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When the Zoo-de-Mack organizers put the disclaimer that this bike ride was not a race; they meant it!  Proudly going for over 20 years, the Zoo-de-Mack is a springtime rite of passage for the numerous bicycle enthusiasts who enter this event.  

Over 3,000 participants ride the Zoo-de-Mack. This event attracts numerous outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy a weekend filled with parties, great bands, one of the most scenic bicycle rides in the country, lots of sunshine, views of the mighty Mackinac Bridge, and the magic of Mackinac Island. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from 400’ high bluffs, as you pedal through rolling countryside, trillium covered forests, and sandy beaches. The ride starts out on a Saturday morning at Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs, stops approximately halfway for a leisurely lunch and story-swapping session. From there the ride continues on to Mackinaw City where participants board a ferry to Mackinac Island. From there, participants can check into their hotel and stroll into town to forget the aches and pains from the day’s ride. At night, the island comes alive with numerous parties and incredible live bands. Get your summer started right, by registering for the Zoo-de-Mack extravanganza!




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