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MotorCities National Heritage Area
and Wheelhouse Detroit Partner
on Heritage Bike Tours    



For Immediate Release


Back by popular demand, Wheelhouse Detroit and MotorCities National Heritage Area are once again offering monthly bike tours featuring the history of the automotive industry. "This tour is a gritty adventure on two wheels that reveals how Detroit pioneered mass production in a way that revolutionized manufacturing in America" said Nancy Darga, Managing Director, MotorCities National Heritage Area.


The bike tour starts at Wheelhouse Detroit on the Detroit River off Atwater Street. Tour guides are provided by MotorCities NHA. Full of fun, it is approximately 13 miles long on flat terrain. There is a stop at the historic Ford Piquette Plant with a short overview. Bike tours are from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm. The cost is $25.00 ($35.00 with bike rental).  


2012 Auto Heritage Tour Dates:


June 10


July 8


August 5


September 9


Reservations are available through Wheelhouse Detroit,  .




Melissa Hill                                                                   Wheelhouse Detroit

MotorCities National Heritage Area                                 313-656-bike

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(313) 259-3425 ext. 306


About the MotorCities National Heritage Area : MotorCities National Heritage Area is a non- profit 501(c)3 affiliate of the National Park Service designated by Congress in 1998 to preserve our American Auto heritage and promote auto events in a way that encourages reinvestment in our communities.  Help support Michigan's auto and labor heritage, visit