Yes, this should be in the “out of state news” thread.
But, it was too interesting to bury there…..
This is cool.
ISHPEMING & NEGAUNEE (MI) SNOW BIKE TRAILS OPEN
-> According to a Jan. 5th The Mining Journal article, “The Range Mountain Bike Club’s Snow Bike Trail in Ishpeming and Negaunee is now open for ‘fat tire’ bicycle riders, as well as snowshoers and cross-country skiers, willing to brave the elements. This winter is the first the 5.5-mile trail – 6.2 miles if you opt for an extra jog between New York Street in Ishpeming and Malton Road – is open, and along with Marquette’s Snow Bike Route is one of few of its kind. ‘We’re probably the only two actual snow bike trails in the nation right now,’ said Dan Hill, president of the Range Mountain Bike Club. ‘To make it official, it’s signed and it’s mapped now, so it’s a legitimate trail…’”
Title & Author: “Range’s Snow Bike Trail Ready for Riders” by Zach Jay