Results tagged with 'cycling'
Published May 25, 2013
In a neighborhood ringing with vendors pushing carts and selling treats, Jorian Giorno pedals a different joyful fix. The 26-year-old operates the newly launched Layton Boulevard West Neighbors Mobile Bike Hub, a rolling repair shop that mimics the paleteros and similar sellers who travel the area streets.
Published April 19, 2013
Bunkie Miller woke one day this week with her mind spinning bike routes off the Milwaukee County Oak Leaf Trail to McGovern and Doctors Parks. Both locations have been added as stops on the 2013 Oak Leaf Discovery Tour, compelling Miller to navigate and pedal more miles to replicate last year's successful adventure - a group ride to collect all of the tour passport stamps in one day.
Published April 5, 2013
Last October the Waukesha County District Attorney wrote a letter to Roger Gunderson's widow, explaining why he had declined to issue criminal charges against the man who dozed off while driving to work, crossed the centerline and killed her husband. He expressed his condolences, but said he could not prove the driver, Andrew Yang, had driven in a criminally negligent or reckless manner. He paid a $126 fine.
Published March 16, 2013
Michael Valenti's poster art has an eccentric element that fits the absurd reaches of his subject matter: bicycling and the riders and venues of the great European races. Those drawings caught the attention of Ken Hanson, a principal in Hanson Dodge Creative. The firm hired Valenti to create a poster to promote Midwest BikeShare, the effort to bring a short-term bicycle rental system to Milwaukee.
Published Feb. 28, 2013
Registration for the UPAF Ride for the Arts is now open. The 33rd annual event, which benefits the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), will take place June 2. The UPAF Ride for the Arts is among the nation's largest one-day recreational bike rides.
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Great Site for Group Rides in Milwaukee
I just stumbled across a great site for finding group rides in the Milwaukee area. The site is called Wisconsin Bike Law. It has a lot of other general cycling laws, tips, and information for Wisconsin, but the Group Ride (http://wibikel...
Last week was a pretty normal training week for me. Monday night I met up with Kris for the Beans and Barley team ride. Same ride as the week before about 26.5 miles in around an hours and a half. It was only the two of us though, so the pace was a little slower and we didn...
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