Twin Cities Cyclists Turn Out For St. Paul ClassicSunday's weather was perfect for thousands of cyclists at the St. Paul Classic Bike Tour. The 21st annual classic is the state's largest ride and includes cyclists of all ages and skill levels.
Traveling Bicycle Tour Rolls Into Loring ParkA traveling bicycle show on a nationwide tour rolled into Loring Park today. It's called the "Tour de Fat," named for the Belgium Brewing's flagship beer Fat Tire.
Minnesotan To Meet: Crank Sisters' Martha FlynnLife can take so many twists and turns. For instance, imagine going from a nurse to an IT project manager, or from an inline skater to bike enthusiast. In both cases, that's Martha Flynn, who is now so dedicated to getting other young women to ride bikes, she's in charge of the Crank Sisters.
2 Twin Cities Women Use Cycling To Empower Young WomenTwo Minnesota women have accomplished most of their goals. When they're not running their own successful businesses, they're winning national cycling races. Now Danielle Pellicano and Angie Rake are hoping their new challenge will inspire young girls here in the Twin Cities.
Experience Twin Cities Trails With '30 Days Of Biking' ChallengeThe cycling community is offering up a challenge that could improve your health and introduce you to the Twin Cities biking trails. It's called 30 Days of Biking.
Twin Cities Selected To Host International Winter Cycling ConferenceThe 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.
Guy On A Bike: MnDOT State Bicycle PlanOnce again, the state of Minnesota is seeking your input as it continues to develop its Statewide Bicycle Plan. According to a Department of Transportation press release, "the plan will identify a statewide system of bicycle routes, improve existing facilities and refine MnDOT's bicycle planning process."
Finding Minnesota: Fat Bikes Are Gaining TractionOur January warm-up has not been good for cross-country skiers and snowshoe hikers. But more people are now getting into a different type of outdoor exercise -- fat biking -- which doesn't need much snow at all.
Guy On A Bike: Ghost BikesWhether you ride a bicycle or not, chances are you've noticed an all-white bicycle locked up near an intersection. Often times they look neglected, as if they have been there for some time. They are known as Ghost Bikes and serve as a constant and somber reminder of a life lost while cycling.
Mpls. Business Helps Prepare You, Your Bike For Winter CyclingWhen the snow starts to fall and the temperatures dip many decide to retire their bicycles for the year. But not so fast! Winter cycling has become a favorite way for many Minnesotans to enjoy the outdoors during the cold months.
Guy On A Bike: Almanzo 2015In Minnesota, the Almanzo is synonymous with gravel racing. In fact, I would go so far as to state that gravel racing wouldn’t be what it is today were it not for Chris Skogen, and the hallowed gravel century. What started as a small ride with a group of friends ballooned into something that would draw riders, of all skill levels, from the Upper Midwest and beyond, to Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota. On the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend the population of Spring Valley swells by 50 percent, and spandex-clad, carbon-fiber riding enthusiasts might grab a stool at Elaine’s Diner
Guy On A Bike: Bolder OptionsFor many of us, with the New Year come new resolutions. Some are determined to lose weight, make a difference in the world or volunteer more. Thanks to an amazing local organization that has been serving Minnesota communities for more than two decades, you can make a difference while volunteering and, very possibly, shedding a few extra pounds after indulging in a one too many Christmas cookies.