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Estrellas del Norte! : A N!YC Balance Bike Squad

Norte! is for kids on bikes in Traverse City no matter their age. We are also huge fans of balance bikes and […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Become a Norte Bike Train Conductor

Because helping neighborhood kids bike to their neighborhood school just might be the most important thing you can do with your bicycle. […]

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The Great Traverse City Bike Train Experiment Is Coming

We are thrilled to announce that Norte! has been selected by The Michigan Fitness Foundation and Michigan Department of Transportation to receive a […]

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Big People In ORANGE!

Thank you to these awesome Big People for supporting Norte! and our mission of building a more bike-friendly Traverse City by inspiring […]

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Bike To The State. Then Eat Soup And Bread.

Join Norte! as we bike to The State Theater on Monday, March 16th to support our friends at TART and DowntownTC. They’re […]

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The Bike Más Project @TraverseHeights

Roadrunners on bikes unite! Like to ride bikes? Want to learn how to fix them? Down with pedal-powered adventures around Traverse City? […]

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Buy One – Give One: A N!YC Racing Project

Sort of like TOM’S and their shoes, Norte! Youth Cycling will give a jersey to one of our racers for every jersey […]

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Adan Needs A Bike. Let’s Help Him Win One.

Meet Adan. Adan is a 1st grader at Traverse Heights Elementary. This spunky 6-year-old doesn’t let CP slow him down.  He loves to […]

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Principals On Bikes: Mrs. Gallagher Rides To Central Grade For Winter Bike To School Day

On a cold (5F…that’s -15C, folks!) but calm February morning,  Mrs. Gallagher, principal at Central Grade Elementary, rode her bike to school. This […]

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Cutest Kids-On-Winter-Bikes Photos Ever

Winter Bike To Work And School Day was yesterday. And it was awesome. Full recap coming soon (spoiler alert…Traverse City crushed it!) […]

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N!YC : A 2015 Champion-System Ambassador Team

We are very, very excited to announce that Norte! Youth Cycling will once again be an official Champion-System Ambassador Team. Champion System […]

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A NORTE! Story: Elliot And TC RIDES

Elliot And TC RIDES by Kristen and Gabe Talaga (Elliot’s mom and dad) Summer 2014 was the summer of the bike for […]

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A NORTE! Story: Amelia And The Iceman

My Iceman Race by Amelia Werner In June I had never mountain biked before.  At the time my dad and I were […]

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A NORTE! Story: Ben Learns To Ride His Bike

NORTE! has inspired us all. by Emily and Drew Buchholz (Ben’s mom and dad) Over the course of the summer our six […]

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A NORTE! Story: Grady And The El Barrio Bike Fix

El Barrio Bike Fix By Grady Luyt (and mom) I’m 10 years old and love to tinker and create things. I also […]

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A NORTE! (Love) Story: Kyan and His Bike

Kyan and His Bike: A Love Story by: Kyan Olshove (and Mom) Mom’s Backstory: Kyan was an easy-going, happy, chubby baby. So […]

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Norte! Sponsorship Opportunities: 2015 and beyond

Norte! is Traverse City’s bike-centric, youth-focused nonprofit advocacy organization.  2014 has been quite a year. Below is a smattering of our proud […]

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Kids On Bikes + You #GivingTuesday

NORTE! Youth Cycling is Traverse City’s bike-centric, youth-focused nonprofit advocacy organization. We are dedicated to inspiring youth through bicycles while also creating a […]

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A NORTE! Story: Mary and The Traverse Heights Bike Train

My Ride To School With The Traverse Heights Bike Train by Mary Mantei What do you get when you bring together kids […]

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