Train, Train, Train Silver Lining

With the cuts to the budget and proposed repeal of complete streets, anyone who likes to ride a bike here may be feeling a little down on Wisconsin lately. It might also be getting harder for our great state cycling industry to do business here with the proposed new tax on bicycles and our state’s [...]


Wisconsin State Bikeways Project Open Houses

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in coordination with other state agencies, and the Wisconsin Bike Fed have partnered to work on a statewide Bikeways Project to identify, create and promote a network of mapped bicycle routes in the state. The first round of Open House meetings will be held in several locations to provide the [...]


Vote Delayed, Bike Tax Proposed

  Yesterday, the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee tossed us a couple of curve balls. First, they postponed the scheduled vote on Complete Streets and TAP from this Thursday until sometime next week. Second, they’ve introduced a new wrinkle into the debate: a tax on bikes. What’s being proposed is a one time $25 registration fee, [...]