Being Respectful As Uninvited Guests

Thanks to Jacqui Sakowski for this guest post as a friendly reminder to be respectful of the rural communities in which we ride. Jacqui lives on a farm in rural Iowa County, and although not a cyclist herself, she has been fortunate to travel all over Europe to attend the Tour de France and many of [...]


Trump Budget Blasts Cycling

The Wisconsin Bike Fed works primarily with state and local governments. But we do keep an eye on the Federal level where most of the lobbying is carried on by the League of American Bicyclists and by the industry and its arm People for Bikes. Below find an analysis of President Trump’s initial Federal budget [...]



Tax Us, Please?

I talk to a lot of state legislators. At least among majority Republicans, a question I often get is something along the lines of, “why don’t cyclists want to pay for their own bike lanes?” In fact, a couple of years ago one very powerful legislator, Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) who co-chairs the Joint Finance [...]