League of Michigan Bicyclists
Mission The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote bicycling and the safety of bicyclists on the roadways in Michigan.
Asvocacy LMB is a key resource for legislators and other policy makers – who largely determine the quality of Michigan Bicycling.
League staff and LMB volunteers regularly represent the interests of Michigan bicyclists in public hearings and committees at all levels of state and local government. LMB is a resource for local and state lawmakers on issues relating to bicycling. Visit: http://www.lmb.org/AdvocacyCenter.htm for more on our advocacy efforts.
LMB seeks to educate bicyclists, motorists, engineers and law-enforcement personnel.
These efforts include developing materials like the What Every Michigan Bicyclist Must Know and What Every Young Bicyclist Must Know booklets, which are distributed to clubs, shops, police departments, libraries, organizations and anyone interested in promoting safe bicycling.
LMB also develops and distributes training programs for law enforcement, parents, bicycle commuters and those interested in running bike rodeos.
LMB represents bicyclists on the Safe Routes to School program, the Governor's Bike/Pedestrian Safety Task Force and MDOT safety groups.
LMB's Bicycle Tours
From weekend family rides to week-long fully supported tours – show that bicycle touring is a healthy, enjoyable, and inexpensive activity. Our tours are a major funding source for LMB's many programs to make Michigan a safer state for bicycling.
Publications & News
LMB's quarterly publication, Michigan Bicyclist Magazine, keeps members abreast of legislation, legal trends and current events, and includes features on bicycle touring, commuting, education, safety, physical conditioning and other topics of interest to the cycling community.
The League's annual Ride Calendar continues to be LMB's signature publication and an essential resource for bicycle enthusiast in Michigan and beyond. With support from the Michigan Department of Transportation and our advertisers, LMB annually publishes and distributes 45,000 Ride Calendars. The 2012 Ride Calendar lists 307 Michigan cycling events.
LMB also sends out monthly E-news email updates to members and maintains an active blog which can be found at: http://www.lmb.org/index.php/Blog
Becoming a LMB member ensures that full-time bicycle advocacy professionals are protecting your interests, keeping the roads open to to bicyclists, and working to educate government and the public about the benefits of cycling and the rights of bicyclists. Membership aligns you with bicyclists throughout Michigan to become part of a proven, effective, grassroots advocacy organization. Please support our mission by joining LMB today at: http:www.LMB.org/membership
LMB was awarded the 2011 Winning Campaign of the Year from the Alliance for Biking and Walking: