Moving away from cars

A great video from the new Streetfilms series “Moving Beyond the Automobile.” Part two of a planned ten-part series, Streetfilms will take a look at sustainable transportation options and funding such as congestion pricing, bus rapid transit and car sharing.  Although this is really a bike blog, Streetfilms tend to be very well done, so I [...]


Elevator Statement

The last snowfall hit Milwaukee like an upper cut from Jack Johnson.  Despite DPW’s best efforts, it seemed to come when we had our guard down during the night.  Salt trucks were seasoning the streets in my neighborhood well before the snow arrived, so it looked like we were ready. I got up at 4:45 [...]


Wonderful film

Thanks to Patrick for tipping me off to this beautifully shot and painfully honest short documentary.  I’ve been in the same situation as Jason Wood.  I cried then as I did watching Jason make the same decision I did. This video is not about bikes, but it has lots of bike content. Thank ou Jason Wood for allowing us this moment. Oden’s struggle [...]


MB2 (Milwaukee By Bike) kick-off meeting

I wanted to confirm that the first meeting of the new coalition, alliance, federation, chapter or whatever will take place next week Wednesday, March 2nd at 5:00 pm at the Swinging Door Saloon and Eatery.  Future meetings will move to different neighborhoods, but downtown seemed like a good place to start and the Swinging Door is really downtown’s [...]


MB3 meeting details

I promised to post the meeting details for the upcoming MB3 (Milwaukee Business By Bike) meeting, so here you go. RSVP and I will see you there! 5:00 – 5:30 Social 5:30 – 7:00 Meeting Beverages and light snacks servedSpecial guest: John Burke, President Trek Bicycle Corporation Agenda: Welcome Introduction and mission Governance and budget [...]