Kalamazoo Bike Week

It's totally meta -- an event consisting of a pile of events, some of which we'll like to elsewhere and some less so. Regardless, Kalamazoo Bike Week gets better every year and is chock full of fun things to do …

Ride of Silence

The Ride of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride. There are no national sponsors and no …

Trailblazer

Lotsa folks think the the start of the local riding season begins with the Trailblazer. You can start in Kalamazoo. You can start in Bloomingdale. You can start in South Haven. You can stop in any of those places, too. …

Barry Roubaix

What was once a small local race is now a big sprawling affair with race reports in magazines with glossy pictures. Still: great fun. Beautiful course. Terrific after-party. Highly recommended.

Melting Mann

Kick off 2017 with one of our favorite new events: Melting Mann, a romp through the woods on a (typically) cold day in late winter. Can you ride your fat bike? Yes. Can you ride your mountain bike? Yes. Can …

Tour de Taylor

Our friends at Team Taylor have been involved with The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan’s Wish-A-Mile 300 Mile Bike Tour (WAM 300) for several years. Similar to Team Taylor's WAM efforts, Tour de Taylor raises funds to benefit Michigan Make-A-Wish. This is …

Monkeys on Typewriters

Each month we go to the zoo and hand out typewriters to monkeys. After a few days, we collect their thoughts and format them into an email newsletter suitable for framing or birdcage lining. Sound good? Enter your email below and check it out.

Note: we will never ever ever ever share your email. Ever. No monkey will contact you directly.