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Enjoying the Slow Lane in Lanesboro, MN

September 9, 2010

Posted in: Bike Blog

My wife and I recently got new Marin bikes from Varsity Bike & Transit. We test drove a few options in the vicinity of the store, took some consultation from the kind and accommodating (and patient…my wife isn’t exactly a cyclist) staff at Varsity Bike & Transit. Our decision to…

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METRO Magazine Reviews an Electric Bike from Varsity

May 25, 2010

Posted in: Bike Blog

With spring in full force and more local residents commuting daily, a reporter at METRO Magazine came to Varsity Bike & Transit to see what all the buzz of electric bikes was all about. As the provider of the largest variety of electric bikes in the Twin Cities and more…

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It’s Easy Being Green!

Posted in: Bike Blog

Kim Carlson, Star Tribune eco-blogger, gave her top tips on how to go green for Earth Day this year. One of the tips – “get out of your car and ride a bike.” Is there better advice? The best part of the Twin Cities Live segment was that it featured…

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Ironman Peddling On a Bike

Posted in: Bike Blog

Forget about Tony Stark being Ironman. Rob DeHoff is Ironman. In a recent FOX morning show segment, M.A. Rosko stated, “it’s almost like Ironman peddling on a bike” while referring to Varsity Bike Owner Rob DeHoff as he accelerated on an electric bike. Although, the FOX morning show segment explained…

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Save Energy and Live Green

Posted in: Bike Blog

At the kick-off of this year’s Living Green Expo, WCCO’s Holly Wagner interviewed Varsity Bike Owner Rob DeHoff to learn about the benefits of electric bikes. No, electric bikes are not scooters. They do, however, eliminate sweat, get you from point A to point B in a decent time frame…

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A Credible Threat? Bikes Clipped in NYC

May 11, 2010

Posted in: Bike Blog, News

In preparation of President Obama’s visit to New York a couple weeks ago, the police with no friends in the scheduling department on the force pulled the duty of driving up and down Houston Street, cutting locks, and carting the bikes away. Why? It seems that some genius military strategist…

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