09/01/2015
by John Marquardt
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MMBRS race on Sunday 9-6-15

The Outback Trail Commision is holding the annual cross country race at Imagination Glen in Portage, In this Sunday.  Register online and save at Bike Reg

08/14/2015
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Essential Mountain Bikes Skills Clinic August 26th

Essential Mountain Bikes Skills Clinic
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Who: Anyone with basic mountain bike skills, a safe and functional mountain bike, and the ability to ride the beginner section at Rum Village Park. (Beginner section is similar to Potato Creek trail)

What: A NIMBA ICP certified instructor will present a level 1 skills clinic that will demonstrate basic techniques that are essential skills for trail riding; including body and pedal position, braking, and good group ride practices.

Where: The Rum Village Nature center parking lot.

When: Wednesday Evening at 6:30, August 26th

08/14/2015
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NIMBA August 2015 Update

Winona Cross Country race this Sunday 8/16/15
Race #4 in the MMBRS series is this Sunday at Winona.  The weather looks great for the race and you can signup online until 5PM on Saturday to save money over day of race registration.  For more information on the Winona Race.

Tour de LaPorte Time Trial Saturday 8/22/15
NIMBA is once again helping to put on this race with all of the money going to a good cause.  The venue is great, a beach on a clean lake. The course is unique, a  1 mile ride on lakeshore road to start, then the always fun mountain bike trail with a fast ride on some hiking trails thrown in .  Great food afterwards.  If you are really up for a challenge sign up for the road bike time trial earlier in the day.  Use the NIMBA discount code when you register online.  For more information on Tour de LaPorte.

Level 1 Skills Clinic Wednesday Evening 8/26/15
NIMBA ICP certified instructor will be teaching a level 1 skills clinic at Rum Village on Wednesday evening 8/26/15.  Watch the NIMBA Facebook page for more information.

Registration is Open for Tour de NIMBA 10/3/15
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The third annual Tour de NIMBA is now open for registration.

Ride 100K and do PC, Bendix and Rum in one day. Ride 50K and ride PC and Rum.

Register online before 9/1/15 and save $10.  For more information on Tour de NIMBA.

 

Other upcoming MMBRS Races
Imagination Glen Cross Country Race 9/6/15

TK Lawless Cross Country Race 9/20/15

NIMBA Swag

IMG_8401.JPG We found the rest of the cool black NIMBA 20th anniversary shirts.

We also have the gray Potato Creek shirts and the green socks and gray socks.  If you want to get some swag, come see us at an  upcoming event or send us an email  and we will see what we can do.

07/23/2015
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Potato Creek Race this weekend!

The sun is back, the trails are drying out and it looks like a perfect weekend ahead to race mountain bikes. Potato Creek is a great place for your first race and plenty of challenging for experts alike. If you haven’t joined NIMBA yet click on the join link to save some money on your registration and help support the trails. Once you have joined go to Bike Reg and sign up for the race this weekend.  All the race info can be found at the Michiana Mountain Bike Race Series site.
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06/07/2015
by John Marquardt
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NIMBA Meeting 6-8-15 – Bonneyville Mill

We will be grilling dogs at the Briar Patch shelter starting around 6:30PM.  Giant is having a demo from 2PM until 7PM.  Our meeting will start at 7PM .  Bring your helmet, drivers license and credit card to demo Giant mountain bikes or road bikes.

05/30/2015
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TK Race postponed until Sept 20th

The rain is here to stay  longer than we would have liked.  In order to protect the racers and the trail we are postponing the race until September 2oth tk

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05/30/2015
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NIMBA 20th anniversary shirts

Come to TK Lawless this Sunday to get your limited edition black NIMBA @ 20 T-shirt celebrating the 20th anniversary of Indiana’s oldest mountain bike group.  Sizes small-xxl available. This is a very limited run so act fast if you want yours. 

   

05/27/2015
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Join us this Sunday at TK Lawless our race

Join us this Sunday for our race at TK. Great venue for beginners and experts alike.

Format XC – Cross Country. Riders in groups by class. 1st to cross the finish line wins.
Course The mountain bike trail plus hiking trails to create a lengthened course with additional passing opportunities. Course is subject to final approval by the parks department.
Registration Registration begins at 8:00am on race day at TK Lawless or sign up online and save!
Pre registration is open until 5pm Saturday night.

Experts Start begins at 9am Eastern Time and will run 2 laps of approximately 13.5 miles each lap

Sport 2 Laps of approximately 11.0 miles each lap. Starting time will be 10:15 Eastern Time

Beginner 1 lap of approximately 11.0 miles Starting time will be 10:45 Eastern Time

Kids will run a 2 mile course that will start after the beginners.
The race fees for 2015 are as follows

Member $25 pre-registration, $30 day-of registration (the discount entry for the race is if the racer is a member of NIMBA, KCV or Outback Trail Commission).

Non-Members $35 pre-registration, $40 day-of registration

Sponsored by Inertia Cycleworks

05/19/2015
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TK Lawless trail trimming night Thursday, May 28at 6:30pm – 9:15pm

We will be trimming the trail at TK before the race. We will have the all the walk behind trimmers and the sickle bar trimmers. Come help get the trail ready for the summer and the race. If you help trim we will give you a discount coupon for the race.

Dr. TK Lawless Park
14786 Monkey Run, Vandalia, Michigan 49095