Join us for the
24 mile, 35 mile, or
60 mile race!
Join us for the
24 mile, 35 mile, or
60 mile race!
Join us for the
24 mile, 35 mile, or
60 mile race!
Goshen Brewing Co.

Steensma Lawn

Clark Logic

Yesterday's

Fatshack

SpinZone

Greenware

Central District Cyclery

Missy Steil Agency

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION:  All Melting Mann Dirt Road Bike Challenge Virtual Racers!

Heart Smart Events thanks you for deferring, or donating, and invites you to participate in the Melting Mann Virtual Race starting this Saturday, September 19, through Sunday, September 27, 2020.  We encourage you to ride it live, or you can complete it on a trainer and send your finish time to your personal link that we will email to you on Friday September 18 after 5 pm.  We will simply ask that everyone ride the virtual race from Sept. 19th thru the 27th and send their time to the link provided in Friday’s email.  (Your personal link will only allow you to enter your time once.)  Times will be sorted and loaded to our results page after the September 27th deadline.

 

If you are riding the course “live”, we ask that you park in the parking area near the Village of Vandalia Office.  We will paint a Start/Finish Line on State Street.  Maps are on our website, on the details page and can be downloaded.   BE CAREFUL, as we will not be providing any support, “SO YIELD AT ALL CROSSROADS TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC”.

   

This year’s virtual race is for “bragging rights” only, in “The Spirt of Racing”.  We are hoping that we will see you all for our 8th Annual Melting Mann on Saturday, March 20, 2021.  Your entry for the 2020 Race will be deferred to the 2021 registration, and you will not have to sign-up again.

 

Once again, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to be challenged with these unprecedented times during the Covid 19 Pandemic.

 

Note: 2020 Melting Mann Race will not be included as part of this year’s MGRS.

 

*STAY HEALTHY * STAY FIT * RIDE SAFE *

 

 

Due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to reschedule for Sunday, September 20, 2020.

All current registrations will be honored for that date.

Action Plan Related to COVID-19

You’re invited to Cass County Michigan’s 7th Annual Dirt Road Bike Challenge, MELTING MANN!

Sunday, September 20, 2020

7th Annual Melting Mann Online Registration will open November 1st, 2019.

Register Now

 

Due to COVID 19 predictions, our 8th ANNUAL MELTING MANN HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th, 2021! 

Keep Riding! Stay Healthy! We look forward to a fall event. 

Register Now

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to be challenged with these unprecedented times during the COVID19 Pandemic. Please note that details of our typical race day may change and be adjusted to comply with CDC guidelines and suggested COVID19 related social practices.

Heart Smart Events, LLC is committed to seeing you for an 8th Annual Melting Mann and will make every effort to host a safe an successful event. 

Ride longer and stronger!  Crank-Up your race season by challenging yourself to an Open Class Dirt Road Grinder of 60, 35 or 24 miles on a roller coaster race course. The 60 mile loop offers over 3500 feet of climbing! Plan to include Melting Mann as part of your race season riding some of Southwest Michigan's most challenging dirt roads.

Join Our Email List

 

Check out another Heart Smart Event! Typically held as a winter event, The Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays  may be rescheduled as a 2021 fall event, provided COVID 19 related restrictions are lifted. This is a four-rider, fat tire relay team event on a groomed, flat, half mile track.

Melting Mann Dirt Road Bike Challenge is just a small portion of a great day. We do our best to make sure your first Melting Mann experience is not the last! Special Melting Mann treatment begins at our Registration Headquarters in Vandalia, Michigan. Arrive and enjoy homemade Melting Mom Chocolate Chip Cookies and a kick start to your race with a cup of specially brewed Peloton Roast by Rons Beans. Ride the Ride, Race the Race and Cheer…the welcoming atmosphere of our Celebration Area invites not only racers, but also vendors, families and spectators.  Our Celebration Area offers picnic tables, warming fires, a view of the finish line and great music. Awesome food and our own Muddy Derailleur crafted beer, brewed for our racers by Goshen Brewing Company, takes your day over the top and puts our event on your calendar for every race season!

Ride the ride and take home the Melting Mann pride.  We offer a diverse selection of Melting Mann logo wear as well as Melting Mann Merchandise.  Orders may be placed online at the time of registration or race day purchases will be available at registration and in our Celebration Area.

Our Post Race Celebration is also jam packed with awesome door prizes, awards and entertainment.  Make sure you stick around, as you must be present to win.

Check the out the awesome 2021 Melting Mann Prizes: A Cannondale Topstone Apex Gravel Bike sponsored by Spin Zone, TWO sets of SportCrafter Rollers sponsored by SportCrafters and TWO sets of Velocity Aileron Comp 700c Wheel Sets sponsored by Velocity. Every racer has a chance to win these great prizes but you must be present to win, so please plan on staying after the race to enjoy the post race awards and celebration.

 

#MeltingMann

Pedal Bicycles

Velocity

Ron's Beans

SportsCrafters

Fat Tire Nation

Delvecchio Miller LLC

Affordable Solutions

MEC

Pit Fitness Ranch

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION:  All Melting Mann Dirt Road Bike Challenge Virtual Racers!

Heart Smart Events thanks you for deferring, or donating, and invites you to participate in the Melting Mann Virtual Race starting this Saturday, September 19, through Sunday, September 27, 2020.  We encourage you to ride it live, or you can complete it on a trainer and send your finish time to your personal link that we will email to you on Friday September 18 after 5 pm.  We will simply ask that everyone ride the virtual race from Sept. 19th thru the 27th and send their time to the link provided in Friday’s email.  (Your personal link will only allow you to enter your time once.)  Times will be sorted and loaded to our results page after the September 27th deadline.

 

If you are riding the course “live”, we ask that you park in the parking area near the Village of Vandalia Office.  We will paint a Start/Finish Line on State Street.  Maps are on our website, on the details page and can be downloaded.   BE CAREFUL, as we will not be providing any support, “SO YIELD AT ALL CROSSROADS TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC”.

   

This year’s virtual race is for “bragging rights” only, in “The Spirt of Racing”.  We are hoping that we will see you all for our 8th Annual Melting Mann on Saturday, March 20, 2021.  Your entry for the 2020 Race will be deferred to the 2021 registration, and you will not have to sign-up again.

 

Once again, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to be challenged with these unprecedented times during the Covid 19 Pandemic.

 

Note: 2020 Melting Mann Race will not be included as part of this year’s MGRS.

 

*STAY HEALTHY * STAY FIT * RIDE SAFE *

 

 

Due to COVID-19, we have made the decision to reschedule for Sunday, September 20, 2020.

All current registrations will be honored for that date.

Action Plan Related to COVID-19

You’re invited to Cass County Michigan’s 7th Annual Dirt Road Bike Challenge, MELTING MANN!

Sunday, September 20, 2020

7th Annual Melting Mann Online Registration will open November 1st, 2019.

Register Now

 

Due to COVID 19 predictions, our 8th ANNUAL MELTING MANN HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th, 2021! 

Keep Riding! Stay Healthy! We look forward to a fall event. 

Register Now

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to be challenged with these unprecedented times during the COVID19 Pandemic. Please note that details of our typical race day may change and be adjusted to comply with CDC guidelines and suggested COVID19 related social practices.

Heart Smart Events, LLC is committed to seeing you for an 8th Annual Melting Mann and will make every effort to host a safe an successful event. 

Ride longer and stronger!  Crank-Up your race season by challenging yourself to an Open Class Dirt Road Grinder of 60, 35 or 24 miles on a roller coaster race course. The 60 mile loop offers over 3500 feet of climbing! Plan to include Melting Mann as part of your race season riding some of Southwest Michigan's most challenging dirt roads.

Join Our Email List

 

Check out another Heart Smart Event! Typically held as a winter event, The Frosted Fat Tire Fat Bike Relays  may be rescheduled as a 2021 fall event, provided COVID 19 related restrictions are lifted. This is a four-rider, fat tire relay team event on a groomed, flat, half mile track.

Melting Mann Dirt Road Bike Challenge is just a small portion of a great day. We do our best to make sure your first Melting Mann experience is not the last! Special Melting Mann treatment begins at our Registration Headquarters in Vandalia, Michigan. Arrive and enjoy homemade Melting Mom Chocolate Chip Cookies and a kick start to your race with a cup of specially brewed Peloton Roast by Rons Beans. Ride the Ride, Race the Race and Cheer…the welcoming atmosphere of our Celebration Area invites not only racers, but also vendors, families and spectators.  Our Celebration Area offers picnic tables, warming fires, a view of the finish line and great music. Awesome food and our own Muddy Derailleur crafted beer, brewed for our racers by Goshen Brewing Company, takes your day over the top and puts our event on your calendar for every race season!

Ride the ride and take home the Melting Mann pride.  We offer a diverse selection of Melting Mann logo wear as well as Melting Mann Merchandise.  Orders may be placed online at the time of registration or race day purchases will be available at registration and in our Celebration Area.

Our Post Race Celebration is also jam packed with awesome door prizes, awards and entertainment.  Make sure you stick around, as you must be present to win.

Check the out the awesome 2021 Melting Mann Prizes: A Cannondale Topstone Apex Gravel Bike sponsored by Spin Zone, TWO sets of SportCrafter Rollers sponsored by SportCrafters and TWO sets of Velocity Aileron Comp 700c Wheel Sets sponsored by Velocity. Every racer has a chance to win these great prizes but you must be present to win, so please plan on staying after the race to enjoy the post race awards and celebration.

 

#MeltingMann

Goshen Brewing Co.

Steensma Lawn

Clark Logic

Yesterday's

Fatshack

SpinZone

Greenware

Central District Cyclery

Missy Steil Agency
Pedal Bicycles

Velocity

Ron's Beans

SportsCrafters

Fat Tire Nation

Delvecchio Miller LLC

Affordable Solutions

MEC

Pit Fitness Ranch