Category Archives: Safety/ Self-Defense

Know your bike lane markings

The City of Minneapolis has a great new page that shows different road markings and explains what they mean. If you use a road, you should know these lane markings.  Cars, bikes, pedestrians… Read this, learn them, and share.  If … Continue reading

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Safety- Lane Positioning

Safety first! All of the reflective material and blinky lights in the world don’t mean much if you are weaving in and out of traffic or cars buzz by you too closely, too fast. Minimize risk by knowing how to … Continue reading

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Krav Maga on Bikes: Are you interested in doing a GR course?

As a participant in Trail Watch, the community watch/ bike ride that takes place on the Midtown Greenway, I was offered a free self-defense class from Krav Maga Minneapolis, owned by Gail Boxrud and Dante Pastrano.  The class that was being … Continue reading

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Krav Maga on Bicycles- Recap

As a participant in Trail Watch, the community watch/ bike ride that takes place on the Midtown Greenway, I was offered a free self-defense class from Krav Maga Minneapolis, owned by Gail Boxrud and Dante Pastrano.  The class that was being … Continue reading

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