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Bike Pic Aug 25, happy on the Brown’s Creek Trail

Here a happy cyclist is riding her bike on the Brown’s Creek Trail that starts in Stillwater, MN and connects to the Gateway Trail, which allows cyclists to connect to the paved trail system in St. Paul.

See many more bike friendly places, like the Brown’s Creek Trail, to explore in the new Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide

Thanks for viewing the Bike Pic of the Day here at HaveFunBiking. 

Now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike. While showcasing all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more place to have fun we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at HaveFunBiking.com for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing the guide.

So bookmark HaveFunBiking.com and find your next adventure. And don’t forget to smile, while you are riding and having fun. We may capture you in one of our next photos that we post daily.

Have a great day!

Bike Pic Feb. 2, No swimming or running, MN Ironman now open

In the photo above Jon Ridge, director of both the  Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride  and Hosteling International Midwest announces that registration for the 50th Anniversary spring ride, April 24th, in Stillwater, is now open. With no running or swimming involved, this years annual ride offers several new route options for both the novice and experience cyclist, with bragging rights at the end!

Here is one excited lady, on her bike, waving after hearing the news about the 2016 MN Ironman's registration now open.

Here is one excited lady, on her bike and hearing the news about the 2016 MN Ironman’s registration now open.


 No Swimming – No running – just Biking!

Join thousands of the heartiest cyclists for the 50th anniversary of the Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride.  The Minnesota Ironman® Bicycle Ride (MIBR) will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Sunday, April 24th with its beautiful ride through the scenic St. Croix Valley.  The Minnesota Ironman® Bicycle Ride is just that: a bike ride, and not a race. Not to be confused with the IRONMAN Triathlon, the MIBR is biking only with no swimming or running, and is open to riders of all ages and abilities.

Routes have been designed in approximately 15, 30 and 60-mile loops to provide options for everyone from casual riders and families to experienced cyclists looking for a challenge to begin their 2016 outdoor cycling season. As the earliest organized bicycle ride in the Upper Midwest, the Minnesota Ironman® offers Bragging Rights, Guaranteed!

Early Bird Registration is open at www.IronmanBikeRide.org, offering a $10 discount on registration fees.