Where To Ride in Minneapolis



Minneapolis by Bike

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are one of the fastest growing bicycling cities in the United States. We are home to hundreds of miles of on-street bike lanes, dedicated paths, bike boulevards, off-road trails and water trails. The number of miles of bike facilities has doubled in recent years.

Where to Ride

Here you will find many popular rides around the Twin Cities for both on and off road. Explore the city on one of these recommended rides that start from our front door.

 Additional Ride Locations 

There are many additional ride routes around the metro not far from our shop! Load a bike up on your vehicle and ride around these other great locations:
 

Fort Snelling State Park – Paved
Distance: 10 Miles

Fort Snelling State Park – Off-Road Mountain Bike
Distance: 23 Miles

MORC (Minnesota Off-Road Cyclists) Mountain Bike Trails
15 dedicated mountain bike trails

 Facts about biking in the Twin Cities: 

  • Saint Paul has been designated as a bronze level "Bicycle Friendly Community" by the League of American Cyclists.

  • Minneapolis has been designated as a gold level "Bicycle Friendly Community" by the League of American Cyclists.

  • Minneapolis was named America's most bike friendly city in 2010 by Bicycling Magazine.

  • The Twin Cities has one of the highest percentages of people who commute to work by bicycle in the nation. Census data shows that approximately 4,500 Minneapolitans regularly commute to work by bicycle.

  • All Metro Transit buses are now equipped with bike racks. You can even try one out at several retail locations around the Cities.

* information taken from www.niceridemn.org