Bald E-gal Founder Mike Thienes Interview

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YoBeat recently did an interview with Mike Thienes who is the founder of Bald E-Gal Productions. If you don’t already know, Bald E-Gal is a local video production company who always puts out grade-A material. You can find plenty of their work here at rideMinnesota! Mike Thienes is the mastermind behind Bald E-Gal and is a staple in the Minnesota riding community. He has helped launch the career of several Minnesota rippers and continues to do so without much personal gain. Be sure to read his interview and tell him thanks next time you see him. Read the full interview here by clicking the link below, or head over to YoBeat to read the original.

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Ricky Koukal Now Representing Arbor

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We recently caught wind that local snowboarder Ricky Koukal has picked up a sponsorship from Arbor Snowboards. He will be joining the team with some big names such as Nick Visconti and Minnesota’s own Austin Young. If anybody has seen Ricky ride at Afton Alps, you know that he deserved it. Arbor even did a little interview with Ricky for their team page which you can check out on their site. Congrats Ricky!

Give Us Feedback and Win a Shirt

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We created rideMinnesota for YOU our loyal readers, so now it is time for you to put in your two cents.  The site has came a long way since the beginning, but we believe there are always ways to improve.  Please tell us what we can do better or what you would like to see more of on the site.  Leave your thoughts and possibly feelings in the comments section of this post.  You can even tell us a little story if you can’t focus long enough…  For your time and effort, we have decided to give away a rideMinnesota T-shirt to one random commenter.  The comments will be closed on 7/30/10.

rideMinnesota Shirts Now Available.

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RideMinnesota shirts have arrived. These shirts are printed on a quality American Apparel material which makes them super soft and ultra comfortable. They are available in Mint, Cranberry, White or Gray and are only available at Summit Boardshop in Lake Elmo. Owning this sexy, sleek and comfortable article of clothing is one of life’s ultimate pleasures, not to mention that it just looks so damn good. So get out and get yours today!

House of 1817 Interview – YoBeat

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As you already know, House of 1817 has had quite the year so far.  The Monday Minute series they put out has gained a large following due to it’s fun attitude and hammers.  Riley Erickson is the mastermind behind the filming and the website for House of 1817.  Recently YoBeat.com interview Riley to get a few more details about House of 1817 and the upcoming video release this fall.  You can read the full interview here by clicking the link below or head over to YoBeat to check out the original.

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