Update on trails, maps and plowing

This is an update on projects for those who couldn’t make it to the last Milwaukee area members meeting . Most of this information comes from the updates we get at  the Milwaukee County Trails Council and City of Milwaukee Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force.  Both these meetings have some cross over, and are attended [...]


What Spring? I Blame Tony B!

Over the weekend, my friend and fellow “Bring it on Old Man Winter” 4-season commuter Tony Berger proudly posted he was removing his studded tires and cleaning the drive train on his commuter bike. At the time I thought it was a bad idea, but I didn’t want to spoil his hopeful attitude by reminding [...]



Video: How to Bike the Ice Caves

Since I published this blog post about bicycling on frozen Lake Superior shoreline to see the ice caves I have received a bunch of requests for more details on how to get there.  This post should help direct people, but remember to check the ice for yourself before you pedal off the shore. Ice conditions change [...]


Cogburn CB4 Realtree Hunting Rig

This guest post and photos are by Hansi Johnson, Midwest Regional Director for the International Mountain Bicycling Association. Hansi lives up in Thomson, MN, a small town outside Duluth with quick access to heavenly pristine natural areas. Two years ago however my father was invited to join a hunt at a family farm in Winona. [...]