Tag Archives: bicycling

#HealthyMe: Why do I like to ride my bike?

I like getting up very early in the morning to head to work, and rolling through the normally bustling neighborhoods that are so quiet, you can hear the rabbits rustling through the flower beds. I like the empty streets, and…

How do you “Live the Riverfront?”

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy are asking Michiganders to share how they Live the RiverFront this summer. Live the Riverfront, a multi-year partnership between BCBSM and the Conservancy, launched early May to promote physical fitness and healthy living…

Healthy Community

Experiencing the Motor City on two-wheels

Every Monday night, a community of cyclists comes together like no other for a common goal; to promote biking in the Motor City. Hundreds of people of all ages riding fixie, bmx, single-speed, road bike, mountain bike, cruiser, fat-tire (you…

Positive Michigan

 

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…

Positive Michigan

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…

Fitness

 

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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