MOUNTAIN BIKE RADIO | TRAIL EAFFECT – “MIKE BRUNET NTN TRAILS & STEVE FARR BLACKROCKS BREWERY”

ABOUT THE EPISODE

Welcome to “Episode 6” of the new show, Trail Eaffect. Josh is continuing dive into the world of Marquette, Michigan. The guests for this episode are Mike Brunet of NTN Trails & Steve Farr of Blackrocks Brewery. You should probably grab a Blackrocks beer and listen in!

Topics Covered in this show:

  • The Mike Brunet Back Story
  • The Early Years of Mountain Biking in Marquette, MI
  • Marquette Mountain Bike Park Back Story and information 
  • South Trails and how they became reality- NTN Trails and City of Marquette Partnership
  • Some of the struggles of building an excellent trails community
  • The Success that Marquette has had
  • Winter Snow Bike Riding / Grooming in Marquette
  • NTN Supporters
  • The Steve Farr Back Story
  • The Blackrocks Back Story
  • Why Blackrocks support the Noquemanon Trail Network
  • Why Blackrocks Support the Superior Watershed Partnership
  • 51k IPA Beer Supports local Trails

RELATED SHOW LINKS

Noquemanon Trail Network: https://noquetrails.org/
Bike Mag A Mountain Bikers Guide to Marquette: https://www.bikemag.com/routes/mountain-bikers-guide-marquette/
Marquette Mountain Ski Area / Bike Park: https://marquettemountain.com/
Whack Jobs Snow Bike Grooming Video by Aaron Peterson Studios: https://vimeo.com/250619117
Blackrocks Brewery: https://www.blackrocksbrewery.com/
Superior Watershed Partnership: https://superiorwatersheds.org/

This show has been edited and produced by Evolution Trail Services, for more information go to:

Evolution Trail Services: www.evotrails.com
Contact Josh at evolutiontrails@gmail.com 

If you have any questions about Mountain Bike Radio in general, please contact Ben at Ben@Mountainbikeradio.com

ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT

Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.

ABOUT THE HOST

Josh Blum is a father, husband, and doer of stuff – paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.

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Author: Ben

Ben is originally from Southeastern Wisconsin. After graduating college at UW La Crosse, he lived in several Midwestern cities, Denver, and Western North Dakota before relocating to Hayward, Wisconsin in 2017, providing a lot of opportunity to experience the outdoors throughout the country. Ben started mountain biking in 2006 after five years of other endurance sports including running and triathlons of various distances. In 2012, he created Mountain Bike Radio and has been dedicated to mountain biking since. He has a lot of experience racing all distances, including 24 hour solos, 12 hour solos, 100 miles, 50 milers, XC distance, fatbikes, gravel, and everything in between. He’s married to wife, Amy, with two young children – Claeson and Paige. Ben hopes that his passion for mountain biking and the outdoors drives his commitment to creating, improving, and maintaining opportunities in the outside world.

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