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!
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. Representatives from each of the four businesses share what it takes to be 'bike friendly:'
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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.
Throughout May, June and July, three tune-up stations will offer tools and an air compressor tire pump for cyclists around the Twin Cities.
The West Bank, one of the Twin Cities' most vibrant neighborhoods, is even better when experienced by bike. With temperatures in the 70's expected for the West Bank Ride on Saturday afternoon, it's the perfect opportunity for anyone looking for easy riding, refreshments and entertainment.
The West Bank Ride is a new, non-competitive, free cycling event inviting participants to explore one of the Twin Cities’ most vibrant and bike-friendly neighborhoods. The family-friendly ride is taking place Saturday, April 27 1:00-4:00 pm.
“The poster party for bike people,” was born in Minneapolis in 2007 and has been on a roll ever since.
Since the onset, ARTCRANK's formula has remained simple – throw a party featuring affordable poster designs by talented local artists celebrating bicycles and the people who ride them.