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Bike distributor QBP to setup USA manufacturing

Quality Bike Products (QBP) — the large, national distributor behind familiar brands such as Civia, Dimension, Foundry,Salsa Cycles, Surly, Whisky Parts Co. and 45North — plan to begin manufacturing their own bikes in Minnesota within the next two years. QBP is the largest distributor of bicycle parts and accessories in the United States, with many read more »

Pedal Minnesota

Fast Co.Design discusses an ad agency’s work in promoting cycling in Minnesota through “Pedal Minnesota,” a new campaign aimed at making it easier for locals and tourists to get around by bike. The efforts include “tune up shelters” in which the project transforms existing bus shelters into mini bike shops by adding maps, tools, and read more »

Bicycle Minneapolis

I made a few business trips to the Twin Cities to visit the corporate headquarters of my then employer way out in Minnetonka in the mid to late 1990s. I’d arrive in the middle of the night on the Empire Builder from Chicago at MSP Amtrak, then wait an hour for a cab to finally read more »