The Latest from the Twin Cities Gateway

Anoka’s Heritage Home and Garden Tour is enjoyable by bike

At the confluence of the Rum entering the Mississippi River you will find many beautiful turn-of-the-century homes and gardens to tour. This coming Sunday, July 15th, by bike, car or on foot explore 13 historic neighborhoods on the Anoka Heritage Home and Garden Tour. A part of the Twin Cities Gateway communities, Anoka happens to […]

The Blaine festival and farmers market are two fun events to bike too

If you are in the Twin Cities Gateway, north of Minneapolis and looking for fun this summer? Blaine offers several events that includes a festival, this weekend, that you may want to consider jumping on your bike and riding too. The Blaine Festival is family fun! Fun for the whole family, the 2018 Blaine Festival […]

The art of biking and festivals in friendly Fridley Minnesota

Pedaling along the Mississippi River Trail (MRT), north of Minneapolis, takes cyclists through the remarkable art community of Fridley, with the annual ’49er Days,  June 14 -16. One of the nine communities in the Twin Cities Gateway the city offers a one of a kind experience for art and bike lovers alike. From live theatre, […]

Last chance to experience track cycle racing in Minnesota, for a while

An exciting and fun sport this may be the last year, for a while, to try or watch track cycle racing in Minnesota. Track or velodrome racing at the National Sports Center (NSC) has been called “NASCAR on Two Wheels.” At blazing speeds, gravity-defying turns and spectacular crashes makes Velodrome racing one of the most […]

Summer Or Winter Ham Lake Is A Perfect Place To Visit

Ham Lake is one of my favorite places to stay when visiting and biking in the twin Cities Gateway Area. Getting around from here it is easy on my bike for summer fun and winter fat biking. It’s almost like there is a bike-friendly road wherever you go with wide paved shoulders That makes it […]

A Halloween Capital, Discovering Anoka’s History, Trails, and More

Rolling into Anoka, MN for my next bike adventure, I felt a welcoming charm in this relaxing community with hospitality everywhere i turned. With gear on, water bottles full and a backpack with possible necessities I was ready to pedal. The vast trail and bike friendly road network in the Twin Cities Gateway communities was ready for […]

Biking Around Lino Lakes Is A Short Trip North For Fun

When you’re in Lino Lakes it can feel like you’re smack dab in the middle of northern Minnesota. You’re pedaling down wide open roads that take you by lakes, farmland and scenery that can meet you with the horizon. Where roads with no shoulder offer trails or sidewalks that parallel the street to connect you to […]

Experience Fridley’s Nature, Arts and 49er Days in Twin Cities Gateway

You’re outside your hotel, maybe the new WoodSpring Suites, and ready to ride your bike around Fridley. It’s got a great balance of big chain stores and the beauty of the natural world. With the area’s bike friendly attributes, you’ll be able to travel to a place where you have the chance to be up […]

The Twin Cities Gateway: Coon Rapids’ Parks, Trails, and More

You’ve got your bike and you’re all set. Now, what do you do and where to ride? Luckily, Coon Rapids in the north metro of the Twin Cities Gateway has plenty for you to do and see. Not only does the area offer many bike friendly roads and miles of paved trails to get around, […]

Twin Cities Gateway: Vacation Like an Olympian in Blaine, MN

Blaine is a city in the Twin Cities Gateway known for its sports. It’s home to the National Sports Center, the largest amateur sports complex in the world. The city has a hockey rink and many soccer fields. Plus, miles of trails and bike-friendly roads to all the other wonders of this north Twin City Metro […]

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