Results tagged with 'Bicycles'
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.
Published May 7, 2014
The Wisconsin Bike Fed's annual Bike to Work Week is nearly here and features plenty of exciting things to do throughout the week. Benefit from free coffee, pastries and bacon in the morning, safety checks and tune-ups for tips and a cargo bike show. Then end the week at a bicycle-themed art show.
Published Jan. 21, 2014
Even though more and more Milwaukeeans are getting into bicycling, some neighborhoods still lack bicycle shops. Surprisingly, trend-setting Walker's Point was without this service until last April when Carolyn Weber and Tristan Klein opened Coast In Bikes. Recently, the business moved to a new space in the neighborhood.
Published May 8, 2013
Don't feel like you need to ditch your car. The overall goal is participation. Don't feel bad if you can't ride all seven days, but don't give up after only one. Take small steps towards enjoying riding a bike. If you find a problem, ask around for a solution; odds are someone has already figured it out. Bike to Work Week may not convert you to a spandex-loving gear head, but it might provide you with a new, fun weekly goal.
Published Nov. 13, 2012
The Milwaukee Bicycle Collective is currently overhauling its youth program, and to celebrate it is giving away 15 brand new bikes thanks to help from Potawatomi Bingo Casino's Miracle on Canal Street and OnMilwaukee.com.
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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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