The Greatest 24 Hours in Cycling

If you haven’t experienced the Riverwest 24 in Milwaukee, you really owe it to yourself to check it out. It is too late to register, but the race starts at 7pm tonight and runs through the same time Saturday. The Tour de France might be the biggest sporting event in the world, and the Tour [...]

Community Repair Bike Program

I’m not a great mechanic. My work doing ped/bike education and outreach with the Bike Fed doesn’t demand this of me, but I love connecting passionate people with a great experience. Last Monday I had one of those experiences at the Darbo Worthington Community Bike Repair event. Zounds of kids came out to Worthington Park [...]

Phil Van Valkenberg Hands Over Fat Tire Tour

One could argue that the Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee, the grand daddy of all Milwaukee pub crawls, is one ingredient in the recipe for Milwaukee’s transformation from a midwestern city on Rubber Leg Street after its post-industrial decline into the exciting, vibrant urban center that it is today. Thirty years later, Phil Van Valkenberg [...]

$7,500 raised at Milwaukee Clips

Thanks to everyone who came down last night for the New Belgium Brewing Clips Beer and Film Tour at Milwaukee’s Veteran’s Park and helped us raise $7,500 to make Wisconsin a better place to ride a bicycle. Special thanks to the 79 volunteers who helped set up, pour beer, park bicycles, sell merchandise and stayed [...]