About Us

We are the official cycling club and USA Cycling collegiate team at Michigan Tech. All are welcome, regardless of experience or ability. Our weekly meetings throughout the fall are casual evening affairs followed by group rides at Tech Trails. On weekends we often travel to Copper Harbor and other nearby riding destinations while the race team may be competing at various other schools in the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference. Once the snow sticks things settle down, but we still have a few events in the winter. In the spring, we turn to road rides until the trails thaw out.

Membership & Meetings

Membership is open to any member of the school or community who enjoys cycling, on or off road, racer or casual rider. Feel free to sit in on one of our meetings held weekly before the snow sticks. During the winter, our meetings are sporadic and held in main campus buildings.

Watch our e-mail list for details on group rides and meetings. Weekly meetings/rides will be held Thursday nights at 5:30 PM at the Nordic Waxing Center for the Fall 2021 academic term.

Becoming a member entitles you to attend our awesome trips, use of club tools, awards at club events, and our pricing on all club apparel. Becoming a member requires a small $10 club membership fee, but there is no fee for group rides.

 

 

Weekly Group Rides

 

Thursday night group MTB rides are held at 5:30 PM at the Nordic Waxing Center (Tech Trails Trailhead). Everyone is welcome to attend no matter their riding ability. Be sure to bring a helmet or rent one from the Outdoor Adventure Program to participate in the group ride.

 

Updates or ride cancellations will be made via the email list and posted on our Instagram.

 

 

 

Communication

All of our communication happens via our email list, Facebook group, and Instagram page.

Be sure to like our page and request to join the group to stay connected!

You can join our email list by searching your Michigan Tech email’s Google Groups for “cycling-l”.

 

 

 

 

 

Club Travel and Activities

Every year the club travels to trail systems throughout the region, collegiate races, and a spring break trip. Expenses are paid for by the club for all current members. Trips usually include destinations such as Copper Harbor, Marquette, collegiate races, and a spring break trip to a destination such as Moab, UT. Locally we put on events such as bike maintenance clinics, bonfires, movie nights and night rides.

Club Leadership

 

President
William Rivet
wrrivet@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

Vice President
Murphy Mallow
mamallow@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

Race Director
Devin Deaton
ddeaton@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

Color Tour Director
Devin Deaton/Murphy Mallow
ddeaton@mtu.edu/mamallow@mtu.edu

 

 

Secretary
Dylan Kiefer
dkiefer@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Treasurer
Byron Langerman
bjlanger@mtu.edu

 

 

 

 

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Kit Cischke
cmcischk@mtu.edu