Experience the Keweenaw – CCS Swedetown Potluck!

Join any number of group rides, hikes, paddles and other events from Greenland, MI all the way up to the tip of the Keweenaw in Copper Harbor, MI. Cross Country Sports is hosting a post-ride grill-out at the Swedetown Trails Chalet in Calumet, MI at 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 27. Bring a dish to […]

Join us Wednesday May 24th for a ride!

Join us for a ride on May 24th at 6:30pm. Watch the weather, if things are wet and rainy, we’ll reschedule it for another time. We will be meet at Swedetown’s M203 Trailhead for a trail ride. Don’t know where that trailhead is? Give us a call at (906) 337-4520 and we’ll give you directions. […]

#Bike2Work Day is this Friday

Grab your freedom machine and bike to work this Friday, May 19th! Join our community as we come together to promote wellness and the benefits of commuting via bike. There will be five rest stops throughout the area that will offer refreshments, bike safety literature, as well as volunteers with the best advice on gear, […]

No ride this Wednesday

With the weather predictions for Wednesday being what they are; we are not scheduling a ride for the 17th.  We’ll see you next week!

Shop Ride

We normally start our Wednesday night rides in June.  But just look at that weather prediction!  We’ll meet at 6:30 at Cross Country Sports and head on over to the Swedetown Trails.  The vast majority of them are now rideable (we’ll bypass a few) with little snow or wet spots.  We’ll have a couple of […]

Chris Guibert photos at First Friday

On Friday, May 5th, we’ll be hosting a photo exhibit called “Transport”.  Chris Guibert has taken some great shots of the Copper Harbor trail system to get us  going for the upcoming riding season. “Transport” to the rugged and wooded shores of Lake Superior and experience the intensity and beauty of mountain biking the Keweenaw […]

How to get started bike commuting

In lieu of #bike2workweek, we’re taking a look at some ways you can prepare to become a full-fledged bike commuter. You’ve heard the argument that biking to work is good for your fitness, your productivity, and the environment, but ditching your car for a two-wheeled model can be a hassle. But to simplify the switch, […]

What is MIPS?

The bike helmet is the piece of gear that has the biggest job – keeping you safe. With the introduction of MIPS technology, helmet designers are improving that standard. What is MIPS? MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System, which is the leading slip-plane technology inside the helmet design to reduce rotational forces that can […]

Dirty Bike? Give the drivetrain a “bath!”

Drivetrain enemies: dirt, water, and anything that keeps those things on your chain or working parts. Defeat these with: degreaser, and the appropriate type and amount of lubrication. Again, the appropriate amount of lubrication. Always clean off excess lubrication. What is excess? To figure that out, ask yourself: Can I wipe more lube off my chain? If the […]

Today: Bike, Ski, & Run

This is one of the best times of the year. Really. At what other time can you get in a jog, a bike ride, a snowbike ride, and a ski in one day? Some folks call this the “shoulder season”, and lament waiting until “bike season” starts. With a pair of skis, a snowbike and […]