Keeping up with Bike Projects: Nine Mile Creek

The public is invited to two informational meetings about the proposed Edina segment of the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail. The first meeting will take place from 6-8:30 PM Tuesday, June 22, with a presentation at 6:30 PM. The second is scheduled for 5-7:30 PM. Wednesday, June 30, with a presentation at 5:30 PM. Both meetings will …

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Twin Cities MS150 Bike Ride – Specialized Bicycles Demo Event

Erik’s Bike Shop and Specialized Bicycles offered all Bike MS: C.H. Robinson MS150 Bike registered riders the opportunity to use a Specialized Demo Bike for the ride on Sat. June 12 and Sun. June 13, 2010. The Demo Trailers, stocked with 2010 men’s and women’s bikes, were on site for the entire ride – offering …

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Three Rivers Park District set to add electric bikes to trail mix

As e-bikes begin to catch on, more parks must decide if they belong on the trails with classic bikes. Scooters and other motorized vehicles are banned from metro area trails, so where does that leave increasingly popular electric bikes? Arguing that power-assisted, pedaled electric bikes are not motorized vehicles, Three Rivers Park District staff is …

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Introduction to Group Road Riding Course at Erik’s Bike Shop

Tues. June 1 – Wed. June 2 Erik’s Low Price $50.00 Time & Location: Day One – 6/1/2010 – 6-8pm Day Two – 6/2/2010 – 6-8pm Both days will be held at Erik’s Bike Shop Eden Prairie location. The Introduction to Group Road Riding Course is focused on working with individuals of all levels to …

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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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