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Parks and Trails Day 2014

February 27, 2014


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


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


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


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


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 […]