September 21, 2023

A Bike Extravaganza for the Kiddos

June 3, 2023

This event is brand new to northern Michigan: The Lynn Duse Memorial Kids’ Bike Fest. Duse, the longtime Petoskey business owner of the Circus Shop, dreamed up the idea for the event but passed away this January before seeing it come to fruition. The Little Traverse Historical Society, Latitude 45 Bicycles & Fitness, and the Top of Michigan Trails Council are teaming up to put on the festival in her honor on Saturday, June 10, from 10am to 2pm at the Little Traverse History Museum in Petoskey’s Bayfront Park. Kids will get to participate in outdoor games and activities as well as ride in the festival’s bike parade with decorated bikes. (Helmets required; helmet decoration optional!) The event is open to kids of all ages, and prizes are available for those who ride decorated bikes for 20 minutes in the parade. Get all the info at


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