Milwaukee rapper and activist WebsterX wants Sunday's Black is Beautiful Ride protest "to be like a community exhale, because we've been through so much," to serve as a break from all the marching without taking a break from the mission.
Thanks to a grant from the Anonymous Fund at the Greater Milwaukee Foundation residents of Milwaukee County Residents can get a free 30-day Bublr Bikes pass throughout the month of June.
After a full day of rains and races, these world class athletes battled it out in mud that was "three carpets deep."
A sea of Santas, reindeer, Grinches, elves and even a Joseph with a very pregnant Mary, along with a mass of bicycles, invaded Wauwautosa's downtown district on Saturday morning for the Wisconsin Bike Federation's Santa Cycle Rampage.
Bublr Bikes has 61 locations throughout the city of Milwaukee - and somehow not one of them is in the bike-happy neighborhood of Riverwest. Now Bublr wants your help in changing that and bringing some bikes to the block.
The Fratney Neighborhood in Riverwest will be developing bike- and pedestrian-friendly greenways in its roads in the near future. Find out all about it in this exclusive OnMilwaukee video.
The League of American Bicyclists named Schlitz Park today a Gold level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB). The national award program recognizes businesses for their efforts to encourage a more welcoming atmosphere for bicycling employees, customers and the community.
The Santa Cycle Rampage has been bringing joy via nearly 700 Santas, Mrs. Clauses, elves, Krampuses (and even a Menorah or two) to Milwaukee for 15 years, but while this ride has become as traditional as a Bing Crosby classic, this year the format is evolving. If you want to participate, you'll be expected to pay.
For some, flying off a ramp and flipping dozens of feet into the air on a motorcycle might sound like a nightmare. For Josh Sheehan, growing up watching old Crusty Demons FMX (freestyle motocross) movies in the small Australian town of Donnybrook, it's a dream. And now it's his dream job, flinging himself through the air with Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus extreme sport stunt collective, coming to the BMO Harris Bradley Center Thursday night.
The strongest protection you have against bike theft is the perceived difficulty of what it would take to actually acquire your bike. Every lock can be cut, but in a row of bikes, you want to make sure yours looks the most annoying to acquire.
Despite the rain and chilly temperatures, hundreds of people showed up at Garden Park on Locust Street hours in advance to sign up for the seventh annual Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike race that draws thousands of people from around the country to the Riverwest neighborhood.
Shorewood residents have become accustomed to the annual intrusion of pro bicyclists on their tree-shaded streets, but for some the high-level criterium racing in the Tour of America's Dairyland remains a mystery.
The Milwaukee Bicycle Collective's Third Annual Winter Cycling Forum and Dance Party is Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Riverwest Public House. The timing could hardly be more perfect.
Getting around by bike in Milwaukee is a pretty efficient means of transportation, but those who live on the other side of town or don't own a bicycle don't often get the opportunity to take advantage of the city's cycle-friendly amenities. Luckily for them, a number of local bike shops offer affordable rental options for people looking to get some fresh air and take advantage of a sightseeing trip by bike.
Milwaukee and its environs offer a plethora of paths, trails and streets for biking. In addition to the 96-mile Oak Leaf Trail encircling Milwaukee County, here are five great rides that start within an hour of the city center.