Twin Cities Cycling News From Around the Web

Hey, it’s Wednesday, that means it’s time for us to catch up on all of the week’s cycling news that you haven’t been reading about on Cycle Twin Cities.

So this year, in addition to bike racing, the folks at Almanzo are going to be hosting a foot race as well.  The people behind the new addition to the race were interviewed by their local paper about its creation. When is this going to be renamed the Almanzo festival?

Looking for a job in the cycling industry?  Well there are no shortage of jobs here in the Twin Cities, and spring time is the time for hiring.  Grease Rag Ride & Wrench has put together a little list of available jobs.

Speaking of jobs, these people are hiring too. 

Woah, many of you know Hurl, local cycling legend, former Cars-R-Coffins owner and organizer of the Slick 50, but did you know that he is also a writer?  A very good writer in fact, two places to check out, first, CRC website, second he got to go to a really nice place and ride some fancy electronic shifting, check it.

Looking for a more personal account of the 2012 Arrowhead 135?  The folks over at Surly have a new post up by “Brother David Sunshine” chronicling his experience.

According to the Minneapolis Bike Coalition’s Facebook page: “The promoter of the movie ‘Bicycle Dreams’ announced on the stage at the Riverview theater last Thursday evening that Minneapolis will hold the attendance record for the screening of this movie (beating out Oakland, CA) as the Riverview was packed and the remaining venues seat fewer people.”

Even though it doesn’t seem like we have had much of a winter, someone found enough snow to ride a fat-tire bike around, fast.  Here is some footage from the Freewheel Frolic.


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