April 15, 2014
Join the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), at their upcoming meeting/workshops to discuss Minnesota's statewide bicycle system plan!
Your feedback will help them identify and recommend bike routes, improve existing facilities in the bike system and more effectively address the needs of bicyclists in Minnesota.
April 14, 2014
I ride with a helmet, lights, reflectors, and a mirror; but the more I think about it, confidence is what really keeps me safe,"
For years, I accepted the conventional wisdom that riding a bike was inherently dangerous. I figured that sitting on my ever growing backside on a bus was probably worse than the risk of getting run over...
April 13, 2014
Small business trends are showing time-pressed executives are mothballing their golf clubs in favor of the bicycle. Ten years ago, when John Deniz was transitioning from an engineering to a finance career he was repeatedly told he should take up golf, However, Deniz says, "Cycling has been the golf for me!
April 12, 2014
Remember getting a flat and changing your bike tire alongside the road?
Getting a flat tire every now and then might be unavoidable, but if you've been having lots of flats there are certainly several simple things you can do to greatly reduce their frequency. Here are some easy ways to keep your bike tires full of air.
April 10, 2014
Organizers of the North Star Bicycle Festival (formerly the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival) are seeking host families who will share their homes with professional cyclists competing in the prestigious North Star Grand Prix, which runs from June 11-15, 2014.
Race Day Volunteers Also Needed!
April 10, 2014
Bike to Work Day is about biking for fun, for fitness and health benefits and for transportation. In the Twin Cities, May 8, participants can see the advantages of getting around without a car—like better health, a cleaner environment and money saved on gas and car expenses.
April 06, 2014
Coming soon, the Minnesota Ironman® Bicycle Ride will host its 48th annual kickoff to the spring cycling season. The longest running organized bicycle ride in Minnesota, with routes for all ages and skill levels. Register now for the last Sunday in April and save!
April 05, 2014
Want your bike to go faster, ride easier and shift smoother?
Improvements in these areas are often relatively easy to accomplish with just a few simple steps. Try out these simple tune-up suggestions below and the attached video links. None of these tips require any special knowledge or tools and you will probably see an immediate improvements in your riding.
March 08, 2014
Mountain bike, road bike, or BMX, no matter what your favorite ride is, I think we can all agree that bicycles are awesome. And just like everything else that fits the description of awesome, the bicycle has its fun facts list that we should all read about.
March 03, 2014
The Academy Awards were held over the weekend and while, it was a great time for the winners, nobody was riding any bikes. In the spirit of being snubbed, here are some videos of some of the most famous actors/actresses of all time who have never won an Oscar, but made some of the most memorable bike scenes in movie history.