Driver sentenced to prison for killing grandfather riding bike

A man who collected three drunken driving convictions before he killed a grandfather riding a bike near Redgranite has been sentenced to his first prison term – 8 /12 years for the fatal hit-and-run on February 14. Waushara County Circuit Judge Guy Dutcher also ordered Eric Banaszak, 42, to serve 6 ½ years on extended [...]

Bike Commuting Up 25% in Wisconsin

The League of American Bicyclists annual analysis of commuter biking trends is out and it shows mixed results for Wisconsin. The good news: Wisconsin ranks 14th overall and second only to Minnesota in the Midwest for people commuting to work by bike. The bad news: while commuting by bike has grown here – up 25 [...]

2015 Gala a Big Success

Gary Fisher looked transplendent. Simply transplendent.* The inventor of mountain biking was our special guest at this year’s Saris Gala, the 12th annual fundraising event for the Wisconsin Bike Fed sponsored by the bike rack and accessories manufacturer based in Madison. Saris founder Chris Fortune first hosted the event inside his his warehouse on Verona [...]