Bike Pic: Aug 18
This Saturday Pic, mountain biking out ahead of mom .
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From the Blog
It’s that time of the year again and what better way to go to the "Great Minnesota Get Together" then by bicycle and parking in one ot the three, free bike corrals there. Riding from home or parking a few miles away and multi-modal commuting can take a lot of the hassle factor out of visiting the fair. While at this year's Minnesota State Fair, see several interesting bicycle related things you may want to check out. It is also a great way to burn-off those extra calories from all of the fun things to eat on the stick.
The Minnesota High School Cycling League is looking for volunteers to help our youth grow with cycling as a part of their childhood. Volunteer at one of the League's events this fall. As a volunteer-based organization they can always use more help!
In its 32nd year the villages of Van Buren County will be hosting their annual bike ride visiting several Civil War historical villages along the way. Ride participants can enjoy a 42 or 66 mile route on Saturday and a 42 mile’r on Sunday. Along with a fun poker-run on the ride both days.
With the Lakeville Art Festival soon here, learn more about the trails and bike friendly street routes around town on the Tour of Lakeville. This year the Pedal in the Parks ride series starts and ends at Pioneer Plaza Park on Saturday, September 15th. The park plaza is located in downtown Lakeville where the Art Festival takes place, Saturday and Sunday on the same weekend. The scenic route of this years bike tour will help those who participate learn how to safely get around Lakeville.
Get up close and personal on the 18th Annual Gitchi-Gami Trail Association North Shore Bike Ride, Saturday, August 18. Enjoy shoreline views of Lake Superior as you pedal the Gitchi-Gami Trail. Occasionally passing through a state park or riding over a serenading waterfall as it cascades into the lake on a supported 8, 28, 34 or 55 mile ride lengths route option.
Bikes are fun to ride. Any distraction from that fun can be annoying. One distraction that is easy to eliminate is the various annoying noises your bike can make. It’s easy to eliminate because as your bike makes noise, it’s telling you what’s wrong. Here are some of the most common noises and their causes.