Results tagged with 'Bicycles'
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.
Published May 8, 2012
Grab your wheels -- next week, May 14-18, is Milwaukee's Bike to Work Week. Making things even easier for novice bikers this year is Vulture Space, a brand-new non-profit that provides bike stands and tools to fix, maintain and build bicycles conveniently located inside The Shops of Grand Avenue.
Published Nov. 15, 2011
The bike racks on buses are getting used, despite what some would have you believe, and the result is that nearly 200 bikes have been absent-mindedly left on the fronts of big green limousines.
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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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