Honoring Chris “Red” Vogts

Calling Wisconsin! While biking, walking and moving around to different events on the summer solstice on Saturday June 21, we would love to invite you to join a celebration and dedication of a new Bike Rest Area in the Bison Prairie Gateway on the Southwest path and Midvale Boulevard in Madison. From 12-1pm, family, friends, [...]


Do It Real Big

Friends and community members recently gathered for a celebratory evening at Madison’s Budget Bicycle Center to tell stories of the recently completed memorial ride (this one from Madison to New Orleans, there may be more memorial rides in the future!) in memory of Chris (“Red”) Vogts. An avid cyclist and advocate, Red was killed on [...]


Do it real big: the Chris Vogts memorial ride

A memorial ride is being organized to honor Chris Vogts, who was tragically struck and killed on his bicycle on a ride from Madison to New Orleans earlier this year. Chris worked at Budget Bicycle in Madison, and was beloved by riders across the not only for his signature red beard, but also his incredibly cheerful [...]