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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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Woman Knocked Off Bike, Assaulted On Greenway

Kaitlin Knutson is back at work at the Dinkytown Varsity Bike Shop, now bearing a visible warning for all cyclists: Marks of survival from a terrifying ride home.

01/18/2012

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Man Bikes Across US, Encourages Students To Bike

Keeping kids fit is a constant challenge in these days of computers and video games. One thing that can help: walking and biking to school.

10/11/2011

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New Bike Lanes And A Cyclist Cafe Coming To N. Mpls

Biking is getting a boost in North Minneapolis Saturday as new bike lanes and a bike/coffee shop open to service a growing legion of cyclists.

10/07/2011

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‘U’ Campus Police Catch Thief With GPS Bait Bike

Bicycle thieves beware: the University of Minnesota is targeting you.

10/04/2011

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‘U’ Opens New Campus Bike Center

The University of Minnesota keeps making it easier for bikers on campus. On Thursday, it unveiled a new Campus Bike Center with covered parking and a retail store.

09/29/2011

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Bike Safety Makeover For Dangerous Dinkytown Stretch

A spot in the Twin Cities gets more bike traffic than any other in the state, and now it’s getting a safety makeover just a couple of months following a deadly crash.

09/20/2011

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Family Fun Guide To Walker: MN’s Original ‘Up North’

Taking a trip to Walker is one of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of Northern Minnesota. Located on the southwest corner of Leech Lake, the third largest lake in Minnesota, Walker offers a variety of recreational activities fort he entire family to enjoy.

08/26/2011

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Cycling In The Cities: Where’s My Mary Poppins?

Finding childcare is stressful enough. Doing so while considering that I’ll need to be able to get there easily on a bike, is a whole new ball of crazy.

08/11/2011

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17-Year-Old Shot While Riding Bike In North Mpls.

Minneapolis Police are looking for a gunman who shot a 17-year-old twice while he rode his bicycle on a north Minneapolis street.

08/07/2011

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