Mountain biking at Alcove Spring

A group of Marshall County mountain bikers is attempting to get a regularly scheduled group ride at Alcove Spring. On a recent ride organized by Shelby Temps were, from left, Brandon Wilson, Waterville; Ryan Swanson, Manhattan; Ethan Barrett, Chicago; Jordan Sandman, Washington, D.C.; Aaron Hoffman, James Baker, Shelby Temps, Mark Hoffman, Jeff Schroller, Todd Frye, Marysville; Josh Brychta, Jay Schmitz, Elden Colburn, Andy Theimer, Manhattan. The group would like to schedule a ride at least every other week and will accommodate bikers ranging from beginners to experts. Communication will be through the Black Squirrel Cycling League and the Alcove Spring Trail Facebook pages.