Category Archives: Infrastructure

Is Minneapolis Done Messing with the Sabo Bridge Barriers?

The Sabo Bike and Pedestrian bridge has been re-open for about a month now, and while it has been smooth sailing above traffic, the City of Minneapolis has had an on-again, off-again, on-again affair going on with barriers. What are … Continue reading

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More Info on “Free Air” from the Bike Friendly State

Last week we displayed this picture  in conjunction with a post about Pedal Minnesota.  At the time we really didn’t know anything about it, beyond the fact that it was an advertisement for PedalMN, but it turns out this is … Continue reading

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Sabo Is Back With Some Brand New Additions – Update

Please forgive the Vanilla Ice lyrics in the post title, but that was too good to pass up right?  Ok, so everyone at this point knows that the Sabo Bridge is back in operation thanks to some additional supports, but … Continue reading

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River Bottoms Part II By: Chris Chavie

Mountain Biking the Minnesota River Bottoms West Segment Part II Be sure to check out Part one of this series from earlier in the week.  Click on any of the photos to enlarge. From Shakopee on the west end you … Continue reading

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River Bottoms Part I By: Chris Chavie

Mountain Biking the Minnesota River Bottoms West Segment Part I One of my favorite areas in the Twin Cites to mountain bike is the stretch of the Minnesota River Bottoms from the 35W Bridge to the Bloomington Ferry Bridge.  These … Continue reading

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What’s in a ranking? Minneapolis slips and climbs

It was just last week that we warned that we shouldn’t be resting on our laurels with our piles on number 1 rankings, and just like that one slips through our tightly grasped fingers.  The latest Bicycling.com rankings are out and … Continue reading

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One on One Invades St. Paul

The Union Depot in Downtown St. Paul is in the process of becoming a commuting center.  One component of that will be a bike shop.  Interestingly this will be another private bike shop expanding into a public space.  The best … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Ranks #1 For Cycling…. Again.

The easiest way to lose a number one ranking is to become complacent (ahem, Portland, cough, cough), so we shouldn’t let this go to our heads. Having said that Bike Score(TM) has become the latest scientific instrument to closely examine the … Continue reading

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Park Tool Looks to Expand

During our in-person visit to the Park Tool factory in February, we noticed that things did seem a bit cramped.  While much of the casting work is not done in the just outside of St. Paul factory, almost all of … Continue reading

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What’s Happening With The Sabo Bridge?

So here we are.  Over two months since the Sabo Bridge in Minneapolis malfunctioned and was closed to the public for reinforcement and inspection and where are we. We have hit the heavy bike travel time of the season and … Continue reading

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