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VIDEO: Ready, set ... slow!

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A slow bicycle race at the Eco Fair Thursday not only offered a unique competitive challenge, it also provided a peek into new bicycles that will pedal around the trails in Alexandria this summer.

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Active Living Douglas County's BikeShare program is expanding its fleet of free, green bikes from four to 10, according to Jessica Peterson.

"A big part of our mission is getting more people out on bikes," Peterson told onlookers at the second annual Slow Bike Challenge.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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