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 [...]

National Bike Summit Day Three: Lobby Day

The big lobby day at the League of American Bicyclists’ 2017 National Bike Summit finally arrived for our eight stalwart advocates from Wisconsin. Our crew had meetings scheduled with the following members of Congress and the Senate: Rep. Glenn Grothman, [R-WI 6] Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI-3] Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] Rep. [...]

National Bike Summit Day Two: Wassup

The sunrise serves as a reminder that our government continues to serve an important role in our daily lives, so participating in our democratic process still has value. The National Bike Summit is the one time each year you hear the word “bicycle” in every office around Capitol Hill. Some advocates here have suggested that [...]