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Biking M-185 on Mackinac Island [Video]

You can see a lot of things on Mackinac Island, but automobiles are not one of them. Cars are banned. Instead of cars, bicycles are everywhere. Bikes are used to commute and for recreation.

Here's a look at the most common recreational bike ride on Mackinac Island, the eight mile trail that travels around the island along the shore.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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colinfurze via YouTube
colinfurze via YouTube
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Plummer Builds His Own Hover Bike

Houston, we have a hover bike! Think a cross between a motorcycle and helicopter. Pretty rad.

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Fatal Alligator Attacks Set New Record In Florida
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That’s No Log on the Bike Path

This bicyclist is bemoaning how people leave litter on the bike path, when suddenly he notices it's alive.

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Elves & More Deliver 1,800 Bikes in Wyoming

Elves & More West Michigan continued their mission of bringing hope by delivering over 1,800 bikes to a neighborhood in Wyoming on Saturday.

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ArtPrize Bike Includes 3,000 Lights, 7 Horns, Flying Pig and More [Video]

Take one step into First (Park) Congregational at ArtPrize Seven and Jim Triezenberg's "Dino-Zar" will have a smile on your face.

The bicycle has been 30 years in the making. It includes dozens of gadgets and moving parts, a geiger counter, running water, refrigerator and more.

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This Guy Makes Riding your Bike up Stairs Look Easy

You know someone is good when they make a hard task look easy. It's a bike race of some sort and the obstacle is a stairwell. The other riders carry their bikes up the 12 steps, this bicycling magician doesn't even slow down.

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Biking and Busing at ArtPrize

ArtPrize works to make alternative transportation accessible by offering $5 busing passes, support for bicyclists and more.

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Grab Your Motion Sickness Bag, Crazy Ride Down a Mountain

I swear, extreme sports enthusiasts must have some sort of death wish. Maybe it's because GoPros give a weird fisheye effect, maybe its because of the speed he's traveling, maybe it's because he comes inches away from an ER visit no less than 15 times. This video makes me very uncomfortable. That said, it's too cool to NOT share.

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GPS for Your Bike in Development [Video]

Imagine having a slick GPS installed on your bike (that's thief proof).

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(Photo: Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes

Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed.

Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete wheel separation or the wheel coming to a sudden stop.

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ArtPrize 2014: ArtPrize Offers Free Bicycle Valet Parking

Tens of thousands of people are expected to visit downtown Grand Rapids to tour ArtPrize exhibits duration of the competition. That makes finding a place to park a vehicle a little bit difficult at times, even if it's only a bicycle.

But this year ArtPrize has an option for bikes. Valet parking.

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