United States of Bikes and LMB’s 2020 virtual tours

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LMB had to cancel Shoreline West, MUP, Sunrise Adventure, and HUB Fest due to COVID-19. We miss riding with you in person, but we’re excited to announce three fun new events! These virtual rides support LMB’s Micro-Grant Program and the Brain Injury Association of Michigan’s “Think aHEAD” initiative to promote and distribute helmets for kids. You can support LMB and...

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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April Dollar Per Rider Events

April 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: 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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