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Events

The following list includes the EVENTS that will occur in the next year. These events are hosted in the Kettle Moraine area near Whitewater, Wisconsin. Event entry forms and additional information can be obtained by contacting the LaGrange General Store. Contact us.

TOKO wax Clinic

December 9

The date for this years clinic is Tuesday December 9 6pm-8pm There's still room so please RSVP to mike@backyardbikes.com Clinic attendees will also get 20% off all wax and wax equipment Don't wait for the snow to hit, get your ski equipment to us, so our technicians can get some new glide wax on your skis. Even if you have waxless traditional skis you still should have the tips and tails recondition with a fresh coat of glide wax at least once a season. This will improve the overall performance and protect the ski base

beer Tasting

12/05/2014

The LaGrange General Store will host a beer tasting Friday December 5 6:30 to 9:00. We'll have samples of various styles of beer with the focus on seasonal holiday beer. Hors d 'oeuvres will be served . This event is part of the Toys for Tots fund raiser A wrapped gift or $10 donation is requested We will also offer a 20% discount on $50 plus beer purchase To help plan this event please RSVP @ info@backyardbikes.com

Ski And Bike Trail Report

12/04/2014

With last weekends warm weather the ski trail are still are snow and iced cover with lots of bare spots. Hiking is great. The same conditions exist on the Mountain Bike Trails. Fat bikes or bikes with studded tires are recommended. Due to these condition we are not renting bikes at this time

Winter Color Festival

2/14/2015

IMBAS Southern Kettle Chapter annual Fat-Bike race

Tuesday night road ride

spring 2015

TNRR is a spirited road ride through the southern kettle Moraine in southeastern Wisconsin. Rides start from the Nordic Parking lot on Hwy H 1.5 miles from Store . State Parking pass is required . Rides are open to all riders , distance rage for 25 to 40 miles , generally there are 3 groups, average speeds between 17 to 22 mph. Currently all groups start at at 5:30 with a 5:00 warm up .

Fall Color Festival

September 27 2014

On a picturesque Wisconsin Fall Saturday, more than 300 mountain bicyclists assembled on the John Muir Trails in the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest to participate in the 16th Annual Fall Color Festival sponsored by Trek, Wheel and Sprocket, and the LaGrange General Store/Backyard Bike Shop.

The event raises money for the ever-popular John Muir trails and is hosted by WORBA .The Southern Kettle Morain Forest DNR receives all of the proceeds after expenses for maintenance on the Mt. Bike trails .

http://www.fallcolorfestival.org/index.html

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