Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

January 7, 2012
by julie
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A Bike Route on Snelling Avenue?

Shouts out to @reubencollins on ze Twitter for tweeting this article about people looking to have the resurfacing project on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul include bike lanes. This is a reasonably good article, with some gaps. The main gap … Continue reading

September 2, 2011
by julie
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Comments, Clarifications & Curmudgeonliness

So, there have been quite a few comments on my contrarian post from a few days back. it’s motivating me to clarify a few things relative to my curmudgeonliness. I don’t oppose the bike/ped coordinator. I think timing makes it … Continue reading

June 15, 2011
by julie
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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 23, 2011
by julie
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Minnesota Ranks #4 in Bicycle-Friendly State Rankings

The League of American Bicyclists have released their Bicycle-Friendly State rankings.¬†Minnesota has been ranked #4 nationally for cyclists. The League also releases a breakdown of where each state ranks in key categories used to evaluate and rank the states. Minnesota’s … Continue reading