‘Tour De Tonka’ Bikers Rise Early To Enjoy The RideAt an early hour on a near perfect Saturday morning, it seems like the entire Minnesota biking community came together for the annual "Tour De 'Tonka" ride.
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.
Board Rejects Plan To Keep Blaine's Velodrome OpenThe likelihood that Minnesota will lose its only race track for bicyclists is one step closer to reality. The Velodrome at the National Sports Center in Blaine opened 25 years ago, and currently needs some costly repairs.
Guy On A Bike: The Future of Cycling in Hennepin CountyHennepin County has recently released the draft of its 2040 Bicycle Transportation Plan and the county seeks your input before finalizing it. There plans includes some very interesting, and lofty, goals.
Free Bikes 4 Kidz Hosts Donation EventA favorite memory from childhood for many is riding a bike. But not every child has the chance to have that experience. So to make that happen, a local group has been collecting and giving away bikes for the past seven years.
Guy On A Bike: Give The Gift Of CyclingHave you got a bicycle in relatively good condition that you no longer ride? Or has your little one outgrown their smaller wheels and graduated to something bigger? If so, you can donate that old bicycle this weekend to the Free Bikes 4 Kidz (FB4K) program, which will tune it up and help get it into the hands of a child in need.
Guy On A Bike: Meet GuyOne of the many things I love about the Minneapolis-St. Paul area is the passionate bike culture, so I’ve decided to share some observations and musings with you in this new blog. I am a passionate advocate. Couple that with a little journalistic curiosity and here we are.
'No-Pedal' Bikes Offer Alternative To Training WheelsNow that kids are out of school, it's the perfect time to teach them how to ride a bike. For years that's meant training wheels. But now there are biked called 'no-pedal bikes' on the market. With a new option for bikers in training we got to thinking, which one is better?
Bicyclists Hit The Road In North Star Grand PrixA major bicycle race gets underway in the Twin Cities on Wednesday. Three-hundred professional racers from all over the world are taking part in the North Star Grand Prix.
Minneapolis Bike Week Kicks OffMinneapolis Bike Week is kicking off with activities everyone can enjoy and this year's event has been re-branded. Now, it's not just about commuting to work on your bike, it's about making biking a part of your everyday life.
Finding Minnesota: Biking The Dickie ScrambleWith more than 30,000 miles of trails in Minnesota, you can cover a lot of ground on two wheels. Many bikers, though, go for a bigger challenge by getting away from the pavement.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIt's Thursday, and that means it's time to start planning some weekend fun! This weekend, you can head into fall with a few activities that will get you outdoors.