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    SW Michigan Riding

    Hello All,

    I am traveling to SW Michigan for work. I will be there for the next 6-7 weeks. Is there anything worth dragging the bike up for. I like the technical stuff and some FR if availiable. I don't mind the climbing if the down is rewarding. Riding needs to be close as time is short to get rides in with the long shifts. I am staying in Stevensville.

    Any suggestions or opinions?

    Thanks in advance.
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    I used to live in Stevensville and rode a couple trails .

    1. Andrews University - technical xc but fairly flat. It's built in a ravine so short steep climbs. The soil type is mostly clay. Located here. Park at the retirement home and the trail is just past the circle/turn around. You can see it on the aerial view of Google Maps. I think there are around 8 miles of trails.

    2. Trail next to Vineland Center in St. Joseph. Its a power line trail with some single track off to the side. The soil is sandy.

    I don't know of any FR or DH trails in the area.

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    Thank you for the suggestions. I just found out that my shift has changed. No time to ride.
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