Grand Rapids to host first bike polo tournament

by (Loukas Peterson)

Submitted 06-14-2013 under NEWS

Move over, Seabiscuit; there's a new type of polo in town. For the first time, Grand Rapids will host an official North America Hard-court Bike Polo tournament on June 15 and 16 at Belknap Park, where two bike polo specific courts were recently...

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Catalyst Radio: The Spoke Folks a cooperative community bike shop

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-28-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW For this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the local new bicycle cooperative The Spoke Folks. Jay Niewiek and Keean Mansour join us in studio to...

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"Ride for Refuge" returns October 1st

by (refugeesupportgr)

Submitted 09-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever wondered how you could support refugees and other vulnerable people in your own city without a lengthly time commitment? Ride for Refuge has over 600 teams of cyclists in the United States and Canada - raise money by collecting...

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2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit a call to action as part of National Bike Month

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 05-02-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

May is National Bike Month and on Friday, May 6, GVSU’s Eberhard Center will host the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) 2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit: “Inspiration to Action." GGRBC Interim Director, Tom...

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Dear Newsweek - An open letter from Mayor George K. Heartwell

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 01-25-2011 under OPINION

Dear Ms. Brown: The citizens of Grand Rapids were astounded when you declared our city, Grand Rapids, to be a "dying city" in the January 21, 2011 issue of Newsweek. Dying city? Surely Newsweek must be joking! Would a major medical school...

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Team Priority Health and The Motion Intiative team up for a winter indoor trainer marathon

by (The Motion Init...)

Submitted 12-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

The indoor trainer marathon is turning out to be an annual event! Another winter is here, and Priority Health's cycling team and The Motion Initiative have teamed up again for this tradition on Saturday morning, Jan. 8. During the event, youth...

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100th Wednesday Evening Bike Ride approaching, Daniel Koert steps down as ride leader

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-14-2010 under NEWS

Next Wednesday on August 18 is the 100th Wednesday Evening Ride. For two years, the Wednesday Evening Bike Ride has happened at 9 p.m. every Wednesday. Bicyclists meet at the Calvin College Art Gallery parking lot (Division between Cherry and Oakes...

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ArtPrize awheel

by (Veloise)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

A few good reasons to see ArtPrize by bicycle Free parking wherever and whenever you want. Three square miles: too far to walk, too short to drive. No waiting for shuttle buses. You can stop and see each venue or installation. If there's a crowd,...

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Wednesday Night Bike Rides

by (ThomasAV)

Submitted 09-11-2009 under NEWS

Every Wednesday night at 9 p.m., bicyclists swarm on Division SE to take part in a leisurely group ride. Led by Commute GR Owner Dan Koert, summer rides average 100-120 people and end at Founders Brewery.

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