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New shirts in stock.  We got ‘em at the Ferndale and Detroit locations.  What better way to spend a hot summer weekend than buying stuff at your favorite bike shop.  PS the Wu inspired shirts are also available in tank tops. 

New shirts in stock.  We got ‘em at the Ferndale and Detroit locations.  What better way to spend a hot summer weekend than buying stuff at your favorite bike shop.  

PS the Wu inspired shirts are also available in tank tops. 

Whether you enjoy the thrill of mountain biking or a leisurely stroll taking in the scenery, Michigan is the place for summer biking. Pedal through lush forests, over gentle hills, and alongside lakes and streams on more than 1,300 miles of bike trails across the state. Michigan has a tour every cyclist can enjoy. For more information or to plan your summer vacation, visit www.michigan.org/biking

Detroit RiverWalk, Deqindre Cut, and Wheelhouse Detroit are all part of this new Pure Michigan promo on biking in Michigan.

via Todd Scott @ Detroit Trails and Greenways FB

Calling All Bicyclists!! Bike To The Ballpark Day, May 26th 2013

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Detroit Tigers are offering a special ticket package! For just $22 bicycle riding fans will receive an Pavilion ticket to the 1:08 PM game vs the Minnesota Twins. Ticket includes one-day-only bicycle valet located @ Columbia Plaza in front of Comerica Park’s Gate A entrance. Valet tickets are only available through this special offer, and won’t be available for purchase the day of the game.

Tickets and Bicycle Spaces are limited, be sure to purchase your ticket today! Click Here

Cycle into Spring 2013 Greenway Tour - May 18, 2013 @ 9AM

imageVia: Tour De Troit 
The Cycle into Spring event is a Tour de Troit’s May tour ride. Downtown Detroit, Riverwalk to 8-Mile and back. It’s a 20-mile police escorted ride and is meant for entry level to intermediate riders. It had ride sweepers and is SAG-supported.

Sites along the way include Coleman A. Young International Airport, the Milbank Trail, Chandler Park and more. Nine miles of cycling infrastructure traces the original Conner Creek and links the greenways.

Funds raised at Cycle into Spring will support the development of the final four miles of the Conner Creek Greenway! A t-shirt is included with all pre-registrations. Refreshments provided at rest stop. An optional bar-b-q lunch catered by Slows To Go is available.

Sign up for the ride @ Eventbrite Here | For more info visit the Tour de Troit website

Check this out: Sierra Detroit’s “Green” Water Tour

This is actually a cool tour it highlights some of the obscure unknowns about Detroit’s water and runoff departments. And how the city is developing new-world water technologies.

It’s led by Melissa Damaschke, a Sierra Club presenter, volunteer and blogger. The Green Water Infrastructure Tour is a 12-Mile ride that spots on some 10 locations around the city, it includes the old-world water run-off brick work in the historic Green Alley, The Green Roofs at the Wayne State University, the apartments on E.Garfield with it’s newly installed hidden 134,000 gallon retention drain system and it’s cost saving water heaters, and a more!

This tour’s cool because it’s full of cool hidden gems and money saving ideals for businesses and home owners, that and the tech information is thought provoking.

Visit Sierra Club Detroit + Green Cruise Online + Meetup.com

Tip: There’s another tour coming up on Sunday, May 5th

bikesandmurder:



What a day for a ride. #detroit #detroitbikecity #bikes #bicycle #bikesandmurderjay

bikesandmurder:

What a day for a ride. #detroit #detroitbikecity #bikes #bicycle #bikesandmurderjay

Get up to speed on bus rapid transit for Woodward Avenue

imageCleveland’s Bus Rapid transit system uses bendy stretch-limo like buses that are flexible for turns and can hold up to 100 riders. Public asked to weight in on the big bus rapid transit.

Streetcars will return to Woodward Avenue in Detroit with construction of a 3.3-mile rail line expected to begin this summer from Hart Plaza on the riverfront to the New Center area. What about the rest of the 27-mile span to Pontiac?

The transformation of Woodward Avenue is under way and Michigan’s SEMCOG is calling all local citizens to get involved to help make Woodward positive and  attractive real estate. The public will have multiple chances to weigh in at the 20 local meetings scheduled this month starting April 17 in Ferndale.

"Woodward is more than cars. It makes cities competitive. It attracts business," said WA3 Director Heather Carmona. "What’s needed to make Woodward more functional? That’s what we want to find out."

The WA3 by itself received a $752,000 in federal highway grant money to come up with a Complete Streets Master Plan to improve mobility and safety along the Woodward corridor for everyone, including pedestrians, cyclists, drivers and transit riders.

Consultants will oversee the events starting April 17-19 at St. James Catholic Church in Ferndale, with an emphasis on north Detroit and Ferndale. The events start at 9am every day and go until 8pm April 17-18 and 5 p.m. April 19. No registration is required.

imageSee the Meeting Dates Here
If you’ve been wanting for more from the Woodward Avenue and have a thing or two to say about it, this is your chance to be heard! Every voice counts.

via The Macomb Daily

X Games Detroit Film TRAILER

Detroit is bidding on the 2014-2016 X Games. Everyone wants to know why Detroit should host the X Games. Why tell you when we can show you. Share this video with @xgames using #xg2d, and join the movement at facebook.com/xgamesdetroit

Thats our Justin Yaroch in the BMX shot

via: XGamesDetroit

Riding in Detroit w Friends

Riding in Detroit w Friends

Thanks to thepaddle.tv see their facebook #shopindependant

More Information @ www.detroitbikecity.org DFBSXdesign

More Information @ www.detroitbikecity.org DFBSXdesign

"Detroit Bike City" PreParty on March 15th 2013 7-11p
Set in the lobby of the Fillmore and State Bar this is going to be a party dressed in le classique old fashion. Expect some wool tweed, dark lipstick, fancy dresses, vintage bikes, penny-farthings etc. Decor by TheDetroit Mercantile Co. and Swoon Rentals & Design. Musical by DJ Richie Wohlfeil, The Juliets and The High Strung.
All the info with dress examples on the Facebook Event Page$25 early bird deal, $30 after March 10th, $35 doorAdmission includes spirits and hors d’oeuvres.Tickets @ detroitbikecity.org/tickets
Bicycle parking provided.

"Detroit Bike City" PreParty on March 15th 2013 7-11p

Set in the lobby of the Fillmore and State Bar this is going to be a party dressed in le classique old fashion. Expect some wool tweed, dark lipstick, fancy dresses, vintage bikes, penny-farthings etc. Decor by TheDetroit Mercantile Co. and Swoon Rentals & Design. Musical by DJ Richie Wohlfeil, The Juliets and The High Strung.

All the info with dress examples on the Facebook Event Page
$25 early bird deal, $30 after March 10th, $35 door
Admission includes spirits and hors d’oeuvres.
Tickets @ detroitbikecity.org/tickets

Bicycle parking provided.