Biking

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Escape To The Poconos

Every couple should make plans at least once in their relationship to experience the romance of the Poconos. This area offers couples plenty of things to do, both in their room and out of it.

07/29/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee “GOIN TO THE LAKE” In Brainerd….

What a great time in the Brainerd Lakes area!

07/01/2014

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Minnesotan To Meet: WCCO Radio’s John Hines

If you don’t recognize his name, you most certainly recognize his voice. Generations of Minnesotans have heard John Hines on the air for more than 42 years. He graduated from Minneapolis Roosevelt in 1971 and went to Brown Institute just three days later.

06/24/2014

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MSF Dirt Bike School Offers Lessons For The Whole Family

For those that want to get their family outside more, and are looking for a new hobby, look no further than dirt biking. Dirt biking is becoming increasingly popular as a family activity. There’s even a school that teaches people, even kids, how to do it safely and responsibly. To enroll in dirt biking school, no experience is necessary.

06/21/2014

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Study: Greater Risk For Head Injuries In Cities With Bike Share Programs

The next time you’re thinking about renting a Nice Ride bike, you may want to bring a helmet.

06/17/2014

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Bicyclists Hit The Road In North Star Grand Prix

A 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.

06/11/2014

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13-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit By Car In Gaylord, Minn.

A 13-year-old male is in serious condition after being hit by car while biking in Gaylord, Minn. Thursday evening. According to authorities, the male was biking southbound down 4th Street when he went through a stop sign at Lincoln Avenue.

05/23/2014

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Report: More Minnesotans Are Bike Commuting

A 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.

05/17/2014

Bicycles

Cycles For Change Wants To Give Everyone A Chance To Ride

The Twin Cities always rank high for being bicycle friendly, but even here there are many people who don’t have access to bicycles. Cycles For Change has a mission: They want to give everyone a chance to get out and ride.

05/05/2014

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Minnesota No. 2 In US For Bike-Friendly States

Minnesota has been ranked the second most bicycle-friendly state in the United States, the League of American Bicyclists announced Thursday. With nearly half of Minnesotans riding a bike last year, it’s not surprising Minnesota has been ranked within the top five since 2008.

05/01/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-29-14

Wild win in Game 6! To listen to Mike Max and Sid Hartman’s Recap, Click the LINK ABOVE to go to the Podcast Page

04/29/2014

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Nice Ride Bikes To Make Spring Debut

Nice Ride bikes will make their spring debut on city streets Saturday, and riders can now keep them for twice as long. According to Nice Ride Minnesota officials, riders with 1-Year and Pay-As-You-Go memberships will enjoy 60 minutes of free time on every trip if they sign up online. The previous time limit was 30 minutes.

04/11/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Are Biking, Spin Right For You?

The Twin Cities is proud of being known as one of the biggest cycle cities in the country. Plus, bicycling is a great way to stay in shape. It’s a way to get moving without an intense impact, and there are lots of options. Now that the weather is warmer, you may want to try biking outdoors or try out a spin class.

03/31/2014

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Group Wants $750M A Year For Minn. Roads, Transit

A large coalition of transportation, business and labor interests called Tuesday for a new 5 percent sales tax on fuel in Minnesota to help raise money for roads and transit projects.

02/18/2014

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21-Year-Old Honored At Citizen Awards: ‘He’s Our Hero, You Bet’

A Minnesota woman still recovering from the accident that almost killed her, got to say thanks to the man who saved her Thursday night at the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office 2013 Citizen Awards. Nancy Breberg has trouble breathing due to when her car slid off the road and ended up in frigid water back in January.

10/24/2013

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How To Get To The State Fair

Whether you’re driving, biking or taking a bus, WCCO has the guide to get you out to the fair.

08/21/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Bike Trail: Cuyuna Lakes

What’s Minnesota’s best bike trail? WCCO viewers voted and the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike and State Trail, located near Brainerd, came out on top. “When you’re on the mountain bike trails and you come around a corner on one of those trails and there’s this mine lake down below — crystal clear blue that looks like the Caribbean — I mean it’s so spectacular,” Jenny Smith said.

07/25/2013

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Biking In A Group

Riding a bike is a great way to stay active and get outdoors. And rather than riding solo, many are cycling in groups of five to 20 people. But riding in a group is not as easy as hopping in the saddle and taking off with your fellow bikers.

07/01/2013

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AAA Expanding Service To Bike Trails

We all know AAA provides emergency services for your car if you’re having trouble on the road. But starting today they’re taking those same services to the bike trails. Starting Monday, AAA Minneapolis will be offering roadside assistance to people on bicycles.

07/01/2013

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Another Segment For Gitchi-Gami Trail

Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.

06/05/2013

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Nice Ride Minnesota Adds 24 More Stations

Get ready to see more green. Nice Ride Minnesota is expanding with 24 more stations in the Twin Cities. The bike share system announced its expansion efforts on Tuesday, which brings the total up to 170 stations and 1,550 bright green bikes.

05/28/2013

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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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Winter Doesn’t Stop Twin Cities Cyclists

The Twin Cities is often tops when it comes to residents bicycling to work, and being one of the best biking cities in the U.S.

12/27/2012

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