Back by popular demand, Pedal Minnesota and HealthPartners are rolling out mobile bike tune-up stations around the Twin Cities again this summer. The free-to-use stations will rotate between major metro bike routes to keep cyclists pedaling throughout the summer.
Bikes are great for business, so it's no surprise more companies are striving to facilitate cycling at work and in the community. This spring, four Minnesota businesses were named 'bike friendly' by The League of American Bicyclists, joining 35 other proud Minnesota companies already holding the sought-after distinction.
“The poster party for bike people,” was born in Minneapolis in 2007 and has been on a roll ever since. The home-grown creative celebration of bicycles is hosting shows in 14 different cities around the world this year, and Minneapolis stands tall as the largest of them all.
Map out your next Minnesota adventure with our gear-grinding mapping feature. Follow our handy-dandy quick instructions and you'll be ready to ride from here to there (and there to here) on the best routes our bike map engines can provide!
The majority of bike maintenance is quick fixes and minor adjustments that anyone is capable of. This short video breaks down the basics of bicycle upkeep. Give it a watch and pedal on!
Find out more about the grants the Department of Natural Resources and Explore Minnesota Tourism offer to communities for development, restoration and maintenance of community trails and to promote state biking regions.
Tom, his wife Linda, and friend Jack, took a 4-day bike tour of the Minnesota River Valley. Along the way they documented the joys and trials of camping by bike in this not-to-be missed part of our state. Tom's beautiful photos help you "see" the ride yourself.