“Shut up legs,” speak up mind

  Cyclists have been celebrating Jens Voigt’s “Shut up legs” quote for years, while too often overlooking the flip side of that famous quip: speak up mind. The retired grand tour rider got me thinking about the all-important second leg of wisdom – and the Zen of riding trails – during a talk at the [...]

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 [...]

Wisconsin checks out Bike to the Library Week

Public libraries will become hubs of bicycling safety across Wisconsin through Bike to the Library Week, from Sunday, June 19, to Saturday, June 25. In its second year, the education program has expanded to include nearly 70 libraries, helping both the libraries and the Wisconsin Bike Fed combine their strengths as resources for transportation literacy. [...]