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Three photos of Marc VanOtteren, a tall young man with sandy blond hair, wearing a cycling jersey, in casual clothes, and riding a road bike with friends.

In Memory: Marc Van Otteren

April 10, 2020

On Sunday, April 5, Marc Van Otteren was tragically killed in a crash while bicycling in Kent County. We don’t yet know the full details, but have heard that he was riding safely on the shoulder when he was struck from behind and killed by the driver of a pickup. Marc was a tremendously friendly and...

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Time to Go Solo

March 16, 2020

Fellow cyclists, this is an unusual – even unprecedented – time in our history of riding together in Michigan. K-12 schools are closed; bars, theaters, gyms, and casinos are closing today; restaurants are ending dine-in service; and groups throughout Michigan are reassessing whether it is safe to gather. At LMB, we canceled our in-person strategic feedback sessions...

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LMB and Coronavirus/COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Update: March 16, 2020 at 1:45 p.m. Time to go solo. LMB does not support or endorse any club, team, group, or social rides during this time period.  Read our full statement. March 13, 2020 at 4:45 p.m. League of Michigan Bicyclists appreciate your support of our advocacy efforts to make Michigan bicycling better by...

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Our draft strategic plan for 2020-2022

February 28, 2020

UPDATE: At the July 2021 meeting, the LMB Board finalized the strategic plan for 2022-2025 based on the draft, developments over the course of 2020 and 2021, and community feedback. Read it here: Long Range Plan, 2022-2025 (PDF) == Approaching our 40th year of existence, LMB is changing with the times. We’re guided by our...

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Dollar Per Rider Spotlight: Dirty Donut

February 14, 2020

LMB is starting a Spotlight series of feature articles on Dollar Per Rider events. Would you like to be featured? Contact Matt at [email protected]. Plan to provide a short write-up and at least two photos! Dirty Donut by Dan Frazier Like many cyclists, Dan Frazier started cycling to try to lose some weight and get into...

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Micro-Grant in Action: Norte!

April 24, 2019

Norte! is a Traverse City-based organization working to build a stronger, better-connected community.  This year, they were awarded funding to help with their Grand Traverse Advocate Academy. Thank you to Gary Howe, for telling their story. “The Grand Traverse Advocate Academy is a call to community action. It’s aimed at fellow citizens who see missing...

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Micro Grant In Action: Carver Camp

April 12, 2019

Carver Camp is an organization where underserved children from Detroit get the chance to explore the great outdoors. They received a Micro-Grant fund to provide bicycles that will serve their campers for many years. Thank you to Pete Houk of Carver Camp for telling their story: “It was another glorious summer at Carver Camp in...

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Become an LMB Fundraiser

January 25, 2019

Facebook fundraisers give you an easy way to accept donations from your network of friends and family to help you raise money for LMB. Donations are handled directly through Facebook. Every dollar makes a difference and we are so grateful for your support. We’ve pulled together some resources for you to lean on as you...

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Young man on bicycle faces open road, sunset on horizon

2018 Year-End Campaign

December 7, 2018

Fellow Cyclist, You have a lot to be proud of this year. With your fantastic support, participation, and encouragement, 2018 has been one of the best years ever for the League of Michigan Bicyclists. None of this would have been possible without the sustained, persistent advocacy of bicyclists and supporters like you. We need your...

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Welcome to the new!

November 30, 2018

Our website has always been a place anyone can go to find a ride to join, sign up for a tour and other events, buy LMB gear, or to learn more about LMB and the latest efforts to make Michigan bicycling better. And while the look of our website has changed, it still has all...

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