Tag Archives: Cycling

Mud, Sweat & Tears: cyclocross and adventure racing is big

By Howard Meyerson When Chris Schmidt puts on his helmet on Oct. 20, the 44-year-old technical translator and bike racer will have only one thing in mind: going fast and all-out. Schmidt will be one of 50 competitors at the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Wheels of Fortune

Found at Sculpture Gardens on Facebook

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Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions

Common sense would tell most of us that it is cheaper to ride a bike to work than to drive a car, but data compiled by League of American Bicyclists and others suggests a vast amount could be saved by … Continue reading

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Boomer Boom: Recumbent trike a hit with older crowd

A three-wheel recumbent bicycle known as the Terra Trike appears to be a hit with aging Baby Boomers. “We’ve got 10,000 of them retiring every day for the next 14 years,” says WizWheelz Inc. Marketing Director Jeff Yonker of their … Continue reading

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Breathtaking: A special moment in the Upper Peninsula

Photo from Michigan’s Western U.P. Visitors Bureau on Facebook.

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Ride on! Mountain biking returns to Owasippe

West Michigan mountain bikers now have another great place to ride. Twenty two miles of trail was just opened at the Owasippe Scout Reservation where mountain bikers were once prohibited. Volunteers with the Michigan Mountain Biking Alliance worked hard to … Continue reading

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Michigan bike route: “One of best in Midwest” by Outside Magazine

Outside Magazine’s online Adventure Advisor conferred honors on the state today. It named the 20-mile “Tunnel of Trees” route along M-119, between Harbor Springs and Cross Village, as one of the three best bike routes in the Midwest. I’ve ridden … Continue reading

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Michigan attracts visitors of motor-less bent

By Dana Hollowell/Bridge Magazine For seven days last summer, James Jeske, 66, bicycled along Michigan’s western shore. The 500-mile-long trek took him from New Buffalo at the base of the Mitten to Mackinaw City at the tip of the Lower … Continue reading

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