When You Ride, Remember This Beautiful Life

I did not personally know Chris “Red” Vogts though I certainly know his friends and former co-workers at Budget Bicycle in Madison. Chris was loved by many, many people, and he loved his friends, his family and animals. Chris also loved to ride his bike.   I attended his memorial service and witnessed a huge […]

3rd Annual Pedal for the Food Pantry

Lauren and Todd Jensen of Tri Faster are big Bike Fed supporters and I wanted to give a shout out to their 3rd Annual Pedal for the Food Pantry event that is taking place this weekend. Lauren and Todd started this event shortly after the tragedy that took Jeff Littmann’s life as a way to […]

How to deliver 500,000 packages

A week or so ago was the 15th anniversary of Breakaway Bicycle Couriers, Milwaukee’s longest-lived modern bicycle messenger service. Since Breakaway was started by Wayne Wallner and three others (John Sharpe, Andy Miller and John Trusky), they have safely delivered more than half a million packages, on time, with short notice, in every kind of […]