Taking stock

I have always been impatient by nature.  Each week when I was a kid, I walked over the five and dime store with my allowance while my mom was grocery shopping. I would by some little toy like a balsa wood airplane, model car or bag of marbles. It frustrated my mother that I could [...]

August Bike Fed Update

This is the first in what will be a regular monthly update on things going on at the Bike Fed. The Bicycle Federation and our members are doing many great things to make Wisconsin an even better place to ride a bike. This is not intended to be a comprehensive listing, but once a month we will [...]

Preview of Trek's tasty new line-up

Loop frame love in Madison- Her name is Cocoa.  I met her at a the Trek World 2012 convention in Madison, but she hails from Waterloo. Don’t let her small town background and inexpensive tastes fool you, Cocoa is just as chic as Chanel. Dressed in black and accessorized with just enough gold not to be gauche, Cocoa [...]

We can be the change we want to see

With the most recent report that a distracted motorist killed another innocent person riding a bicycle, many in the cycling community are grappling with grief, anger and an underlying desire to do something, anything that might make a bit of a difference and help prevent a similar tragedy in the future. Tom Held of the Journal Sentinel reports on his blog [...]