Tag Archives: bicycling

Grand Rapids Public Museum rides for new planetarium upgrades

This Friday, June 21st, the Grand Rapids Public Museum is introducing a new signature event to its repertoire. “The Rides” is a twilight and midnight cycling event whose proceeds directly benefit the upgrades to the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium. Starting…

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Public suggestions sought for proposed bike sharing program in Detroit

A feasibility study on establishing a bike sharing system in Detroit is now under way, and Wayne State University and other backers are asking the public to weigh in on where to locate rental kiosks. Wayne State and a group…

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Outrun the winter blahs: 9 fun and crazy winter races in Michigan

Just because the peak of running event season is behind us doesn’t mean there are no winter races to be found in Michigan. Quite the contrary, there are races held throughout our long, grey season, including some eccentric cures for…

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How you can enjoy good food and great company on your bike in Detroit

K’Loni Thorpe is one of the founders of Detroit Bike & Brunch (DB&B) who happens to be a Blue Health Connection Engagement Specialist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. The Detroit native has not owned a motor vehicle since 2008 by…

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Backers of bike sharing program in Detroit to conduct feasibility study

A few months ago, we told you about a group of organizations and businesses that were meeting to discuss the idea of bringing bike sharing, a service that allows users to rent bikes between a series of drop-off points, to…

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What to do in Michigan on the weekend of Sept. 13-15, 2012

Ah, September. I recently saw someone somewhere call this an “underrated” month, and I couldn’t agree more. The weather is fair, but the sweltering heat is gone, the leaves are starting to change color, and the farmers markets are filled…

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Ladies, show the world we rock at the SheROX Triathlon!

Sometimes society forgets that men aren’t the only ones capable of amazing physical feats.  Don’t worry ladies. The perfect opportunity to show men what we’re really made of has come, The SheROX Triathlon! Sponsored by Lifetime Fitness and Toyota, the…

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Weekend Hot Links: flowers, fitness and food trucks

Week of May 27-June 2: A southerner embraces Mackinac’s famous lilacs; West Michigan races to run; when the whitefish ruled the Detroit River; a rough neighborhood crowdsources its wish list; and think there’s no real mountain biking in Michigan? We…

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Weekend Hot Links wishes you a happy Memorial Day weekend

Fudge, BBQ, beaches, bikes… this edition of Links has it all. Week of May 20-26: Flyover country gets love (finally!) from a beach doctor; promoting locally grown Up North; making fudge on Mackinac Island; a quest to find Michigan’s best…

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