Tasty Treats from the Draft Milwaukee Bike Plan

 The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin just posted the final draft version of the updated bicycle master plan for the City of Milwaukee online here.  The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin is the prime consultant hired to work with City staff to write the plan. The plan proposes a number of completely new kinds of facilities and programs intended make [...]


Bradford Beach Bike Trip

My daughter Frankie and I took our bikes down to Bradford Beach over the weekend.  Milwaukee County Parks have done an amazing job at Bradford.  From the hundreds of people playing beach volleyball to the Tiki bar to the great fish tacos at the Pavillion, Bradford Beach is the place to hang out on a [...]



Friday Photos

Got a few more photos for the contest. Perhaps the 90 degree weather and humidity has people longing for the cold again, but many of the submitted pix are from winter.   I still don’t have a lot entires, so the odds are very good if you enter. Send your entries to overthebarsmke@yahoo.com    


Where’s your helmet?

I had an odd experience on the way to work today.  While driving by me and a guy leans over, looks at me and yells out his open passenger side window “Where’s your helmet?” His kid is in the back seat looking at me.  This is a pretty common comment I get, but here is [...]