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Northeast Waterfall Loop

Exploration: the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. Oxford Dictionary I enjoy reading books about the early polar explorers, the Voyageurs, modern adventure seekers recreating an historic trip from the past and even people trying to homestead on a small piece of wilderness they have managed […]

New Concrete Pump Track in Cable

The tiny Wisconsin Northwoods town of Cable, population 825, is punching above its weight class again with a new concrete pump track at the local bike park. If you Google “concrete pump track” right now, all you will find is some stuff about a park in California and one in New York. But thanks to […]

Perfect Day For The Seeley Lions Pre Fat

Mother Nature gave a break to the 230 racers who signed up for the Seeley Lions Pre Fat mountain bike race today. The temperatures were in the 70s, the sky was partly cloudy, and there was a light wind to keep the bugs away when people were not pedaling. We even had a little rain […]

New Support for the Tour De Chequamegon!

I am excited to announce that this year in addition to the regular crew from Fyxation, the Tour de Chequamegon will have ride support from Wheel & Sprocket and US Bicycling Hall of Famer Tom Schuler. Wheel & Sprocket has been providing support for nearly 50 years with experienced mechanics and logistical support for dozens […]


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