Michele Howard

My love of cycling started with a bike called Daisy that had flowers, a basket and a banana seat.  I rode it everywhere with no helmet and not a care in the world. Although my bike has changed and I’ve added many to my fleet, I still love to ride my bike just as much as I did as a little girl and I plan on riding and race until I can’t.  In the immortal words of teammate Hal Bevier, “You're gonna have to shot me off this bike.” I couldn’t agree more.

Riding with my Hagerty teammates is one of the greatest pleasures and honors, I have had in my life.  They are all great people who push each other to try harder, laugher harder and achieve more on and off the bike. 

Outside of biking, I am also a triathlete, swimmer, skier, librarian, mom, model, social media goddess, prankster, poet, ghost writer, volunteer, party organizer and friend.  I’m not sure what’s in store for racing in 2016, but 2015 rocked!

2015 Races
Fat Chance Fat bike race  (7th)
Noquemanon Fat Bike Race (1st age group/2nd overall)
ControversiAle Fat Bike Race (3rd)
Beard of Zeus Fat Bike race (2nd)
Mud, Sweat and Beers Mtn bike 
M22 Challenge (8th SUP)
Benzie GrandFondo - Rd bike (1st)
Grattan (4th)
TC Triathlon - Olympic Distance (2nd age group)
X-100 Relay Mtn bike (12th)
Zombie Run
Iceman Cometh Challenge Mtn bike (10th age group)


Hagerty Cycling Team

141 Rivers Edge Dr, #200
Traverse City, MI   49684