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New Viewpoint on Electric Bikes

May 10, 2016

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Yesterday I was given the opportunity to obtain a new viewpoint on electric bikes. On Wednesday I was mountain biking on my favorite metro area trail, Elm Creek, and while riding one of the log skinnies it crumbled under my front tire. As happens when your front tire falls out from you…

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Bike Events with Kat: Pictures from Powderhorn 24!

August 16, 2013

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  What a beautiful and fun event for the Minneapolis bike community.  Mad props to the organizers, volunteers, Powderhorn community, riders and supporters.  Here are a few of my pictures from the event.  HUGE congratulations to Loretta Treviño who took the OVERALL first place in the solo category, competing one extra…

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Bike Events with Kat: Powderhorn 24!!!

August 9, 2013

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Powderhorn 24 Last year a group of 5 girls and myself joined to become team Menstrual Cycles in the Powder horn24 – a 24 hour bike race.  What followed was a remarkable experience of community, friendship, and love of biking.  It’s difficult for me to describe the greatness of this event…

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Bike Events with Kat: Tour de Fat!

July 29, 2013

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This was my first experience at New Belgium’s Tour de Fat.  And it was AWESOME.  I can easily say that this was one of the most fun bike events I’ve ever been to in Minneapolis.  There was a bike parade with lots of fabulous costumes, wonderful beer (of course), live…

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Bike Events with Kat – July 17th and 18th

July 15, 2013

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There is nothing in the world quite like the feeling one gets during midsummer in Minneapolis.  The heat slows the world down a little. Cyclists are out in full force.  Bicycle beach trips are inevitable.  Patio stops are probable. This week two annual midsummer events will remind us of the…

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Bike Events with Kat – Freedom From Pants Ride VII

July 1, 2013

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  If you have never stripped down to your underpants and rode a bike you have been missing out on one of the most liberating experiences in the free world.  No worries, though.  The seventh annual Freedom From Pants Ride is coming up this Thursday for Independence Day.  Don’t miss…

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Bike Events with Kat: San Diego!

June 24, 2013

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As much as I hate to admit it, I’ve been cheating on my first love, Minneapolis.  I recently spent a week in San Diego vacationing, biking, and unfortunately driving – a lot.  I thought I’d take a minute to adress some of the pros and cons of biking in a…

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Bike Events with Kat: First Weekend in June!

May 31, 2013

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It’s FINALLY summer in Minneapolis so quit talking about it and get out there and BIKE!  This weekend has some awesome events for you to start your summer off right. Option 1: Tomorrow, June 1st is the Knick NACCC Alley Cat Poker Race.  This race is a fundraiser for the…

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