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...

Micro-Grant in Action: Bike Dearborn

March 25, 2019

Bike Dearborn, a grassroots organization focusing on creating a safe bicycling community and culture, received a Micro-Grant fund for The Better Bike Project, to install several bicycle repair stations throughout the city of Dearborn. Thank you to Founder, Tracy Besek, for telling their story: “The Better Bike Project is a first for the City of Dearborn. Through this project Bike...

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March Dollar Per Rider Events

March 1, 2019

There are many ways to enjoy winter cycling 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 tremendously in...

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Hands-Free Law in Gov. Whitmer’s State of the State

February 13, 2019

Michigan is one of the top 20 most dangerous states for pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians alike are at risk every day. Reducing deaths caused by distracted drivers is one of our top priorities. We were glad to hear Gov. Whitmer propose a hands-free device law on Feb. 12 in her State of the State address,...

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Share Stories, Support LMB with Quotes for Good

February 8, 2019

  by Jason Craner, Development Director I’ve always loved to listen to stories.  And after a decade of serious cycling I’ve learned that cyclists love to tell stories. We love to trade tales about where we’ve been.  We can’t wait to share the details of our next big ride. The hills are always steep and...

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HUBFest Sponsorship

February 1, 2019

Mark June 8 on your calendars. LMB is once again heading to Adrian for out third annual HUBFest. HUBFest is a one-day, choose your own adventure cycling tour.  With four unique ride options, HUBFest attracts a broad range of riders, from beginners to experts, mountain bikers to road cyclists, families, and even wine connoisseurs.  HUBFest can’t...

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Become an LMB Fundraiser

January 25, 2019

Facebook fundraisers give you an easy way to accept donations from your network of friends and family to help you raise money for LMB. Donations are handled directly through Facebook. Every dollar makes a difference and we are so grateful for your support. We’ve pulled together some resources for you to lean on as you...

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2018 Year-End Campaign

December 7, 2018

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...

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Welcome to the new!

November 30, 2018

Our website has always been a place anyone can go to find a ride to join, sign up for a tour and other events, buy LMB gear, or to learn more about LMB and the latest efforts to make Michigan bicycling better. And while the look of our website has changed, it still has all...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Kids Repair Program

November 2, 2018

Kids Repair Program (KRP), a Lansing-based organization, received a Micro-Grant fund to provide tires to their KRP van used by volunteers to pick up donated bikes. Thank you to Jeanne Wright of KRP for telling their story: “In 2018 League of Michigan Bicyclists provided a grant to our youth nonprofit program, Kids Repair Program(KRP). KRP...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Common Cycle

October 26, 2018

Common Cycle, an Ann Arbor-based organization empowering Ann Arbor to ride bicycles by providing access to education, work space, and resources, received a Micro-Grant fund for their Co-op.  Thank you to Emma Wendt of Common Cycle for telling their story: “We launched Common Cycle in a physical location this summer, with a grand opening held on July...

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