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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 top holiday gift ideas for that active person in your life

On this bike pic Wednesday, as Santa departs for another year, we hope you received the gift you were looking for to make this Holiday season the best.

Find the perfect holiday gift for that active outdoor person in your life with our growing list of ideas at HaveFunBiking. Each Friday, up through November 26, 2021, we will be adding more gift-giving ideas to help you find that perfect item for that special someone.

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Searching for the cause of back pain and finding the solution for 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 all manner of riders get going on their bikes. I’ve been lucky to see the life-changing power of a bicycle. Sadly, I have also seen riders walk away from the sport forever due to simple discomforts. 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 below for the causes and fixes.

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Put smiles on kids 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 their 15th year. Volunteer to help put more smiles on children's faces. Donate your time to help clean, prep, or wrench some of the 1,000's of bicycles collected so far this year for their distribution drive before the holidays.

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Fun ideas for staying fit fat biking Minnesota’s winter

This Bike Pic Thursday, we caught this biker dude out having fun in the Minnesota River bottoms near Bloomington, MN.

The winters here in the upper Midwest can be long. But living in Minnesota with four unique seasons, fat biking can be a fun way to pass the time in the winter, plus getting a good cardio workout. Many studies have stated the benefits of staying active outdoors in cold weather, and actively riding a fat bike will do that. Growing up in a winter wonderland of the cross-country ski trail, we now see changing conditions overnight. The fat bike is a great alternative to stay active and comfortable when the ski trail turns into a bobsled run.

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The Mississippi River Trail through Minnesota is a bike adventure of a lifetime

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

In the following bike touring description, picture yourself riding the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) through the wilds of Minnesota. Here you can pedal, along with family and friends. Enjoying the scenery on the first leg of America's famous 3,000-mile bike system while riding at your own pace using bike-friendly roads and multi-use pathways.

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Has the idea of using an electric bike, called an e-bike, piqued your interest? If check out the E-bike Challenge Guide as a primer for show..