Motorcycle group opposes vulnerable user bill

Storystream Related:  Why Wisconsin needs a vulnerable user law Related:  Killers get probation, but victims’ families want justice The state’s influential motorcycle lobby group is asking their members to oppose the vulnerable users legislation (LRB 173/2) we have been working on with Senator Olsen (R) and Representative Bies (R). We tried to work with A.B.A.T.E. (A [...]


Beyond the numbers: bike-car collisions in Madison

This past week, the Capital Times penned an article titled Where are Madison’s most dangerous places for bike-car crashes? in which writer Todd D. Milewski provides an interactive map detailing all crashes involving bicyclists and motorists between May 15, 2008 and August 13, 2013. Beyond the numbers: Fatalities per million hours of exposure Its important [...]


Cycling Around Wisconsin – The Midwest Recumbent Rally

This is a guest post by Darryl Jordan. Interested in writing a guest post for the Bike Fed? Click here. You couldn’t help but see them beneath a forest of flags. Low flying bicycles and tricycles conquered the roads in mid- state Wisconsin under colorful visibility bike banners during the annual Midwest Recumbent Rally hosted [...]


UW Madison police renew ‘bait bike’ program

Bike thefts are an unfortunate problem in any community. There are some good ways you can prevent your bike from becoming a target, but luckily UW Madison Police are continuing their efforts to bust bike thieves this fall: Police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are renewing a program designed to track down bicycle thieves by [...]