Bikes

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City and County partner to limit traffic on some streets for bikes, pedestrians

Published May 8, 2020

On late Friday - after numerous other cities around the country limited traffic on some streets to make room for pedestrians and bikes - the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County announced the Active Streets initiative to, "provide additional temporary recreation spaces for people to safely engage in physical activities such as walking, biking, or running," during the pandemic.

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The Pinky Fiddy: The Milwaukee moped racing for more than a world record

Published July 31, 2019

Andy Pickett is taking a motorcycle to the Bonneville Salt Flats in August in an attempt to bring a land speed record back to Milwaukee. But this record attempt isn't just about trying to go faster; it's also about completing a plan hatched between two friends.

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Bike shop guide

Published June 1, 2019

Find your closest shop and get your bike tuned up for Wisconsin Bike Week.

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The North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship arrives this weekend

Published Sept. 27, 2018

It's quite impressive the level of nimbleness and control seasoned players can achieve while swooping in to block a shot, tangling mallets together, whipping back to catch a pass, and smacking the ball between the two wheels of an opponent, all without putting a foot on the ground.

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Bike group offers "fellowship and fitness" for women of color

Published July 1, 2018

When Tonieh Welland joined a bike club a few years ago, it bothered her to be the only black woman in a group of more than 100 riders. So she started her own chapter of Black Girls Do Bike, a group specifically for women of color, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.