Psyched About Cycling

Psyched About Cycling: The roads most traveled by, Bikeways in the Twin Cities
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Psyched About Cycling: The roads most traveled by, Bikeways in the Twin Cities

An experience that got me excited about biking in the Twin Cities right away when I came to Mac was a trip to Lake Calhoun. Though the distance seemed a bit formidable, especially to an uninitiated first year, I was amazed at how easy this ride was—if you take a look at the map above, you’ll see that I was able to pedal down Summit to the River Parkways, hop on the Greenway and make a beeline to my destination.

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Psyched about cycling: Always use protection: U-locks, helmets and more

Despite the bike-friendliness of the Twin Cities—in terms of both infrastructure and culture—safety and security are paramount for the well-being of you and your bike. Feelings of entitlement and complacency are as dangerous in bikers as they are in drivers; reckless biking makes the entire cycling community look bad. Although the infrastructure in the Twin…