I’ve been wanting to link to this article on Bicycling Magazine‘s website but I decided to wait until they fixed the link to the map data for the Michigan ride. (and a little pat on my own back for being the one to catch that there was an error in the first place.) Now that is is fixed – check this out!
The fingerlike peninsula of Old Mission, which juts into Grand Traverse Bay north of Traverse City, is 16 miles long and narrows in places to just one mile wide. The loop around this sliver of land passes cherry orchards, vineyards, and stately homes. For maximum variety, climb up Center Road for 360-degree views, then coast the shoreline flats. Don’t miss Bowers Harbor, home of the Jolly Pumpkin Brewery and its Belgian ales.”
For the rest of the Article click here.
Hot on the heels of Bicycling picking Traverse City as one of the Six Best Cities for a Bike Vacation, having them pick a ride right here in the Traverse City area as the best ride in the state is quite a coup.