Results tagged with 'Bicycles'
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.
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.
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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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