Passing the Baton

Well, friends, it’s been a privilege to share in the success and growth of the Wisconsin Bike Fed these past 8 years. As mentioned in my farewell post earlier this summer, I will be leaving the Bike Fed in September to live in Freiburg, Germany for 11 months with my husband and baby daughter. While [...]

5 Reasons Why You Need to Go to Clips Beer and Film Tour

Clips Beer and Film Tour is returning to Madison for another round of bike-riding, beer-drinking, film-watching goodness. If you haven’t heard of it before, or need some convincing, here are 5 reasons why you need to go to Clips. 1. The beers The beers! Oh, boy, the beers! New Belgium brings out their best. You’ll get to try an esoteric [...]

Auf Wiedersehen

I started working for the Bike Fed when I was 23. I had recently returned from a 2.5 month bicycle tour along the Mississippi River and was looking for employment and a way to continue my passion for living life on two wheels. I stumbled upon the Bike Fed and was thrilled to find a [...]

Madison Ladies Fix a Flat Clinic On a Roll

    This guest post is written by Cassandra Habel, our very own Madison Women & Bicycles Roll Model. When I was asked to be an ambassador for the Wisconsin Bike Federation’s new Women and Bicycling program, I was nothing short of thrilled. This past spring I had launched a new Madison Women’s Cycling Meetup [...]

The Return of the Loons

I know it’s technically been spring now for a few weeks, but like many of you, I haven’t felt that it was actually springtime.  Wisconsin winters leave me skeptical about the return of warm weather and green landscapes. I don’t wait for the first robin to declare it spring. Nor do I base my seasons [...]