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Bicycle, with or without Icicle

Posted at 1:25 PM on September 17, 2007 by John Birge

She may not wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France, but our very own classical host Alison Young is completely content with an orange safety vest as she cycles the streets of St. Paul. Read all about it here (video too) from St. Paul Pioneer Press.

BTW, Alison speaks the truth when she says she bikes to work every day. Somehow, she managed this feat all through last winter's sub-zero snow and ice, requiring only minimal defrosting before going on the air...