NTN South Trails Trail Work

Yesterday, we did some trail work at South Trails! We can’t wait for our team to ride on the trails that we helped maintain! Being a part of the mountain bike community is so much more than just biking.Thank you to Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. for the safety gear and to Rippling River Resort Campground for allowing us to dine on […]

2019 Raffle Bike

For our main raffle prize this year, we will be giving away a brand new Trek 1120 bikepacking and adventure bike! Perfect for touring around the UP or just cruising around town. Thanks to Quick Stop Bike Shop. Get your tickets now! $10 per ticket. Drawing for the winner will be at our Rock ‘n’ Roll […]

2019 Winter STC

The STC winter program has come and gone so quickly! We will wrap up our 6 week season this coming Saturday for the 2019 Polar Roll Fat Bike Race! We had 10 participants this winter, 3 of which are junior mentors. Sports Rack of Marquette has generously allowed us to use their rental bikes and […]

2018 U.P. Service Award

At the recent U.P. Non-profit Conference, Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development presented Start the Cycle with the 2018 U.P. Service Award for the volunteer program category. Start the Cycle is honored to receive this award and to serve the youth in our area.

STC Movie Premiere

On Thursday, October 11th, Start the Cycle rented out a theatre at Thomas Theatre Group Marquette. Over 115 team members, mentors, sponsors, and their families came to watch our first ever movie! Nick Slattery at Up Above Productions spent his time at every one of our practices this summer to put together a 28-minute film […]

2018 Surveys

Please take some time to fill out our 2018 STC summer program survey. They are very important to us and we want to hear how the season went for you, whether you are a team member, mentor, parent/guardian, or if you referred a child to our program. Team members: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R2JKJSQ Parent/Guardian/Referral: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RD5N5FV Mentors: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R7CQ2RW Thank […]

Season Finale

OK, it has been a few months since Ore to Shore. We have been catching up on a lot of things and celebrating our 2018 success.   2018 Summer Program Recap: We had 23 total team members this year! 13 new participants and 10 returning. We had 32 mentors this year. 4 of which are […]