Idaho Stop Law in Wisconsin?

The recent discussion about people on bicycles riding four across raised the issue of laws that were created solely for motor vehicles and should not be applied to bicycles, specifically stop signs. I received an email from a reader named Ben who asked me if I thought it would be a good idea for the [...]



Light up the Night Ride in La Crosse

  As the daylight hours become shorter, a group of local optimists used the opportunity to educate college students about the importance of riding with lights.  The committee included the Bike Fed, the Driftless Region Bicycle Coalition (DRBC), and staff from both UW La Crosse and Western Technical College. The DRBC contributed free sets of bike [...]



Madison Fed Fest 2012: Stormy weather? No problem!

It was a dark and stormy evening.  A chill rushed through the air… Usually in October, these words set the stage for tales of ghosts, goblins and bone-chilling frights.  Quite to the contrary last Thursday, a dark stormy evening was merely backdrop for intrepid bicyclists and bicycling supporters to celebrate a fantastic Madison-Area Fed Fest at [...]