Packed with more than 40 cycle routes, funny stories, history and dining recommendations, “Biking Northern Michigan” will have you ready to ride one of America’s top cycling destinations. The guide also includes what kind of bike to ride on your chosen route (ie. road, mountain, hybrid), what gear you’ll need for the trip, “must-visit” stops along the way and other practical information. Veteran cyclist Robert Downes guides you along 1,400 miles of Northern Lower Michigan’s best and safest bike routes, including: • Traverse City’s TART Trail, Petoskey’s Wheelway and the Leelanau Trail • The best of Benzie, Emmet, Antrim and Leelanau counties • A 450-mile Great Northern Loop • Cycling from Grand Rapids to Traverse City • Epic rides from Gaylord, Harbor Springs and Alpena to the Mackinac Straits. • Lake Michigan island adventures & more!