Freedom on Wheels

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Travelogue of a First-Time Shoreline West Rider, by DeEtte Starr from the Summer 2019 issue of Michigan Bicyclist My bike odometer read 452 miles at the start of the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) Shoreline West Bicycle Tour. This was visible testimony to my training for the nearly 400-mile, six-day ride. With a complex route...

Dollar Per Rider Spotlight: Dirty Donut

February 14, 2020

LMB is starting a Spotlight series of feature articles on Dollar Per Rider events. Would you like to be featured? Contact Matt at matt@lmb.org. Plan to provide a short write-up and at least two photos! Dirty Donut by Dan Frazier Like many cyclists, Dan Frazier started cycling to try to lose some weight and get into...

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LMB is Hiring an Education Coordinator

December 12, 2019

Posting Date: December 12, 2019 SUMMARY The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) seeks a passionate bicyclist to serve as Education Coordinator. This new full-time position is tasked with expanding education programming and coordinating bicycle safety and promotion efforts in the classroom and on the road. This dynamic person will support LMB’s work to improve lives through...

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Freedom on Wheels

July 5, 2019

Travelogue of a First-Time Shoreline West Rider, by DeEtte Starr from the Summer 2019 issue of Michigan Bicyclist My bike odometer read 452 miles at the start of the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) Shoreline West Bicycle Tour. This was visible testimony to my training for the nearly 400-mile, six-day ride. With a complex route...

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I Love It When A Plan Comes Together.

June 10, 2019

There is this old TV show I used to watch growing up in the 80s. At the end of every episode, when the enemy was beaten and peace restored, one of the main characters would lean back in the shade, smile, and tell his team, “I love it when a plan comes together.” If you...

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June Dollar Per Rider Events

June 1, 2019

There are many ways to enjoy the spring cycling weather and give 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...

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Governor’s Fitness Award

May 13, 2019

Presented by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation, the Governor’s Fitness Awards (GFA) recognize communities, organizations, and individuals who inspire healthy choices. Nominated by Michiganders, the GFA finalists are then selected by a panel of judges and announced each spring. This year, GFA finalists were recognized on...

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May Dollar Per Rider Events

May 1, 2019

There are many ways to enjoy the spring cycling weather and give 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...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Norte!

April 24, 2019

Norte! is a Traverse City-based organization working to build a stronger, better-connected community.  This year, they were awarded funding to help with their Grand Traverse Advocate Academy. Thank you to Gary Howe, for telling their story. “The Grand Traverse Advocate Academy is a call to community action. It’s aimed at fellow citizens who see missing...

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Micro Grant In Action: Carver Camp

April 12, 2019

Carver Camp is an organization where underserved children from Detroit get the chance to explore the great outdoors. They received a Micro-Grant fund to provide bicycles that will serve their campers for many years. Thank you to Pete Houk of Carver Camp for telling their story: “It was another glorious summer at Carver Camp in...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Armory Bike Union

April 1, 2019

Armory Bike Union (ABU) is a Jackson-based workshop, promoting bicycle safety in their area. ABU received a Micro-Grant fund for their project, Together We Can Make a Difference. Thank you to Terry Larkin, for telling their story. “The Amory Bike Union (ABU) is a community-based bicycle workshop in Jackson Michigan. Our aim is to promote a safe...

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