Minnesota's Star Tribune
reports, "Giant postage stamps towed by bicyclists cruised around downtown Minneapolis Thursday morning. They were publicizing the national rollout of four new stamps from
the U.S. Postal Service in a ceremony on the steps of the Central
According to the article by reporter Kristian Hernandez, "At the library, four people arrived on bikes of the kinds depicted on
the stamps: Postmaster Gina Hellerman, on a BMX-style bike; Erick
Keskey, a business solutions specialist for the Postal Service, on a
commuter bike; Louis Moore, president of the Major Taylor Bicycling
Club, riding a road racer; and Oliva Bordon, a third-grader at Lyndale
Elementary School, on a kid's bike."
Minneapolis-St. Paul television station KARE
reports, "The release is in conjunction with Bike Walk Week in the Twin Cities, an
annual celebration inviting people to kick off summer by trying
bicycling and walking for at least one trip during the week that they
otherwise would have driven."
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