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Bottineau Park Bike Rodeo

Jun 10, 2013   //   by Damian Goebel   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Bike Walk Week rodeoCome join us for a fun afternoon where you can learn how to ride a bicycle, basic bike repairs, about bike safety, and practice riding in challenging situations!

Tuesday, June 11
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Bottineau Recreation Center (in the gym in case of rain)
2000 2nd St NE  Minneapolis, MN 55418

  • Bicycle safety checks
  • Learn to ride a bike
  • Rodeo activites
  • Repair your bicycle instruction

Sponsored by WellShare International, SPOKES Bike Walk Connect and Bottineau Recreation Center

Contact: Contact: Akiko Tanaka atanaka@wellshareinternational.org

Cedar-Riverside Neighborhood Senior Walk

Jun 9, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Walk for yourself, for your community and for your health. Join other seniors and enjoy a beautiful summer evening by taking a stroll around the neighborhood.

  • Join other seniors for a walk through the neighborhood
  • Get exercise
  • Build community

Friday, June 14: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Brian Coyle Community Center
420 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis

Contact: Abdullahi Sheikh at (612) 876-9318 or sheikha@puc-mn.org

 

Sponsored by: Pillsbury United CommunitiesSPOKES Bike Walk ConnectWellShare International

 

 

Minneapolis Bike Walk to Work Celebration

Jun 7, 2013   //   by admin   //   Events  //  Comments Off

Downtown Minneapolis Bike to Work Day celebration and resource fair with guest speakers including Mayor R. T. Rybak. Event begins at 7:30, guest speakers begin at 8:00.

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Thursday, June 13
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Hennepin County Government Center Plaza
300 South 6th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

  • Live DJ from 89.3 The Current
  • Get a hands-on demonstration of Metro Transit’s bus bike rack
  • Learn how to use Fixit stations by Dero
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee from One on One Bicycle Shop and Café
  • Try out a folding bike from Calhoun Cycle
  • Learn how to use the Nice Ride bike sharing system and enter to win prizes from Nice Ride including helmets and 24 hour Nice Ride subscriptions.
  • Enter to win a year long transit pass donated by the City of Minneapolis
  • Enter to win one of two Civia bicycles
  • Get your bike tagged for ZAP Twin Cities
  • Guest speakers include Mayor R. T. Rybak, downtown Council Member Kevin Reich, Jill Chamberlain from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, and Janne Flisrand from the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition.

Sponsored by:

minneapolis bike walk week sponsors

 

 

 

Commuter Pit Stop: Dinkytown at 4th and 15th

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 AFTERNOONS ONLY by Varisty Bike & Transit.

 

Sponsored by:

varsity-bike-logo

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Commuter Pit Stop: Stone Arch Bridge at East Bluff

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

Located at east river bank or bridge at Father Hennepin Park, Main Street SE and 6th Avenue SE.

  • 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 Shop.

 

 

Sponsored by:

more-than-a-bicycle

 

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:

 

behind-bars-logo

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:

minneapolis bike the hub

 

 

 

 

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:

angry catfish minneapolis bike

sunrise logo

greenway minneapolis mn

 

 

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

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