Author:scott

Spoke Folks – A non profit getting more butts on bikes

Thank you Spoke Folks for being a great ambassador for the cycling community and working with us to clean up the race course of water bottles and trash. (Please don't litter intentionally!!!) Their mission; To increase and sustain bicycle ridership in the West Michigan area and beyond. The goal...

Curtis Course Conditions Report 2-10

Hey All You BRX Riders: I checked out some of the 62 mile loop today and found the road conditions to be 90% open dirt, 10% ice patches, especially at corners and protected curves, with some areas of frozen ruts which may become muddy and sticky...

Finishing Route Change Announced

We're excited to announce a change to the finishing route for the 2017 race. We are bringing back the popular Cook gravel Road to bring you back into Hastings via Green St. The finish line and race chute will still be in the same location...

Convenient race day parking with donation to Thornapple Trails Association

Reduce your race day stress by parking in the Thornapple Trails Association fund raiser parking lot. $10 See details below:   RESERVED PARKING AREA NEAR ACE HARDWARE (200 S BOLTWOOD ST., HASTINGS, MI) FOR BARRY-ROUBAIX RIDERS ON MARCH 25, 2017 Fundraiser for Thornapple Trail Association   Park your vehicle in the...

Get noticed! Express Signs

Please welcome our new race partner, Express Signs.  We've been working with Judd and Jason the owners for the last few years to help design and create all the signs and banners for the race course, race chute, awards stage.  These guys work with all types...

Michigan Gravel Race Series!

We are excited to announce the Founders Barry-Roubaix will be one of the eight races participating in the Michigan Gravel Race Series. Check out all the details on their website and like them on Facebook. Sign up today on Bikereg ...

Curtis Course Conditions Report 1-27

" The BRX course is in great shape today and looking to be great all weekend with the cooler temps. The roads are 80-90% firm and good riding conditions. There are a few areas with a bit of muddy ruts and some pot holes/washboards. Overall...

FREE Entry raffle from Grzanka Grit McDonald

Want to race for FREE!?!?!?  of course you do!! Well, you can click over to our team competition sponsor; Grzanka Grit McDonald's website @ http://www.cyclinglawyer.com/#contact and enter your info for their free entry raffle. There's still plenty of time to sign up for the team competition too. ...

Free Entry Raffle at Hastings ACE

Next time you're in Hastings riding the course, stop by ACE Hardware's bike shop and enter to win a FREE entry to the 2017 race. We will draw and announce two winners on March 1. No purchase necessary. Winners will be refunded if already registered for the race....

Tempo article from Training Bible Cycling Coaches

Check out the second installment article from Training Bible Coaching. This one covers TEMPO with a great workout for developing maximum power at a tempo pace. http://www.trainingbiblecycling.com/your-barry-roubaix-tempo/  ...