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Bike Racks Everywhere: A Visit to Harbor Springs

Bike Racks Everywhere: A Visit to Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs Michigan is a bike-friendly town – lots of bikes, bike-friendly streets, and lots of bike racks too.

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Biking Is Fun AND Business On Mackinac Island

Biking Is Fun AND Business On Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a bike-friendly tourist town that also gets it’s business done year-round, without motorized vehicles.

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A Northern Michigan Bike Tweet-up With Gary Howe

A Northern Michigan Bike Tweet-up With Gary Howe

I don’t know if it’s because I finally have some time to go through my photos from our recent family vacation up north, or because the Chicago to Mackinac race started today, but I’ve got Northern Michigan on my mind. While we were up north a week or so ago, we were able to meet […]

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An Antidote to A Gloomy Day: Looking Back at A Family Summer Bike Ride

An Antidote to A Gloomy Day: Looking Back at A Family Summer Bike Ride

It’s late February here in Chicago, and this is the time of year when most people are pretty much done with winter and tired of the slush. ¬†Add to that the multiple gray sunless days in row and it start to make you think you’ll never see flowers and green trees again. We go through […]

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Taking a Family Bike Ride on The Betsie Valley Trail

Taking a Family Bike Ride on The Betsie Valley Trail

One day last week, while we were up in northern lower Michigan, we spent a morning riding our bikes on the Betsie Valley Trail – a rails to trail route in Benzie County. The Betsie Valley Trail is built on the bed of the former Ann Arbor Railroad, which carried freight and passengers from Toledo […]

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Frankfort Michigan – A Bike Friendly Town

Frankfort Michigan – A Bike Friendly Town

Last week we took a break from the city and spent a week up north in Michigan near the towns of Frankfort, Beulah, and Bear Lake. All three are great little Michigan lake towns. Frankfort is an especially bike-friendly lake-front town. The fact that it is ¬†located on one end of the Betsie Valley Trail […]

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