Ride report: Cheese and Beer, a ride around Southern Wisconsin

“Cheese and beer” is the dangling carrot of this multi-day ride. It didn’t take very long for me and my husband to register for this annual event which began and ended in Mineral Point, WI. The Swiss Cheese and Spotted Cows Bicycle Tour has a limited entry of 50 riders and includes happy hours, dinners, hotel stays, tour stops, and sag services. Each evening…
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Lake Pepin 3-speed Tour 2015

Before you leave thinking this is just another ride report from yet another 'bike ride', please take in the description of this event.     This is a tour on 3-speed bikes (requirement) English bikes (almost essential, at least a Sturmey/Archer hub) Pre-war dress (tweed!) and Think about that picture. A line of 30-50 white tailed Raleigh 3-speed bikes lined…
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Bike Anywhere 2015

Free Wheelin’ Wednesdays June 3rd, 10th  & every Wednesday throughout the year, 4:00 – 8:00 pm Pearl Street Brewery, 1401 St. Andrews St., La Crosse Bike to the brewery and enjoy a free beer (Cheeseburgers, Ride, Ales and Pins) Ride June 3rd, 10th & every Wednesday throughout the year Depart from Pearl St. Brewery at 6:05 for a casual group ride through…
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Construction Ahead: Transportation Planning in 2015

Big changes are proposed for transportation in the La Crosse region this year, with high stakes for everyone, including cyclists and pedestrians. There's a limited window of opportunity for the public to be involved in the complicated plans; here is a bare-bones summary of many different issues with a few specific links, dates and events. But things are changing so…
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