Ride Boldly!

Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

January 6, 2012
by julie
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Copenhagenize on Winter Cycling: Right, Yet Not Entirely

The excellent Copehnagenize has an excellent post on how most posts on cycling in winter complicate the issue and emphasize subculture instead of mainstreaming the notion. They both have a point, and miss one, in my opinion. It’s a very … Continue reading

July 12, 2011
by julie
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Minneapolis: Where Women Ride More

I’ve written previously about the issues involved in putting more women on bikes. There are many theories and studies indicating why women typically represent a fraction of the cycling population, but most of the findings make sense — from a … Continue reading

June 14, 2011
by julie
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The RiverLake Greenway: Overview

I attended the RiverLake Greenway grand opening last Saturday, helping with an activity site and checking out the new route. First: What is a Bicycle Boulevard? Wikipedia offers a good working definition of bicycle boulevard: A¬†bicycle boulevard is a low … Continue reading

June 14, 2011
by julie
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Nature Valley Grand Prix Starts June 15

Tomorrow, the first two stages of the 2011 Nature Valley Bicycle Festival will hit St. Paul, and wander around the area (including Wisconsin) through Sunday. This is a fun pro event, offering a variety of disciplines and opportunities to watch … Continue reading

May 17, 2011
by julie
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Midtown Greenway Detours

The City of Minneapolis has started various bridge projects that will impact the Midtown Greenway for the immediate future and last through approximately mid-summer, weather permitting. Regular riders of the Greenway have seen the states of disrepair of many of … Continue reading