Thelma and YOU?

From a helpful and kind friend… “I’m friends with a woman in Shorewood who has tandem biked with her husband for the past couple decades – Eli and Thelma Lubkin.  They biked in all weather, and together they would bike on their errands and just to get out. Eli passed away a few weeks ago. [...]

UW Schools Make the Grade

The 2015 Bicycle Friendly University list is out and University of Wisconsin System schools did well in their examinations. The UW Madison, with a strong bicycle component to their transportation department, led the way, advancing to Gold status, while UW La Crosse joined UW Milwaukee and Eau Claire on the list Bronze level members. “In [...]

Bike Commuting Up 25% in Wisconsin

The League of American Bicyclists annual analysis of commuter biking trends is out and it shows mixed results for Wisconsin. The good news: Wisconsin ranks 14th overall and second only to Minnesota in the Midwest for people commuting to work by bike. The bad news: while commuting by bike has grown here – up 25 [...]

Love To Ride Madison

Many of you may be aware of the National Bike Challenge which is a nation-wide event, but did you know that there is another local challenge for those of us in Madison and Dane County? Madison is one of four cities in the United States that is participating in the “Love to Ride” challenge. This [...]