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Bicycle-Friendly Minnesota

Minnesota is consistently recognized as a bicycle-friendly state. The League of American Bicyclists, via its Bicycle-Friendly America program, as recognized two cities, one university, and xx businesses as bicycle friendly.

Information about each Bicycle-Friendly Award winner is below, with useful links to the web sites of each entity. Information for colleges, businesses and communities to apply for recognition is available from the League of American Bicyclists.

Bicycle-Friendly Communities

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota – Gold designation
    • City of Minneapolis cycling information
  • Rochester, Minnesota – Bronze designation
    • City of Rochester cycling information

Bicycle-Friendly Universities

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    • University of Minnesota Twin Cities cycling information

Minnesota’s Bicycle Friendly Businesses

  • Amerprise Financial Corporate HQ (Finance)
    • Ameriprise Jobs
  • Birchwood Cafe (Restaurant)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota (Health Care)
  • Capella University(Education)
  • Carmichael Lynch (Advertising)
  • City of Minneapolis (Government)
  • Clockwork Active Media Systems (Agency/Technology)
  • Colle+McVoy (Advertising)
  • Dero Bike Rack (Bicycle Industry)
  • Erik’s Bike Shop (Bicycle Industry)
  • Fein Violins (Music)
  • Fresh Energy (?)
  • Great River Energy (Energy)
  • IBM (Technology)
  • Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles (Bicycle Industry)
  • Park Tool (Bicycle Industry)
  • Peace Coffee (Restaurant/Food)
  • Penn Cycle (Bicycle Industry)
  • Quality Bicycle Products (Bicycle Industry)
  • Ramsey County (Government)
  • Spyeglass (?)
  • The Green Institute (?)
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Education)