Winona may not yet have a Gold Medal from the League of American Bicyclists yet, but this city boasts plenty of great reasons to ride there.
Why is Winona a bike friendly city? I am asked that a lot. My home, Winona, is a hub for road and mountain biking in southeast Minnesota. The bluffs that surround Winona provide challenging hills for road bicyclists and the Holzinger trails within the city offer more than 10 miles of single-track riding for mountain bikers.
Conduct an audit and figure out how “bike-able” and walkable your community is with an easy Minnesota Department of Health survey. The survey can check out the walk and bike score of your neighborhood.
The Minnesota Department of Health supports local communities throughout the state to make the healthy choice the easy choice. You’re probably thinking, “What does that actually mean? And, how does it relate to bicycling?”
The MnDOT Complete Streets program and an active community lifestyle help Albert Lea lead the way to building a healthy and active environment. Ellen shares her community's success.
May is National Bike Month and never has biking in Albert Lea been more vibrant. In a 30-day span Albert Lea will host the Family Bike Rodeo, Bike to Work Day, The Land Between the Lakes Triathlon, the Kids Triathlon and Albert Lea Open Streets “A Day of Play.” All these events include biking!
What makes a business bike friendly? It's more than having a bike rack in the front hall. Read how Minnesota's own Quality Bike Products became a great place to work.
Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) is one of Minnesota's best kept secrets. You won't know it exists unless you run a bike shop. It’s the place where shops get quality parts for a customer's bike when they need them fast. However, there are many other reasons you should know about QBP, especially if you run a business and care about the health of your employees and the cost of their health insurance.