Category Archives: Wisconsin

The 2014 Wisconsin Bike Summit brought advocates together to share stories about making bicycling better

Last Friday, I attended the Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison. This full-day event, which is organized annually by the Wisconsin Bike Fed, offers numerous presentations from people working to make bicycling better all over Wisconsin. The Bike Summit is always … Continue reading

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PPSP will speak at the Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison on Friday October 10

The annual Wisconsin Bike Summit will take place in Madison on Friday of next week. The Bike Fed organizes this wonderful event to bring together folks from all over our state in order to learn from each other and help … Continue reading

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Personal Highlights from the Wisconsin Bike Summit

The Wisconsin Bike Fed held its annual Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison yesterday. I took advantage of the opportunity to attend the many sessions and meet others from around the state working to make Wisconsin even better for bicycling. I … Continue reading

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Bike Summit will educate and inspire for improving bicycling in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is organizing the Wisconsin Bike Summit this Friday in Madison. This all-day event will have three parallel sessions on a variety of topics related to several aspects of bicycle advocacy. Attendees can network with folks from … Continue reading

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Madison’s Ride the Drive: A different type of Bike Fun

I was in Madison over the weekend for its downtown version of Ride the Drive. This fun community building event is based on a simple premise: create a temporary linear park for a city’s residents and visitors by closing a … Continue reading

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State legislators talk about bicycling with their constituents at BFW’s Lobby Day

I traveled to Madison last week to participate in the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin’s annual Lobby Day. Over 100 people from all over Wisconsin showed up to talk to their State Senators and State Representatives about why they should support … Continue reading

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Less scary than you think: Attend Bicycling Lobby Day on Tuesday April 9

The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin is holding its 2013 Bicycling Lobby Day on Tuesday April 9 in Madison. The Bike Fed holds this event each year to give constituents from all over the state an opportunity to talk to their … Continue reading

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Stevens Point Finishes 11th in 2012 National Bike Challenge

From May through August, people around the country have been tracking their bicycle trips as part of the 2012 National Bike Challenge. Back in early May, I noted on my blog that Stevens Point was off to a good start, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Drops to 6th in Latest Bicycle-Friendly State Rankings

This week, the League of American Bicyclists released its annual Bicycle Friendly State Rankings.  For 2012, Wisconsin finds itself 6th, down from 3rd last year and 2nd in 2010. On their blog, the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin expressed their “disappointment” … Continue reading

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Bike To Work Week Starts Monday

The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin posted a reminder today that May 14-18 is Bike To Work Week.  They ask each of us to “make a personal pledge to commute to work by bike a few times.” Their post includes a … Continue reading

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