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Cop Talk: Bike safety starts with helmet

May 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Now that warm weather is here, what are some things people need to be aware of when riding their bicycle? Continue Reading

Rollin’ into spring at Grand Arbor

May 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A new bike program at Grand Arbor’s Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again. Continue Reading

VIDEO: Ready, set … slow!

April 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that will pedal around the trails in Alexandria this summer. Continue Reading

Most stolen bikes unlocked, police say

June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Only one of 14 bicycles recovered in Mitchell so far this year.
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25 feet – the slow way

April 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Slow and steady won the race Tuesday as part of Active Living Douglas County’s (ALDC) SlowBike Race Challenge.
The last person to cross the finish line won the 25-foot-long race. Continue Reading

Downtown Pierre getting bike racks

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Historic Pierre Street Association’s Rick Jensen says the racks fit in well with the downtown’s renovation efforts and historic theme. Continue Reading

On your mark. Get set. SLOW!

April 19, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Active Living Douglas County (ALDC) roused area businesses for representatives to participate in its first ever SlowBike Race Challenge. The goal finish last.
The event was created to usher in the Douglas County BikeShare system. ALDC has provided four new, bright-green bicycles for trail riders. BikeShare is geared to drive more cyclists into downtown Alexandria. Continue Reading

Starkweather bicyclists cross into Chile

April 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, now are traveling through Chile bound for their destination in Ushuaia, Argentina. Nathan, 24, Isaiah, 22, and David, 19, have been blogging about their journey, which began last August, at www.BoundSouth.org. Continue Reading

Cyclists warned to steer clear of Oil Patch

March 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Touring bicyclists wanting to retrace the path of explorers Lewis and Clark or pedal through the northern tier of the U.S. are being warned to steer clear of northwest North Dakota because of heavy oil traffic. Continue Reading

Bicyclists warned to steer clear of northwestern N.D. due to risky riding conditions in oil patch

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Touring bicyclists wanting to retrace the journey of explorers Lewis and Clark or pedal through the northern tier of the U.S. are being warned to steer clear of northwest North Dakota because of heavy oil traffic. Cartographer Jennifer Milyko says roads through North Dakota’s oil patch are now among the most dangerous of the group’s 40,000-mile route network in the U.S. Continue Reading