St. Paul Classic Was A Classic

Minnesota weather is always a surprise. While it can shock us with feet of snow or stifling humidity, it sometimes amazes us with a wonderful day. That’s what happened Sunday, Sept. 13, during the St. Paul Classic bike ride. The thousands who rode could truly enjoy the city thanks to a sunny, not-too-hot day. Of…
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Accidents Like Local Bicycle-motor Vehicle Fatality Becoming More Common

The July death of Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider in a bicycle-motor vehicle crash — as reported in the West Central Tribune article posted below — is a type of accident that’s becoming more common. A recent report on National Public Radio indicates how common. Here’s a link to that report: As More Adults Pedal, Their Biking…
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Pedal For Project Impact, Day Seven

Day Seven Sunday, June 14 Albany to Willmar Mileage: 49.43 miles Ride time: Four hours, 50 minutes Looking out at the long hilly stretch that is Stearns County Road is what JP called a “soul sucking” sensation. We saw as we rode out of Albany a sign stated that it’s 14 miles to Roscoe. All…
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Pedal For Project Impact, Day Six

Day Six Saturday, June 13 Pequot Lakes to Albany Mileage and ride time varied Bob rode his third 100-mile ride of the week today and JP wasn’t too far behind him rolling into Albany with at least 93 miles on his odometer. But the day didn’t start out that well. Bob had a flat tire…
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Pedal For Project Impact, Day Five

Day Five Friday, June 12 Bemidji to Pequot Lakes 82.74 miles 8 hours, 21 minutes JP and Gary meet the Manitobans As regular readers know, Bob kind of rides circles around JP and I. We’re just trying to get from point A to B while Bob pedals off and explores. While we were riding to…
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