4 Steps to Adventuring by bike #1: PURCHASE A GOOD BIKE THAT FITS We can’t stress this enough - the bike matters. Off-road riding is not enjoyable on a bike designed for driveways and bike paths. Visit your local bike shop for help selecting a bike designed for trails in a size that fits [...]
Fitting kids on Freedom Machines Parents have a lot of questions when it comes to selecting the right size bike for their children. We’ll share some simple tips to make the process easier and remove some of the mystery around proper bike fit! Bike fit for young riders should consider the following: 1) Inseam [...]
Mino-giizhigad; Maazhi-giizhigad: The Marji Gesick Alexandra Houchin is no stranger to our neck of the woods. Member of the Triple Crown Hall of Pain, 2019 Bikepacker of the Year, and all-around great person, she wrote up a very nice piece on us in The Radavist. Check it out here.
The Marquette newspaper The Mining Journal recently published an article on the 906 Adventure Team titled "Cycle of life - Activity has lessons for on the trail and for living" featuring our Director of Adventure, Todd Poquette, at presenting an overview of our work at the Local Badass speaker series. Read the article
Adventure Bike Club ended back in August, but a week hasn’t gone by yet that Todd didn’t run into one of the kids, coaches, parents, or volunteers, and they all say the same thing. They can’t wait for next summer! It’s hard to believe how much we’ve grown in two short years. We're now serving [...]
906AT supporters ERG Energy Bars from Traverse City, Michigan are going to donate 15% of every sale of their fantastic energy bars to the Adventure Team when you use the coupon code 906adventureteam. Hand made in downstate MI using minimally-processed, locally-sourced ingredients with a variety of flavors from Apple Ginger to Cranberry Walnut. You can [...]
The Mining Journal recently published an article on the 906 Adventure Team titled "When biking is an Adventure" featuring our summer Adventure Bike Club program in Marquette. Read how together we're making a difference in the lives of kids in The U.P.
1. Safety is job #1. 2. Trail impact needs to be factored into the decision (we put a lot of people into the woods). 3. It’s disappointing to cancel rides. Sometimes life is disappointing. It is a great opportunity to talk to the kids about safety and protecting the trails. 4. Local point person will [...]
Enbridge Inc. recently wrote about 906 Adventure Team's continued growth in Upper Peninsula communities and our new bike playground currently in the works. In 2018, Enbridge supported 906 Adventure Team with a donation towards our Adventure Bike Club program. This year, Enbridge gave $10,000 to help fund the bike playground in Marquette County as part [...]
MAY 24, 2019, MARQUETTE, MI – 906 Adventure Team was one of 14 organizations throughout the U.P. to win a $5,000 grant through Flagstar Bank’s “Flagstar Crafts Community” initiative. The award was presented Tuesday, May 21st at Flagstar’s Washington Street branch. Winners were chosen by public vote—both online and in each Flagstar branch—and more than [...]