Riding a Bicycle IS Safe

One of the comments we got about yesterday’s post about the crash that killed Bike Fed member Andy Nowak asked why our organization doesn’t recommend people not ride on roads without wide paved shoulders: “Mr Held, I fail to understand why you would recommend riding to the left of the fog line when there is [...]


¡Viva la Ciclovía!

Milwaukee’s open streets event, Ciclovía MKE and Southside Bicycle Day, closed out our Bike Week in the 414 yesterday. I got up Sunday, made coffee and immediately loaded up the camera gear I wanted to bring. As soon as I was packed, had formatted my cards, charged the camera batteries and cleaned the camera sensors, [...]



Train, Train, Train #4: Personal Test

I am finally fully recovered from my fourth Train, Train, Train trip with Tom Schuler which features a ride from Milwaukee to St. Paul on the super cool 1938 Brooks Stevens-designed Cedar Rapids train cars and a three-day, 385 mile ride back to Milwaukee from there. Tom has been doing this trip for more years, [...]