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Being visible and noticed doesn’t end when the sun comes up

Now with spring riding soon in full swing, stay visible and noticed. Wear clothing that makes you stand out to others while riding your bike or walking. Being noticed by others is the key to avoiding accidents. Focus on the two forms, passive and active visibility, to help stay safe. Things like reflectors and bright colors, especially in patterns that make you stand out, are forms of passive visibility. While lights and blinkers are great examples of active visibility, most people focus on nighttime visibility. Though, far more hours are spent in broad daylight riding a bike. Here are a few tips to keep you safe and visible whenever you ride.

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Quick and easy post bike maintenance tips after riding in the rain

Sadly, it is sometimes unavoidable to ride in the rain. So, when you do get caught in the rain, use these bike maintenance tips to protect your equipment.

Sadly, it is sometimes unavoidable to ride in the rain. In my experience, the rain actually waits for me to get as far from home as possible before starting. So, when you do get caught in the rain, how do you protect your bike from the damages of water? Read on for a few helpful bike maintenance tips.

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Exploring the east side of Bloomington by bicycle for hidden treasures

The Mall of America (MOA), located in the east side of Bloomington, is just one of the many travel treasures to explore by bike, when visiting.

The Mall of America (MOA) is just one of several travel treasures to explore when visiting Bloomington, MN. Along with the many memorable activities at the Mall, venturing out on a bike can make it easy to see more fun attractions in the south metro. With designated bike routes and commuter paths along the streets, it's easy to spend several days seeing the sights that may include the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Center, the MSP airport viewing station, the Northwest Airlines Museum and more.

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A guide to planning a safe and fun bike trip this summer

The summer is prime time for fun in the sun. Take a look at how to plan for an enjoyable, safe, and prepared bike trip this summer.

Now that summer is just about here, for fun in the sun, let's plan a bike trip adventure. While hundreds of people flock to the lakes and local pools to cool down. Many, like myself, will find refreshing the soul on two wheels the best way to go. Please take a look below at how I plan for an enjoyable bike trip through the summer.

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A magical bike ride and history tour of the south Twin Cities Metro

Not realizing why old buildings and streets were laid out the way they were, a Magical History Tour changed all that.

It is incredible the things you don't know about an area you have been pedaling around by bike for many years. Have you ever wondered why an old building or a street is designed the way it is? Maybe it's not a top priority, and you have put off finding the answer. For me, that all changed when I had the opportunity to tag along on a special ride of the Hiawatha Bicycling Club.

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The Coon Rapids 10-mile bike loop makes it easy to connect and discover

Named for the turbulent waters in the Mississippi River at the mouth of Coon Creek, the city of Coon Rapids is a fun place to explore on the 10-mile bike loop. One of the nine communities in the Twin Cities Gateway it’s a perfect destination for a bike vacation with all the trail opportunities that connect here. The Coon Creek Trail and the Mississippi River Trail are two of the main greenways that allow you to connect and safely pedal the many miles of trails throughout the area. So, if you enjoy biking along rivers and creeks we have some ideas, starting with the Coon Rapids 10-mile loop.

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