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 …

Mountain Bike Monday

It happens in the early spring. It happens when the poison ivy and mosquitos are at their peaks. It happens in the late summer and early autumn. It's mountain biking at Fort Custer on Monday. We start riding at 6:00. Speed, …

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. …

Bike Camp

One of the best things the Kalamazoo Bicycle Club does each year is Bike Camp. This is a really great into to road cycling. All you need is a bike and enthusiasm. A cadre of volunteers will supply knowledge, support …

STAMPEDE!

Fort Custer Stampede! Heck yes! This is a very fun cross-country mountain bike event with a race for everyone: expert, sport (intermediate) and beginner. Great trails. Good organization. It's Sunday, so bike shop people can play along. Big fun all around.

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.