Category Archives: Nicole

Event Recap: Minnesota Bike Summit, By: Nicole

2012 MN Bike Summit – Advocating for bikes The annual MN Bike Summit, organized by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN), wrapped up last Monday on a day filled with excitement, sunshine and temperatures at least thirty degrees warmer than … Continue reading

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Event Recap: A Few Gears Eve 5, By Nicole

 “Even Experienced Cyclists Make Mistakes ” Wet. Frozen. Cold.  Did I mention wet? The weather usually produces epic conditions for the last alleycat of the year, and Mother Nature did not disappoint.  The one, and usually only, St Paul alleycat … Continue reading

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U of M Bike Center Grand Opening: By Nicole

Amid much celebration Thursday afternoon, the U of M Bike Center finally opened in a former storage space/transit station in the Oak Street Ramp. For those that might not remember, it was announced in March 2009 that a bike center … Continue reading

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Event Recap: Wheels of Italy By: Nicole

Wheels of Italy – An under-appreciated cycling event When my friend let me know about the Wheels of Italy event held next to Lake Calhoun on Sunday, cycling did not come immediately to mind. My thoughts wandered to high-maintenance sports … Continue reading

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PSA – Nice Ride Problem By: Nicole

Nice Ride not being nice? Myself and a few others have recently encountered a bug with the Nice Ride system. Apparently if you frequent a station quite often, the system does not think you checked in properly; thus, you cannot … Continue reading

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Event Recap: Nice Ride + Keen: By Nicole

Wednesday night, an intriguing message was posted from Nice Ride MN: “Come down for Recess on Thursday 8/25 at Peavy Plaza on Nicollet Mall. Show your Nice Ride key fob and get FREE KEEN SHOES! Show up right on time … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Afton Recap By: Nicole

Salsa Two-Four: The perfect mix of fun, pain and suffering August brings about the annual 24 hour MTB race hosted by MORC and this year’s title sponsor, Salsa. While there are an assortment of team and solo categories for the … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat: Bonus Coverage

So, the Tour de Fat from last Saturday was too much fun to squeeze into one post, so here is some more coverage from the event. Car for bike swapper Mark Schanzenbach was interviewed by Fox 9 News on Sunday, check … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat – Fun for All and Success for Local Cycling Non-Profits By: Nicole

Early morning rainy weather was not enough to dampen the spirits of the several thousand costumed individuals that showed up to Loring Park for the Tour de Fat, an event celebrating bicycles and sustainability. Sponsored by New Belgium Brewery, the … Continue reading

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Ask the LCI #1

This is our first installment in a new series we are calling ask the LCI.  Want to know more about what an LCI is, and what kinds of questions you might ask?  Check out our previous posts on the topic, … Continue reading

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