The Twin Cities has been selected to host the International Winter Cycling conference. Minnesota is the first U.S. location to host the conference, which has been held in Finland, Canada and the Netherlands.
While health experts are warning people to stay out of the bitter cold if possible, there are some that are forced to withstand the elements because of their jobs. Bike messenger John Lindwall employs a simple strategy when the temperature and wind chill get to be too much. “Just don’t think about it, you know,” Lindwall said. “Put it out of your mind.”