Why They Ride Across The Country

Weather and too much work kept me from attending this year’s visit by the 4K for Cancer riders. Steve Marquardt, a cyclist and Lake Lillian residen, attended the event and wrote this report. There were fewer than two dozen cyclists riding into Lake Lillian for this year’s 4K for Cancer. All of them arrived in…
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Riding 4,000 Miles For Cancer

Cyclists pedaling from Baltimore to Seattle will stop for the night Tuesday at Lake Lillian. The public is invited join the group riding in the 4K for Cancer tour — and possibly bring a dish or dessert to share — at the town former school building. Anyone interested in greeting, meeting and eating with the…
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From Mexico To Canada

Having ridden and driven most of the 1,800 miles from Mexico to Canada, 10 bicyclists pedaled Tuesday to Peace Lutheran Church in New London for a night’s rest. They began their ride early that day in Watertown, South Dakota, more than 130 miles from their destination. Working in two groups of five riders, each with…
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MnDOT Asks For Public Comment On New U.S. Bicycle Route

The meetings listed in this press release are at locations that are probably too far for most people in this area to attend. But there’s an online survey and the idea of another bike route in Minnesota is certainly exciting. MnDOT asks for public comment on new U.S. bicycle route Route will connect St. Paul…
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Some Trails To Consider

It was a beautiful day Saturday, May 21, There was no wind to speak of, a breeze at most. The sun was out and it was warm, but not hot. Not bad for May in Minnesota — especially considering there had been frost warnings the previous weekend. In all, it was a pretty darn nice…
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