Enter the Valid Wheel Cave

The Valid Bike Shop at Milwaukee’s North Division High School got some much needed improvements in the past month. Assistant Shop Manager Brandy, helped to design and build a large wooden “Wheel Cave” to organize our spares. Constructed from pine and red bike hooks, we built a modular framing system that now stores almost 200 [...]


Small Town Wins Big National Award

Omro Middle School is one of only two schools in the country to receive the 2011 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award. “It’s given annually for the school that distinguishes itself in providing safe walking and biking to the school” said  Lauren Marchetti, Director of the National Center for Safe Routes to School [...]


50 years seeking balance

Today is my 50th birthday. Looking back on half a century, the course of my life has wandered and weaved like a child on a bike learning to keep balance and stay upright. As I have grown older, I have managed to find a bit of balance in life and finally hold a reasonably straight [...]