The Michigander Bicycle Tour

Event Date

Sat, Jul 14, 2018


Mackinaw City, MI

About This Activity

Welcome to the 27th Annual Michigander Bicycle Tour.

Named one of the "Top 10 Multi-Day Rides in America"
Bicycling Magazine

Presented by Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance and the Michigan Fitness Foundation, Michigan's Classic Cycling Vacation, The 27th Annual Michigander Bicycle Tour will take place in North Central Michigan; Mackinaw City, Petoskey, Harbor Springs and more on the shores of Lake Michigan & Lake Huron ion Michigan's Freshwater coast from July 14-21, 2018. The Michigander combines beautiful trails, Great Lakes beaches, lighthouses, rivers, virgin white pines, vineyards and more in this vibrant region of the Upper Midwest.

The tour offers three options; 2-Day Tour, 6-Day Tour or 8-day Tour (which combines both the 2-Day and 6-Day tours). Routes are mostly paved or crushed limestone, and on occasion jaunts on dirt roads. The 2-Day Michigander is designed to be a casual, easy ride up to 25-30 miles each day.  The 6-Day Tour moves upwards of 50-60 miles a day and moves from town to town every two days.

The 2-Day Michigander is designed as a casual loop ride, which means everyone will ride out and back on the same route, so those that prefer a shorter ride can simply turn back at any time.The 6-Day Michigander will visit multiple towns and the 8-Day combines both rides.

Breakfast and dinner daily.  gourmet coffee each morning,  SAGs (support and gear rest stops) every 15 miles with ice water, fresh fruit, KIND bars, and at select stops, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, as well as camping is included with registration. The Michigander Bicycle Tour is also a part of The Pure Michigan FITness Series. This series endorses local, regional and state events consistent with the Governor's Council mission to promote healthy choices, while offering a physical activity event open to all participants, regardless of skill level or age.

Please Note: Paper registration is available from January 31, 2017 through May 1, 2018 or whenever the ride reaches capacity. If you have difficulty using this site, call us 517-485-6022 or email

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