In the Media

‘Two wheels, two feet, two percent’ is the theme of Friday’s Wisconsin Bike Fed events

Madison – October 10, 2014 7:30 am  •  By Jessica VanEgeren| The Cap Times

With the Nov. 4 elections fast approaching and more than 600 cyclists and advocates attending Friday’s Wisconsin Bike Federation Summit and accompanying fundraiser, the Saris Gala, organizers hope the saying “Two Wheels, Two Feet, Two Percent” will link a passion with politics.

A 12-year-old Milwaukee boy survives a hit and run crash

Milwaukee – Nov. 3rd, 2014

12-year-old Dennis Taylor walked off the school bus Monday evening, and ran over to his grandmother, Angela Moragne after his first day back in months.

Bike valet welcome addition at Phoenix Park

In Leader-Telegram – Joe Knight - June 15, 2013

“Bike federation Regional Director Matt Andrews said he hopes to expand space to 50 bikes by next week’s concert. And judging by the number of bicyclists at Thursday’s event, those spots will be taken.”


To Work on Wheels – Bike to Work Week geared to promote local pedaling

In VolumeOne – Tom Giffey - April 25, 2013

“We don’t have a lot of people done up in gear,” he [Andrews] says. “We do have a lot of people trying to get from point A to point B, and doing it by bike.”


Milwaukee keeps rolling on path to making streets two-wheel friendly

In Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Nicole Levy  - August 20, 2012

… Dave Schlabowske praised Milwaukee for its “depth of cycling culture that is unique to a city of (its) size.” He believes his hometown is one of the easiest and safest places to ride a bike for transport – even if its bicycle infrastructure is a work in progress….


Wisconsin Bicycling: Big Dog on the Block

In Business Wisconsin - Craig Thompson - June 20, 2012

… In addition to Wisconsin being a behemoth in the cycling industry, we are a big dog when it comes to cycling destinations…


Commentary: Loss of friend is harsh reminder for all to be safe on roadways – By Kevin Hardman

Sheboygan Press- June 14, 2012

Editorial about bicycle safety after the tragic death of Troy Tousey.


Kevin Hardman column: Bicyclists, motorists need to show mutual respect

Wausau Daily Herald- 10:15 PM, Jun. 9, 2012

Editorial about bicycle safety after the tragic death of Tammy Gass.


Kevin Hardman: Be part of making city a better place for bicyclists

La Crosse Tribune - June 1, 2012

Editorial about La Crosse bicycle master plan by the Bike Fed’s Executive Director



Safe Routes to School on the radio

WUWM  - April 17, 2012

The Bike Fed’s Jake Newborn on our Safe Routes to School program that teaches thousands of kids across the state how to ride a bicycle safely in traffic.



Great Wisconsin Bicycling

Wisconsin Public Radio  - March 9, 2012

Kevin Hardman, Bike Fed Executive Director, spends an hour taking calls and discussing how to get on your bike in Wisconsin.


Cyclists lobby for vulnerable user law with tougher penalties for motorists

By Tom Held, Special to the Journal Sentinel Feb. 22, 2012

… We’re in the midst of a fight,” Petri told the crowd, in a ballroom across from the Capitol. “I’m trying to find the highest common denominator, not the lowest…


Safe Routes to School Eau Claire

WQOW-TV18  - Oct. 5, 2011

Matt Andrews, the Bike Fed’s Eau Claire Ambassador discusses Pedestrian Safety and Walk and Bike to School Day.



Bike Fed brings parties together with legislative proposal

The Cap Times – Steven Elbow – Sept. 21, 2011

… the onset of total Republican rule, he says, “has given us the opportunity to forge relationships with folks on the other side of the aisle …


Photos, Story: Crowds turn out for Gran Prix

Fond du Lac Reporter - Russell Plummer - Jun 26, 2011

Nearby, Scott Reilly with Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin promoted a program titled “Share and Be Aware.” Reilly was tasked with informing people about …


B-cycle sets the stage for bike sharing in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - Tom Held - Jun 29, 2011

… for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin. With an expansion into Milwaukee, the Trek Bicycle venture would reach 12 locations across the country. …


Schlitz Park prepares for biking pros and daily commuters

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - Tom Held - Jun 20, 2011

“What Schlitz Park is doing and the scale of their activity is significant,” said Kevin Hardman, executive director of the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin. …


City’s first raised bicycle lane is getting on track | Project part of effort to link Bay View, downtown

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (article)- Tom Held - June 28, 2011

Construction will begin late this month on Milwaukee’s first raised bike lane, a section of pavement built up 4 inches above the traffic lane on Bay St., roughly from Beulah Brinton Park off E. Potter St. to the Wrought Washer plant at S. Lenox St. Construction will begin late this
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Badger Alloys joins businesses in the bike lane

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - William D’urso  - June 11, 2011

For employees of Badger Alloys, Bike to Work Week came to a close Friday with a give away of about 80 bikes. The local foundry’s wellness program is one of the initiatives putting more emphasis on a bike culture in Wisconsin. Kevin

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The Drop Bag: Cash coming for safe routes to school; adventure race and Fat Tire

Blog Post | Posted: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - Tom Held - April 04, 2010

The “Drop Bag” is a collection of news and events from the Off the Couch sporting world. The name refers to the drop bags that competitors use to get their post-race necessities from the start line to the finish line of point-to-point races.


City’s first raised bicycle lane is getting on track | Project part of effort to link Bay View, downtown

Article | Posted: June 28, 2011 By Tom Held

Construction will begin late this month on Milwaukee’s first raised bike lane, a section of pavement built up 4 inches above the traffic lane on Bay St., roughly from Beulah Brinton Park off E. Potter St. to the Wrought Washer plant at S. Lenox St. Construction will begin late this…


Badger Alloys joins businesses in the bike lane

Blog Post | Posted: June 11, 2011 By William D’urso

For employees of Badger Alloys, Bike to Work Week came to a close Friday with a give away of about 80 bikes. The local foundry’s wellness program is one of the initiatives putting more emphasis on a bike culture in Wisconsin. Kevin


Crime and Courts: Bike Fed plans to launch educational campaign for peds, bikers, drivers

After writing a story on bicyclists and their uneasy relationship with motorists in July, I found it to be a hot-button topic that generated hundreds of responses.