Mackinac Island: The Isle of Bike

It’s hip to ride a bike these days. It doesn’t matter whether you ride a mountain bike and take on technical terrain or spin down roads. Biking is in. But to glance at what’s being written about cycling, you get the impression that if you are out if you are not hard-core.

What is appealing about this piece by Andrejka Hirschegger, a photographer on  Mackinac Island, writing for,  is that he writes about cycling and bicycles as a lifestyle, living on an island where motor vehicles are verboten. His gets at the colorful and personal relationships that island people have with their bicycles. No matter that they may be found in junk heaps.

Life is good when you have a bike you cherish.

Read more: Mackinac Island Biking

About Howard Meyerson

After more than 30 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
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