Biking

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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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Minn. H.S. Mountain Biking Climbing In Popularity

With no mountains in Minnesota, you may not think of our state as a mountain biking state.

11/02/2012

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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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Stillwater Lift Bridge Closing To Traffic

The Stillwater Lift Bridge closes Monday to all types of traffic for a repair project that will take months to complete, according to the Minnesota Department Of Transportation.

09/09/2012

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Motocross Star Ryan Dungey Visits WCCO

Minnesota native Ryan Dungey, a rising star in the world of motocross racing, dropped in for a visit to WCCO-TV Thursday morning.

07/12/2012

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Bike App Boosts Planning For Path Improvements, New Trails

The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. But there’s always room for improvement, right?

07/04/2012

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A New Pub On Wheels Hits The Twin Cities: Traveling Tap

There’s a new pub on wheels in the Twin Cities. It’s called Traveling Tap.

06/30/2012

One On One Bike Studio

Best Of Minnesota: Bike Shop

One on One Bicycle Studio –- voted by WCCO viewers as the state’s best biking shop –- doesn’t look like your average cycling store.

06/16/2012

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Uptick In Run/Walk Events Keep Permit Departments Busy

The popularity of run/walk events in the Twin Cities – a metro area known for its runners – has skyrocketed in recent years and it’s creating extra work for city permitting departments.

06/13/2012

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From Minn. To Fla.: College Students Bike For Alzheimer’s

Nine college students are biking across the country in an effort to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research and support.

05/29/2012

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Minnesota’s New Vacation Pitch: Biking, Anyone?

Minnesota’s vacation season is underway, and state tourism officials are promoting a special kind of recreation this summer.

05/29/2012

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Minneapolis Named 2nd Best Biking City In U.S.

Minneapolis is still considered one of the best biking cities in the country, according to just-released rankings from Bicycling Magazine. The city ranked second among all urban areas in the nation, just behind Portland, Ore., which reclaimed the title.

05/21/2012

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Bike Safety Tips For Bike To Work Week

May is National Bike Month, and this week marks Bike To Work Week. As you hop aboard your two-wheeler, there are a few safety tips you’ll want to keep in mind.

05/14/2012

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Wednesday Marks ‘Bike To School Day’

The Twin Cities metro area has been called one of the most bicycle-friendly areas in the country, but you might see even more cyclists than usual today.

05/09/2012

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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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Cyclists Head To Minn. Capitol For Summit

Biking is one of the most popular forms of transportation in the Twin Cities. On Monday, cycling advocates rolled on into the State Capitol.

03/05/2012

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Construction Crews Called Off, Bikers Ride On In MN Cold

It’s the kind of cold that takes your breath away and grinds some things to a stop.

01/19/2012

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