Not An Ironman This Year

About 3,000 people rode in the 50th annual Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride on Sunday. They endured what Willmar cyclist David Moody described as “Lots of rain and plenty of wind, too.” That was from an email by Moody, whose recent participation in the Ride for World Health has been the subject of recent posts on…
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880 Miles For World Health

While he spent two weeks bicycling in a fundraising ride, David Moody said the discipline involved seemed like something else. “This almost seemed like a military operation with focus on mission and operation,” Moody said of the time he spent with Ride for World Health. “By 7 a.m. everyone was ready and on the road,”…
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Area Cyclists Talk Bikes

People interested in bicycling had the chance Thursday to talk about all things to do with bikes. And the people they were speaking with came from local, county and state government agencies with an interest in cycling. It all happened at the bike open house held by Willmar Bikes Alliance at Willmar auditorium where groups…
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Signs and street markings seen Tuesday along Ella Avenue Northwest in Willmar designate the street as a “Sharrow” or share the road thoroughfare. The Willmar Bike Alliance will host an open house 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Willmar City Auditorium.

Bikes Alliance Seeks Input At Open House

Making Willmar a safer, healthier, more bicycle-friendly community will be the topic of a bike open house 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Willmar City Auditorium. There will be booths, snacks, refreshments and a youth bike giveaway donated by the Willmar Wal-mart. The event, hosted by the Willmar Bikes Alliance, is being held to raise…
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Willmar Man Pedaling Through Deserts, Over Mountains For A Cause

David either is or will be back in Willmar soon. I hope to write a follow-up story soon. SALOME, Ariz. — It was a almost an afterthought for David Moody as he prepared for the longest bicycle ride he’d ever done. Before leaving for San Diego to participate in the Ride for World Health, the…
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