The lead group of Pro/Elite women's field during the Chequamegon 40, September 16, 2023 (Credit: Paul Phillips)

NewMidwest MTB Report

September 20, 2023
September is flying by and so are the leaves as we accelerate into the fall. Some of the best riding conditions lie ahead, and many of this month's biggest events are taking advantage of it including the Chequamegon Mountain Bike Festival and Marji Gesick which both took place over the weekend. Jay Richards lined up for the Chequamegon 40 and recapped his race in this week's Midwest MTB report, alongside a debrief with Jenna Reinhart on her race as part of the Life Time Grand Prix. Also included in this week's report are highlights from the Marji Gesick and the F-M All Trail Enduro, plus a roundup of coverage focused on some of the recent trail building going on throughout the Midwest.

Gear West: Pig Out Sale

September 19, 2023
Gear West's Annual Pig Out sale fires up this Friday, with deals on equipment to get you ready for this winter.

Untapped: Official Fuel and Hydration of Birkie

September 14, 2023
UnTapped is thrilled to announce its partnership with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) as the official fuel and hydration sponsor. They will provide athletes at all ABSF events year-round with their maple syrup gels and maple-sweetened waffles and hydration.

Pioneer Midwest: Fall Sale Sep 14-17

September 14, 2023
The Pioneer Midwest Fall Sale is on for one weekend only! Stop by in-store or shop online all weekend from September 14th - September 17th.

Antonina Anikin Passes On

September 14, 2023
On August 18th, Antonina Anikin passed away in Duluth. Antonina, along with her husband Nikolai, were fixtures of Nordic skiing in Minnesota and the Midwest. Under the Gitchi Gummi Sports Association they coached a generation of the elite Nordic Skiers in the Duluth area and through out the Midwest. There will be a celebration of her life on Sunday, Oct 1st, noon to 3pm, at Snowflake ski center in Duluth.

CXC Rollerski Championships Oct 21-22

September 13, 2023
CXC's Rollerski series wraps up in late October with two days of racing on the new rollerski loops at the Birkie Trailhead in Cable. Saturday will feature individual start freestyle races, Sunday is classic sprints format.

Ski Hut: Gear in Stock Now

September 11, 2023
Ski Hut is letting everyone to know that they are set-up and rarin' to go for the 23/24 Nordic season! Tons of gear from top-end race to off-track metal edge and kid's gear, and plenty on sale!

NNF: Athlete Support Grants to 16 Skiers Announced

September 10, 2023
The National Nordic Foundation has awarded Athlete Support Grants to 16 skiers who exhibit a propensity for international racing success as a Nordic athlete.

Endurance Adventures: Upcoming September Clinics

September 9, 2023
September is a busy month for Endurance Adventures with a couple of clinics planned—the first, a skate technique roller ski clinic on the 11th, and the second, a dryland pole bounding clinic on the 18th. Both clinics are free to attend, although attendees are asked to register in advance. Also, be sure to check out some of the upcoming ski trips Endurance Adventures has planned as there will be a $100 price hike for all winter trips going into effect on October 1st.