The Twin Cities are regularly voted among the most bike-friendly in the country. Bicycling.com currently has us in the #1 spot although we regularly swap the prestigious ranking for second place with Portland, Oregon.
Similarly, publications such as Travel and Leisure also have the Twin Cities a ... More >>
This week, Walk Score used Bike Score data to put together its ranking of the 10 Most Bikeable Large U.S. Cities.SEE ALSO: Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honorMinneapolis, you might recall, clocked in with the second-highest Bike Score in the cou ... More >>
With temperatures plummeting, most Minnesotan travel fantasies inevitably fixate on locales further south. SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis is one of the most "unexpectedly romantic" cities in the country, says Yahoo-- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor ... More >>
Minneapolis has garnered top bike marks from Walk Score, League of American Bicyclists, Shermans Travel, and most prestigious (and controversial), Bicycling magazine.See Also:- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor- Freedom From Pants: Patriotic n ... More >>
The Twin Cities may be among the most healthy metros in the country, but a new study concludes Minnesota is on pace to be really fat in the not-so-distant future.Get ready to suck in your gut: A new study by the Trust for American's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds that at the current ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Minnesota is the state of the future, Gallup says-- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor-- Twin Cities one of the best metros for recent college grads, says Rent.comMinneapolis is one of the best places for young adults to start their ... More >>
Eat it, Portland!The U.S. Postal Service chose Minneapolis as the place to unveil its new series of four bicycle-themed stamps during a ceremony yesterday. Each stamp depicts a different type of biker -- a child just learning to ride with training wheels, a commuter pedaling to work, a road racer in ... More >>
Two years ago, Portland, after reigning as Bicycling.com's Best Bike City for 15 years, ceded the title to Minneapolis.Though Bicycling.com's methodology is pretty fuzzy, the news prompted wailing and gnashing of teeth in PDX, including this column from Bike Portland that attempts to come to terms w ... More >>
By now, you've probably heard that Minneapolitans have a serious crush on bikes.The love affair hasn't gone unnoticed by travel and bicycle writers. Two years after Minneapolis was named the best bike city by Bicycling magazine, it was recently honored as the fifth-best cycling city in a new stud ... More >>
It seems like there's another "city superlative list" every week (the latest
making the odd claim that we're the "13th most lesbianish"), so we
decided to try to put them all together into one comparative infographic.These studies are popular with readers, hence their proliferation. Many of the ... More >>
A full-scale bar and restaurant catering to the bicycling community may soon be coming to Minneapolis. Spearheading the project is Ross Stangler, a 28-year-old restaurant and bar consultant and cycling enthusiast determined to find the funding to launch a bicycle-centric eatery in the city th ... More >>
Minneapolis wins the gold.We got a promotion.
The League of American Bicyclists has named Minneapolis its only gold medal winner in this year's Bicycle Friendly Community program, moving us up from silver, which we first won in 2008.
That's not bad way to start National Bike Month, especial ... More >>
A trip down Victory Memorial DriveMinneapolis was voted the number one biking city in Bicycling magazine this year. In honor of being called the most bike-friendly city in the country, we've come up with a list of our favorite places to nosh while cycling the Grand Rounds bike path. The Grand Rou ... More >>
Photo: 13 Of Clubs/FlickrWe are not on the fence when it comes to Twin Cities bicyclingDear Street Films folks: What the heck do you mean, "surprising?"
"In a surprising choice, the May edition of Bicycling Magazine named Minneapolis America's best city for biking. The city still trails Port ... More >>
Glad to see everyone taking note of something we told you Monday: Minneapolis is the best bicycling city in the country.
Not so glad, though, to see this groaner of a press release quote from Mayor R.T. Rybak:
"I was so excited by this news, I overinflated my bike tires."
Can't blame th ... More >>
Photo: Mykl RoventineSo says the latest edition of Bicycling magazine, on newsstands now, but not yet online.
Steve Friedman crowns One on One Bicycle Studio on North Washington "the epicenter of all things two-wheeled," and owner Gene Oberpriller as "the godfather of the Minneapolis bike sc ... More >>