Category Archives: Stevens Point Area

“P”-Street Bellringer Ride postponed until Saturday August 6

After great consideration, I have decided to postpone the “P”-Street Bellringer Ride. Originally scheduled for this Saturday, this Poky Pedal will now take place two weeks later on Saturday August 6. We will still meet at 12:45 PM in Iverson … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Weather, health issue create possibility of postponement of “P”-Street Bellringer Ride

[Update 1 PM Thursday 7/21: I will wait until late afternoon or early evening to make my next decision and post something new about the status of Saturday’s ride. Please check the PPSP blog this evening or tomorrow for more info.] … Continue reading

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Bike Fun Report: Tiny Museum Ride

Under warm, clear, sunny skies, Saturday’s Tiny Museum Ride exposed 21 Poky Pedalers to a few of Stevens Point’s cultural gems. During our 8-mile loop ride, we visited three tiny museums and spent a bit of time exploring what each … Continue reading

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Get cultured on the Tiny Museum Ride this Saturday

[Weather update: As of Saturday morning, the weather forecast has improved considerably, and the Tiny Museum Ride will proceed as scheduled. See the note at the end of this post for more detail on the weather forecast.] There is more Bike … Continue reading

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Bike Fun Report: Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic

We had to wait a couple of extra days due to threatening weather on Tuesday, but our reward was a pleasant evening under clear sunny skies for our Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic last night. Eight Poky Pedalers met at our … Continue reading

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Whiting adopts Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan as official village planning document

Last night, the Whiting Village Board voted 6-1 in favor of adopting the Portage County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. This makes the bike/ped plan an official village planning document that can inform village officials on future decisions that impact the … Continue reading

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Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic: why is it postponed until Thursday?

The Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic originally scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed two days until Thursday June 16. We will still meet at 5:30 PM in Goerke Park. You can read all about what to expect in the update to … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Postponed until Thursday: Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic will offer culinary-themed Bike Fun

[Update Monday 6/13 12:15 PM: The weather forecast for Tuesday has gotten somewhat worse and has prompted me to postpone our Poky Pedaling Potluck Picnic until Thursday June 16 at 5:30 PM, still meeting in Goerke Park. I have updated … Continue reading

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2016 Bike Fun Calendar now available for your Bike Fun planning convenience

The 2016 Bike Fun Calendar is available for Poky Pedalers to view and make their plans for the months ahead. We’ve already shared Bike Fun on the kickoff event, Shop & Donate by Bike (read the Bike Fun Report here), … Continue reading

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McDill road diet: report from the public hearing and related agenda items from Tuesday’s Whiting Public Works & Parks meeting

At their monthly Public Works & Parks Committee meeting on Tuesday, the Village of Whiting held a public hearing on “the Hwy HH/McDill Ave resurfacing project with revised striping based on the Portage County Countywide Bike/Pedestrian Plan recommendation, creating bicycle … Continue reading

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