Foxconn and Cycling

You might not think that the massive Foxconn deal has much of anything to do with bicycling, but there is a link. Read on. If you’ve been living under a rock or fanatically training for the Ride Across Wisconsin you could be forgiven for not knowing about Foxconn. The company is a giant Chinese manufacturer [...]


Kirk “The Corruptor” Memorial Bike Ride

Thanks to long-time Bike Fed member Tom Mortensen for this thoughtful tribute to his friend. It is a sad reminder of how cycling can bring people together and build lasting friendships that go far beyond a shared interest in riding bikes.   It’s difficult to start telling a story about such a wonderful day on [...]



Gottlieb Rebuts MacIver Report

We were honored last year when retiring Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb agreed to serve on our board. Gottlieb always struck us as a voice of calm reason and there was no doubt that he was committed to a multi-modal future. Sure, he wanted to build, improve and repair highways and bridges. Nothing [...]


La Crosse Rolls out Open Streets

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is happy to have developed a partnership with Explore La Crosse, Downtown Mainstreet Inc, and the City of La Crosse to roll out Open Streets La Crosse on Sunday, September 3rd from 12:00-4:00 pm.   Open Streets La Crosse will add another element of excitement to the La Crosse Labor Bicycle Festival, [...]