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Mpls. Nonprofit Gives Out Thousands Of Bikes To Needy Families

Thousands of children in the Twin Cities are proud owners of a new set of wheels. Free Bikes 4 Kidz held its annual bike giveaway this weekend.

12/08/2013

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Mpls Bicycle Police Give Children Two-Wheeled Gifts

After some Minneapolis bicycle police officers stopped to help a woman fix her car, the cops noticed her children didn’t have many toys, including bikes. After using some private funds put aside for bike safety, the officers brought five new bikes the children on Tuesday.

07/23/2013

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Hennepin Co. Considering ‘Cycle Tracks’ For Rider Safety

The Twin Cities is one of the best metropolitan areas to get on a bike and travel around town. But with the uptick in cyclists, Hennepin County is now eyeing new ways to keep all kinds of commuters safe.

07/19/2013

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Cycles For Change: Volunteer & Earn A Bike In St. Paul

The Twin Cities metro area is consistently ranked among the most bike-friendly communities in the country, but people in some neighborhoods still struggle to find affordable rides.

06/13/2013

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MnDOT Reminder: Warmer Weather, More Bicycles

It’s getting warmer, however slowly, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that warmer temperatures mean more bicyclists will return to the road, so motorists and bicyclists need to share the road safely.

06/06/2013

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AAA To Expand Roadside Service To Bicycles

When you run out of gas or get a flat tire, many drivers turn to American Automobile Association — or AAA — for help. Now the motor club is expanding their services to bicyclists. Starting on July 1, AAA will offer roadside assistance to people on two wheels.

05/20/2013

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Looking Inside The Metro Transit Lost And Found Hall Of Fame

Every day a quarter of a million people ride Metro Transit buses and trains. They’re leaving behind their cars and high gas prices, and according to officials, nearly 20,000 items. That’s what riders lost last year, a figure which includes about 1,200 bikes.

05/20/2013

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Best Bike Repair In Minnesota

With summer months ahead, now is the perfect time to get your bike repaired.

03/23/2013

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In Battle Of The Bike Shops, Local Kids Win

On Saturday, about 5,000 children in the Twin Cities will get free bikes thanks to the work of volunteers.

11/29/2012

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Mpls. Police: Hot Summer For Bike Thefts

Minneapolis Police consider bikes one of the most popular things to steal, but this summer they’ve been especially hot.

08/16/2012

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Motocross Star Ryan Dungey Visits WCCO

Minnesota native Ryan Dungey, a rising star in the world of motocross racing, dropped in for a visit to WCCO-TV Thursday morning.

07/12/2012

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Minnesota’s New Vacation Pitch: Biking, Anyone?

Minnesota’s vacation season is underway, and state tourism officials are promoting a special kind of recreation this summer.

05/29/2012

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Minneapolis Named 2nd Best Biking City In U.S.

Minneapolis is still considered one of the best biking cities in the country, according to just-released rankings from Bicycling Magazine. The city ranked second among all urban areas in the nation, just behind Portland, Ore., which reclaimed the title.

05/21/2012

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Wednesday Marks ‘Bike To School Day’

The Twin Cities metro area has been called one of the most bicycle-friendly areas in the country, but you might see even more cyclists than usual today.

05/09/2012

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‘Nice Ride’ Bike-Sharing Program Launches 3rd Season

Those neon-green Nice Ride Minnesota bicycles are about to hit the streets again in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The program expects to distribute bikes and run some tests next Monday. The system will open for its third season soon after that.

03/27/2012

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