WisDOT: No Bikes On Hoan

This afternoon, the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation released the announcement below that they will not accommodate bicycles or pedestrians on the Hoan Bridge.  While this is certainly a severe blow to the decade-long efforts to fill the missing link in the 162 mile long Lake Michigan Trail Network, the staff at the Bike Fed have [...]

Light Years Ahead

It’s that time of year again, when the short days force most of us to ride to and from work in the dark.  Wisconsin state law requires bicycles to have a white light on the front and a red light or red reflector on the back.  There is a blinding array of lighting systems out [...]

Inspiration from the Big Apple

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with how impressed we are at how fast New York City, once a bicycle desert, has been transformed into what is perhaps the most bicycle-friendly big city in the country.  After a visit to NYC for a conference earlier this year, I reported in a blog posting [...]

December eUpdate

This is a quick update to let you know about some of the things the staff at the Bike Fed and our members have been doing over the last month to make Wisconsin an even better place to ride a bike. Apologies to the daily followers of this blog as, but most of the Bike [...]