Recent and Featured Bike Articles

  • staff photographer Guide to the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge

    The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is an annual 30 mile mountain biking race from Kalkaska to Traverse City. This year’s 25th annual event takes place on […]

  • edited endurance Top 10 Northern Michigan Endurance Events

    Northern Michigan provides a perfect environment to play, work, wine and dine, plus enjoy the outdoors all year round! Check out our list of top 10 Northern […]

  • edited gears and beers Bell’s Beer Weekend at the Grand Traverse Resort

    The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s […]

  • staff photographer Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord

    This article about the Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. In September’s glow, gather with […]

  • tc rides TC Rides in Traverse City

    Celebrate Michigan Trails week in Traverse City with a family friendly Northern Michigan bike ride! On Saturday September 27, 2014 get the whole family together for a […]

  • TART pic Leelanau Harvest Tour 2014

    On Sunday September 21, 2014 the Cherry Capital Cycling Club is hosting the 31st annual Leelanau Harvest Tour, a bicycle road ride through scenic Leelanau County. More […]

  • edittunnel of trees Harbor Springs Cycling Classic in the Tunnel of Trees

    Enjoy a Northern Michigan Bike ride along M119 and the Tunnel of Trees on Saturday September 13, 2014 during the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic. Each of the 20 […]

  • edited__Leelanau_4 Leelanau County in Ten Pictures

    Leelanau County is a beautiful place with diverse towns, landscapes, and scenery. See below to get a taste of Leelanau County. Click the arrows in the upper-right […]

  • Cycling Outdoors Northern Michigan Biking Trails

    According to this world traveler and cyclist, Northern Michigan bikers have some of the best cycling routes in the world. This story was originally published in the August […]

  • The Trifecta at Crystal Mountain. Photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa. September 2014 Northern Michigan Runs and Biking Events

    You’ve had all summer to train, and with a bundle of Northern Michigan sports events crammed into September’s weekends, it’s time to get out and show the […]

  • TC Rides TC Rides Takes Over Traverse City Streets

    Norte! Youth Cycling is a grassroots organization dedicated to getting Northern Michigan kids outdoors and on their bikes. Every Wednesday evening throughout the summer, Norte! Youth Cycling, […]

  • Photo by Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa Northern Michigan Fat Tire Biking

    Fat tire biking has transformed Northern Michigan biking into a sport that can be practiced year-round in Northern Michigan’s outdoors. The activity requires a specialized fatbike with over-sized […]

  • Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR The Plentiful Perks of the Michigan Recreation Passport

    If you’re wondering how to take full advantage of Northern Michigan’s outdoors by camping, fishing, boating, hiking, or biking, there is one tool that can grant you […]

  • Benzie County Biking Benzie County Biking

    Benzie County, home to beautiful towns like Frankfort, Thompsonville, Beulah, and Elberta affords views of Lake Michigan, the Betsie River, Crystal Lake, and miles of pine and […]

  • Cyclists enjoying the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Sleeping Bear Dunes Biking

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is known to many as a perfect destination for activities like hiking, boating, camping, fishing, and simply enjoying the pristine beaches […]

  • Photo by Kris Riley Northern Michigan Bike Trails for Kids

    For both visitors and those who live here, one of the best ways to truly experience Northern Michigan’s outdoors is by biking; but sometimes difficult terrain or […]

  • Photo by John Newland Video: Sleeping Bear Dunes Bike Trail

    The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is a newly extended Sleeping Bear Dunes bike trail that travels 10 miles from Glen Arbor to Empire, and intersects several fantastic […]

  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • Traverse City biking Bike and Bite in Traverse City

    If you’re a Northern Michigan resident then you know just how big biking is. It’s the easy affordable way to get to work and your favorite restaurants. […]

  • Northern Michigan Father's Day Northern Michigan Father’s Day at Crystal Mountain Resort

    This Northern Michigan Father’s Day is approaching quickly (that’s Sunday, June 15th, for those checking their calendars), and we know you’re struggling to decide what to get […]