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Mountain bike! : the Great Lakes states : a guide to the classic trails : Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan
Van Valkenberg, Phil, 1945-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Birmingham, AL : Menasha Ridge Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xviii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: The mountain biker's guide to the Great Lake states. c1995.

Includes index.
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GV1045.5.M6 V35 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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In a region famous for its universe of lakes, ranging in size from dwarfish ponds to the galactic Great Lakes of Superior, Michigan, and Huron, the opportunities for great mountain biking are vast. With so much to explore in the Great Lakes states, it helps to have the inside scoop on mountain biking. This guide will help you discover some of the region's most magnificent wilderness and experience its most unforgettable rides. Mountain Bike! The Great Lakes States provides detailed information on over 65 of the best rides throughout Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, including tours through Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin's Chequamegon region, and Minnesota's Sawtooth Mountains. From rugged single-track ascents to leisurely rides through breathtaking scenery, if it's good riding, it's profiled here. Each route profile features at-a-glance key information, a thorough ride description, a detailed trail map, helpful sources of information, proximity of important services, valuable commentary on elevation changes and possible hazards and a rescue index. This guide also features interesting and entertaining photographs, vivid descriptions of the native flora and fauna, a glossary of mountain biking terms, and tips on mountain biking etiquette. (6 x 9, 296 pages, maps, b&w photos)