The 2014 Twin Cities Bike Week is may 4 -11. Residents are encouraged to leave the car at home and hop on a bike for one day or all week.There will be events with parties, food, and entertainment for all.
The sun is out and the grass is green Minnesotans! Let’s leave the Polar Vortex behind and enjoy our community on two wheels!
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Are you busy Thursday evening? If not, enjoy a guided ride through beautiful Fridley! Stop by the City of Fridley Active Transportation & Commute Solutions information tent at the Fridley Northstar Station (East River Road side) between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. for some great swag, light refreshment and chance to win a headlamp! Meet at the tent at 5:10 p.m. to participate in the guided ride of the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) and Rice Creek Trail. Riders of all ages and skill levels welcome! Questions? Contact Kay Qualley, City of Fridley 763-572-3549
Save the date for the Bicyclists' Biergarten at the GAI's Deutsche Tage (German Days)! Saturday, June 14 from 11am-5pm, get half-price beer and other specials if you arrive by bike or public transit. Bike on over to the Germanic-American Institute at 301 Summit Avenue in St. Paul for authentic Deutsche Tage!
Our friends at Trotter's Cafe and Bakery are taking part in Bike to Local Business Day as part of this year's Twin Cities Bike Week. Stop by tomorrow morning for discounted breakfast if you bike.
Awesome story about a regular bike+transit commuter. Try your hand at combining a bike ride with a transit ride this Friday for Bike and Transit Day. More information at metrotransit.org.
A nice introduction to the music and story of cellist/singer/songwriter Ben Sollee--and at the start of Twin Cities Bike Week, added props to a musician who frequently tours by bicycle! Ben opens for William Fitzsimmons at the Cedar this Wed. More info/tickets: http://www.thecedar.org/events/2014/05/07/william-fitzsimmons-ben-sollee
Ben Sollee is proof that, as he says, a cello is not just an instrument; it's a cultural touchstone. As he and drummer Jordan Ellis play unplugged, he introd...