Improving bicycling comfort and safety: Pedaling with Pat on Kare11

Fri. April 23, 2010: This weeks installment of Kare11 Peddling With Pat tackles increasing your comfort and safety while on two wheels. Erik Saltvold, aka Erik The Bike Man was our guest on Kare 11 News @4 and offered the following tips. Be sure to click on the video on the right hand side of …

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Erik’s Bike Shop’s Eden Prairie Store Grand Re-Opening Event

Erik’s Bike Shop announces the Grand Re-Opening Celebration of their new bike shop at 16570 Main Street, located on the NW corner of Hwy 5 and Eden Prairie Rd, near Kowalski’s Market. Store Hours: M-F: 10am – 9pm | Sat: 9am – 6pm | Sun: 11am – 5pm Erik’s Bike Shop will be celebrating their …

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Erik the Bikeman – Speaker at MORC Board Meeting

Erik the Bikeman will be attending the April MORC Monthly Board meeting to answer questions related to our support for mountain biking. Have a question for Bikeman related to MORC and MNSCS – tomorrow is the night! Meeting Details: Tues. April 13 – 7:00pm at Bloomington REI Meeting Location: 1st Floor Boardroom (if available) or …

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Keeping up with Bike Projects: 35W Detour Route Rehabilitation Project

On Wednesday, April 21st, Public Works will host an open house on the 35W Detour Route Rehabilitation Project from 5pm to 7pm at Central Library (300 Nicollet Mall) in the Doty Board Room. The project proposes the addition of bike lanes in downtown on 4th Avenue (10th Street to Washington Avenue), 5th Avenue (10th Street …

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Pre-Ironman Bike Ride Demo

Join us the day before the Ironman Ride to test ride the cool new 2010 bikes from Specialized! Specialized’s Test the Best truck will be at Erik’s Roseville location from 10 AM – 3 PM. Please bring your own helmet, cycling shoes, and pedals. We will happily mount your pedals to your demo bike. This …

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Tonka Times Readers have voted – Erik’s Bike Shop – Best Bike Shop

Tonka Times readers have voted and the ballots are counted! The 1st Annual Compass Awards for 2010 have been published in the Tonka Times magazine. Erik’s Bike Shop was voted Best Bike Shop! Thank you Tonka Times Readers. Take a look at the magazine.

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M.A. Rosko Gets Riding Tips from Erik the ‘Bike Man’

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Now that you’re on your bike, do you experience pain after riding a long time? Think about having your bike professionally fit to your body. Often, pain in the seat, or numbness in your hands is the result of a poorly-adjusted bike — not a lack of padding. Also, find out more …

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