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Cranky’s Bicycle Bar Looking for Investors

Back in January, we told you about Cranky’s Bicycle Bar, or at least the idea of it. Cranky’s is the brainchild of Ross Stangler who is a self-described “avid cyclist, lover of food and local designer”.  Ross wants to open … Continue reading

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Better Use of Infrastructure Dollars: Lines or Signs?

    There is no doubt that transportation dollars are being squeezed both in Minnesota and around the country.  Every infrastructure dollar being spent will be scrutinized and reviewed for the collective belt-tightening that is happening at State Capitol buildings. … Continue reading

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Spotted on Delivery: Peace Coffee Trailer

As we first approached this trailer from behind, we were flabbergasted.   Why is that Peace Coffee bike trailer hooked up to that SUV??  Luckily a closer look set us straight. Those folks at Peace Coffee never stop pedaling.

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Tips For a Successful Swap Meet

Our favorite day of the year is almost here, it’s time for the bike swap.  Obviously we will have this on our list of weekend cycling events this afternoon, but in celebration of the impending swap, we thought that we … Continue reading

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Recovery Bike Shop

In the Twin Cities are we do not have a shortage of quality bike shops.  They are everywhere, except on the Minneapolis Northside.  With the exception of the excellent Behind Bars Bike Shop in Northeast, you would have to travel … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Stupor Bowl Virgin (Part I)

Wow. On Monday we gave you a brief look at what Stupor Bowl is, and how we covered it.  If you are looking for a really good post about what it is like to race and win this event, head … Continue reading

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New Writer Introduction: Mike Courteau

Here at CTC, we try to cover anything and everything within the Twin Cities cycling scene.  To be able to successfully do this, our collective group of writers needs to represent diverse riding backgrounds and interests in cycling.  We also … Continue reading

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Adam Turman Winter Bike Poster

Adam Turman is one of our favorite Twin Cities artists. It doesn’t hurt that most of his artwork is related to either the Twin Cities or cycling or a combination of both. His latest project is perfectly timed for the Salute … Continue reading

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Wednesday Give Away: Winter Warmer Grab Bag

Welcome to day number three of give-aways here at Cycle Twin Cities! Just to re-cap; Day One; Giving away two Peace Cycling Wool Caps, just for the click of a mouse. Day Two; One winner for Twin Six gear to keep … Continue reading

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Salute to the Winter Commuter: Tuesday Motivation

The closer we get to Friday, the warmer the temperature forecast gets, we love it! Today’s motivation is video from the cycling capital of the world, Copenhagen, Denmark. Enjoy the scenes of winter bikers set to nonthreatening Danish alt music.

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