2015 Gala a Big Success

Gary Fisher looked transplendent. Simply transplendent.* The inventor of mountain biking was our special guest at this year’s Saris Gala, the 12th annual fundraising event for the Wisconsin Bike Fed sponsored by the bike rack and accessories manufacturer based in Madison. Saris founder Chris Fortune first hosted the event inside his his warehouse on Verona [...]

Valid Shop Keeps it Rollin’

The Valid Bike Shop has been very busy lately!  In addition to our regular work maintaining the Bike Fed’s fleet of 150 bikes for our Safe Routes to School Program, we just started doing mobile bike repairs in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood. The Valid Shop Community Mobile Repair program is a partnership between Walnut Way Conservation [...]

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 [...]