Tag archives for bicyclists

Local Cyclists Pedal for the Affordable Housing Crisis

By Carolyn Dvorak - DRBC Member Ramon Martinez, a Sociology student at Viterbo University, is joining a group of 32 bicyclists riding from Charleston, to Santa Cruz, CA.  They are part of a non-profit organization called Bike and Build, an organization located in Philadelphia, PA.  The staff of three includes two program directors and an executive director.  Their mission is…
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My Bike Summit Experience

By Carolyn Dvorak I am a new member to DRBC as well as the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin.  As a life-long bicyclist, I grew up in Glendale, Wisconsin in a family where it wasn’t unusual to travel to Kenosha on Tuesday nights for the bicycle races or to spend a Saturday riding the Ozaukee 64 with a group of cycling…
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Found Online Jan 2011

Found Online is a collection of links to interesting articles and items we come across online. Most of these are also posted to our Facebook page (be sure to like our page) as we find them and are put here about once a month. Brent Emery shares xtranormal cycling safety tips - JSOnline An NPR piece this morning on the…
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City of La Crosse Bike-Ped Plan Moves Forward

The update of the City of La Crosse bike and pedestrian plan has taken one more step forward. With the passing of the Holidays, city staff has scheduled the first meeting of the committee. The purpose of the committee is to assist in the development of an RPF for hiring a consultant to draw up the plan, while at the…
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Biking in La Crosse History

Last Saturday DRBC members set up a display in downtown La Crosse for the Historic Downtown Days. To tie our regular setup into the more historical theme on the event several members brought their classic bikes and even dressed in "period" clothing. They talked to lots of people, had sl0w races and got the public involved with our bicycling trivia…
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