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Parks and Trails Day 2014

February 27, 2014

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We have received the following information a couple of timesĀ  (maybe you have also) and thought we’d pass it along: Last week it was Frostbike 2014 at Quality Bicycle Parts in Bloomington and next week its Parks and Trails Day on the Hill in St. Paul. The bike community has a lot on its plate […]

A Town That Loves Bikes

July 6, 2012

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There are many instances in the recent past of the City of Northfield’s growing connection with the bicycle community: the bike lanes and share the road signage along Jefferson Drive from Jefferson Parkway to Honeylocust Drive; the beginning of the trail between Northfield and Dundas on the east side of the Cannon River; the Tiger […]

May is National Bike Month!

April 29, 2012

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National Bike Month is just around the corner. Embedded in the 31 days of May is Bike To Work Week and Bike to School Day. I’ve participated in a couple of Bike to Work Weeks in the past decade, but was surprised to learn today that Bike Month has been around since 1956! Bike to […]

From the Gulf to the Gophers

April 26, 2012

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As I was going west on Rice County #8 on my ride last Sunday, I spotted a guy doing about 20 down his long driveway enroute to joining us on the tarmac and I wasn’t sure he saw me so I slowed down. As he zipped into a right hander about 10 yards from me […]

The Jane Jacobs Awards

December 7, 2011

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Last week, our son-in-law, Paul Steely White, received the 2011 Jane Jacobs Award for New Ideas and Activism. He shared the honor with Janette Sadik-Kahn, the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation in New York City. Paul heads the non-profit Transportation Alternatives, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of cyclists and pedestrians in the […]