Frost Heave Ride

It’s no secret that fatbikes are known for their prowess in snow, with their heritage in Alaska and winter-time riding.  Sandy beach rides also suit the larger than life tires, and many fat bike owners are finding the shoreline to be a wonderful new riding venue.  After acquiring a Mukluk to my stable of bikes […]


Cutting through the partisan fog in D.C.

I’m not sure if we made a difference you will be able to see in the next federal transportation bill, but of the more than 800 bicycle advocates who visited Washington for the National Bike Summit last week, the 23 from Wisconsin were quite well received by our elected leaders, even those who don’t believe […]


Hometown Hero Injured

Matthew Busche is a third year professional cyclist, the current US National Road Race Champion, a member of the RadioShack-Nissan-Trek professional cycling team AND he is from Wisconsin and his brother and dad currently race on Milwaukee’s Velo Trocadero squad, a team I started with a friend about a decade ago. Since I am way to slow […]


SRTS Grant Funding Available

Renee Callaway, the WisDOT Safe Routes to School Coordinator, is opening up another round of SRTS grants. Proposals are due May 6th.   Learn more in her Newsletter, reposted below and start thinking about what could be done to make the schools in your community better for walking and biking.   2012 Safe Routes to School […]