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The MN Ironman Bike Ride returns this summer to Shakopee

Breathing new life into the Minnesota oldest bike ride, that has connected families and friends for decades, moves to Shakopee, MN, Sunday, July 15.

Sign up by June 1st and Save! Free Bikes 4 Kidz (FB4K) is breathing new life into the Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride that had connected families, friends, and communities for decades. On hiatus since 2017, the ride will now benefit the efforts of FB4K, after providing more than 50,000 free bikes to kids across Minnesota. This year in Shakopee, MN, on Sunday, July 15, 2019, the ride will continue the legacy of the state’s first organized recreational bike tour -sign up today and help!

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Quick and easy post bike maintenance tips after riding in the rain

Sadly, it is sometimes unavoidable to ride in the rain. So, when you do get caught in the rain, use these bike maintenance tips to protect your equipment.

Sadly, it is sometimes unavoidable to ride in the rain. In my experience, the rain actually waits for me to get as far from home as possible before starting. So, when you do get caught in the rain, how do you protect your bike from the damages of water? Read on for a few helpful bike maintenance tips.

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Family fun spring bike-bird opportunities in the Willmar Lakes Area

As a family, a group of friends or on your own bike-bird opportunities in the Willmar Lakes Area are endless.

Looking for a bird-bike destination with endless opportunities for a family outing, a place to explore with friends or a getaway for yourself? Consider planning a trip to in the Willmar Lakes Area.

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Bike commuting necessities and niceties to make your ride great

Bike commuting is an easy way to increase fitness, jump start your energy level, and enjoy nature. Read and learn about what you need to commute in comfort.

Bike commuting is an easy way to add miles, increase fitness, jump start your energy level for the day while enjoying nature, especially with warmer weather finally here. Here is a list of  several other beneficial necessities to make commuting by bike that much more enjoyable.

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Bike/Birding hot spots in the Twin Cities Gateway area to enjoy

With spring here, we wanted to share another bike/birding hotspot we have enjoyed over the years that you may want to add to your list of places to explore.

With spring here, we wanted to share another bike/birding hotspot we have enjoyed over the years that you may want to add to your True Noth list of places to explore. Check out several bike trails in the north suburbs of the Twin Cities Gateway this spring and summer. Ground truthing the maps in the MN Bike/Hike Guide our interests were piqued by the many birding haunts that we noticed in the community of Shoreview.

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A safety list for bike touring around the world

Bicycles are the top form of transit around the world and for good reason: they’re relatively inexpensive, they don’t pollute and help keep their users healthy. In this article, you will find a helpful tip for bike touring here in the states and abroad.

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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..