All about Norte's Adventure Bike Club, Fueled by Coast

Higher Grounds is proud to be the title sponsor of the Adventure Bike Club by Norte. We've been part of Norte's community as a Dynamo Business Champion for three years, and we're happy to keep rolling.

Norte is the Grand Traverse region's bike-centric, a youth-focused advocacy organization. Its mission is to help build stronger, better connected, and more walk-and-roll friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart. 

Norte's goal is to inspire young people to be independent, happy, confident, and ready to learn. When young people succeed, they feel empowered and develop lifelong habits to move more and sit less. From there, they become leaders in their neighborhood.

Norte's programs and initiatives connect people of all ages to their communities. They encourage everyone to explore — by foot and by bike, of course — their neighborhood and region. Norte promotes policies and investments that keep people active by design. And they empower citizen advocates to take the lead — no matter their age. Finally, Norte empowers young people to be leaders in the community. Norte helps them stand up, speak up, and do some good.

Adventure Bike Club is Norte's spring and fall after-school program. ABC boosts confidence, builds community, and challenges upper elementary and middle school students to discover new adventures. The program provides loads of fun while teaching responsible riding skills. 


  • Responsible street skills and some sweet moves
  • Basic bike maintenance
  • Confidence and independence
  • Active-for-life mindset

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And help us continue to support Norte by purchasing our Coast Summer Blend (during the summer, when it is available):