‘Wheel Fever’ Receives Prestigious AASLH Award

The Wisconsin Historical Society Press book, Wheel Fever: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State by Jesse J. Gant and Nicholas J. Hoffman, was recently awarded the 2014 American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Award of Merit. The AASLH has awarded the Leadership in History Awards for the past 69 years and is one of the […] Read more »

The Copenhagen Wheel, Possible Door County Hill Tamer?

The first commercial version of the hand-crafted Copenhagen Wheel,  invented and built in Cambridge, MA is now available for pre-order. [embedplusvideo height=”281″ width=”500″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1gxWVRU” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/S10GMfG2NMY?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=S10GMfG2NMY&width=500&height=281&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep6431″ /] The Copenhagen Wheel was initially developed at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab as a research project, sponsored by the Mayor of Copenhagen. It has won multiple design awards and been […] Read more »

Door County Bicycle, Pedestrian and Recreational Facilities Public Input Survey

If you would like to have a say in the future of bike and pedestrian trails in Door County you are invited to take an online survey. Here is a link to the Door County Bicycle, Pedestrian and Recreational Facilities Public Input Survey. This survey is being conducted to gather public input regarding biking, walking […] Read more »

Bike-to-Benefit Riders Seeking Sponsors for Ridges’ Range Light Restoration

The Interact Club of Gibraltar, formed by the Northern Door Rotary Club earlier this year, gives middle school students an opportunity to get involved with various projects throughout the community. Community service has long been recognized as a way of linking together the academic, social and emotional components of learning. Children experience personal growth by […] Read more »

Door County Bike Plan Under Discussion, May 22, 23

There will be several opportunities for those who enjoy Silent Sports in Door County to have a big impact this upcoming season,” says Bob Dickson, President Door County Silent Sports Alliance (DCSSA). Door County has contracted with the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin to develop a new County wide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The Bicycle Federation will […] Read more »

National Bike to Work Week, May 14-18

May is National Bike Month and this week is National Bike to Work Week. The League of American Bicyclists provides a collection of bike education resources to help you ride confidently and safely that include Five Steps to Riding Better and a short PDF on Creating a Bicycle-friendly Workplace. The League sponsors the annual event and […] Read more »

Billions Saved if Just 50% of Short Trips Were Done by Bicycle

National Public Radio (NPR) reports, “Researchers at the University of Wisconsin were wondering if getting people out of their cars just a wee bit would create measurable improvements in health. So, they gathered up data sets on obesity, health effects of pollution and air pollution caused by automobiles in 11 Midwestern cities, and did a […] Read more »

Bike Tours Worth Looking Into…

Big Easy Bike Tours Professional Bike Tours of New York City Napa Valley Winery Bike Tour Calistoga bike shop – cool wine tour. We had a great day out. It was easy and hassle free. We turned up, they had plenty of bikes and helmets to choose from. We did the cool wine tour. We […] Read more »