Murdered in Milwaukee, heading for CAMBA

This morning I head up to the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) Festival of Trails with my coworker Matt Gissibl and this murdered out Milwaukee Bicycle Company Carbon 29er … for work!  That’s right, I get paid to take sick mountain bikes up to the Northwoods. This sort of stuff kind of takes the sting [...]

Bring it on!

This past weekend, I participated in the 2nd Annual Twilight 10k here in Madison. The run began and ended on Capital Square with amazing views of Lake Mendota, the University of Wisconsin campus, State St., and the Capital. As I ran I reflected on just how lucky we are to have such a great community [...]

New details on two recent fatal crashes

We now have some additional facts about the circumstances of the crash that killed 47-year-old Stephen Rader in last Friday in Madison and the crash involving 15-year-old Brittany Barnstable on May 18 in New Berlin. In both cases Rader and Barnstable were riding in bicycle facilities, but the crashes are still under investigation to determine cause. According to [...]

Bella Donnas Pack the House

In prepartation for a great and safe summer of cycling, the Bella Donnas, a women’s bike club in Milwaukee, asked me to teach a Ride Leader and City Cycling Skills class to their members. More than 35 women showed up, making this the first class I taught in nine years that was standing room only! [...]