Sunday, September 2, 2018

Trail work this Wednesday night

Hello all!

We will be conducting some trail work at the North Loop this Wednesday night.  Mowing, trimming and cleaning out the eye pokers.

Time: 5:30 p.m.
What: Trail Work
Where: Meet at North Loop Trail Head
When: Wednesday, Sept. 4th

Hope to see you all there!  It would be great to have a good group to get the whole system cleaned up for the fall riding season!


Thursday, July 19, 2018

Volunteers needed for State Road Race in Richmond, MN on the 28th

The State Road Race
is coming to Richmond, MN again this year and the promoter is looking for volunteer course marshals on July 28th.  

If interested touch base with Mike Delany of Endurance Promotions.

Thank you!

Sunday, July 8, 2018

North Loop Clean Up this Wednesday

We will be conducting trail work at the North Loop on Wednesday at 5:30 to remove several trees that came down in the storm, mow and clean up any other sticks and branches that came down in the 70 MPH winds.

Wednesday 7/11/18
5:30 p.m.
Meet at the Trail Head
Bring gloves and wear long pants and long sleeve shirts

Thank you and we hope to see you out there!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Race Ready!

Volunteers!  Our big day is here!  13th Annual Single Track Escape

 Arrive to the North Loop by 7:20 for our 7:30 shifts.  Please report to the tent to be assigned to your jobs. 





Race Start Times, Distances, Fees

Class Start Time Distance # of Laps Pre - Registration Day of Registration
Kids Comp 9:00 AM ~ 2.4 mi 1/2 Lap $13 $18
Citizen 9:30 AM ~ 6 mi 1 Lap $24 $34
Marathon Open 10:50 AM 4 hours
$33 $44
Sport 11:00 AM ~ 12 mi 2 Laps $29 $40
Kids Comp, Citizen Awards 11:15 AM

Kids Fun Race** 12:45 PM ~ 1/4 mi
Free** Free**
Expert & Pro Men* 1:10 PM ~ 24 mi 4 Laps $33 $44
Expert & Pro Women* 1:12 PM ~ 18 mi 3 Laps $33 $44
Comp - SS/Fatbike/Age Groups 1:20 PM ~ 18 mi 3 Laps $29 $40
All riders 18 and under - - - $18 $24
Sport, Marathon Awards 1:30 PM

Comp/SS/Fatbike & Elite Group Awards 3:45 PM

Big shout out to all of our volunteers who have helped get everything ready for this years Single Track Escape.  This is our 13th go around and we have everything dialed and ready to take on racers of all ages and abilities tomorrow!

Thanks to our generous sponsor Revolution Cycle and Ski of St. Cloud MN, we will be giving away two complete bikes in this years raffle. A Salsa Timberjack kids 24” and Timberjack NX1 adult bike will be raffled off in our fundraiser this year. Also all Kids Comp racers will get a free Jail Trail hat (until they are gone!) at the race. With the addition of our Kids Mud Puppies fun ride this year (Monday’s at 5:30) it is our way of showing the support of the Mid MN Cycling Club to youth cycling.  Raffle Tickets are $10.00

Also would like to thank Bernick's for beverages for our concession stand.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Mid MN Cycling Club has started a Jr. Biking Club - The Mud Puppies!  We will be hosting weekly group rides for the kids during the summer for everyone to ride together and have fun!  Come join our group!

Monday's at 5:30 p.m.
The North Loop (a.k.a The Jail Trail)  trail head
Bring you bicycle, water, bug spray and YOU MUST HAVE A HELMET.
All ages and abilities are welcome!  From Strider riders on up!  Parents please join in as well.

We will have a few fun obstacles in the field to start off each ride and then we will break up into  groups, ride the various trails at the North Loop and end with Popsicle's!!

If there are any questions please email Kyia at

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Take back Granny Hill

Yes!  The moment we have all been waiting for!  We can now officially fix Granny Hill and get back to using our old loop!

When: May 21, 2018 at 5:30!
What: Granny Hill is BACK!
Why: Because we love short punchy climbs!
Who: YOU! Because trails don't build themselves!

Bring gloves and shovels.  Meet at the trail head at 5:30 p.m. Cold refreshments provided.

With our race coming up quickly on June 3rd we will also be conducting the final touches to the course on Wednesday May 30th at 5:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be needed for course set up on the 2nd and during the morning and afternoon on the 3rd.  Stay tuned for more details.

NEW!!  MUD PUPPIES!!!  Yes, a cycling club for your Jr. Riders!  We will have our first club ride on Monday (Memorial Day) May 28th at 5 p.m..  All ages and abilities welcome. Riders MUST have a helmet and a working bicycle.  More info on this coming soon!  Come join us for a fun time on the bicycle at the North Loop!

Rex Granite - New Sponsor!

Thank you Rex Granite Company for your support of cycling in MN! As we gear up for our MN Mountain Bike Series Race #2 on June 3rd we want to thank this new sponsor for donating granite bases for our coveted Jail Trail trophies!