Take Your Politicians to Bike Day

Last Tuesday morning I was up in Appleton to participate in a bicycle roundtable with Congressman Reid Ribble. Congressman Ribble represents Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District and is a member, along with Congressman Tom Petri, of the House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The roundtable was organized by Rob Gusky, Kimberly-Clark’s Ambassador of Cycling, and brought together representatives [...]

Still Time to Save Cycling

The Bike Fed received our last update about the Petri (R-WI)/Johnson (R-IL) amendment to the House Transportation Bill around 8:30 last night.  The news is mixed as Petri has only two solid Republican votes in support of his amendment on the 59 member committee. Rep. Reid Ribble, (R-WI) who represents the 8th district (click to see map), [...]

Fat Tuesday in DC

Today I’m off to Washington, DC to attend the League of American Bicyclists National Bike Summit.  I’m flying out with the staff of the Bicycle Federation of WI.  They are carpooling to the airport, so I am hitching a ride with them. This will be the first time I am not biking to the airport in [...]