Tag Archives: bike winter

Winter’s last dying gasp?

I hope so.  I enjoyed you winter, but you have overstayed your welcome. Milwaukee averages 2.6 inches of snow in April, but I’m sure we can all recall some big storm that dumped a ton of unwelcome powder to cool our … Continue reading

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Packer fan and bicycle fan

In the spirit of yesterday’s game, ESPN brings you another hero from Green Bay, 9-year-old Jada. As we shovel and pedal our way through the rest of winter, Packer fans and bicycle fans alike can dream of bicycle rides in … Continue reading

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Snow Day

My whole family had a snow day on Wednesday.  Milwaukee Public Schools cancelled classes so my wife Liz, who is an MPS teacher, and my daughter, an MPS student, had a snow day.  The City of Milwaukee shut down all but … Continue reading

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The storm before the storm

I’m 48-years-old and I can’t remember another time when Groundhog’s Day was cancelled due to weather.  Milwaukee got hit with 14.5 inches of snow and 60 mph winds.  Racine won the big dump prize with 23.5 inches.  This was on top of 7 inches … Continue reading

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Tracking cultural change

I have been working for the City of Milwaukee for six years.  When I first started, I was the only person in my building who biked to work in the winter.  Today when I pulled up to the door of … Continue reading

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Computer Woes

I am in between computers at home right now as my old Dell gave up the ghost.  I purchased a new notebook last night, but I don’t have it set up yet.  I should be back up and running soon, but … Continue reading

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Snow ride, take it easy

My first ride back to work in 11 days began with a pleasant dusting of snow yesterday.  Nothing even plowable, but it made for a pretty ride. Even with such a light amount of snow and my studded tires, I … Continue reading

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