LMB Loses a Founding Father – Tom Ferstle Passes at Age 62

It is with a heavy heart that we report that the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) recently lost one of our founding fathers.  Tom Ferstle, Age 62 of Rockwood, Michigan died July 22, 2012.

An avid bicyclist, Tom played a big role in Michigan’s cycling scene including the early history of LMB where he served the organization in numerous capacities over the years.  Tom was involved in the founding of the League in 1981 and went on to serve as one of LMB’s founding board members.  In this capacity, he also served as treasurer for many of the early years before helping to organize the first Shoreline Bicycle Tour – East Route in 1988.  He served as Tour Director for this tour from 1989-1996.  In 1992, Tom’s…

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