Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Bike events this weekend!

Not enough bikes in your life? Try some of these events this weekend.

The Hub's Spring Bike Expo and Midwest Outdoor Expo
You'll find hundreds of free seminars on all things outdoor, have an opportunity to meet and greet with vendors, and find huge discounts on gear! Midwest Mountaineering has been doing this big top event for 25 years and it draws thousands of people from across the state. The Hub joins in the celebration with a seminar on international bicycle non-profits and a sale on bikes and gear. Goes from Friday April 23rd through Sunday April 25th.
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Minnesota Bicycle Expo

Brought to you by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN) the expo is Friday April 23 (3-9 pm) & Saturday April 24 (9am-6pm), at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. We'll have a booth there too, so stop by and say 'hi'! According to their site "the Bike Expo will showcase some of the newest information for bicyclists. Throughout this two-day event find tips on bike rides and destinations to explore, new equipment to ride, road and trail safety guidelines, contests & prizes and more." Info at:

The Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride (MIBR), established in 1967, is the longest running century bike ride in Minnesota. They have other distance options with 30-65 mile loops too. This ride is Sunday April 25th and you'll need to register before 9:30.