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While others were making plans for Labor Day picnics or other events, former Manistique resident Mary Jo (Hoholik) Koschay, pictured at right, was most likely already miles into her quest to complete the Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw Bicycle Tour. The tour was created in 1971 by former Rep. Dick Allen of Ithaca with the objective to develop an awareness of bicyclists and their needs and to promote bicycling as a healthy means of transportation and recreation. The 330 mile tour included daily mileage of up to the high 70s. 34p1.jpg