Archive for May, 2013

AutoBike rides Zoo-De-Mack!

May 23rd, 2013

We had heard a lot of cool stories about the Zoo-De-Mack ride (http://www.zoo-de-mack.com/) so we decided to give it a go this year! We didn’t plan well so we had too many cars and decided to have two of the guys ride the first half while the other two drove the vehicles to the halfway […]

AutoBike Voyage now available for rent in Florida!

May 15th, 2013

Some pretty exciting news to share! Part of our plan to evolve the bicycle and get more people riding and enjoying bikes was to get as many people on the bike in any and every way possible. The excitement and energy that occurs after people ride the bike is contagious so we want to create […]

AutoBike roadtrip – Michigan to Florida

May 13th, 2013

On Friday, the AutoBike team packed up a rental truck and headed south from Detroit. Their first stop was the Ohio Women’s Bicycling Summit. After many test rides and a lot of fun, the team jumped back on I75 and headed south. First stop was Tennessee and final destination was Florida. You can see the […]

Bicycling popularity surges in Metro Detroit – Detroit News

May 11th, 2013

Metro Detroit’s bicycle culture is shifting into high gear. While places like Hines Drive, Stony Creek Metropark and Belle Isle have drawn cyclists for years, a wave of new businesses and bike-friendly initiatives are helping make the Motor City more mobile than ever. Wayne State University is exploring a citywide bike-sharing program, and Detroit plans […]

Metro Detroit draws 2-wheel makers as bicycling on the rise – Detroit Free Press

May 6th, 2013

New bike technology “Detroit is becoming one of the places for anything new, and biking is one of those things,” said Sean Simpson, a former General Motors engineer who, with his best friend from childhood, another buddy and his dad, started AutoBike in Troy in 2011. “Bikes aren’t all that dissimilar to cars.” They invented technology that […]