Category Archives: Wisconsin

Elders experiencing city sights via pedicab rides: Could Cycling Without Age come to Stevens Point?

I want to share what I’ve learned about a wonderful program called Cycling Without Age that provides opportunities for elderly to experience their city from the viewpoint of a bicycle. I have heard that there are efforts underway to get … Continue reading

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A day full of examples of building community through bicycling: A report on the Bike Summit

Last Friday, I spent a whirlwind day at Lawrence University in Appleton for the Wisconsin Bike Fed’s annual Bike Summit. I have attended several such Bike Summits in recent years, and I considered this one to be as inspiring and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Bike Summit this Friday in Appleton will highlight statewide efforts towards better bicycling

This Friday, the Wisconsin Bike Fed is holding its annual Wisconsin Bike Summit. The Bike Summit is a full-day event giving an opportunity to network with people from all over the state who have interest in making bicycling better. Learning … Continue reading

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Talk bicycling with your state legislators at the Bike Fed’s Lobby Day in Madison on April 7

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is again organizing Lobby Day, an opportunity for people statewide to meet with their representatives in the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly and to ask them to support better bicycling in our state. Lobby Day will take place … Continue reading

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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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