The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers to “Start Seeing Motorcycles” as the warming weather ushers in the two-wheeler season. The DPS says up to 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to ride this Saturday in the 50th annual Spring Flood Run, travelling from the Twin Cities to Winona along the Mississippi and St. Croix river valleys.
This show will really get your motor running. It’s the 28th annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show, where you’ll see the best choppers, custom cruisers and — new this year — the car show, which features all makes and models.
Minnesotans are bringing out their motorcycles for the first time this season. While the weather is perfect for riding, other factors make this time of year especially dangerous for bikers.
This week’s Minnesotan to Meet can be described as an extreme downhill ski racer, a motorcycle enthusiast and an adventure seeker. He is also owner of, what he calls, an adult candy store – South Lyndale Liquors.
You never know where a new year might take you. Take the motorcyclists who competed in the yearly “I-Cycle Derby” Thursday morning, a ride dedicated to the memory of Eddie James. All the participants knew was where to find the starting line in Minneapolis.
A 27-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Carver County Friday morning. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened at about 7:16 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 40 and 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township. Jennifer Marie Compton of Chaska was traveling southbound on CR 40 when an eastbound vehicle entered the intersection at 152nd Street.
A group of motorcycle riders are trying to accomplish a goal: To help people battling breast cancer. Every year, the bikers rev their engines for the Lynnda Laubach Breast Cancer Awareness Ride. They say the more donations they get, the more breast cancer patients they can help.
A sea of pink took over the roads Saturday in the north metro. It was part of a unique, head-turning motorcycle run for charity, where the passion of the riders is just as bright as the color they’re wearing. In the video above, WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz rode along in the Pink Ribbon Run.
When you’re out driving, you’re more and more likely to see women on motorcycles. In the last 10 years, the number of women riding motorcycles in Minnesota has grown more than 58 percent — from 31,576 riders in 2002 to 53,784 in 2012. And one of the brands that is seeing the most growth is the one that is considered the most masculine — Harley Davidson.
Snow is still on the ground in much of St. Paul, but that’s not stopping motorcycle enthusiasts from prepping for the first ride of the season.
On Wednesday morning, hundreds of motorcyclists from across the state converged at the Minnesota State Capitol. The group American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education wants lawmakers to give serious thought to motorcycle safety.
What started out as a Saturday of rain and hail turned into the kind of weather we dream about this time of year.
Keep an eye out for motorcycles if you are driving in the Winona area Saturday.
The Minnesota State Patrol announced Friday that it has disbanded its motorcycle patrol program. The unit’s remaining five Harley Davidson motorcycles will be put up for auction beginning on April 21.
Polaris Industries Inc. said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit jumped 27 percent, boosted by strong sales of off-road vehicles and motorcycles.
Polaris Industries Inc. plans to add 89 jobs in the western Wisconsin city of Osceola as it boosts production of Indian motorcycles.
Minnesota public safety officials are urging drivers and motorcyclists to share the road as warm weather brings out the bikers.
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By now, you’re familiar with Caramel Macchiato and Turtle Mocha. But have you ever tried Octane Boost? It’s on the menu at an Uptown coffee shop that’s geared toward “gear heads.”
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