Author: tojeffsmith

April 21, 2017

The Yankee Springs Time Trial 2017 starting order and bib numbers for pre-registered racers is now available:  YSTT_StartOrder

Please note: This year we've had a large number of Expert and Elite racers register.  In order to ensure that all participants in the Expert and Elite categories are started before riders come around for the second lap, we've had to make adjustments with the start.  As in years past, participants in the Elite Women, Expert Men and Expert women categories will start in pairs at 15 second intervals.

April 20, 2017

Online Registration is now closed.  This year we have 698 pre-registered racers for the 2017 Yankee Springs Time Trial!  That may be a record.

The race is capped at 800 racers, so this leaves only 102 entries available for day-of registration.  If you did not pre-register, make sure you arrive early Sunday to get a spot.  Registration opens Sunday morning at 8:30 AM and closes at Noon, or when we reach 800 registrations.

Thank you so much for supporting the Yankee Springs Time Trial and the West Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance.

April 13, 2017


Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors Velocity USA and Küat Racks, we have two amazing products to raffle off at the Yankee Springs Time Trial.  Tickets will be sold from 8:30 AM until the drawing is held at 3:00 PM.  Tickets are $5.00 each or $20.00 for 5.  You do not need to be present to win.  All proceeds go directly towards building and maintaining our local trails.

1st Place:    

Velocity Blunt SS Sport Wheelset

$675 MSRPVelocity USA has been a long time supporter of the Yankee Springs Time Trial and cycling throughout Michigan.  They take great pride in providing the cycling community with top quality wheels and rims while offering the best customer service in the industry.

2nd Place:

Kuat Sherpa 2.0 Bike Rack

$489 MSRP

Küat Racks is a new sponsor year.  They "Love to support events that support our trails!" and were excited to partner with our event.  Team Küat is comprised of avid cyclists, outdoor enthusiasts, and fine ale connoisseurs. This motley crew of dreamers and schemers pool together their diverse talents and interests to bring you sharp design, quality products, and awesome customer service.

April 12, 2017

As requested by several racers, the Yankee Springs Deep Lake Trail will run in the Red direction on Saturday, April 22nd.  The posted direction for Saturday is normally Yellow, but we received permission from the DNR to change the direction so that users can pre-ride the trail in preparation of the Time Trial.

The WMMBA will post signs to remind users of the change of direction on that day.  However, please stay alert in case other riders are unaware.



March 30, 2017

Yankee Yellow or Yankee Red for the time trial?  We've had several riders ask us that question.  So the official answer is... Yankee Red.  The time trial is on Sunday and riders are more used to the Red direction.  So no changes this year.

No excuses now.  Less than 3 weeks to register online.  Get to it.


March 14, 2017
The Yankee Springs Time Trial Committee is excited to announce that we will have beer service at the race.  After many years of negotiating with the DNR we have reached an agreement and they graciously said YES!  
Partnering with our pint glass sponsor we will be serving beers brewed by Osgood Brewing from Grandville, MI.  Planning to serve Journey IPA, Nights Watch Black Lager and Sol Seeker Summer Wheat.  Serving from Noon to 5:00 pm.
Come join in the fun... it will be warm and sunny on April 23rd! 

March 12, 2017

Please welcome back Old Mill Brewpub and Grill as a Supporting Sponsor for the YSTT this year. Scott will be giving away Beaver Bars – energy bars made in his commercial kitchen from spent grain used during the brewing of Crazy Beaver Cream Ale.  Additional ingredients include oats, honey, raisins, and mini-chocolate chips.

Additionally, Scott is graciously providing (5) $20 gift cards for the swag table.  Each gift card will be attached to an empty Old Mill growler.  You have to be registered for the race to win one of these, so don’t delay, register today!