Category Archives: Humor

On Tuesday Minneapolis Gets Snobby

On Tuesday afternoon, the city of Minneapolis will be visited by Bike Snob NYC, a legendary cycling blogger (Eben Weiss).  He is in town to promote his second book; The Enlightened Cyclist: Commuter Angst, Dangerous Drivers, and Other Obstacles on the … Continue reading

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Stolen Bikes Part II… Awesome

This story has been waiting to post for a week or two now, but after suffering the episode of bike loss earlier, this seemed like the right time to put it up.  For the record this is one of the … Continue reading

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Minneapolis vs. Portland: The Battle Continues

Anyone watching this year’s NCAA basketball tournament can tell you that rankings mean nothing. This year, all four number one seeds have been sent packing by lower ranked teams.

How is this relevant to Twin Cities cycling?

The battle between Minneapolis and Portland for the top bike city is heating up, and we’ve got the tale of the tape. Follow the link to find out more. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Winter

We are done with winter. Follow the link for our letter to old man winter. Continue reading

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Twin Cities Bike Picture of the Day: 3.11.11

Bike Fight! Submitted by: Nikki Halverson Location: Northeast Minneapolis. Date taken: 2010. __________________________________________________________________ Thanks Nikki! This month the Twin Cities Bike Picture of the Day is sponsored by Green Tire Bike Shop. Send us a picture for consideration and you could win … Continue reading

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Don’t Yell, Make Them Laugh

This was too great not to post.  This comes from the folks at Not Quite Wrong, and they have hit the nail on the head.

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Weekend Comic Relief: Cycling Causes Heart Attacks

This doesn’t specifically have to do with the Twin Cities, but since we are sliding into the weekend we thought you could use a chuckle.  The UK “newspaper” The Daily Mail took a break from their normal hard-hitting tabloid journalism … Continue reading

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Top Five CTC Posts in January

Well we can’t believe it but CTC has been up and running for a month already.  In that time we have had 135 posts, and the readership has already exceeded our expectations. Thanks everyone! Let’s take a look back at our … Continue reading

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Salute to the Winter Commuter: Wednesday Motivation

Yehuda Moon Comic by Rick Smith Let’s be honest, chances are if you are reading posts on this website, in the middle of February, in Minnesota, you are a bicycle enthusiast.  As an enthusiast do yourself a favor and bookmark, … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Waste Your Money on This

If I didn’t know better I would think that the comedians over at The Onion were up to their old tricks.  A company called Plattfuss (that even sounds fake) wants to sell you rubber bands made out of recycled inner … Continue reading

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