Category Archives: commuting

We biked 1 million miles!

Bicyclists across Wisconsin log 1,000,000 bicycle miles in the Scott® Get Up & Ride Wisconsin Bike Challenge  Over 4,000 people across the state are participating in the Bike Fed’s Scott® Get Up & Ride Wisconsin Bike Challenge. Since the Challenge began … Continue reading

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Beat the heat: Tips for looking and riding cool

Commuting by bicycle in your work clothes when the weather is hot and humid can be done.  Of course you can always wear shorts and a T-shirt or jersey and change when you get to the office, but I prefer … Continue reading

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Commuter Paradise

I’m continually amazed that more people who ride bicycles for recreation still don’t take advantage of the awesome stress-free commutes available on our state trail systems. About 49% of Wisconsin residents ride bicycles for recreation, yet only about 1% use … Continue reading

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Power Suit Ride

Mayor Tom Barrett was unable to lead the annual Bike to Work with the Mayor ride this year because he was invited to the White House for a state dinner.  Heck, I’d have skipped the ride to hang with the … Continue reading

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Scott Get Up and Ride Challenge

As I mentioned in my previous post, next week is bike to work week and Scott Papers has partnered with the Bicycle Federation to try to log 1,000,000 miles biking in Wisconsin as part of their Scott Get Up and … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press: BTWW schedule changes!

In Milwaukee, June 6th through the 10th is the official Bike to Work Week organized by the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin.  Because Milwaukee’s Mayor Tom Barrett was invited to  the White House, he has to miss leading his annual bike to work with the mayor … Continue reading

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DIY Ten Buck Pannier: Ortlieb Beware!

This guest post is from regular reader, sometimes contributer, year-round commuter, transiteer and Milwaukee all-rounder Dave Steele.  Dave showed me his DIY pannier, and I was quite impressed.  Thanks for sharing your project Dave.  It opens up a whole new world of innexpensive pannier … Continue reading

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