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2018 Year-End Campaign

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Fellow Cyclist, You have a lot to be proud of this year. With your fantastic support, participation, and encouragement, 2018 has been one of the best years ever for the League of Michigan Bicyclists. None of this would have been possible without the sustained, persistent advocacy of bicyclists and supporters like you. We need your...

New Roadway Safety Law Goes Into Effect Today

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Starting today, September 27, 2018, drivers must give a minimum of 3-feet of room while passing bicyclists on Michigan roadways. The new Public Acts were passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and were signed into law by Governor Snyder on June, 29 2018. PA 279 of 2018 requires a motorist attempting to overtake a bicyclist traveling...

Micro-Grant in Action: Bike Friendly Soo

October 5, 2018

For the second year, LMB was privileged to help foster the growth of bicycling initiatives around the state through a Micro-Grant Program. This year, LMB was able to narrow down the applicants to 14 amazing organizations with unique programs that promote bicycling or bicycling safety in their area. We are pleased to share their stories...

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New Roadway Safety Law Goes Into Effect Today

September 27, 2018

Starting today, September 27, 2018, drivers must give a minimum of 3-feet of room while passing bicyclists on Michigan roadways. The new Public Acts were passed with overwhelming bipartisan support and were signed into law by Governor Snyder on June, 29 2018. PA 279 of 2018 requires a motorist attempting to overtake a bicyclist traveling...

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Michigan’s Safe Passing Law FAQ

July 23, 2018

Last Update: 8/7/2018 On June 29, 2018, Governor Snyder Signed HB 4265 (Hughes), 4185 (Bizon), and 4198 (Alexander) into law. PA 279 and 280 of 2018 require motorists to give three feet of space as they pass bicyclists on the roadways. PA 277 of 2018 improves drivers education in Michigan to put a greater emphasis...

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Bikes on Trains Amtrak Wolverine Line

July 23, 2018

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Amtrak invited LMB and local bicyclists to three press events launching bicycle service on Amtrak’s Wolverine line. Bicycles will now be accepted on the Amtrak Wolverine Service (Trains 350-355), with three daily round-trips between Pontiac and Chicago, via Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Jackson and other stops. The press events will...

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MUP Tour 2018 Recap

July 20, 2018

This year, LMB hosted our largest Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (MUP) Tour ever with over 180 cyclists attending the week-long ride. Our youngest cyclist was only 11 years and the oldest cyclist was 81 years and still strong as ever!  The tour began in St. Ignace, MI, with a free-day that gave riders a chance to...

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Sunrise Adventure Tour 2018 Recap

June 20, 2018

Our Sunrise Adventure Tour wrapped up last weekend in the quaint city of Alpena. Over the June 14-17 weekend, a total of 115 riders joined us, including locals from Alpena as well as cyclists across the country. The weekend kicked off with a wine and cheese reception at the local marine museum, overlooking Thunder Bay...

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Hub Fest 2018 Recap

June 12, 2018

This past weekend, June 9, LMB held our second annual Hadrian’s Ultimate Bicycle Fest (HUB Fest). Thank you to our sponsors Brazeway, Bike Law Michigan, Velocity, Visit Lenawee, Adrian Locksmith and Cyclery, Adrian Steel, Cycle Safe, Inc., and Plastic Omnium as well as all of our volunteers for helping us to make this event a success! The average age of riders was 39 years old...

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Obstructed License Plate Bill Signed Into Law

May 18, 2018

Governor Snyder signed our obstructed license bill, HB 5100, into law on May 16, 2018! This new law, Public Act 147 of 2018, clarifies the definition of an obstructed license plate to exclude bicycle racks and other rear-mounted devices. In 2016, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled in People v. Dunbar, that law enforcement were within...

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