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.
Bicyclist Believes He Was Attacked In Mpls. A Minneapolis bicyclist believes he was assaulted last month while riding home on the city’s streets. According to a GoFundMe page for Zac Schneider Roberts, the 22-year-old was biking home on Sept. 9 when he suddenly lost consciousness. He woke up in an ambulance, with severe injuries to his face.
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.
Nicollet Mall Businesses Brace For Massive Construction ProjectAs of Monday morning, there was less congestion on Nicollet Mall. Buses are not allowed on the downtown stretch because of construction work for the Nicollet Mall redesign. The construction project on Nicollet Mall is expected to last through 2017.
Bicyclists Not Deterred By Bitter ColdThe wind chill is 25 below zero, but that’s no matter to Becky Sheehan, who works in downtown Minneapolis. She has a bike with spikes and is fully dressed.
Board Rejects Plan To Keep Blaine's Velodrome OpenThe likelihood that Minnesota will lose its only race track for bicyclists is one step closer to reality. The Velodrome at the National Sports Center in Blaine opened 25 years ago, and currently needs some costly repairs.
Riders Push For Safer Bikeways In MinneapolisA group of bicyclists in Minneapolis asked the city council Tuesday to make some changes to better separate bikes and cars. The council will vote on Mayor Betsy Hodges' budget proposal Dec. 10, which asks for $750,000 to build protected bike lanes across the city.
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.
Bicyclist Struck In Oak Park Heights Hit-And-Run DiesA bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night was removed from life support Wednesday, according to her family. Mai D. Yang and her husband, E Xiong, were hit by a driver on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights, which is a frontage road along Highway 36.
Officials Seek Info On Hit-And-Run That Left Bicyclists Injured The State Patrol is looking for clues surrounding a hit-and-run that sent two bicyclists to the hospital. The hit-and-run happened Saturday night on 60th Street North in Oak Park Heights. That's a frontage road along Highway 36.
Bicyclists Hit The Road In North Star Grand PrixA major bicycle race gets underway in the Twin Cities on Wednesday. Three-hundred professional racers from all over the world are taking part in the North Star Grand Prix.
Tips For Biking In Traffic From Mpls. Bike Patrol Whether you're on two wheels or four, it's easy to get a little frustrated when sharing the road. A lot of that boils down to some confusion about what cyclists can and can't do on the roads.
Hundreds Ride For Bicyclist Killed By Alleged Drunk DriverOn the cold and snowy landscape of a wintry Saturday afternoon, bicyclists of all ages came to pay their respects. Marcus Nalls, 26, was one of them: a commuter on two wheels who used his bike to get around. Stefan Turner, a bicycle mechanic, had just worked on Nalls' bike, installing his rack and fenders. "Marcus was one of the … coolest guys we've had in our shop in a long time," Turner said.
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.
Bicyclists Push For 'Cycle Track' On Busy Mpls. Avenue A group of bicyclists want a protected bike lane on a busy road in Minneapolis. Minnehaha Avenue is set for reconstruction in 2015. Many in the local biking community would like to see a lane that physically separates them from both pedestrians and car traffic – a lane called a “cycle track.” For people who bike along Minnehaha, getting from point A to point B is a challenge. Nicole Nafziger knows firsthand how being so close to traffic can make for a scary experience when riding in the bike lane.