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Bike Pic Dec 01, driving an e-bike vs. a car, can help your budget

This Thursday, no auto repairs equals more money for the holidays.

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Global Fat-Bike Day brings old and new friends together to ride

A worldwide grassroots campaign that started ten years ago the Global Fat-Bike Day helps to bring people from the fat bike community together to ride and make new friends. This year, on December 4th, there are several rides, here in the upper Midwest, to honor the mission of this event. Check them out!

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The electric bicycle expo, E-bike Challenge returns to Minneapolis

With a growing demand for e-bikes, the electric bike expo organizer of several significant events in Europe is returning with the E-bike Challenge. Back at the Minneapolis Convention Center, March 11 -12, 2023, this will once again be the place for consumers and businesses alike to test and compare the many e-bicycles and cargo bikes. Deemed a success this spring for the second year, attendees of all ages and abilities will again be able to test-ride the latest e-bikes on the enormous indoor cycle track. As the E-bike Challenge returns with more e-bikes and cargo bikes to test ride, mark your calendar and plan to attend.

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Searching for back pain causes and finding a solution biking

No bicycle discomfort is as debilitating as back pain. Luckily, back pain is usually caused by a few, simple to fix issues.

Over the past quarter-century, I have helped many riders get going on their bikes without back pain. I've been lucky to see the life-changing power of proper posture while riding a bicycle. I have also seen riders walk away from cycling due to simple discomforts and not understanding the reason. No discomfort is as debilitating as back pain. Luckily, back pain is usually caused by a few easy-fix issues. These issues manifest themselves in lower back pain and upper back pain. See more on some causes and simple fixes to enjoy cycling again.

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Put smiles on kid’s faces by helping prep FB4K bike giveaway

Put more smiles on children's faces by volunteering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to clean, prep, or wrench some of the 5,000 bicycles collected this last month.

If you live near or close to the Twin Cities, help the Free Bikes 4 Kidz (FB4K) program in its 14th year. Volunteer to help put more smiles on children's faces. Donate your time to help clean, prep, or wrench some of the 1,000s of bicycles collected this year for their distribution drive before the holidays and again in the spring.

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Bike, ski or walk on water with these ice safety tips

Visually keep an eye out hazards that may be developing in the ice.

For many unfamiliar with the bold north, biking or walking on water is a fun winter tradition when incorporating a few ice safety tips into the adventure. Mother Nature's annual temperature swings in the upper Midwest will determine when it's safe to venture onto a frozen body of water safely. From mid to late December through  February, riding a bike across a body of frozen water is a regular occurrence. This year, ice is already forming, and the fun may begin sooner and extend the season of outdoor fun.

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