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‘One pedal at a time’ How a Biker is Spreading Suicide Awareness on Country-Wide Journey

Dan Hurd is biking through all 48 lower states to spread suicide awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Dan Hurd has managed to bike for more than 14,000 miles over the span of 18 months. His mission is to help raise awareness about suicide. Hurd’s cycling journey began after he survived three suicide attempts himself. He then decided to ride his bike throughout the U.S. to encourage people to get the help they need. He’s…

“Streets Alive” Encourages People to Get Active

Three-mile loop Downtown is closed to all vehicles so people can walk and bike safely

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — The streets of downtown Fargo come to life. Streets Alive, an event hosted by Great Rides, encourages people to ditch their cars to bike, walk, or run. People can do that safely in a three–mile loop closed off to all vehicles for the day. The event also features activities and live demonstrations…

West Fargo Boy Surprised With New Bike And Helmet In The Hospital

The boy was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A West Fargo boy who was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School has a new bike. West Fargo police officers delivered the bike to 8-year-old Donte Bravecrow at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Donte turned in front of an SUV last Wednesday at the…

Bike Workshops Keep Your Ride Feeling Smooth

Taking a workshop will help cyclists learn the basics of a bike tune–up and how to keep it in good shape

FARGO, N.D.– Nature of the North is partnering with Nickel’s bike shop to bring beginner and advanced bike maintenance workshops to you. Taking a workshop will help cyclists learn the basics of a bike tune–up and how to keep it in good shape. That includes taking care of tires, brakes, chains and gears. Nature of the North’s founder says practicing…

Students Use Their Own Wheels Despite Postponed Bike to School Day

Bike to School Day at Eagles Elementary is rescheduled for Thursday

FARGO, N.D.– Eagles Elementary postponed National Bike to School Day for its students Tuesday due to morning rain and slick roads. Despite being rescheduled, some students decided to use their own wheels to get to school. The physical education teacher says the number of bikes on the rack this morning is normal for the school. The school uses this day…

Wild Terra Cider Will Plant a Tree for Every Drink Sold This Easter

the bar is doing it to kickoff Earth Week

FARGO, N.D. — This is one of the few times that drinking cider will also help the environment. For every cider sold at Wild Terra this Easter, the bar will plant one tree. Last year, Wild Terra planted 100 trees. The bar’s philosophy has always been about giving back to our planet, but they’re doing the promotion to kickoff Earth week….

Bike Sharing Stations Open for Another Riding Season

Fargo's 10 sharing stations are open for bike rentals

FARGO, N.D. — The warmer weather outside is getting people thinking about riding their bikes, and Great Rides Bike Share is helping that kind of thinking. Great Rides is now opening its 10 sharing stations across Fargo. People can rent a bike and ride around for just $4 an hour every day. Director of operations Dylan Ramstad Skoyles says he hopes…

Person finds Autistic Moorhead Boy’s Stolen Bike After Seeing KVRR Article

MOORHEAD, Minn. – An autistic boy gets his stolen bike back thanks to the power of the internet. On Facebook, Moorhead Police posted a person saw KVRR’s article about 16-year-old Brandon Hilde’s bike being stolen on Sunday and found it. An officer then returned it to him. Brandon’s aunt Sarah Peterson says he depends on his three-wheeled bike. “This is…

Women on Wheels Say Their Group is More Than Just a Monday Night Ride

Women on Wheels are going off the beaten path and riding in the dirt throughout the metro

FARGO, N.D. — Women on Wheels are going off the beaten path and riding in the dirt throughout the metro. This empowering group of women meets every Monday to ride new trails in the community. They have also found a family within the group, giving them the push they need to take part in other rides around the country. Two…

Statewide Transportation Plan Makes For Easier And Safer Commutes

ND Moves created a 20-year policy level plan that includes a statewide network of bike routes

FARGO, N.D. — “I’ve had some folks come about a foot, foot and a half from me with their mirror and it really shakes you up. It really puts a lot of fear in you,” bike rider Jay Larson explained. Larson is an avid bike rider in the F-M area and he’s not alone when it comes to fears and…