News Archives - December 2013

December 15, 2013

ups_cargo_cruiser.pngWhile Amazon thinks drones are the future of delivery services, for now, at least companies like FedEx and UPS still require people power to get packages to your door. In fact, people power is exactly what UPS is using to deliver packages locally in Europe, where electronically-assisted trikes have been delivering packages there.

December 15, 2013

Isanti_County_News_1.jpgThe Spirit River Trail historical interpretive sign is now in place near the Isanti County Government Center, in Cambridge, Minn. depicting the history of the trail. The Cambridge-Isanti Bike-Walk Trail opened in July 2011 and on November 20, 2013, local officials gathered for an unveiling celebration in recognition of the new sign.

December 15, 2013

Bike_wisc.jpgSpending time in the north woods of Wisconsin is a great way to spend your summer - it's not too hot and you have Lake Superior acting as an air conditioner on most days. This past year, some of the staff at Bike Wisconsin were able to pedal alongside their tour participants on a layover day in Bayfield, after taking the ferry.

December 11, 2013

Colnago_C59_Disc_3.jpgJust three months after suffering a severe spinal injury, trials rider extraordinaire Martyn Ashton has released the second Road Bike Party video. This amazing 6-minute compilation of jaw-dropping stunts further bends the rules of what one can do on a road bike, say for instance ride up a tree or jump a tennis court net. Click on the headline to watch video!

December 11, 2013

DSCF2033.JPGHosted by Transit for Livable Communities (TLC), in downtown Minneapolis, last Monday night, a large group of bike advocates, family, friends, and government officials gathered to celebrate and roast Steve Clark for his many accomplishments including Bike/Walk Twin Cities and other bike friendly contributions here in Minnesota. All those who attended wished him well in his new job position with the League of American Cyclist or LAB.

December 10, 2013

PICT0074.JPGClick on the headline above to watch and share this exceptional video message with everyone.

After watching the video below, please pass it along to your family, friends and social media networks. Do your part to convince more to drive their bike or car, share the road and be safe as more take to the streets.



December 09, 2013

WinterEx_1.JPGSimilar to last year, the thermometer at this last weekend's Freewheel's Winter Bike Expo dropped bringing out an enthusiastic crowd for this third annual event. Held each year around the 7th of December, at the Bike Center on the Midtown Greenway, in South Minneapolis, Minn, fun was had by all that attended.




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