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Local businesses and events

BAM Bike Tour
Bicycling Around Minnesota; four days of riding, food, and fun!

Fishhook Challenge
Once directed by Itascatur, the Fishhook Challenge running event has found a new home. Click the link above to find out more about this popular event!

Lakes Area Bike Club
The Lakes Area Bike Club is a group of recreational cyclists who ride together on Tuesday nights throughout the summer in Minnesota.

Park Rapids Chamber of Commerce
Explore Park Rapids and the surrounding area.

Terrapin Station  Terrapin Station is a concert venue in Nevis. They also sell Imani aromatherapy oils.  Check them out!

Lodging

These resorts welcome bicyclists! Call for more information.

Sleeping Fawn Resort and Campground
"A little piece of mind" located about 10 miles north of Park Rapids.

Pine Cone Lodge & Vacation Rentals
Your lake home, without the hassles. Open year round!

Online registration

Zap Event
Online registration for Itascatur events.

Bike Shops

* Indicates a shop where you can find registration information for the Headwaters 100

Northern Cycle, Park Rapids, MN *
Bike rental and repair, right off the Heartland Trail in Park Rapids
501 1st St E, 56470-1702 Park Rapids, MN · 1 (218) 732-5971

Penn Cycle *
Seven locations around the Twin Cities. Strong support for cyclists.

Freewheel Bike *
Three locations in Minneapolis and Eden Prairie. For more than 35 years, Freewheel Bike has been rated as one of the top bike shops in Minnesota.

Gateway Cycle *
Oakdale, MN. Free bike maintenance class every Saturday.

Now Bikes & Fitness *
Arden Hills, MN. Cycling and fitness equipment, plus Guru cycle fitting.

Flanders Cycle *
Minnapolis, MN. Cycling equipment, since 1973

Activities websites

Bicycling in Minnesota (from MNDOT)
Information about bicycling in Minnesota, a MN inclusive bicycling map, and links to items of interest for cyclists.

Bicycling the Mississippi River Trail
Information on the Mississippi River Trail including maps and travel ideas.

Central Minnesota Bike Club
We are people of all ages and with all types of bikes getting together to share the experience of riding bicycles. We invite everyone to join.

Explore Minnesota- Bike trails
Trail maps and bike shop locations, all searchable by town.

Heartland State Trail
Includes a map, a virtual tour and where to park to access the trail.

Itasca Sports
Located in Itasca State Park, Itasca Sports specializes in rentals of sporting equipment, including bicycles.

Map My Ride
Map My Ride offers tools for bicyclists to track their progress, create a training log, map their favorite rides and share them with other users in the Map My Ride community.

Midwest Weekends
Trip ideas for the Midwest- "Because life's too short to stay home".

Minnesota Nordic Ski Association
The Minnesota Nordic Ski Association (MNSA) is a membership organization that promotes the sport of cross-country skiing in Minnesota.  Find more information about member cross-country ski organizations across the state.

Minnesota Safety Council on Bicycling
Information on road rules in MN, bicycle safety and hints for parents. The Minnesota Safety Council is a private, not-for-profit organization which has been dedicated to making Minnesota safer since 1928.

Bike Shop Girl
You'll find tips, stories, and motivation dedicated to empowering women in cycling.

Paul Bunyan State Trail
Includes a map, a virtual tour and where to park to access the trail.

Pedal Minnesota
A new website highlighting trails, bicycle clubs, events and more all located in... You guessed it! Minnesota!

Runner's World
Runner's World offers visitors articles on all aspects of running including gear, nutrition, and injury prevention; plus a personal trainer tool that will help track user's progress.

Skinny Ski
Adelsman's Cross-Country Ski Page, also known as Skinnyski.com, is dedicated to covering cross-country skiing in the upper Midwest. This site provides information on trails, trail conditions, training programs, equipment, lodging, races and race results, and general notices. Skinny Ski covers all of Minnesota, most of Wisconsin, northern Iowa, the upper peninsula of Michigan, and the Thunder Bay area of Canada.