• CBS Viewing Party at ONYX Sports Bar - December 1

    CBS Viewing Party at ONYX Sports Bar - December 1

    We’re back on the airwaves Sunday, December 1 on CBS Sports! For the second year, the Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge airs across the country to highlight our racers, our winners, and our partners from sea to shining sea. And we’re inviting you to tune in with us! 

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  • Famous Last Words: A Note From The Race Director

    Famous Last Words: A Note From The Race Director

    Three decades ago, 39 mountain bikers with nothing better to do on a Saturday morning gathered in Kalkaska.

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  • SCRAM Ice Cycle Expo & Packet Pick Up

    SRAM Ice Cycle Expo & Packet Pick Up! It's (almost) what you've been waiting for!  The SRAM Ice Cycle Expo & Packet Pick Up for the Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge & Meijer Slush Cup and Sno-Cone...Read more
  • 2019 Pro Women Preview

    2019 Pro Women Preview

    The 30th edition of the Bell’s Iceman Cometh is going to one of the most exciting editions of the race yet, and one huge reason for that is the decidedly unpredictable nature of the women’s Pro field. Just a single rider returns from 2018’s top five, which means we’re in for a wide-open race in which tactics and brains will be just as important as the riders’ legs. From across North America, the top mountain bike talent will descend on Traverse City to vie for bragging rights, a big payout, and an even bigger bottle of Bell’s beer.

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  • 2019 Pro Men Preview

    2019 Pro Men Preview

    Canadian and drop-bar enthusiast, Geoff Kabush, returns to defend his Iceman Cometh in 2019, but a glance at the start list will tell you Kabush won’t have the race entirely his way this weekend.

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  • Iceman Etiquette

    Growing up, my dad would always leave my brother and I on the start line with two pieces of advice. As we fiddled with our gloves and gave our tires a final pinch, he’d slap us on the shoulder and say, “Hey, remember; it’s a...Read more
  • Iceman Update: A Crisp Start To The Finsh (Venue)

    Know what makes it really feel like the Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge is just around the corner? 40 degrees and rain. 

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  • Excuses for Why Your Iceman Didn't Go to Plan: A Free List

    Wes Sovis is the king of excuses. Now, he's sharing some of his best ahead of the 2019 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge. Take notes. 

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  • Your Best Race Day: 7 Tips for Iceman Success

    Your Best Race Day: 7 Tips for Iceman Success

    Your Best Race Day: 7 Tips for Iceman Success By the Mary Free Bed at Munson Medical Center Physical Therapy Team in Traverse City, MI  1. Train Adequately in a Realistic Setting As the weather changes and available...Read more
  • Alexey's Kids' Ride presented by Shimano and CLIF Kids

    The Pros of today with the shredders of tomorrow! Last year’s runner up, Alexey Vermeulen, is back at the 2019 Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge, and he’s looking to do more than just hop up a step on the podium. This year, he’s gathered a few of his pals to lead a kids-only ride at Timber Ridge Resort from 3-4 pm to get the youngsters ready for the big day! 

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