Your Local Bike Shops Are Open

March 31, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Many local bike shops are open and even offering pick-up and delivery services! By Dave Schlabowske Bike shops have been deemed essential businesses because they serve people who use bicycles for transportation. But riding a bicycle for recreation is also allowed, as long as you follow guidelines for safe social distancing. So if you are …

DIY Covid-19 masks for cycling

March 30, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Riding with your family you are quarantined with, or alone, is a great way to keep the mind and body healthy in a time of Stay-At-Home orders and quarantines. Jake Newborn Former Bike Fed staff, Shea Schachameyer, has created this great guide on DIY masks to use when you have to travel outside your home …

Bike Shops should be “essential business” during COVID-19 health emergency

March 28, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

As Wisconsin continues to adjust to the Coronavirus, Governor Evers has required that many non-essential services close.  However, many people are riding bikes now, and depending on bikes for safe transportation.  These folks need bike shops more than ever.  By Kirsten Finn, Executive Director We are advocating that the 147 bike shops in Wisconsin should …

Bike Shops Listed as Essential Businesses

March 28, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Biking allowed when following social distancing requirements. Story by Jake Newborn, Assistant Director Wisconsin Bike Fed thanks Governor Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services for listing Bike Shops, supply, repair, and sales in the Stay-At-Home order. We also thank everyone who answered our call to contact the Governor and their elected officials. Read …

The Hidden Benefits of Bicycling — How This Leisurely Activity Can Improve Your Life on All Fronts

March 23, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

What Can Riding a Bicycle Do for You? There are so many benefits of bicycling that we can bring into our daily lives. To feel the cool breeze across your sweat-stained face and brush past your hair. To feel that sense of freedom, going twenty-plus miles per hour, unfettered by seatbelts and steering wheel is …

Let’s Ride – Biking makes good sense in the Coronavirus Era

March 18, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

In the short, medium, and long term, it makes good sense to support and encourage more people to ride bikes. In the short and medium-term, while social distancing is being recommended to help contain the spread of Covid-19, biking makes a lot of sense. Biking is the original SDV (Social Distancing Vehicle) – biking is …

From Foodhall to Bikehall

February 16, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Bikehall founder-member Henry Roe gives us the story of Sheffield’s newest community bike kitchen Foodhall Project is Sheffield’s multi-award winning public dining room and community kitchen. Its heart-of-the-city eating and event space has been open since 2015 and is dedicated to building community and food security while tackling social isolation, inequality, and food waste. But …

Winners of the MountainBikeNI Awards 2019 – 2020

January 30, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

The MountainBikeNI Awards, sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles, are a great time of year where we can celebrate the very best of mountain biking in Northern Ireland. With hundreds of votes cast across eight exciting categories, the results, ARE IN! *Drumroll, confetti canon, and fanfare please… here are your 2019 – 2020 Winners!  Crash of the …

Bike Law Ambassador Takes Action!

January 30, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

“You don’t change the world by simply looking at it; You change it through the way you choose to live in it!” In recent weeks, the death and serious injury of two bicyclists have left the Mooresville and Davidson area communities feeling shocked and helpless. A small group of us decided to take action. We …

The Shocking Truth Behind Bike Thefts In The UK

January 29, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Over two-thirds (67 per cent) of stolen bikes are sold on within just a few hours of them being taken. That’s according to our new study into bike thefts. We teamed up with Unlock, a specialist charity for people with criminal convictions, to survey people convicted of bike theft. Through this, we were able to …

Sustainable cycling companies: Morvélo

January 29, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling as a whole is given a bit of an easy ride on the global sustainable stage, despite the fact that the manufacturing processes behind a lot of the stuff we all like to use in pursuit of cycling are often pretty sketchy. For an industry built on people’s desire to spend time enjoying the …

European mountain bike holiday destinations

January 29, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

When it comes to riding bikes we all have our own reasons for doing it, be it the freedom of going out into the woods, to the adrenaline of descending steep and technical terrain or catching those air miles at the local bike park. One of the reasons that we can all agree on however, …

State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road combines clean lines, proven tech & big value

January 28, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

State Bicycle Co. announced the Undefeated Road, their second geared bike. It’s State’s first true performance offering for road, using modern shifting and braking systems – plus two build levels to accommodate different needs. State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road aluminum bike Although State Bicycle Co. is better known for their fixed gear and commuter bikes, …

State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road combines clean lines, proven tech & big value

January 28, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

State Bicycle Co. announced the Undefeated Road, their second geared bike. It’s State’s first true performance offering for road, using modern shifting and braking systems – plus two build levels to accommodate different needs. State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road aluminum bike Although State Bicycle Co. is better known for their fixed gear and commuter bikes, …

State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road combines clean lines, proven tech, & big value

January 28, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

State Bicycle Co. announced the Undefeated Road, their second geared bike. It’s State’s first true performance offering for road, using modern shifting and braking systems – plus two build levels to accommodate different needs. State Bicycle Co. Undefeated Road aluminum bike Although State Bicycle Co. is better known for their fixed gear and commuter bikes, …