Author:rick

Help Michigan achieve a Five Foot Passing law!

On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, an inexplicable tragedy struck the Kalamazoo region. An out-of-control driver horrifically mowed down nine experienced bicyclists. This senseless tragedy struck a chord of heartbreak, devastation, and anger that has spread across Michigan and the entire country. The cycling community is...

Alternate training route!

With so many people riding the Barry-Roubaix race routes all season long I thought I would create an alternate route that mixes a little bit of each race route into one ride. 34 miles in length, ride it in either direction and let us know...

Great service for athletes

Newton Timing has been automatically adding your race results to Athlinks.  The site is a great data base for athletes allowing you quick access to your results and friends results. Check them out....

2017 date announced!

The ninth annual Founders Barry-Roubaix will take place March 25th, 2017. The race date will fluctuate each year to so it doesn't share the Easter weekend holiday, which created a conflict with volunteers and the use of event parking lots and buildings in the City...

Lost and Found

Not much: 1 plaid shirt, one hoodie, 1 Chevy key and an iPhone with a locked screen....

Help Jeff and the Barry-Roubaix fight cancer!

What started out as a bet between the crazy guys at Velocity USA has turned into a full assault on fighting cancer. Please consider donating. Cant wait to see Jeff Jacobi passing people on a pink scooter! https://www.gofundme.com/fcancerscooter...

Permanent course markings!

The Barry-Roubaix courses will receive permanent designation for year round riding!! Thanks to The City of Hastings, Michigan, The Hastings Downtown Development Authority, a Hastings Foundation grant and the Barry County Road Commission for helping to make this happen! Installation is underway this winter. Want...

Registration December 1st noon est

Ahhhhhh. You can already taste the finish, cant you?!?! Registration for the March 28, 2015 Founders Barry-Roubaix opens a week from today at noon! https://www.bikereg.com/founders-brewing-co-barry-roubaix A HUGE thank you to The Founders Brewing Co. our title sponsor for partnering with us to plan the event and...