Recent and Featured Bike Articles

  • Iceman Mountain Bike Race From Kalkaska to Traverse City Turns 20

    This weekend’s Iceman Cometh Challenge, a mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City taking place November 7th, marks the race’s 20th year.

  • Bike the Betsie Valley Trail with Inns, Food & Festivals

    Get-away on the Betsie Valley Trail by biking the stretch between Beulah and Frankfort, getting a meal and a cozy inn at either end of your ride.

  • Spotlight on … John McClorey, Bikefix Cycling Center, Boyne City

    Bike passion, bike technology, bike fitness…this cycling devotee loves the life.

  • 5 Quiet routes for road cycling in Northern Michigan

    Taking the beautiful cycling routes less-traveled near Traverse City, Harbor Springs, Cadillac, Grayling and Boyne City.

  • Learn It, Love It: Mountain Biking

    Traverse City mom, Sarah Racine, was pretty sure she wouldn’t like mountain biking; now she’s a convert and she’s sharing some tips to get anyone started.

  • Our Favorites: 5 Road-Ride Cycling Routes

    Hit the road with these road-ride recommendations from Northern Michigan cyclists.

  • Petoskey Vacation Guide, Harbor Springs Vacation, Bay Harbor

    Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor Vacation Guide including Petoskey hotels, Harbor Springs hotels, restaurants, cabins, lake houses, events, attractions.

  • Our Favorites: Mountain Bike Trails

    Get off the road and out of the box with these trail recommendations from local mountain bikers.

  • National Trails Day Ride

    Ride the North Central State Trail near Wolverine in honor of National Trails Day

  • Affordable North: Stay for Less at an Historic Lake Michigan Inn Now

    April deals at Portage Point Inn in Onekama, southwest of Traverse City.

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    Fred Braun bikes the streets of Traverse City in snow, sleet, hail, rain and sun in his daily commute.

  • The Grandest Isle: A Lake Superior Get-Away

    Grand Island’s big beauty,big quiet and big trails can be all yours in one itty-bitty weekend on Lake Superior.

  • Bike Mackinac Island’s Interior

    Sneak away from Mackinac Island’s downtown to discover what made this island a tourist heaven in the first place.

  • Ride Traverse City’s Tart Trail

    Take a smooth spin through Traverse City on this 11-mile paved pathway.

  • Bike the Tart Trail

    A day trip on the TART (Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation) Trail, which winds through neighborhoods, past shops and restaurants and arrives at the shores of Grand Traverse Bay.

  • Bike the Trail from Petoskey to Harbor Springs

    Rent a bike and hop on the bike trail that runs between Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Includes options for kids, families, as well as places to eat and drink.

  • Pedal Manistee's Big M Trail

    50 miles of trails–26 miles of which is mountain-bike-dedicated single track–make the Big M trail in Manistee County a mountain biker’s dream. Find rentals and read about degree of difficulty.

  • Bike Beaver Island

    A day of biking Lake Michigan’s Beaver Island including where to eat.

  • Bike Northport

    A bike trip out of Northport that includes sweeping views and a visit to the Grand Traverse Lighthouse.

  • Bike Bois Blanc

    Description of a day biking the island of Bois Blanc including food for the ferry ride and a burger on the island.