It's time to get it together, Minnesota.
In its annual list of bike friendly states, released Wednesday, the League of American Bicyclists ranked Minnesota number four in the country, a two-spot drop from 2012. Washington state held onto its number-one position, while Colorado and Oregon leap-fro ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Kory NorthropWe're No. 2. Stumptown claims the No. 1 spot.More good news for America's Best Bike City: We're also No. 2 among the Top 10 cities for bike commuting, and a mapping wizard in the Environmental Studies program at the University of Oregon has come up with a cool graphic that shows ... More >>