Tag archives for Wisconsin

Wheel Fever

Guest post by James Longhurst An Elliott Hickory -- 1891-1893 -- hickory rims and spokes, from the La Crosse County Historical Society collection.   There’s a bicycle renaissance in America right now, featuring bike share programs in major cities, more bike lanes, increasing numbers of commuters, and new advocacy groups injecting much-needed energy into long-established discussions of bicycles and their…
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Survive the Heat

Bicycle Commuting in a heat wave. Western Wisconsin has been suffering through a heat wave for the past few weeks. Despite the heat there are still lots of bicyclists out on the road commuting to work, shop or just heading out for a cool drink with friends. Just like winter, the hot humid summers here can pose challenges for some…
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DRBC Legal Notes: Rules of the Path

By Ross Seymour Wisconsin has a short statute on how people are to use bike/ped paths.  Those rules are found at Sec.  of the Wisconsin statutes.  The rules apply to “Bicycle Ways.”  Bicycle ways are defined as any path or sidewalk designated for the use of bicycles by the relevant governmental body.  (Sec. (5s))  Bicycle ways are distinguished from bicycle…
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Found Online May 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 throughout the month (be sure to like our page) as we find them and are put here about once a month.   League Announces Best New Bicycling Cities in the Nation The best biking…
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Bicycle Friendly Communities & News

The City of Onalaska, Wi submitted an application for Bicycle Friendly Status in the last round of the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), Bicycle Friendly Community program. We are sorry to report that they did not receive this recognition but did receive and honorable mention. We hope for the opportunity to work with the city on achieving this status in…
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