Tomorrow is a big day for our partners at BISSELL and BISSELL Pet Foundation. Empty the Shelters is a nation-wide initiative to get find loving homes for the thousands of dogs and cats currently in shelters. For just $25, you can bring home a new friend from one of over 100 participating organizations in 20 countries. To find a shelter near you, head to bisselpetfoundation.org for more info!

  • CBS Broadcast: Mark your Calendars for Nov. 25th @ 1pm EST

    CBS Broadcast: Mark your Calendars for Nov. 25th @ 1pm EST

    The 2018 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge will be broadcast as a one-hour long television show on CBS Sports Network during Thanksgiving weekend at 1pm EST, on Sunday, November 25th. The telecast will then be repeated later in...Read more
  • Welcome our 2018 Pro Men!

    Welcome our 2018 Pro Men!

    It never gets old does it?  It's another great year of the men's best mountain bike racers coming to race for the title of Champion of the 2018 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge.  It’s every man for himself out there.   Check...Read more
  • Welcome our 2018 Pro Women!

    Welcome our 2018 Pro Women!

    The Pro Women’s race is going fun to watch!  With neither 2017 1st or 2nd place finishers racing, the podium is wide open.  Plus we’ve got some new ladies that shouldn’t be overlooked.  This is going to be good folks!

    ...Read more
  • Bell's Iceman Entry Giveaway!

    Bell's Iceman Entry Giveaway!

    Missed your chance to enter the 2018 ICEMAN????? Our good friend Chuck Grzanka , cycling advocate, and CyclingLawyer.com are once again giving away several entries for the best race in the USA! Already entered? No worries....Read more
  • The Ten Commandments of Bell's Iceman

    The Ten Commandments of Bell's Iceman

    1. Thou shall race a clean, fair race.

    2. Thou shall be Courteous while racing. (Announce yourself when you pass.)

    3. Thou shall respect the Handicap Parking area at Timber Ridge for those who truly need it.

    4. Thou shall ONLY drink Bell’s Beer in the BISSELL Celebration Zone.

    5. Thou shall only pack dry clothes—no beer—in your clothing bags.

    6. Thou shall keep moving on the staircases over the course.

    7. Thou shall use the bike exit so you don’t have to drag your bike up the stairs.

    8. Thou shall update your Ice Society profile with Emergency Contact Info

    9. Thou shall support our Sponsors

    But most importantly…

    10. Thou shall Haul Ass and have a great race!

    ...Read more
  • Transfer Deadline is October 12th!

    Transfer Deadline is October 12th!

    Time to decide if you are racing!   Follow the directions on our Transfer Page. ...Read more
  • Race TC's finest Singletrack @ TC Trail Fest!

    Race TC's finest Singletrack @ TC Trail Fest!

    Love singletrack?  Wished you could ride the trails you see crisscrossing the Iceman course?  Here's your chance: Traverse City Trail Festival!  July 21st!   https://nmmbatctf.com/ .

    It's a celebration of trails, bikes, and our mountain bike community, and we mean everyone! Both 40 and 25-mile distances offer the option to race, or just tour at your own pace with friends. There's also an 8-mile kid's race presented by Norte, as well as a balance bike drag race! 

    ...Read more
  • Thank you to all our participants, sponsors and spectators!!!

    Another great year in the books!  Looking forward to November 3, 2018! Registration opens Friday March 2nd at 11:00 AM at Bell’s Eccentric Cafe. Happy Trails!...Read more
  • Bells Iceman Cometh is here - Keep checking for updates

    Bells Iceman Cometh is here - Keep checking for updates

    Caption - Left, Iceman riders from Tennessee at the SRAM Ice Cyle Expo. Right, expo is getting busy. Race day tomorrow! Packet pick-up and the SRAM IceCyle Expo is upstairs at Grand Traverse Resort in the Michigan Ballroom....Read more
  • Waited too Long to Register?? Try this raffle for a FREE Iceman entry!

    Waited too Long to Register?? Try this raffle for a FREE Iceman entry!

    Well, for those of you who waited TOO long and now find the race full we have some good news! Once again just like last year we at CyclingLawyer.com are giving away entries to the 2017 ICEMAN Mountain Bike Race set for...Read more