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University of Minnesota Begins

September 6, 2012

Posted in: Bike Blog

School has started here on the University of Minneapolis campus, welcome back ! Get around campus in style, walking is fine but biking is easier. The late summer and fall is a perfect time to ride, the weather is great and it keeps you in shape. Whatever you ride we…

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BANDIT CROSS!!!

August 7, 2012

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Cyclocross season is creeping up on us… Are you READY???  Check out this link and be sure to watch the video!!! http://bikejerksmpls.blogspot.com/2012/07/acc-bandit-cross-august-16th.html

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MKS Urban Platform Pedal

July 30, 2012

Posted in: Bike Blog

Kudos to MKS for never giving up on riders who do not want a clipless or BMX pedal.  When the clipless pedal was introduced in the 80’s it killed off every other nice pedal until recently. I like toe clips. I know this is not popular but what else do…

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Bike Events with Kat!

July 23, 2012

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It’s no secret that Minneapolis is probably the greatest and most amazing city in the U.S.A. – particularly for bike events (I may be biased).  However, I will admit… sometimes other cities have cool bike stuff too.  I promise I’m not cheating on Minneapolis but when it comes down to…

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Bike Events with Kat- MIA Third Thursday Bike Night

July 21, 2012

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Every third Thursday of the month the Minneapolis Institute of Art hosts its Third Thursday Event.  At these events the museum and exhibits stay open late (from 6-9pm) and art is celebrated with drinks, beer, music, and various themed programs.  This past Thursday was the annual Third Thursday Bike night. …

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Event Recaps with Kat!

July 14, 2012

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Summer in Minneapolis is in full swing and that means the season of bike events is upon us.  In the past few weeks some of Minneapolis most well-known events have occurred, while others will be upon us soon. At the end of June Minneapolis hosted it’s second annual 24 hour…

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A Bike Event for Everyone

June 7, 2012

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Event Recaps with Kat! Minneapolis Bicycle Events – Something for Everyone As most Minneapolis residents know, we live in one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country. With this title comes benefits like an ability to take part in an array of diverse bicycling communities. In the last week…

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“If you build it, they will bike. A lot.”

June 2, 2012

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“If you build it, they will bike. A lot.” How Minneapolis’ development as a bicycling city makes a personal effect. http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/150105625.html Four years ago Minneapolis was chosen as a community to take part in a $100 million pilot project to improve biking and pedestrian infrastructure.  Unlike previous projects this one…

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