Bike Pic: Feb 16
This Saturday, fond summer memories as winter continues
HFB MN 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.
HFB IA 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
Has the idea of a bicycle with an electric motor, called an e-bike, caught or piqued your interest? If you are a commuter or recreational cyclist looking to extend your range of travel or you are dealing with a disability, you are in luck. Coming March 23–24, 2019 the E-bike Challenge will be in Minneapolis MN. The Challenge will showcase the latest e-bike models with an opportunity to try them out on the shows indoor test track.
Now that the holiday season has past and winter fun is in full swing, see several bike events through the balance of January, for your preferred riding pleasure in the upper Midwest. With above normal temps as the season progresses, you may see more icy patches, so ride with care and Have Fun!
Billed as the largest one-day bike shows in the Midwest, the Iowa Bike Expo offers free admission for those shopping for destinations, gear, bikes, and more. You will find many Iowa trail systems, events, and equipment vendors exhibiting from all over the country there. Plus, you will also find educational seminars to help you get in touch with bike advocacy, find the latest consumer trends, and learn about new places to ride.
We at HaveFunBiking are nearly experts at riding in cold weather. Being from Minnesota, it’s a bit of a necessity to manage the cold. For most places in the country, cold means down near freezing, but what do you do when it feels colder than a stare from your ex-girlfriend? I’m talking super cold, like the dark side of the moon cold. Well here are our best tips for managing frostbite and cold weather on your bike.
Enjoy paging through the 2019 Bike/Hike Winter Planning Guide for events and fun places to ride. Working on the annual spring editions, coming in April, we uncovered many fun facts for this planning e-guide. See many maps we have identified in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin for your #NextBikeAventure
We have shared blinker systems embedded in bicycle helmets, rear mounted signaling lights and now for those who have flat handlebars, the WingLights. This inexpensive directional light system (a perfect stocking stuffer) easily mounts into each end of the handlebars. Then, when making a turn, simply tap the light at the end of the right or left handle grip and move to the proper lane. Just like signaling when driving a car.