Local Rides & Events
Explore Our Community By Bike
Marquette is filled with awesome places to ride - Single Track, Bike Path, Gravel. They are all top notch. Grab a map from the shop to head out on some adventures!
We love riding our bikes as much as you do! Check out some of our favorite rides below.
Looking for a group ride? We ride every Tuesday night! 6:30 from behind the shop. Some times it's mountain bikes, sometimes its a Klunker Ride! Give us a call or check our social media to find out!
To learn more about the local happenings that interest you, give us a call or stop in to check out the events calendar.
First Tuesday's Work Bee
Quick Stop Bike Shop Standing Monthly Work Bee.
The first Tuesday of the month is reserved for working on the trails. This can vary dramatically depending on where and how the trails need help. Might be leaf blowing, might be building a bridge, might be on RAMBA, might be on NTN trails. But! It is always fun. Join us to to take some ownership of the trails you love.
Like they used to say at the old BMX jumps - No Dig. No Ride. Let's go Dig!
- First Tuesday of the Month. 6:30pm
- Location Varies - Touch Base with the Shop for details.
- Requirements - Positive Attitude, maybe a couple yard tools, and the ability to get dirty.
Quick Stop Tuesday Night Ride
Join QSBS for our standing Tuesday Night Ride. It's usually a moderate paced MTB ride on mostly Blue Square trails with a few Black Diamonds to keep us humble. Early spring and late fall rides can turn to gravel rides. We have also been known to blow the dust off the Klunkers and get in a good Klunk when the weather is at its worst.
- Tuesday Nights! 6:30pm
- Behind the Shop!
- Bike, Bike Ride stuff!
- Check in with us at the shop or our Face Book page for weekly ride plans.
RAMBA Wednesday Night Ride
Holy Wah! What a group Ride. Big group, lots of ride level options. Lots of laughs.
- Wednesday Nights! 6:30pm
- West End Bike and Ski
- Bike, Bike Ride stuff!
- Check in with RAMBA for weekly updates.
Casey Kasem's Top 40
This is one of our all time favorite loops on the south trails. Some great single track trail, a few jumps to case, and a few turns to blow. So good it reminds us of tuning the radio in to the Top 40 every weekend. Hit the Link below to get to RidewithGPS.
20 Mile Gravel Route
Pretty fun 20ish mile road and gravel route. About 50/50 road/gravel.
Head out to the Top of The World over look past Harlow lake and loop back into town via Forestville Rd. This is a great post work ride or early morning ride. Gravel can be a bit rough but it goes. Be sure to mind the mine trucks on 550.
60 Mile Palmer Mixed Surface
What a great route. Mostly pavement with a bit of gravel and some crushed limestone on the IOHT.
A favorite loop for an easy to follow spring ride. Some sweet descents on some lonely roads. Hit it in the spring and the Escanaba River will be raging! Hit the Link below to get the GPX file if you need it.
Jon's Favorite Klunk
Jon loves a good Klunk. Bust out the old rigid hardtail, commuter or mountain bike to enjoy a tour around town with some sneaky single-track. Probably best to bring a few sodas of your choice along. Take some time and enjoy some easy single track, some cool over looks, some great beverage stops. No chamois need, but there will be some climbs... aaannnd some sketchy descents.
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