Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

June 10, 2014
by julie
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Alert: Big Rivers Trail Closed Between Lilydale & Mendota

Mudslides have forced the closing of both Highway 13 in Mendota from 2nd  Street and Lexington Avenue, and the closing of the Big Rivers Regional Trail from the Lilydale Trailhead to Mendota at Highway 13. Highway 13 is in danger … Continue reading

September 14, 2011
by julie
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St. Paul Named a Bicycle Friendly Community

Enough about Minneapolis. Let’s talk about Saint Paul, baby. At Interbike in Las Vegas, Saint Paul, Minnesota, was named to the League of American Bicyclists’ Bicycle Friendly Community list for the first time. They check in with a Bronze designation, … Continue reading

August 27, 2011
by julie

Bicycling in Minneapolis: A Slightly Contrarian View

So, there’s been a bunch of buzz about Minneapolis and bicycles lately. Grist is all a-flutter about Minneapolis as a bicycle town. There’s the kerfuffle about the Minneapolis bicycle coordinator hiring, as evidenced in this Star-Tribune story (and the Minneapolis … Continue reading

June 15, 2011
by julie

Getting Cross About Crosswalks

Our pals at Twin Cities Streets for People recently highlighted the not-a-crosswalk-crosswalks now in existence along the Cedar Lake Trail. I’ve ranted some about this in the past. Minnesota state law is pretty clear about how crosswalks work. The key … Continue reading

May 19, 2011
by julie
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U of M Transitway Construction

More construction news out of Minneapolis: Part of the Intercampus Transitway between the University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus and the Saint Paul campus is going to be rerouted for much of the summer. Specifically, the section behind TCF Stadium is … Continue reading