Sara’s new bike

6 Dec
Rosie's Bike

Rosie the Bike

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Sara giving up the car

6 Dec

“Yeah!  I’m giving up the car! I’m going cold turkey, no easing into it. That car has been nothing but a head ache since I got it. I’m tired of the repair bills, I’m free!” Continue reading

Aside 13 Nov

Thanksgiving is coming up. Continue reading

Aside 7 Nov

Media skills class so worth it to understnding more journalism Continue reading

Interview With Angela Staples, Northside Minneapolis Bicycle Rider

6 Nov

I interviewed Angela Staples, a resident of North Minneapolis and a member of the Major Taylor of Minnesota Bicycle Club.  Angela has some interesting comments about how she started biking and why…

Angela Staples, Registered Dietitian, working at a local health clinic. Continue reading

Women of Color who bike in the Twin Cities

16 Oct

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Women of Color who bike in the Twin Cities

27 Oct

On a rainy Saturday morning two women are at bike work stations receiving hands-on learning about the ins and outs of bicycle mechanics. These two women are not white, Lycra clad nor would you confuse them with the “creative class” that are associated with the biking community. They are learning bike maintenance skills at SPOKES Bike-Walk Connections located at 1915 E. 22nd Street, in the Seward Minneapolis neighborhood. According to their bulletin, this organization is an innovative community bike and walking center with a goal of getting more people biking and walking for transportation and exercise. On their wall is a picture of bicycle parts written in Amharic, Eritrean, Ojibwa, and Oromo translations. Continue reading

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be·come / to begin to be. co·men·zan·do / beginning.

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becomenzando

be·come / to begin to be. co·men·zan·do / beginning.