GREAT RIDES

“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…

Streets Alive! Is Back This Summer

the next one will be on August 25 in downtown Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. — Break out those bikes, skateboards and scooters. Streets Alive is back! More than three miles of streets were shut down in downtown Fargo so people could get active, whether it meant walking, running, biking, rollerblading or even dancing. Great Northern Bicycle Company is putting on two Streets Alive events this year. The next one is on…

Cyclists Battle Elements at B-B-BRRR Winter Classic Race

Great Bikes has put on the race for eight years

FARGO, N.D. — Below zero temperatures aren’t stopping some cyclists from getting out into the elements to join in on the BRRR Winter Classic Bike Race. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why riders look forward to the six–mile–race every year. These riders are having their Rocky moment. Battling an uphill climb, frigid temperatures and even harsher winds. “I’m guessing this race…

StreetsAlive Brings Downtown Fargo to Life With Activities for Everyone

There was hula hooping, biking, rollerblading, skateboarding and even Zumba

FARGO, N.D. — Allison Slavik fell in love with hula hoop dancing nine years ago, and has never stood still since then. “There’s just a really great feeling you get from the rhythm and the momentum,” Slavik said. “You can turn on any kind of music you enjoy and just get a great exercise at any level.” It’s also an…

Registration is Open for the B-B-BRRR Winter Classic

The route for this race is dependent on weather conditions

  FARGO, ND — The Border Battle Bike Race on the Red River, or B-B-BRRR Winter Classic, is just over two weeks away. You can celebrate the frosty conditions on Sunday, January 28 during the 8th annual event. The 10K course begins in Wildflower Grove Park, just south of Oak Grove Park, and takes riders of all abilities through a…

Time is Running Out on Fargo’s Great Rides Bike Sharing System

The 100 bikes and 11 stations will be removed and placed into storage until next spring

  FARGO, ND — You still have time to get in one last “Great Rides” bike ride for the season. The bike share system will end its third season in operation on November 5th as daylight saving time ends. The 100 bikes and 11 stations will be removed and placed into storage until next spring. The non-profit, seasonally-operated bike share…