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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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16 Essential Minnesota Winter Bike Events

Mankato River Ramble - October 8, 2017

Dam Bike Ride to Rapidan - October 5, 2018

  • Join Maverick Adventures pilot program (Through the Office of Campus Recreation) for a Fall bike ride!
  • We will be leaving campus Friday October 5th, 2018 at 10AM and 11AM, traveling to Rapidan, MN via road and bike trail, and returning the same day to campus.
  • Rapidan is home to the Rapidan Dam Store, which is well known for their Pie selection. We will enjoy a piece of pie (included in the $5 cost of registration).
  • The trip is 24 miles round-trip, with some hills, however we plan a leisurely pace.
  • The trip will take around 3 hours in total from start to finish.
  • Maverick Adventures has 20 bikes which are available to students who do not have their own bikes. Later in the registration you will be able to request a bike (first come, first serve basis). The trip is being offered through the Office of Campus Recreation & Maverick Adventures Pilot Programming. Link to Register:
  • Rapidan Dam
  • Red Jacket Trail
  • Greater Mankato Bike Map (PDF)


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International Winter Bike to Work Day - Friday February 9th 2018‚Äč

National Bike Challenge 2018

Love To Ride

Fat Tire Day - December 2, 2017

Minnesota State High School Mountain Bike Championships - Mount Kato - October 29, 30 2017

Fat Bike Gravity Fest - Mount Kato - March


North Star Bicycle Festival - June 17, 2017


3 Mile Smile

30 Days of Biking - April