The Founders Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race, March 22

Something fun for cyclists planning to come to town for KBS Week: We are once again partnering with Kisscross Events to host the annual Barry-Roubaix bicycle race, which is the largest gravel road race in the country. The event kicks off the region’s cycling season and challenges thousands of bikers against the Barry County elements,…

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Beer and Boards: New Founders Skis and Snowboards!

Founders Brewing Co. and Epic Planks Announce Collaborative Ski and Snowboard Line       Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2, 2011—Founders Brewing Co. and Epic Planks announced the release of their collaborative skis and snowboards today.   “Founders and Epic Planks have so much in common,” says James Barber, one of the owners of Epic…

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Grand Rapids Whitewater’s Progress

After an intense interviewing process, Grand Rapids Whitewater has chosen an engineering firm to come up with plans for returning the Grand River back to its natural state: River Restoration. The firm began surveying the Grand River last week, according to this article by Howard Meyerson in the Grand Rapids Press. Here’s an excerpt:  …

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KBS at 2.7 Miles Up

Taking a moment to share something from our inbox:   “Founders Crew, I live in Denver, CO, and hiked Quandary Peak (elevation 14,265) just south of Breckenridge this past Saturday. Atop the summit of this beautiful peak, I surprised a fellow beer enthusiast with an ’09 KBS (his first). You should have seen his face…

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Founders Canoe Marathoners

We sponsored a local father-son, first-year team for the 2011 AuSable River Canoe Marathon, a 120+ mile overnight race in Northern Michigan that starts at 9pm in Grayling and ends in Oscoda, where the AuSable River meets Lake Huron. They finished first in the rookie division with a time of 16 hours and 58 mins….

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