Everyday Adventure

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller When our phones become more essential to our daily survival than our muscles, it might be time to re-evaluate our quest for convenience. For the vast majority of human history, the satisfaction that came from a good day’s work had as much to do [...]


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 [...]