Is Wisconsin Slow To Change?

Friends and regular readers know I am a big booster for Wisconsin and a proud life-long resident of Milwaukee. I am usually the first one to say what a great place this is to live and ride a bicycle.  The Bicycle Federation has even been criticized for being an institutionalized booster for anything cycling related […]

Race Today become a Life-long Bicyclist Tomorrow

“Whether it is led by someone in this room or not, it is going to happen.”  “It” is a mountain biking league for Wisconsin high school-aged racers.  The speaker is Matt Fritzinger, the founder of  the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA).  He and NICA Associate Director Tyler Dibble led a presentation in Madison with the aim […]

Governor Signs Bicycle "Tune-up" Bill

Yesterday, Governor Walker signed a bill that updates various state laws regarding bicycles. Dubbed the Bicycle Tune-up Bill, the most noticeable changes in AB265 is that it is now legal for people who ride bicycles to signal turns with either the right or the left hand and to use red rear lights in place of […]