Bicycle Edges Car to Win 2014 Commuter Challenge

Thanks to Bike Fed member Sandie Pendleton for this report on this year’s commuter challenge race in the Milwaukee area, organized by the Greater Shorewood Bikers.   Rider Ward Fowler, biking for Team Colectivo Coffee and bike commuters everywhere, beat legendary race car driver David Hobbs today, in The Great Milwaukee 2014 “Rider vs. Driver” [...]




Headline: Milwaukee is Amazing

If you have suffered through one of my presentations at the Bike Summit or some public meeting, all the “ya knows” sprinkled in my nasal drone probably clued you in that I was born and raised in Milwaukee. I spent some formative early years down der where da streetcars useta turn the corner ’round. Tease [...]


Philosophy of the Fixie

Yesterday was the day I rode my new fixie for the first time. Now I get it. I bought the jet black Felt Brougham in a crime of passion at the Madison Bike-O-Rama a couple of weeks ago. Since then the weather has not cooperated so much. But this morning, with temperatures soaring into the [...]