Welcome!


Mission
The CMM celebrates how cycling has shaped our culture and communities and provides us with tools to transform the future.

Vision
Through the work of the CMM, our community will better understand the foundational and central role of cycling and cyclists in our past, present, and future development.

Both the museum and our website are being formed as we speak. We hope to be open to the public in 2015. In the meantime, check out our FAQ and come back here often!

The CMM accepts donations in any amount.




Individuals making a donation during CMM's first year will be recognized via the CMM's 'Founder's Club'; individual donors participating at the levels below will be afforded special recognition at upcoming CMM events (to be announced) and on the CMM website.

Please consider making a donation at one of the following levels:

- Silver Spoke Founder's Club = $50 - $249

- Gold Spoke Founder's Club = $250 - $499

- Titanium Spoke Founder's Club = $500 - $1,000

Please make checks out to "NECDC"* and write "CMM" in the memo line.

Please Note:

- Your donation may be tax deductible; please consult your tax professional

- The Cycling Museum of Minnesota's fiscal sponsor, the NECDC, is a non-profit corporation exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. EIN # 41-1400856

- This is not a membership

- No goods or services are provided

*The CMM is in the process of applying for an IRS 501c3 exemption.



The Cycling Museum of Minnesota is seeking applicants to our Board of Directors. CMM is a newly incorporated museum located in Northeast Minneapolis with a mission to celebrate how cycling has shaped our culture and communities and to provide us with tools to transform the future. Our vision is that through our work, our community will better understand the foundational and central role of cycling and cyclists in our past, present, and future development.

CMM is a start-up effort that is in the process of planning exhibits, developing a collection, seeking partners and supporters, and establishing a sustainable business model. Board members will have the opportunity to work with a committed, ambitious volunteer team in a community excited about our project’s potential.

We are seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Museums/collections
  • Legal
  • Real estate/construction/architectural
  • City/government planning and development
  • Fundraising
  • Accounting/finance
  • Program/event planning
  • Cycling advocacy
The Cycling Museum of Minnesota will strive to have a Board of Directors that represents the full diversity of Minnesota and the cycling community.

Board members will commit to the following:
  • One monthly meeting of the full Board (typically on a Monday or Wednesday evening);
  • At least one additional monthly subcommittee meeting (collections and exhibits, fundraising, communications, or finance); and,
  • Between 10-15 hours monthly of service outside meetings.
To be considered, please send a letter of interest (one page or less), along with a resume or list of qualifications, to Cycling Museum of Minnesota Secretary and Board Development Committee Chair Nina Clark, at ninaclark.mn@gmail.com. Please direct questions to Nina via email, or call 651-528-9529.
  • Deadline for applications is October 17, 2014.
  • Applications will be reviewed with the goal of presenting a slate of nominees for a vote at the meeting of the full Board in mid-November