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“Hold on to your helmet!”

“Hold on to your helmet!” Fantastic people who aren’t afraid to make a difference have made Norte possible from the get-go. Two […]

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Blazing hot opportunities afoot in Kalkaska

Blazing hot opportunities afoot in Kalkaska A little over two years ago, Norte started to ask how we could help weave a […]

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Norte’s Summer Interns and VISTAS

Norte’s Summer Interns and VISTAS Last week, Norte welcomed three new faces to the team for summer, Chris Gagnon (pronounced, Gon-Ya), Chelsea […]

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A Virtuous Cycle of Volunteers and Smiles 😀

A Virtuous Cycle of Volunteers and Smiles 😀 Bringing people together and putting smiles on strangers’ faces are a few of my […]

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Board of Directors: June Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: June Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with June […]

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Who’s up for a ride with Patrick?

Who’s up for a ride with Patrick? Support the 2021 Patrick’s Heavy Riders with a donation today! On Saturday, July 31, a […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Deyo

Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Deyo We’re going to need a bigger spotlight. To shine a light on all the goodness that Paul Deyo […]

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Bigs Littles

Bigs & Littles, the Norte Experience

Bigs & Littles, the Norte Experience Four months ago, on a frigid January afternoon, Cecilia Chesney, ED of Big Brothers Big Sisters […]

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We’re Hiring: Systems and Communications Coordinator

Systems and Communications Coordinator Norte is seeking a Systems and Communications Coordinator to join Team Orange. The ideal candidate will be passionate […]

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Bikes for All, All for Bikes 🚲

Bikes for All, All for Bikes 🚲 On Tuesday, May 18, my daughter Annie and I rolled with Norte. It was a trial run […]

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Giving Back and Changing the World

Giving Back and Changing the World Recently, Joelle Mabey​ was perusing Norte’s website and saw that our More Girls on Bikes fundraiser hadn’t met its […]

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Board of Directors: May Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: May Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with May […]

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Roll on with Eats by Bike Week

Roll on with Eats by Bike Week Grab a bike, an Eats by Bike Week bingo card from Norte and hit local […]

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Bike There—Adventure and Empowerment Await

Bike There Adventure and Empowerment Await I don’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t have a bicycle. I also […]

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Building Stories One Bike at a Time

Building Stories One Bike at a Time The Red Schwinn is a super cool bike. But, truly, it’s so much more! The […]

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Celebrate Northern Michigan Bike Month

Celebrate Northern Michigan Bike Month During May, Norte has almost daily activities to encourage more people to go outside and roll with the […]

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Ready for Spring, Ready to Roll

Ready for Spring, Ready to Roll Ben Boyce previews the Previously Loved Bicycle Neighborhood Yard Sale happening Sunday, May 2. Right now, […]

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24 Hours for Our Favorite Place

24 Hours for Our Favorite Place Moving Norte from the Schmidt Family Garage to the Grand Traverse County Civic Center in 2017 wasn’t my […]

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Board of Directors: April Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: April Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with April […]

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Walking and Rolling, Safely into Spring 😷

Walking and Rolling, Safely into Spring 😷 Last month, as I walked into the Hagerty Center in Traverse City, a sense of […]

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