Results tagged with 'Bicycles'
Published April 8, 2015
While another typically cold, grey Wisconsin winter winds down, spring is inching back into the air. All the signs are there: Baseball is back in business, the flowers and plants are beginning to bloom again, and bikes are emerging from their winter hibernation. And in the Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN), the return of the bikes also signals the return of the Mobile Bike Hub.
Published March 13, 2015
Bublr, the city's first bike share system, rolled out last year and was subsequently rolled back in before winter. But while the wheels were only on the ground for a limited time, the company still deemed it a success, coasting through the finish line with an impressive 5,500 trips. What was not so successful, however, was the confusing pricing. So as Bublr gears up to return, the company announced a new, simpler pricing structure.
Published Dec. 15, 2014
For the past 22 years, Vince Hanoski, owner of Ben's Cycle & Fitness at 1018 W. Lincoln Ave., has enjoyed renovating blighted buildings near the bicycle shop. Hanoski's newest acquisition, as reported by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, is the former bakery at 1017 W. Lincoln Ave.
Published Aug. 6, 2014
This afternoon, Bublr Bikes announced and began installing the first of its 10 inaugural bike-share stations in downtown Milwaukee. The first station, set at Red Arrow Park, marks the first step in an extended launch that is expected to grow up to 40 more similar stations throughout Milwaukee in 2015 - with the goal of hitting 100 stations and 1,000 shareable bikes within the next few years.
Published July 21, 2014
The strongest protection you have against bike theft is the perceived difficulty of what it would take to actually acquire your bike. Every lock can be cut, but in a row of bikes, you want to make sure yours looks the most annoying to acquire.
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It's given that life in the city will bring mishaps, theft, tickets... even accidents. Some of the worst accidents are bike accidents due to the fact that a driver doesn't see a bicyclist, or even realize that they are hogging the bike lane. To it's credit Milwaukee has taken some effort to make ...
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