The Bike Más Project @ Eastern Elementary


Stars on bikes unite! Like to ride bikes? Want to learn how to fix them? Down with pedal-powered adventures around Traverse City? Well, The Bike Más Project is just for you.

The Bike Más Project is a 5 week, Safe Routes To School funded after-school club for 4th + 5th graders at Eastern. We’ll learn how to fix and maintain our bikes, how to handle our bikes better, how to ride on neighborhood streets safely. And we’ll have tons of FUN doing it! We’ll eat lots of snacks too.

WHEN? Wednesdays after school from 4:00 – 5:30 starting September 23rd. Last day is October 21st.

WHO? The program is limited to 5 4th/5th grade students and aims to create Bike Champion Ambassadors at Eastern. If we exceed 5 applicants, Eastern teachers/administration will select.

HOW MUCH? Thanks to a Michigan Fitness Foundation/Michigan DOT Safe Routes To School Grant, this super awesome program is free. Yes, FREE!

If interested, please complete THIS FORM.

Read the recap from Traverse Heights’ The Bike Mas Project  HERE.

Are you an awesome big person who likes to ride bikes?
Do you want to share that love with a 4th/5th grader at Eastern?

We are now seeking quality volunteers to help out. Sign up HERE.

Email questions to Ty Schmidt, Norte!’s Safe Routes To School coordinator, at

Norte! Youth Cycling is a new bike-centric, youth-focused nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to building a more bike-friendly Traverse City by inspiring young people though bicycles.


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