Wander Minnesota: A Labyrinth and BicyclesThere’s a lot going on at the White Bear Lake Center for the Arts these days, both inside and out. The main exhibit inside is one that’s actually rooted in the outdoors: Gregg Rochester’s Le Tour d’Art, which is touring various galleries and is on exhibit in White Bear Lake through Oct. 29.
Guy On A Bike: Bicycle Messenger Life
UMPD Arrest Thief Again, This Time With Bait BikeUniversity of Minnesota Police nabbed a bike thief with the help of a GPS-enabled bait bicycle, and it was not the first time they arrested the man. The theft happened last Thursday near Como Avenue Southeast and 27th Avenue Southeast. Footage shows the thief approach the bike, look around and then quickly cut the lock.
Top Cyclists In Town For North Star Grand Prix The 17th annual North Star Grand Prix is underway. Executive Director David La Porte says the event is the most prestigious race on the USA Cycling Racing Calendar. He says the riders are not in it for the money.
Minnesotan To Meet: Crank Sisters' Martha FlynnLife can take so many twists and turns. For instance, imagine going from a nurse to an IT project manager, or from an inline skater to bike enthusiast. In both cases, that's Martha Flynn, who is now so dedicated to getting other young women to ride bikes, she's in charge of the Crank Sisters.
Brookview Introduces Bike-Friendly GolfingThe Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels -- a golf course.
Guy On A Bike: With QBP It Makes Sense To Ride To WorkWhile you may not have heard of QBP, chances are you know its brands. Since 1981, Bloomington-based Quality Bicycle Products has been distributing bicycle parts to independent retailers around the country.
Guy On A Bike: Crank Sisters Gets Girls Interested In Mountain BikingThere is no question: Minnesota is a great place to be a cyclist. Whether you prefer leisurely rides on scenic pathways or the challenge of a highly technical black diamond singletrack, there are plenty of options.
Nice Ride Bikes Return To Minnesota StreetsNice Ride bikes are returning to the racks along Twin Cities streets Wednesday. The green bikes are appearing ahead of schedule with the warmer weather Minnesota has seen this past month.
Guy On A Bike: Design CyclesThe bicycle: a nearly perfect contraption whose basic design has remained unchanged for more than a century. Sleek lines, precise geometry and fine-tuned machinery afford the rider a sense of joy not easily duplicated.
Cyclists Pledge To ‘Save The Velodrome’ In BlaineMinnesota cyclists are trying to save an aging track that's in need of repair. The National Sports Center Velodrome has hosted several national championships, along with the 1992 Olympic trials. But the years have taken their toll on the outdoor track. When it first opened, engineers estimated it would last about 20 years in Minnesota's harsh climate. That was 25 years ago.
Bikers Worry Minnesota's Lone Velodrome May CloseThe days of Minnesota's only bicycle racing velodrome may be numbered. With a mounting list of necessary repairs at the National Sports Center's velodrome in Blaine, board members are weighing whether to put in hundreds of thousands of dollars or close it up.