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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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AAA Expands Roadside Service To Bicyclists

The Twin Cities is known as a bike friendly area, and now a new service is making it even easier for cyclists on the trails. Roadside service through Triple A will soon be available for bicyclists. Today, there was a kickoff event at the AAA office in St. Louis Park. Visitors got the chance to learn bike safety tips, but more importantly they learned how this new service works.

06/29/2013

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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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MPD Bike Patrol Back On The Midtown Greenway

The Minneapolis Police Bike Patrol began patrolling the Midtown Greenway again for the warm weather months on Thursday.

05/10/2013

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Eagle Scout, ‘Cycles For Change’ Team Up To Give Away Bikes

One local Eagle Scout’s service project is really taking flight and making a difference in his community.

04/27/2013

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Cops: Juveniles Believed To Have Thrown Molotov Cocktail At Cyclist

Minneapolis police say they’ve identified two juveniles believed responsible for hurling a Molotov cocktail last week at a cyclist riding on the city’s Midtown Greenway.

04/10/2013

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Minneapolis Bike Shop Shares Picture Of Suspected Bike Thief

A Minneapolis bike shop is getting some help from its “friends” after a teenager rode off with a bike he didn’t purchase.

04/07/2013

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‘Watch For That Ice’: Winter Cyclist After Nasty Spill

Biking in the winter has been no big deal for Peter Hodne, but on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, his luck changed.

03/18/2013

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Motorcycle Group Has Raised $130,000+ For Amber Alerts

Just last week, an 8-month-old Minneapolis boy kidnapped from his home was found safe after an Amber Alert. You may have seen the alert posted on highway signs, or even been notified on your cell phone.

02/28/2013

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Metro Kids Celebrate Holidays Early With Free Bikes

Thousands of kids in the metro received an early holiday gift – a new bike!

12/01/2012

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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 City Council Considers Lowering Residential Speed Limit

The city of Minneapolis is considering dropping the speed limit on residential roads, and narrowing other roads to make the city more friendly for walking and biking.

10/18/2012

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Apple Valley Man Fixes Bikes For A Cause

Dozens of people will be wheeling around town this summer with smiles on their faces, knowing they helped kids just by buying their bikes.

05/26/2012

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DOT Urges Caution With Bikes Re-Emerging

State transportation and safety officials say four bicyclists were killed in Minnesota last year, the lowest number of fatalities since 2007.

05/03/2012

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Nice Ride: No Stolen Bikes = No $250 Deposit

A deposit will no longer be required to use the Nice Ride bikes after two years have passed without a single bike being nabbed.

04/30/2012

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