Being Respectful As Uninvited Guests

Thanks to Jacqui Sakowski for this guest post as a friendly reminder to be respectful of the rural communities in which we ride. I added the title above (Jacqui’s title is below) because as a person who his ridden his bike though small towns across the United States and abroad, I think we often are [...]


Dane County Executive Parisi: 2017 is boldest budget for biking

(Editor’s note: This guest column from Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is the latest in an occasional series of pieces from elected officials in Wisconsin who are interested in cycling.) The arrival of fall means Badgers and Packers football, the days are shorter and generally cooler, and school kids get to remind their parents just [...]


Action Cycle! Girls Bike Club continues to Roll

  Guest Post by Angela Livermore, League Cycling Instructor and Safe Routes to School Instructor Action Cycle’s second ride took place on Saturday September 17th. The sun was shining and we had six new riders. After changing into our new matching t-shirts that simply state, “Roll Model” we got prepared to roll out. Leaving Dreambikes [...]


Driving “Affectionately”

  As printed in 11 August 2016 Oregon (Wisconsin) Observer We all bear responsibility for tragedies like this. On a Friday morning in August, a bicyclist was struck and killed by a motorist on Lincoln Road, southwest of Oregon. A Village of Brooklyn man has been charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle [...]


Biking Makes for Good Politics

(Editor’s note: As we move into election season we’re looking for office holders and candidates who have some affinity for biking. When we saw that Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) had integrated biking into his campaigning we were intrigued and so we asked him to write this short piece for our blog.) It was a just [...]