Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

August 23, 2010
by julie
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Minneapolis Flashback: 1998 Chain Gang Map

Back in the day, Metro Commuter Services had a program called the Chain Gang. This really doesn’t exist as such any more, and some of the services provided in the program either are being offered through other agencies or not … Continue reading

July 20, 2010
by julie
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Cedar Lake Trail in Final Phase

There’s been a bunch of coverage of the final phase of the Cedar Lake Trail. After years of right-of-way issues, the construction of Target Field, and funding, the final easement to extend the trail to the river has been acquired. … Continue reading

September 18, 2008
by julie
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News & Nonsense

The League of American Bicyclists ranks Minnesota 5th out of 50 states in the Bicycle-Friendly State Program. Woo. West Virginia? Totally last. Arden Hills wants to make County E between Lexington and Hamline all pretty, and add some bike lanes. … Continue reading

April 17, 2008
by julie

Minneapolis to Spend $900k on Bicycling

The City of Minneapolis has received a $900,000 grant to improve cycling facilities in the city. They don’t plan to blow it all in one place, however. Highlights include: A new (or improved?) bridge to the new Gophers Stadium. (The … Continue reading

May 21, 2007
by julie
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Cedar Lake Trail: Closures

Now that they’re starting in on Twins Stadium construction, looks like the downtown exit of the Cedar Lake Trail will be closed indefinitely. One reroute involves using Portland Avenue through downtown, if going from downtown outbound. I hate that bike … Continue reading