The Bell’s Beer Sunset on the Season Party is where many riders can finally take the gloves off. You may be sharing a story with a guy that you’ve been battling all season long or raising a glass of Two Hearted Ale with Gary Fisher himself. You've got a 54-year-old first-year Iceman rider sitting on a stool next to past and current National Champions. Perhaps a former World Champ is drinking from the Ice trophy or a Tour de France rider is letting out some long season stress and steam on the dance floor.
Heck, with the talent and energy The Orbitsuns deliver to every performance, it’ll be impossible not to have a blast this year. These hard-working Detroit rockers have sort of become the Godfathers of MTB rock. And when they hit the crowd with the MTB race anthems, “Haul Ass” and “Iceman Victory”, it is the icing on the cake to what has already been a fantastic day.
In a sport that tends to bring out one's ego and selfishness, on this night it’s all set aside, everyone is equal. Results, categories, and status just do not matter. In the