Bike Lobby Seeks 25 MPH Speed Limit For MN City StreetsMinnesota's bike lobby is hoping to get state legislators to lower speed limits on city streets around the state, arguing it would make cyclists and pedestrians safer. The state's bike lobby would like to see a speed limit of 25 mph.
Cyclist Says Rock That Hit Him Was The 'Size Of A Grapefruit' A Minneapolis bicyclist is recovering after a rock thrown from a vehicle hit him in the chest.
Cyclists Efforts Work, Velodrome In Blaine Will Stay OpenAn effort to save Minnesota's only outdoor bicycle race track has worked. The National Sports Center in Blaine says it will re-open the Veldrome sometime in May.
Guy On A Bike: Paying for BikewaysFor the better part of the past decade, the Twin Cities has been heralded as one of the best areas in the nation for cyclists, despite six months of frigid temperatures, icy roads and corrosive salt. As the popularity of cycling continues to grow, government agencies from the feds down have increased spending on bicycling infrastructure and upkeep. Every year it seems as if miles of new black ribbon open up to enthusiastic riders.
MnDOT Seeks Input On Standardized Bicycle PlanCyclists listen up! The state wants your input as it continues to develop a standardized bicycle plan. MnDOT is holding an open house at the U of M's Urban Research and Outreach Center Wednesday.
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."
Guy On A Bike: Homie Fall Fest 2014On any other Saturday, the Sunrise Inn only has a handful of salty regulars from the neighborhood, sipping coffee or 3.2 beers while swapping stories. But this wasn’t any other Saturday, and anyone passing by could tell. Dozens of bikes leaned against the neighborhood bar, while other steel steeds were secured to nearby poles and trees.
Finding Minnesota: Rough Riders Of CyclocrossMinnesota is home to many cyclists who compete in road bike or mountain bike races throughout the year. Now that fall is here, we're in the heart of cyclocross season. It's an intense off-road sport that combines high speeds and rugged terrain into one grueling event.
Local Cancer Survivor Medals In Invictus GamesMarianne Reilly is like any experienced cyclist. Every day she relies on two wheels to get out and go. But her bike is more than transportation, it's a reason to keep living. "This was my way of getting back on the horse, so to say," Reilly said. Three years ago, doctors discovered she had a brain tumor the size of a small grapefruit.
A Preview Of The North Star Bicycle Race Next week, world-class athletes from across the globe will come to Minnesota and Wisconsin to compete in a one-of-a kind event. The North Star Bicycle Race is the only pro-stage race in the Midwest. It's not every day you get to see elite athletes this close, according to David LaPorte - the race's executive director.
Twin Cities Cyclists Winterizing To Brave The Snow And ColdThere's no getting around it, winter is coming, but Minnesotans don’t let the cold keep them down. That’s especially true for Twin Cities cyclists. Most bikers in the metro don't stop when the snow flies…but they have do have to prepare.
AAA Expands Roadside Service To Bicyclists The Twin Cities is known as a bike friendly area, and now a new service is making it even easier for cyclists on the trails. Roadside service through Triple A will soon be available for bicyclists. Today, there was a kickoff event at the AAA office in St. Louis Park. Visitors got the chance to learn bike safety tips, but more importantly they learned how this new service works.