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Postponing Shoreline West, MUP and Sunrise Adventure 2021 to next year

February 27, 2021

Friends, We have some important news to share. It’s disappointing and frustrating, but it’s the only choice that feels right for us. LMB has decided to postpone our 2021 tours to next year. Our board and staff have shared many conversations and explored several scenarios. In the end, we came to the difficult decision that...

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Seeking trainers with law enforcement experience

January 18, 2021

The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) has been awarded funding for FY 2021 from the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) to carry out bicycle and pedestrian community safety training for law enforcement officials.  LMB is looking for a couple of subcontractors to assist with these trainings. These individuals MUST have a minimum of 3-5...

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An update on LMB’s Bike Safety Quiz

January 15, 2021

We’ve been thrilled with the response so far to the new bike safety quiz that LMB released last August, developed with support from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. Hundreds of people have taken the quiz to date, and we’ve heard a lot of positive feedback! One quiz-taker said: “I have been riding bikes...

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Welcome to the lawmakers of the 101st Michigan Legislature

January 13, 2021

Today, as the new legislative session starts at Michigan’s Capitol, we welcome all new and returning lawmakers and wish them the best for a safe and productive session in service to the people of our beloved state. We’re looking forward to days when we can meet and discuss the best ways to advance safety for...

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Update on 2021 Tours

January 5, 2021

Update on 2021 LMB tours, including Shoreline West and MUP: We are still determining our registration opening date and some of the details for the tours, including capacity. We’ve got a lot of additional considerations this year to hold the tours safely, as you might imagine. We’ll be sure to announce the opening date with...

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When cycling ends in tragedy

November 23, 2020

I think we can agree that while 2020 has had it’s challenges, the increase in cycling across the country is a good thing. Cycling makes life better. For mental health, for the environment, for our physical well being, and for the communities we call home. But occasionally a cycling outing ends in tragedy and heartache. ...

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Advertising Guide Now Available for 2021 Ride Calendar

November 9, 2020

The advertising guide for the 2021 Michigan Ride Calendar is now available! Early bird ad rates are available through December 4, 2020. Ride submissions for the 2021 Ride Calendar must be complete by Jan. 4, 2021. Expected publication date is Feb. 28, 2021. Download the advertising guide (PDF).

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LMB Supports Vote Yes on Prop. 1

October 27, 2020

The League of Michigan Bicyclists supports Vote Yes on Proposal 1, along with our friends and allies at Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance, Michigan Environmental Council, TART Trails, and Detroit Greenways Coalition. Proposal 1 would enable additional investment in Michigan parks and trails, and create more opportunities for bicyclists to enjoy public lands. While there...

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The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Michigan Bicyclists

July 8, 2020

It’s been in the works for a while, and we’re excited to announce a new release! Our latest educational video covers the legal rights and responsibilities of Michigan bicyclists for law enforcement. While its intended purpose is as a “Roll Call” video for officers to view and discuss before a shift, lots of people can...

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Think aHEAD

June 30, 2020

This year, LMB is partnering with the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and their Think aHEAD campaign to remind you: Wear a helmet. Save your brain. “If you’ll do anything to protect important devices like a smartphone and tablet, why wouldn’t you do the same for your most valuable possession: your brain?” Recently our Education...

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