Category Archives: cycling

Floral Fireworks all over Traverse City (and Some Real Fireworks for July 4!)

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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An Outdoor Adventure Phone App for Traverse City

Hiking at Sleeping Bear Point IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow … Continue reading

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Fall cycling (and leaf-peeping) on the Old Mission Peninsula

By MIKE NORTON They told us we weren’t going to have any fall color this year. The summer had been too hot and too dry, they said, and when autumn arrived the leaves would all just curl up, turn brown … Continue reading

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Riding the (Paved!) Leelanau Trail to Suttons Bay

By MIKE NORTON Fall color still hasn’t quite arrived in Traverse City yet, but there are little hints of it here and there. For a while, we were worried that the lack of rain and the hot dry summer would … Continue reading

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The Cherry-Roubaix: TC Does Cycle Racing with European Style

By MIKE NORTON I love riding my bike. I won’t call what I do “cycling,” because that would make it sound much more serious and obsessive than it is. I don’t race, and I’ll never wear Spandex — for which … Continue reading

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New Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Opens Dunes to Cyclists, Strollers, Skaters and Wheelchairs

By MIKE NORTON That was a great Cherry Festival week! Perfect weather, great events and really smooth coordination. But now I’m ready for some peaceful time alone with Mother Nature and away from other human beings. If you’re feeling the … Continue reading

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What an Astonishing October! A Weekend of Kayaking, Cycling and Hiking… and More to Come!

Liz glides her kayak across Spider Lake on a windless October day By MIKE NORTON OK, so far this has been an AMAZING October! And since I had a couple of vacation days to burn before the end of the … Continue reading

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