Registration will open March 1st 2016 at 8 am (EST). The event is $85, limited to 125 riders and we do expect a quick sell out. Online registration takes place online only at Bike Reg  ...

Big Agnus is back!

We are so pleased to welcome back Big Agnes as a 2016 sponsor for the Salsa Fargo Sub-48! Big Agnes makes the best quality and lightest weight bikepacking gear available from tents to sleeping bags to folding chairs such as the Helinox. Make sure you...

2016 event dates announced

We are thrilled to once again announce that Salsa Cycles is our title sponsor! The 2016 will take place September 30 - Oct 2nd 2016 in the Manistee National Forest near Cadillac, Michigan. Watch for a registration date coming soon!...

WHAT A WEEKEND !!

Well it doesn't get any better than this weekends bike packing adventure! So many great people sharing gravle roads, HILLS!!, laughs, beautiful weather and camp fire parties. What a blast and we thank Patrick Helsel Photography for capturing so many of the memories. Thanks to...

Photo’s are posted!

Patrick Helsel photo's are posted at his Facebook page. Thank you taking the time to shoot the event Patrick! Patrick encourages everyone to tag his photos, download and share them. If you'd like a full digital copy just contact him through Facebook. Cheers!...

Salsa’s amazing 2016 Cutthroat!

Cutthroat The new Cutthroat 29er is an evolution of Salsa’s Fargo drop bar mountain bike, and was designed specifically to stand up to the demands of the 2,745-mile, self-supported Tour Divide mountain bike race from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Salsa launched the bike...