Minnesota Wonders

Share the Love: Biking with your Kids

This week I’m excited to share with you a guest blog post about bicycling with your kids in Minnesota by Melissa Hunter. Melissa has been riding bikes for about four years. Her favorite type of cycling is long distance rides, either on gravel or pavement. For example, once she rode across Iowa in a day! She can also be found mountain biking, doing short road rides, or even riding the indoor trainer.  She blogs about cycling at Melissa Bikes. You […]

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Take a ride on Minnesota’s State Bike Trails

Like a lot of kids growing up in the eighties, I didn’t wear a bike helmet. And I didn’t think much about it until I started riding through the city with my own children. I decided to invest in one for myself after having one too many close calls with the drivers on our roads today. Let’s face it; there’s a lot of distracted drivers out there! That’s why I have fallen in love with the bike trails of Minnesota. […]

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Taking the 30 Days of Biking Pledge in Minnesota

It seems like every week on Facebook, one friend or another is participating in a running race or a triathlon. Their posts always inspire me, and I have been thinking about “joining the club”. While athletics were a huge part of my life in high school and college, my participation in sports since motherhood has consisted mainly of playing with the kids in the backyard. Of all the sports we play, riding our bikes by far has become my favorite […]

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