Count 'em, FIVE Open Streets events this summer!
Open Streets is a free event that invites everyone to enjoy Minneapolis streets without the presence of motor veh… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/open-streets-2013-volunteers-needed/
30 Days of Biking
Did you take the pledge to bike for 30 days this April?
30 Days of Biking, whose fourth year begins April 1, has one rule: Bike somewhere every day for… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/another-30-days-in-the-books/
You know it is spring when we start getting an increase in requests for Grease Rag Ride & Wrench to participate in events! I would like to present a few of these opportu… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/spring-events-need-volunteers/
Grease Rag friend, Elly Blue, is asking for contributions to volume 9 of Taking the Lane Zine, with the theme of "DISASTER!"
I’m seeking your nonfiction submissions abo… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bikes-aid-in-disaster-situations/
After four years at Sunrise Cyclery's 901 W. Lake St. at Bryant Ave. location, the shop is moving to 2901 Blaisdell Ave. S. But don't fret, Grease Rag's not going far!  … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/sunrise-cyclery-is-moving-work-day/
Free Bikes 4 Kidz is a non-profit organization geared toward helping all kids ride into a happier, healthier childhood by providing bikes to those most in need.
Last year Free … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/free-bikes-for-kids-volunteer/
Our friend Sveta is throwing a really fun event called Queen Bike, and I'm really excited about it! I will be participating as a volunteer, and I hope that one of you fine W… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/queen-bike-2012/
ARTCRANK would love to tell the story of Babes in Bikeland 6 through the words and pictures of the people who lived it.
If you'd like to add your voice and/or photos to the s… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/artcrank-wants-to-hear-about-babes-in-bikeland-6/
Here are three ways that you can give your time to improve biking in Minneapolis and beyond.
Attend a Public Meeting about Park/ Portland
The Minneapolis Bike Coalition says,… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/three-ways-to-contribute-to-positive-change/
Grease Rag friend and bicycle activist Elly Blue just announced the theme for Taking the Lane #8: Childhood. We are also collecting stories about Biking with Kidlets here at… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/contribute-to-taking-the-lane-8/
The Metropolitan Council is using a smartphone application to get a better understanding of bicyclists’ route and habits, info that will help make the region more bike-fri… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/download-the-cycletracks-app/
Grease Rag has a small amount of money left over from the calendar fundraiser that Minneapolis Presents did for us a couple of years ago. It's time for us to do another fund… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/spare-change-fundraiser/
Thursday, June 7 is Bike Walk to Work Day! A special day during a week-long celebration of "traveling differently" to work.
Does anyone remember in years past how we woul… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bike-walk-to-work-day/
June 2-6 is Twin Cities Bike Walk Week! This is the week where people seem to come out of the woodwork to ride their bicycles to work. Sometimes my commute has lonely … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/happy-bike-walk-week/
Why should you learn bad ass skills? The more control you have over your bike, the more bad ass you are. I don't even know how to bunny hop, so I'm super excited about… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bad-ass-skills-clinic-with-mark-from-sunrise/
We would like to start a new feature called "Riding with Kidlets," and we need contributions from WTFs that have experience riding with children.
We want moms, aunt… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/riding-with-kidlets-call-for-contributors/
After a few meetings, Grease Rag's involvement in the Heart of the Beast Theatre's May Day Festival, which will be on May 6th this year, is starting to take shape. We still need h… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/may-day-pedal-power-volunteer-and-get-involved/
I can't believe I didn't post about this before, but sometimes I post on Facebook and forget to make a proper blog post about it. Cool story, I know.
Dudey-Free Zone is a 26-mi… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/dudey-free-zone-is-now-available-online/
No foolin', get your bicycle movies submitted to BFF for BFF 2012 by April 1!
Bicycle films will be shown at the free Minneapolis Institute of Arts annual Bike Night, which is t… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bicycle-film-festival-submissions-due-april-1/
Carmen is working with In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre to involve more community organizations in their May Day celebration. If you have not been to the May Day… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/mayday-pedal-power-meeting-2/