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Registration for SummerTour 2024 has closed. The tour is full.

Yay! SummerTour 2024 will be in west Michigan, near the Lake Michigan shoreline and those great shoreline towns. SummerTour is a family-friendly five-day bicycle tour based at the beautiful White River Campground near Montague, MI. A single camping location will let you follow our maps and routes, use paved rail trails or dirt paths or grab your atlas and “Ride Your Own Story”.


The tour will begin on Wednesday, July 10 and end on Sunday, July 14. Check-in will be available starting on Tuesday, July 9 after 3 PM. Or check in on Wednesday, July 10. On Sunday riders will return to the campground in time to pack and leave by 1 P.M.


West Michigan is great! The Hart-Montague rail trail connects with the Fred Meijer Berry Junction trail to North Muskegon’s Bear Lake Trail, the Muskegon Lakeshore Trail, Laketon Trail and the Musketawa Trail. 


Dirt riding available on 500 acres at Mosquito Creek Trails with 11 miles of trails.


Ice cream is at Country Dairy in New Era, Twisters in Montague and Frosty Oasis to the south.


Other features include Mac Wood Dune Rides. Lake Michigan beaches. Sunsets. Rexall Drug store. World’s largest weathervane. 


Watch boats on the breakwater into Lake Michigan. Go to the lighthouse. Visit the White River Light Station & Museum.


Ride kayaks, tubes and rafts on White River. Fish on White River. Fish for salmon and lake trout on a Lake Michigan charter.


Bring the family! SummerTour has special rates for children. Free for ages 12 and under as of when the tour starts. Youngsters age 13 through 17 aren’t free, but get a really good rate. Your family gets five nights of camping in West Michigan, four breakfasts and four dinners plus a bicycling tour for a nice, low cost.


The schedule for kids in the past has had things like river rafting, special bicycle routes, farm tour, miniature golf, Lake Michigan beach and games in the campground. Some events need parents to come, too. Everyone has a blast!


Daily routes will vary between 25 and 75 miles, with various options, including fewer or more miles. The Sunday rides will be shorter to allow returning to camp, shower, and check-out by 1 P.M.


This is primarily a tent camping tour, with provision for some RVs (for an extra fee). Be ready to “Ride Your Own Story.” Take your bicycle anywhere. Do your own thing. Set up your tent once and break camp once when it’s all over. We’ll be back in the same campground at the end of the day.


Included in the basic fee are tent camping facilities, route maps, SAG service, and meals. Dinners Wednesday through Saturday, and breakfasts Thursday through Sunday are provided and served in a pavilion at the campground. 


SummerTour is sponsored by the Tri-County Bicycle Association (TCBA) of Lansing, MI and is open to all capable interested bicyclists. You need not be a member of any organization to participate. 


Online registration begins on Saturday January 6, 2024. Those that are TCBA members will begin registration at 8 AM, non-members may register beginning at 1 PM.  The first 200 entries will be accepted.

Please click on (N
ewsletter ST 2024) below for full details of the tour.


SummerTour 2024 Newsletter

Newsletter ST 2024

Map of this years SummerTour 

Will be added when routes are finalized.

Please check back.

We will use a RideWithGPS Experience.

It allows you to have Turn by Turn voice navigation on your cell phone for the tour with a free RideWithGPS app without needing to create a Ride With GPS account. It also allows you to have other information about the tour on your phone like meal times, SAG phone numbers, and allows us to send you messages to communicate important information. This is all offline so it can be download before the tour and will not use any data or require cell service during use. You can also download the RideWithGPS files to your GPS. To learn more please go to If you have any questions please email

All registered SummerTour riders will receive a link after all routes are finalized.