Thursday, January 27, 2011

Jr. Cycling Team Scholarships due Feb 21, 2011

Mid MN Cycling Club Jr. Race Scholarships
The Mid MN Cycling Club is currently accepting applications for the 2011 Cycling Season.

We will be offering up to 10 Jr. cycling scholarships for the 2011 cycling season.
Jr. Riders must be under 18 years of age, members of the Mid MN Cycling Club and must submit a resume and cycling goals for the 2011 season by February 21, 2010 to the MMCC address provided below.

Scholarships will be offered in all applicable cycling disciplines including road, mountain bike, bmx, track, triathlon and duathlon.

The scholarship will provide a 2011 cycling jersey and $50.00 towards their racing expenses as well as free entries into the Kid’s Comp race at the Revolution Cycle and Ski Single Track Escape Mountain Bike race on September 24, 2011 held on the North Loop Single Track of the Graystone Trail System.

Recipients will be asked to perform trail work or volunteer duties at races at least 3 times during the 2011 season and participate in at least 4 racing events in 2011 wearing your club jersey.

The Mid MN Cycling Club has provided numerous cycling opportunities to cycling enthusiasts in Central MN and looks to provide Jr. Cyclists opportunities to further the sport. To become a member or get more information on the Mid MN Cycling go to our website

Application should provide, name, age, school, brief cycling back ground and goals for the 2011 season.

Please email to or post to:

1201 8th Ave SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304

Saturday, January 15, 2011

MMBS announces series schedule

May 21     Freewheel Frolic benefiting MORC, Inver Grove Heights, MN
June 5               Bluff Riders Charge, Mankato MN
June 19               Lifetime Avalanche, Afton Alps MN
June 26            Wheelhouse Classic, Red Wing, MN
July 10               Buck Hill Birch Bump, Burnsville, MN
July 17               Dirt Spanker, Superior, WI
July 31               Single Track Attack, Elk River, MN
August 7              The Great Hawk Chase, Duluth, MN 
August 21              Bontrager Border Battle, River Falls, WI
September 4             Laddie’s Loppet Stage Race, Maplelag Resort, MN
September 24    Revolution’s Single Track Escape, St. Cloud, MN

As always we need a lot of volunteers for this weekend of bike racing in St. Cloud.  Our plan is to host the Pork Chop Challenge the day after the Single Track Escape at Riverside Park.  Mark your calendars!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

4th Annual Barnelopet-Riverside Park 1/23/11

Fourth Annual Barnelopet-St. Cloud
     The Fourth Annual Sons of Norway Barnelopet (a fun children's Nordic ski event) will be held Sunday, January 23, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside Park SE in St. Cloud.  This event is free and open to children ages 3-13.  Every skier receives an Olympic-style keepsake medal along with a colorful numbered bib.  The Barnelopet has taken on a festive atmosphere with food, music, and Norwegian pastries.  A limited amount of free ski equipment is available and registration starts at 11:30.  Free hot chocolate, cookies, sandwiches, and a participant's bag is given to each skier. Riverside Park is located at 1725 Kilian Blvd. SE, across the Miss. River from SCSU.
     For more information, call Nick Snavely at 763-232-4921 or Claudia Bomier at 763-427-4847.
     Submitted by Tolly Vollen, St. Cloud, tel. #'s 320-267-7950 or 320-252-6230