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A Bike Designed To Pedal Across the Water

After crossing the San Francisco Bay on a Shuttle Bike Kit that converted his cycle into a watercraft, Judah Schiller has developed a working on a all-in-one “waterbike” design of his own. The result, the Schiller X1, was officially unveiled this month.

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MN High School Bike Race Schedule Changes

With summer winding down, mountain bike practices are in full swing and with less than five days until the first race of the Minnesota High School Cycling League moves the first race from Salem Hills to Buck Hill. So check the schedule and come out and cheer on your favorite team.

Dust off those cowbells – race season is almost here!

Take a look at the lineup for this year. MN League

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CO2 Bike Pump Hides in the Crank Axle

If you are fortunate enough to own a higher-end road or mountain bike with a Shimano drivetrain, then chances are it’s got a “secret” storage compartment: the hollow space in the axle, that connects the Shimano Hollowtech cranks. While you’re not going to be able to fit your phone or wallet in there, you can pop in the future CrankPump CO2 tire pump.

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Lefse, Pies and Trout Highlight “Taste of the Trail”

With Taste of the Trail, here in the Bluff Country, all the towns you will visit focus their attention on the local foods grown and enjoyed, giving you a sampling of what each community has to offer. With a fall festival atmosphere the event, for bikers, hikers and motorists, is scheduled for three consecutive Saturdays in September.

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The Bike of the Future, Just Around the Corner

In the coming years, what can we expect to see in bicycle design in American cities? Maybe the “next-wave urban bike,” will be things like turn signals, automatic-gear shifters, motors and things you’d expect on a good moped -
And perhaps maybe that is the point of this Bike Design Project.

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Riding a Bike, You Are Never Too Old in Minneapolis

If you’re a grown adult and have never learned how to ride a bike, where do you even start? If live in or around Minneapolis you will find that you are never to old too ride – says SPOKES student-turned-bike advocate’s Hayat Ahmed and Maria Padilla.

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A Day Trip In Bike Friendly Winona, MN

Here in Southeastern Minnesota, along the Mississippi River Trail, enjoy local resident Marcia Radcliff’s colorful description of riding in and around Winona. With paved trails, bike friendly city streets and quite county roads, those who wish to explore the area will find plenty of options and hospitality that can’t be beat.

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My ABUS U-Lock Review

When securing your bicycle investment, you want the very best! I’ve tested ABUS’ Granit X-Plus 540 and the Granit U54 Mini U-Locks. Both of which are equipped with ABUS patented technology, and top rated security features that will give you the piece of mind when securing your cherished bicycle.

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Couple Wed at Tour de Tonka, After Meeting In 2013

Tammy Nelson and Dan Diepenbrock met at the starting line at Tour de Tonka last year and six hours later, at the end of a 100-mile bike ride, the duo was still chatting. At this year’s Tour de Tonka, Aug 2nd the couple shared their wedding vows before the ride, at the same spot they met a year ago. Now out in front, at the start of this year’s ride the newlyweds were followed by their wedding party and 3,000-plus cyclists registered for the annual event.

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Future Tour de France Challengers, Strider Bike Racing

As the Tour de France pro racers moved through the Col de la Croix des Moinats range in France, some of cycling’s future participants were competing, for the first time, in St. Cloud, Minn. Riding on balance bikes, as rain threatened to ace out the day’s activities, families ventured to this Central Minnesota community for the Strider Champion Race Series. With many fun activities scheduled toddler’s from ages two, up to five showed their potential as future cyclists.

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