Bike Week Continues

Wisconsin is a state known for its independence. So, when the League of American Bicyclists declared a week in May as Bike to Work Week, we just couldn’t follow meekly in line. It’s not that we have anything against the League; it’s just that they are located in Washington, DC, where May is a beautiful [...]

Will Roads Continue to Deteriorate?

I understand Mark Gottlieb’s position. Wisconsin’s Secretary of Transportation has just announced that the budget he submits to the governor later this year will contain no tax increases and therefore an emphasis on fixing only our state’s most heavily travelled roads. Gottlieb is in a bind. He knows this isn’t sustainable, but two years ago [...]

Bike Summit Was Inspiring

It was inspiring. Most of us who enjoy riding bikes are pretty fit and relatively nimble. But what if we were partially paralyzed, or born with one leg shorter than the other or have a cognitive disability? Could we still ride a bike? Could we enjoy the freedom of movement that bikes give us? The [...]

Bike Summit this Saturday

It’s not too late! You can still register for this weekend’s Wisconsin Bike Summit. It takes place this Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in beautiful La Crosse. We get underway with registration at 8:30 AM. There will be 15 interesting sessions, including a presentation on the exciting U.S. Bike Routes system planning for Wisconsin, the [...]