Tourism is more than one town.  This video shows how restaurants and gas stations across the area could lose business.
During construction many trails and roads would be closed off, after major locations will be gated and restricted. Two-Tracks will become major roadways. This kind of Tourism could begin to look elsewhere.

A quick look at the 2018 Michigan Treadhead western U.P. ride thorough the Huron Mountains and west from L’Anse and Baraga.

 Michigan Treadhead  Michigan Interactive