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Bloomington’s Natural Trail Network

A Family fun mountain bike destination the Minnesota River Bottoms is a fun place to ride throughout the year.

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Protect Your Gear

Bike locks vary, how to pick the right one for your bicycles safety

If you are looking for a gently used bike in the south Twin City Metro, you may be in luck if you are in town on Saturday, May 11th.

An Ounce Of Prevention Can Help Alleviate Problems Down The Road

Quick and easy tips for proper bicycle maintenance to keep your bike in top shape.

It’s Friday and time to ride off on another weekend of fun.

Say No To Cabin Fever!

Chasing away the winter blues by visiting a warm weather bike destination.

Pedaling along the bike lane in Amsterdam

A Trip Of A Lifetime

Pedaling along the bike lanes in Amsterdam, seeing, smelling and tasting the riches of the city.

Picture yourself riding the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) through the wilds of Minnesota, pedaling America's famous 3,000 mile bike system

Mississippi River Trail (MRT)

Picture yourself riding the MRT through the wilds of Minnesota, pedaling the first leg of America’s famous 3,000 mile bike system.

If you are in the Twin Cities over the 4th of July and want to ride, consider the Tour D’Amico bicycle ride.

Explore Waconia And All Its Many Lakeside Attractions

Waconia is a family friendly bike destination a few minutes west of Minneapolis.

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Bike The Twin Cities Gateway

Plan and explore the Twin Cities Gateway with more than a hundred miles of trail and fun activities along the way.

Download the
HFB MN Guide

Download the HaveFunBiking guide

This handy bike guide offers free maps of fun destinations in Minnesota to explore and also includes hundreds of events to participate in for your #NextBikeAdventure.

Download the
HFB IA Guide

Download the HaveFunBiking guide

This handy bike guide offers free maps of fun destinations in Iowa to explore and also includes hundreds of events to participate in for your #NextBikeAdventure.

From the Blog

Mankato River Ramble, the last major Minnesota bike tour of 2023

Join the fun this Sunday, October 7th for the eight annual Mankato River Ramble. This year's ride offers three loop options, a 16, 30, or 42-mile route featuring great Rest Stops, ride support, delicious food and beverages, live music and much more.

Join the fun, join old and new friends on Sunday, October 8th, for the thirteenth annual Mankato River Ramble. This year's ride offers a 16, 30, or 42-mile scenic route option with tasty rest stop options along the way. Find delicious pies and other foods, beverages, live music, and more at each stop. Routes can be easily combined for those who want to add on additional mileage.

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Fall bike getaway options with birding in the Willmar Lakes Area

With small town charm and sprawling countrysides trails the Willmar Lakes Area is the perfect place to visit with your bike for a weekend getaway.

With small town charm, sprawling countryside trails the Willmar Lakes Area is the perfect place to visit with your bike for a fun weekend getaway this fall.

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Tips and tricks to make riding to school fun, and safe

On this Bike Pic Friday, yeah its Friday celebrating day-26 of 30-days of biking, while riding your bike on a daily commute or to run errands.

All around the country, bike paths are being built, and designated bike lanes are being established. So, riding to school can be an easy and safe option with all the colorful fall weather ahead. Many of these paths are routed from neighborhoods to nearby schools to get more kids energized by riding. To encourage your kids to ride their bikes to school safely. Please look at our helpful tips below, especially if your home is far from a connecting trail or a designated bike lane that leads to school.

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Bike destinations and peak fall color weblinks for the upper Midwest

Fall color riding on a bike friendly road.

Don't put that bike away just yet! In the upper Midwest, riding in the fall colors is one of the best times of the year to explore the many bike-friendly destinations. Now that fall is officially here, look around at the spattering of color, then look at the following websites to help you plan your #NextBikeAdventure. With warm days, cool nights, low humidity, few insects, and trees offering brilliant autumn colors, fall riding can be picture-perfect.

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The last Open Streets Minneapolis for 2023

As Minneapolis continues its Open Streets series of bike/walk events for 2023, enjoy the last event scheduled for 2023 events on Lynday Avenue.  This last event will again demonstrate how congested city streets can become vibrant, pedestrian-friendly boulevards. Where people can dream, play, and explore.

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Finding visibility for safety and fun in fall’s limited light

Reflectors are forms of passive visibility, while lights are great for active visibility. Read on to see where each one is helpful and most efficient.

Now that fall is officially here, we must keep visibility in mind while staying active amongst all autumn colors. As the days get shorter, while enjoying your favorite outdoor activities this time of the year, the primary forms of visibility we need to focus on are passive and active visibility. Things like reflectors and bright colors are passive forms of visibility, While lights and blinkers are great examples of active visibility. Read on to see where each one is helpful and most efficient.

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