Bringing the National Bike Summit Home

I’m heading back to Wisconsin today after three days at the National Bike Summit. The theme of this year’s Summit was “Bicycling Means Business.” The event programming not only underscored the economic value of bicycle manufacturing and retail but also how bicycling can help attract and retain in-demand workforces and sustain Main Street retail. ”Bicycling Means [...]

A Quarter Century of the Bike Fed

On Saturday, April 30th, 1988 a group of committed, enthusiastic and visionary people joined together in Madison, near the Capital, to convene the first-ever gathering of the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin. Yes, next month the Bike Fed will be 25 years young. Right now I’m in Washington D.C. for the National Bike Summit. During my [...]

New Board Members Announced

I’m excited to announce seven new members to our Board of Directors. They are: Matthew Christen Patrick Gallagher Peter Gray Clayton Griessmeyer Amy Kazilsky Melissa Vernon David Waters These folks were selected to the board by Bike Fed members through an open election. This year, 28 people ran for board positions. This is by far [...]