Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

July 7, 2011
by julie

New Transportation Bill Proposed

After months of saying it would come, and numerous field hearings, the new Transportation Bill has been offered up in the US House. And wow. It’s bad. It’s worse than many had feared. Some key things to know about this … Continue reading

June 9, 2011
by julie

Good Question on WCCO – What Are Minnesota’s Bike Laws?

Last night’s Good Question on WCCO was about bicycle law. I and a member of the Minneapolis Bicycle Ambassadors spoke to WCCO on the topic. The coverage is pretty reasonable (although they did spell my name wrong online, ooga booga). … Continue reading

June 8, 2011
by julie
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Bike to Work Day Safety Tips

Thursday is Bike to Work Day in Minneapolis, and whether it’s your first time bike commuting or you’re a regular, here are some tips to make your commute safer: Try to pick streets with reasonable speed limits of 20-35 mph … 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

May 3, 2011
by julie
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2011 Bicycle-Friendly America Updates

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has announced the latest round of Bicycle-Friendly America awards as relate to cities (they updated universities and businesses during the National Bike Summit). The changes in Minnesota are largely … Continue reading