2013 Missouri Mountain Bike Racing

Mountain Bike Race - Le Tour de Tick -

A Missouri Trails Society event


Team Tick and Missouri Trails Society Presents...

Team Tick and Missouri Trails Society  Presents...

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Race date change!! APRIL 25th, 2010

To ensure we do not interfere with our brethren in Mountain Biking Race Promoting we are making a change to our race date...

New race date for Le Tick is April 25th, 2010.

Just means it is closer to a birthday of someone special!!!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

2010 Date

Looks like the 18th of April is the sweet zone for us in 2010 - BE There!!!

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Bicentennial Trail status

Bicentennial Trail status

Oh yea...

Got the meadows mowed, the woods whacked and now it is time to go back...

and enjoy the cleared trail.

Mucho thanks to those that came out to help - great job.

Ride on.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Trail Work Day August 29th 7:00am

We will be finishing up with some weed-whacking, mowing and trail clearing for your trail enjoyment of the late summer - slide to fall riding. Bring gloves, work clothes and a can do attutude. Will also be planning out a few "structures" to build this fall.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Le Tick pictures 2009

This is what I have so far...Credits to 918XC racing, Jack U., Jacob, U., Care.


Monday, April 20, 2009


TV stations

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Racing today oh yea!

Had rain last night, it is not raining now and looks like it will be dropping to 20-30 % chance by late morning. Majority of course will drain very well - will probably have just enough mud holes to make it fun!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Race update 6:30 pm Sat. Race is ON!

Had a thunder storm come through for about 25 minutes - cleared and headed North. All is a go for tomorrow - course drains very well.

Race is On - rain or shine!!

Oh yea! course is in great shape, got great swag, great refreshment...all is good!

Le Pont

Le Dogwoods

Friday, April 17, 2009

Race - Rain or Shine!

Course drains very well and it is in a Buff state now and expect it to stay that way for the race.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Update 04/15/09

Le Tour de Tick MTB Race April 19th, 2009

Trail conditions as of 4/14/09 are very good. Even with all the rain from Sunday, the course drains very well and we had only a few wet spots by Tuesday night. We expect 30% chance of rain Friday and maybe Saturday.

Course is already rough marked with ground arrows.

Primitive Camping is available at the main parking/ pavilion area.

Swag includes a Trek 820 from Bicycle Specialists and an Alpha Rack from Kuat Racks.

Come on out and Race!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

MWFTCS Points Race

Okay – next up in the MWFTCS POINT SERIES is “Le Tour de Tick”.

You have less than 2 weeks to plan and prepare for racing “Le Tick” – we will be ready for you – rain or shine.

Primitive camping is available at the Start / Finish Pavilion area.
Early morning coffee, naners, oranges etc.

Swag; great stuff from folks such as… Bicycle Specialists, Kuat, Hammer Nutrition, Genuine Innovations, Grabber Warmers, Sock Guy.

Entries; $25.00 Beginner, Sport and Marathon* $30.00 for Expert.

Awards; Our world famous Cow Bells (Gold, Silver, Bronze). Beginner, Sport & Marathon* Cash to Experts.

Payout; Expert classes; minimum total purse is $330.00. 90% payout beyond the minimum.

Many thanks to Pepsi Co. and Boulevard Brewing Co. for hooking us up with liquid deliciousness.

Hot Showers;
Thanks Neosho YMCA! Available to all racers after your cruise through the Bicentennial Trails (showers open 1-5 pm Sunday).

See ya on the 19th!

* Special something for top 3 Marathon Racers!

Friday, March 27, 2009

We got Hot Showers!

Oh Yea! The Neosho YMCA has graciously agreed to allow Racers to use their shower facilities on Sunday - Race Day - they will be open at 1:00pm - perfect timing for Beginners / Marathon and they will be open later in the day for Sport / Expert as well. The facility is about 1.5 miles south of the T de T Start / Finish.

Thanks Neosho YMCA!

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Sponsor additions

More great sponsors!

Meeks Lumber; Neosho, MO
R & R Construction; Granby, MO
Grabber Warmers www.warmers.com
Hammer Endurance Products www.hammernutrition.com

Thanks guys for the support.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Trail Work day 02/21/09

We had a decent day of new construction on Saturday. Built a bridge across a wet section - cleared a few areas and scoped out the possibility of a few new sections for the course - more to come in the weeks ahead!

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Trail Work 02/21/09

Planning on working trail at 12:30pm today - will update tasks acomplished - gettin' her polished for ya!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Tour de Tick Update

Yee Haw - Sponsors confirmed for this year include...

Bicycle Specialists - Joplin's #1 destination http://bicyclespecialists.com/
Genuine Innovations - tire inflators http://www.genuineinnovations.com/
Kuat Racks - bike racks for your car http://www.kuatracks.com/