There are many ways to enjoy the summer months bicycling and giving back while you ride; we invite you to check out this month’s $1 per Rider Events! The organizers of these rides have pledged to donate $1 to LMB for every person who registers for their event. Those dollars add up quickly, and help tremendously in LMB’s education and advocacy work. We hope you will help support us, simply by registering for one of the stellar events below this month!
Algonac Lions Pickerel Tournament Bicycle Tour
Proceeds benefit Lion's Charities. Ferry ride to Harsen's Island. Scenic route on Harsen's Island and around historic Algonac and along the St.Cair river. Rain or shine.
Black Bear Gran Fondo
New and improved 100 mile route with two additional routes that fit inside the 100 mile route: 62 miles (metric century) and 45 miles. All routes start and finish at Hanson Hills Recreation Area (HHRA) in Grayling, Michigan, are chip-timed, are on paved roads and experience the beauty of both Crawford and Roscommon counties. Rest stations, lots of volunteers and, great food awaits you at the finish!
One Helluva Ride
Join us for a day of scenic bicycle touring over tree-lined, paved roads through rural and recreation areas on beautiful rolling terrain that varies enough to appeal to a broad range of bicyclists. OHR riders can choose from six great loop routes. All the routes share the same central lunch stop so that family members and friends who decide to take different routes can meet. All routes will be clearly marked and maps provided. There will be lunch and snack stops, entertainment, embroidered patches, SAG support and mechanics on duty, quality custom merchandise, friendly volunteers and post-ride ice-cold watermelon at Chelsea Fairgrounds.
Ride to Pictured Rocks
Gray Wolf Lodge - Manistique
07/09/17 - 07/14/17
Experience the Pictured Rocks by bike! Five days of super riding, plus a day off to see Pictured Rocks up close! Quiet roads, great support & lodging, and some surprise dining options make this a wonderful tour! Sights include Lakes Michigan and Superior, Big Springs- Kitchi Iti Tipi Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from land AND sea, Grand Marais, and the last night out at our favorite Bed & Breakfast- Chamberlin's Old Forest Inn. Make your reservation today!
Covered Bridge Bike Tour
Our routes are selected to guide you through some of West Michigan's most scenic countryside, along rivers and streams, past farms, and through rural communities. Whether you choose a short distance or a long one, you'll find your route well marked with a minimum of hills (we try), and prompt support and guidance if you need it. Our food has become legend, we feature tasty goodies at our rest stops and a great homemade country style Italian meal at the end. Please join us Sunday, July 9TH in historic Fallasburg Village for the 23RD Annual Covered Bridge Bike Tour
The Michigander Bicycle Tour
07/15/17 - 07/22/17
Experience Michigan’s classic cycling vacation amidst the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore overlooking Lake Michigan while winding through the forests and valleys of the Leelanau Peninsula. The MichiganderBicycle Tour combines beautiful trails, Great Lakes beaches, lighthouses, rivers, virgin white pines, and a healthy serving of brewpubs.Cyclists have three tour options; 2-Day Tour, 6-Day Tour or 8-day Tour and an optional century ride. Includes breakfast and dinner daily with camping at Frankfort & Leland High Schools and Grand Traverse Civic Center.
North Country 100 Bicycle Tour
Rider on paved roads through rolling terrain, past lakes and forests and enjoy the wildflowers and scenery of the Upper Peninsula. Routes for the 100 mile and 100 kilometer are designed with more experienced riders in mind. The 25 mile route follows a moderate terrain. All three tours are open to any rider aged 12 and older, so riders should keep in mind their own limits. After the ride enjoy a meal by beautiful Sunday Lake. See website for more information.
The Great Waters Tour
07/16/17 - 07/21/17
Take an Adventure in the eastern U.P! This 5 day tour hits 3 Great Lakes plus the best sights in the eastern UP, including St. Ignace, Tahquamenon Falls, and the Soo locks. Full sag service, most meals, good lodging, all make for a fun tour!
Ride Around Torch
Enjoy great views of Torch Lake and Lake Michigan while riding around one of Michigan's premier lakes on lightly traveled rural roads, past scenic farms and orchards. After ride picnic lunch is included at Elk Rapids Beach, with swimming available.
Coast Guard City Century Bicycle Tour
Cyclists ride some of West Michigan's most prestigious shoreline crossing the Bascule Bridge.Miles of mixed "Roller Coaster" hills and beautiful farmlands dot the routes. Live Music, Outdoor Cookout, beverage tickets, SAG Stops and great Rest Areas!