Guy On A Bike: Bicycle Messenger Life
30,000 Motorcyclists To Travel Between Twin Cities, WinonaAs many as 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the scenic drives along the Mississippi River and St. Croix River for the annual Fall Flood Run, and state officials are urging that riders and motorists use caution and stay safe. The Fall Flood Run is Saturday.
Guy On A Bike: Paying for BikewaysFor the better part of the past decade, the Twin Cities has been heralded as one of the best areas in the nation for cyclists, despite six months of frigid temperatures, icy roads and corrosive salt. As the popularity of cycling continues to grow, government agencies from the feds down have increased spending on bicycling infrastructure and upkeep. Every year it seems as if miles of new black ribbon open up to enthusiastic riders.
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.
Riders Push For Safer Bikeways In MinneapolisA group of bicyclists in Minneapolis asked the city council Tuesday to make some changes to better separate bikes and cars. The council will vote on Mayor Betsy Hodges' budget proposal Dec. 10, which asks for $750,000 to build protected bike lanes across the city.
Report: More Minnesotans Are Bike CommutingA new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the number of Minnesota commuters biking to work is on the incline. The amount of bikers has more than doubled from 1.9 percent in 2000 to 4.1 percent in 2012.
Hundreds Ride For Bicyclist Killed By Alleged Drunk DriverOn the cold and snowy landscape of a wintry Saturday afternoon, bicyclists of all ages came to pay their respects. Marcus Nalls, 26, was one of them: a commuter on two wheels who used his bike to get around. Stefan Turner, a bicycle mechanic, had just worked on Nalls' bike, installing his rack and fenders. "Marcus was one of the … coolest guys we've had in our shop in a long time," Turner said.
Minn. Brothers Recognized For Bringing BMX To Soldiers A Minnesota family is getting some national recognition for helping troops overseas. Zach and Christian Schauf will be featured on CBS Courage in Sports this Sunday.
MPD Bike Patrol Back On The Midtown GreenwayThe Minneapolis Police Bike Patrol began patrolling the Midtown Greenway again for the warm weather months on Thursday.
Call For Greater Safety Measures For Midtown Greenway CyclistsOn Wednesday, a bicyclist narrowly avoided a Molotov cocktail that was tossed from the bridge over the Midtown Greenway. Though the bicyclist was not injured, the incident has prompted a meeting to improve safety measures along the bike path.
Despite Recent Molotov Cocktail Case, Crime On Greenway LowIt's not something you would expect to see out on a bike ride on the Midtown Greenway. On Wednesday, a bicyclist narrowly avoided a Molotov cocktail, that was tossed from the bridge.
Donnie Smith Bike Show Roars In To River CentreSnow is still on the ground in much of St. Paul, but that's not stopping motorcycle enthusiasts from prepping for the first ride of the season.