More Davy Wonka and the Wisconsin Ranking

As I mentioned in my previous wonky post, the League of American Bicyclists gave Wisconsin a D grade in infrastructure for their bicycle friendly state evaluation.  Most states actually received an F, and all for the same reason: states are not spending the money the feds give them to build bicycle projects.  That’s right, states [...]

Wisconsin Slips to #3: Explained

As Tom Held reported in his Off the Couch blog, the League of American Bicyclists released the 2011 ranking of Bicycle Friendly States and Wisconsin has dropped from #2 to #3. Washington remains at the top, but Maine edged past us into second place.  The complete list is at the bottom of this post for reference. The League [...]

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 options. Find a sweet vintage Puma bag at a rummage?  Pannierify it!  This could be the [...]