This afternoon, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced that John Iverson has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Marcus Nalls, a 26-year-old who was hit and killed while biking on Monday night."He was clearly intoxicated, and he ran up and killed a bicyclist," Free ... More >>
A bicyclist sustained a severe head injury after colliding with a car during a race in downtown Minneapolis Saturday. Shaina Briscoe, 28, an avid cyclist and volunteer for 89.3 The Current, has been unconscious and in intensive care since the accident. Shaina is a loud advocate for bike safety, an ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: Hennepin County painted over Midtown Greenway muralArtists Caw Wi Jiwa, Erin Sayer, and Yuya Negishi were on the receiving end of a major buzzkill yesterday morning when the mural they were working on along the Midtown Greenway near Sunrise Cyclery was found covered in whitewash.SEE ... More >>
SEE ALSO: WCCO anchor Mike Binkley's bike stolen during Bike Walk to Work DayRandy Shaver is off the air indefinitely after breaking his arm and bruising his handsome face in a Tuesday morning bike accident.Shaver, a KARE 11 TV personality since 1983, usually goes for a three-mile run each morning. ... More >>
Sure, Minneapolis has great bike trails, a dedicated cadre of cycling commuters and all that jazz... but it may be our city's Midwestern flatness that puts us over the top as the nation's top biking destination.You see, Walk Score rated Minneapolis as the most bikeable city in America using an algor ... More >>
Bikes are the hottest thing in Minneapolis since Josh Hartnett.Have you heard that Minneapolitans have a crush on bikes?The rumored love affair was confirmed yesterday by new Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator Shaun Murphy during his presentation of the city's first-ever Bicycle Account, a summar ... 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 >>
Today is the 153rd anniversary of Minnesota.On May 11, 1858, our hunk of land was shaved from the eastern half of what was then-called "the Minnesota Territory" and admitted as the 32nd state in the nation.For an old lady, Minnesota remains quite hip, as we learned this week.
Photo: holisticgeek/flickrSend us your winter biking photos for a slideshow.Attention all you brave winter bike riders: We see you out there everyday in full battle rattle, grinding through the mashed potatoes. Submit pictures of yourselves on your trusty steeds braving the elements and we'll ... More >>
The Cedar Lake bike trail won't reach the Mississippi this year.We been watching with growing admiration as the crews paving the Cedar Lake bike and walking trail have pushed on past the City Pages offices this fall. That's why we're disappointed at the news today that they won't reach the ... More >>
The mighty MississippiThe Grand Rounds bike path is a great way to see much of the natural beauty the city of Minneapolis has to offer. Just as important, there are tons of places along the trail where you can enjoy a tasty treat or relaxing beverage. The Hot Dish has cycled and chowed through th ... More >>
Photo: tsuacctntTwo-way traffic on Hennepin and 1st avenues appears to be working wellWhen the Minneapolis City Council voted in June 2007 to convert Hennepin and 1st avenues downtown to two-way traffic, and introduce some innovative bike-friendly features as way of boosting business and liva ... More >>
Chad GriffithSorry folks, this show is sold out.Renaissance man David Byrne will be at the Uptown Theater tonight talking about the perks of bicycling as part of a national tour that started last fall. Byrne -- the former Talking Head/solo musician/author/bike rack engineer/cycling enthusiast/gu ... More >>
The separation of church and state has reared it's Constitutional head on a northern prairie bike ride: Morgan Christian, a St. Paul atheist, has been "disinvited" from riding in the the 500-mile CANDISC (Cycling Around North Dakota In Sakakawea Country) bike tour because he had the temerity ... More >>
Photo by snowpea&bokchoiStrap on your biking shoes and get ready to be fat and fit at the same time this Saturday. It's the Minnesota way! The Caramel Roll Ride along Minnesota's Lake Wobegon bike trail embraces the best Minnesota values: Eat horribly and work it off.For $25 (and $15 for c ... More >>
Photo by MuladWe've already told you to check out Lanesboro on a perfect summer weekend, but now America is catching on to our little gem near Rochester. We named Lanesboro the Best Day Trip in our "Best of" issue last year. Lanesboro's also been named on the America's Prettiest Towns list in ... More >>
A video clip might help identify a group of kids assaulting bystanders in the Twin Cities.
In honor of the freeway closure this weekend, we present you 'Bike Ride on 35W.'
Exercise caramel rolls = LOVE
Minneapolis is all about biking, but the latest plan to connect existing paths into one (more) complete system has some in the city a little shocked.
Don't compare Minneapolis to Paris. Compare it to Lyon.
With the AIA Guide to the Twin Cities, Larry Millett hijacks the parade of homes
Want to change the world? Get out of your car and onto a bike.
Tom Schroeder's animated "Bike Ride" pedals toward heartbreak--and back again