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MIA Bike Night, Tonight!

Tonight the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will be over-run with cyclists, hurrah!  Here is the info from MIA’s website. Thursday, July 19, 2012 6 – 9 p.m. Outside, weather permitting The night when two-wheelers rule! TAKE TO THE STREETS on a … 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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Pedal Minnesota

If you’ve been around Minneapolis lately you may have seen this free air and the surrounding sign.  Likewise you might have seen some catch bike-related slogans on the side of a bus or on a billboard.  If you have, and … 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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Must Be Spring… Mainstream Media Covers Cycling

What are the sure signs of spring? Warm weather? Sure. People out walking the lakes? Of course. News stories about bicycles?  It wouldn’t be spring without them.  Keeping an eye out on the local news channel’s coverage so far this … Continue reading

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Inside Park Tool

After the ruckus of Frostbike another important national bike event took place in Bloomington this week, the Park Tool Tech Summit.  This event is for true wrenches, digging into the internals of forks, derailleurs and getting to play with some … Continue reading

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Same Mission, New Name; Sibley Bike Depot

  Sibley Bike Depot is changing their name and has some more exciting news going.  Head to the website to see more about this, check out job postings and to read up on their other exciting work. “We’ve got a new … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Green Tire Bike Shop

In less than a year, the saga of Green Tire Bike Shop has come to an end.  In March of last year we first paid a visit to the new shop in St. Paul to see what they had to offer. … Continue reading

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Product Review: Trash Picker Mitten

Up until the last week, the 2011-12 Minnesota winter has pretty much been a joke.  Mild temperatures and little snowfall has meant some unbelievable late season cycling, but sooner or later we are going to have to pay the winter piper. For those of … Continue reading

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Cuyuna Open This Winter

Ask any mountain biker and they will tell you that the Twin Cities metro area is pretty lucky to have as much off-road cycling as close as we do (Theo, Murphy Hanerhan, River Bottoms).  But for those willing to make … Continue reading

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