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Commuter Pit Stop: Gateway Park at 1st and Hennepin

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

 

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair by Behind Bars Bicycle Shop.

Sponsored by:

 

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Commuter Pit Stop: Washington Avenue Bridge -West Bank

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

University of Minnesota campus, Washington Avenue Bridge – West Bank pedestrian and bicycle entrance.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Get your bike tagged by ZAP Twin Cities, a bike commuting program. It’s free, it’s fun and you can win prizes!

Free bicycle repair MORNINGS ONLY by The Hub Bike Co-op.

 

 

Sponsored by:

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Commuter Pit Stop: Loring Park

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Located on the north end of the park at Maple Street South and Harmon Place.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair courtesy of Re-Cycle and Recovery Bike Shopand Alley Cat Cycles.

 

 

Sponsored by:

more-than-a-bicycle

alley cat cycles minneapolis

metro transit

 

Commuter Pit Stop: Midtown Greenway at LRT Trail

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

 

Located at the east entrance to Martin Olav Sabo Bridge, East 28th Street and Hiawatha Avenue.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair courtesy of Angry Catfish Bicycle Shop + Coffee Bar and Sunrise Cyclery.

Hosted in partnership with the Midtown Greenway Coalition.

Sponsored by:

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Commuter Pit Stop: Midtown Greenway at Kenilworth (Burnham) Trail

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

This Midtown Greenway pit stop is located just northeast of the West Lake Street bridge over the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair by Charlie’s Tangletown Bike Shop.

 

Sponsored by:

charlie's tangletown

Commuter Pit Stop: LRT Trail at Cedar Avenue

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

This pit stop is located at 1841 22nd Street East in Minneapolis.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Hosted in partnership with SPOKES.

Free bicycle repair courtesy of SPOKES Bike Walk Connect.

 

 

Sponsored by:

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Commuter Pit Stop: Bryant Square Park

Jun 3, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

This pit stop is located at Bryant Square Park – West 31st Street and Bryant Avenue South in Minneapolis.

  • Monday, June 10: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 12: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, June 14: 7 – 9 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Free bicycle lights, pedestrian safety lights, and “I Biked / Walked” stickers while supplies last.

Free bicycle repair courtesy of Sunrise Cyclery and The Alt Bike and Board Shop.

 

Sponsored by:

sunrise logologo the alt

 

 

 

 

 

St. Paul Bike Walk to Work Day Celebration

May 31, 2013   //   by Damian Goebel   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Get your bike tagged by ZAP Twin Cities, try a hands-on demonstration of Metro Transit’s bus bike rack, learn how to use the Nice Ride bike sharing system and enter to win prizes like helmets, 24 hour Nice Ride subscriptions, a year long transit pass, a Civia bicycle.

The first 100 people to arrive will receive a free Chinook Book for the Twin Cities.

Brought to you by St. Paul Smart Trips, Travelers Insurance, Great Harvest Bread Company, Whole Foods and Chinook Book.

Thursday, June 13
6:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Rice Park
St. Paul, MN 55102

Questions: Contact Damian Goebel at damian@smart-trips.org

Bloomington Bike Walk to Work Day Celebration

May 24, 2013   //   by Damian Goebel   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Free Celebration on Bike to Work Day!

Thursday, June 13
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
REI Bloomington
750 W American Blvd
Bloomington, MN. 55420

Join us for food, music and networking ! The first 100 people to sign up for the Commuter Challenge at the event will receive a FREE Chinook Book with hundreds of coupons to local sustainable businesses.

Free bike safety check at the event (tire pressure and brakes with minor adjustments made on the spot).

Stay after the event for a free Bike Commuting Basics class starting at 6:45 p.m.

After enjoying the festivities, at 6:00 p.m. join a TCBC (Twin Cities Bike Club) group for a 22-mile, moderately brisk ride showcasing the highlights of the southwest suburbs. Experience Richfield’s recently constructed Two Wheels Through Town Trail; take in Edina’s promenade and the Bredesen Park Trail; bike the new roundabouts at the 494/169 intersection before passing through Hyland Park on the way to a great downhill on the return.

For more info go to www.494corridor.org

Enter to Win…

  • A Commuter Bicycle
  • $500 Visa Gift Card
  • $500 Apple Store Gift Card

RSVP appreciated (so we know how much food to buy)

Contact Melissa Madison: Melissa@494corridor.org

Bicycle Education Class: Riding With Traffic

May 24, 2013   //   by Damian Goebel   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Wednesday, June 12
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Hennepin County Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 390
Minneapolis, MN, 55402

Put into practice what you learned in the Basics of Bicycling for Transportation! Take a 1.5 hour bicycle ride through downtown Minneapolis with two certified instructors as your guides.

We’ll practice roadway positioning, scanning, signaling and turning and changing lanes. We’ll also show you how to get to and from the major trail heads that surround downtown Minneapolis using recommended bicycling routes. Don’t have a bike downtown?  No worries, we have a partnership with Nice Ride MN, which allows us to offer free access to Nice Ride bike for our guided rides.

Please RSVP to jim@hcba.org

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