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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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Electric Bikes In High Demand

Electric bike have been around for a while, but with gas prices going up, so are sales worldwide – and two local businesses are on the ground floor of this emerging trend.

04/24/2012

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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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Minn. Organization Donates Bikes, Helmets To Needy Kids

A group of passionate cyclists got together for a new adventure: Raise 5,000 bikes for kids who need them. And this is the last weekend to get everything done.

12/03/2011

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Like Riding A Bike: Nice Ride MN Bike Share Program

Have you noticed the cool, lime green bikes all over downtown Minneapolis? It’s all part of a new non-profit program called Nice Ride Minnesota.

07/23/2011

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Mpls, St. Paul Mayors To Celebrate Bike Expansion

The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul plan a bike ride to celebrate the expansion of a bicycle-sharing program in their cities.

06/26/2011

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Gas Climbs To $4, Bikes Become Economic Option

Gas prices are once again on the move. Across the metro, gas is inching closer to that $4 mark.

04/30/2011

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Bikes, Buses & Scooters: Alternatives To Driving

The average price for a gallon of gas on Tuesday in the Twin Cities is $3.87, that’s more than $0.30 higher than a month ago. The rising price of gas has some commuters looking for alternative ways to get to work.

04/12/2011

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