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Local Support

These fine West Michigan organizations donate their time and talent - crucial to organizing a world-class bicycling event.

Alger Bikes
Alger Bikes provides tech support at Thornapple-Kellogg Middle School on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00 PM

Barry County Road Commission

The BCRC helps us plan around road construction and makes sure the roads are clear on Father's Day weekend.

Barry County Sheriff

The BC Sheriff's Posse manages the contingent of officers who keep cars and bikes out of harm's way throughout the event.

Baseline United Methodist Church

Baseline UMC graciously allows us to use their parking lot for Checkpoint #2 on Saturday afternoon

Billy's Bike Shop
This fine shop in Galesburg (near Battle Creek) provides technical support at Checkpoint #2, Baseline UMC on Saturday afternoon from 10 AM until 2:00 PM

Breakaway Bicycles

This shop, with locations in Kalamazoo, Grand Haven and Muskegon, provides technical support  at Checkpoint #3, Delton Library, on Saturday afternoon from 1:30 to 4:30 PM

Chicago Drive Cyclery

With locations in Kentwood, Grandville and Holland, this shop caters to cyclists all over West Michigan. They provide technical support at
Thornapple-Kellogg Middle School Saturday morning from 6 to 8 am and Checkpoint #1, Lakewood Middle School  on Saturday from 9 to 11 AM

Delton Library

Checkpoint #3 is located in the parking lot at the Delton Public Library.

Kalamazoo Pipe Band

The Kalamazoo Pipe Band has started our riders off in grand style for years.  We're delighted to have them as part of our event. 

Lakewood Middle School

Checkpoint #1 is located in the parking lot at Lakewood Middle School

Loose Spokes

This Grand Haven shop provides technical support at Thornapple-Kellog Middle School from 5:30 to 9:00 on Friday evening
Middleville Rotary Club

The Middleville Rotary Club puts on their Famous Spaghetti Dinner at Thornapple-Kellog Middle School from 5:00 to 8:30 PM on Friday evening.

Middleville United Methodist Church

Middleville UMC puts on our Saturday breakfast from 6:30 to 8:30 AM and runs the concession stand from noon Saturday to 3 AM Sunday.

Plummer's Disposal Service

Those Porta-Jons, vital when you need them, come from a fine West Michigan company, dedicated to preserving our environment.

Rock 'n' Road Cycle

Rock 'n' Road has shops in Grand Haven and Holland. They provide technical support on Saturday from 6 pm to midnight.
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Thornapple Township

Middleville is the seat of Thornapple Township, whose public service organizations provide essential emergency services.

Thornapple-Kellog Schools

Checkpoint #4 is located in the parking lot at Thornapple-Kellogg Middle School. The T-K School System graciously lets us use the building and grounds for the weekend.

Ultra Marathon Cycling Assn

UMCA recognizes our event as part of their Ultracycling Cup Series. Riders in the N24HC will have their mileage posted on our website within on week following the event. UMCA recognizes this posting as official for their Ultracycling Cup Series.

Village Bike Shop

This shop, with 4 locations in Greater Grand Rapids,
provides technical support at Thornapple-Kellogg Middle School from Saturday midnight until the finish at 8:00 AM Sunday

Village of Middleville

The Village of Middleville is our gracious host for the National 24-Hour Challenge. Check out its beautiful downtown setting as you ride through.