• Teton Gravity to Set Chicago ‘Almost Ablaze’

    On Sunday, November 23rd, Teton Gravity Research is bringing its hard charging ski and snowboard flick – Almost Ablaze – to the House of Blues in Chicago.  Best of all, the film is free.  Free?  Yes free! You can thank The North Face for sponsoring the film and covering the cost of the show.  Here […]

GLAP Events

Aug. 9 | Dairyland Dare Ultra Ride [more info]

Aug. 9 | One Day Ride Across Michigan [more info]

Aug. 16 | Third Coast Surf Shop Luau [more info]

Aug. 16-17 | Midwest Whitewater C'ship [more info]

Aug. 17 | Bike Psychos Century [more info]

Aug. 23 | Thunder Rolls Adventure Race [more info]

Aug. 23 | X100 MTB Race [more info]

Sept. 6-9 | Climate Ride Tour [more info]

Sept. 7 | Harmon Hundred [more info]

Sept. 12 | Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival [more info]

Sept. 14 | Trek/WCA Cyclocross Series [more info]


Badger State Trail

The Militant

Alright, maybe 150 miles of gravel was a bit ambitious.  I just needed a reprieve from the song of city horns and sirens, the barrage of emails and the ever-acculumating dust in my apartment.  The Militant seemed like the right distraction.  I remember seeing the race last year – when it was known as the […]


X100 Mountain Bike Race

This year is the second installment of what is shaping up to be one of the most competitive and damn fun 100 mile mountain bikes races in the Midwest.  On August 23, 2014, Traverse City will host the X100.  The race is loaded with steep and flowy single track that will have you grinning from ear […]

The Blackline – Ultimate Urban Commuter

As part of the Oregon Manifest bike design project, the Chicago-based designers and frame builder MNML (‘minimal” minimized) and Method conceived, designed and manufactured what could be the ultimate urban commuter.  The Blackline, a name consistent with the “L” transit lines that pulse through Chicago, features a disruptive yet sophisticated frame design, integrated technology and deep functionality. […]

Courtesy of ArtCrank

ArtCrank Chicago

Attention bike lovers, beer lovers and art lovers, ArtCrank Chicago is this Saturday (July 19th) at Expo 72 located at 72 E. Randolph.  The galleria of all things bike art will feature hand-made, bike inspired posters created by Chicago area artists as well as some solid local brews.  Special guests this year are bike and […]



Great Lakes Adventure Project

Great Lakes Adventure Project is about embracing the active urban lifestyle. Our goal is to bring the often overlooked side of the Great Lakes regions’ urban outdoor culture into focus. Simply put, our mission is to help people find adventure in the most unlikely places, at possibly the most unlikely moments.