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Planet Bike Releases Cruiser Sized Waterproof Seat Cover

Planet Bike Releases Cruiser Sized Waterproof Seat Cover

Posted on May 7th 2019 | News, Product,
We are now shipping the new Waterproof Cruiser Seat Cover. Whether you’re pedaling around town or parking your bike outdoors, keep your bike seat dry with our Waterproof Bike Seat Cover that’s sized for larger profile cruiser and comfort saddles. The dimensions of the new saddle cover are 280mm x 270mm. The cov […] read more...
High School Mountain Biking League in Wisconsin

High School Mountain Biking League in Wisconsin

Posted on Dec 13th 2018 | Better World, Bike Life,
The High School Mountain Biking scene has seen huge growth over the last few years. NICA now has programs in 25 states and over 18,000 students participated in 2018. Our home league in Wisconsin has an amazing scene and a new video from IFHT films showcases the incredible family like atmosphere of the State Championsh […] read more...
Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors

Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors

Posted on Sep 27th 2018 | Better World, Bike Life,
Since 2001 the Chicago DOT has helped fund the Bicycle Ambassadors program which includes a squad of cyclists who educate the public on traffic safety and encourage biking, walking, and transit. We have supported the outreach efforts of the Ambassadors for many years, and for 2018 we partnered with them by providing […] read more...
NICA Expands with Three New Leagues

NICA Expands with Three New Leagues

Posted on Jul 27th 2018 | bicycle, Kids on bikes, NICA, Planet Bike,
The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) announced the addition of three new Leagues this week. The newest states to join NICA are Montana, Florida and Indiana. Adding these three leagues brings to total number of leagues nationwide to 25. In the press release announcing the new leagues, President o […] read more...
Bicycle Friendly Driver Program

Bicycle Friendly Driver Program

Posted on Jul 16th 2018 | Advocacy, Learn,
The League of American Bicyclists has been teaching bicycling skills and building riding confidence to people nation wide through their League Cycling Instructors(LCIs) since the 1970’s. Now the League is taking that program one step further in developing a Bicycle Friendly Driver Program to educat […] read more...
2018 National Bike Summit recap

2018 National Bike Summit recap

Posted on Apr 4th 2018 | Advocacy, Blog, Events,
This blog is a guest post from our friends at the League of American Bicyclists:    Now that we’re a few weeks out from the 2018 National Bike Summit (#NBS18 on social media) and we’ve had a chance to share the presentations, photos and videos, we wanted to take a look back at some of the highlights of the e […] read more...
30 Days of Biking in April

30 Days of Biking in April

Posted on Mar 29th 2018 | Bike Life,
The month of April is almost here and with it comes the 30 Days of Biking Challenge and Pledge. Now in its 8th year, the challenge is a way to encourage people to try to get out and ride their bike every day in April. Even the shortest of rides counts – a quick spin around the block, a ride to the nearest coffee sho […] read more...
Fat Tire Enlightenment

Fat Tire Enlightenment

Posted on Feb 22nd 2018 | bike commute, fat tire bikes, Winter commute,
I’ve not been drawn to fat tire bikes since they have become a popular choice for winter bike riding. I prefer my studded tires that work great on ice and the narrow tires cut through new snow like a hot knife. The last few weeks Madison has produced bitter cold with light snow fall w […] read more...
Local Bike Advocacy

Local Bike Advocacy

Posted on Feb 7th 2018 | Advocacy,
What does bicycle advocacy look like? There are thousands of answers to that question. Each month the Downtown Madison, Inc. (DMI) Bicycle Committee meets to receive updates on what’s happening in the Madison bicycling world. The goal is to communicate what needs to happen to move bicycling related projects forwa […] read more...
Free Bikes 4 Kids Madison Receives Community Grant

Free Bikes 4 Kids Madison Receives Community Grant

Posted on Jan 4th 2018 | Advocacy, Events, News,
The Madison Community Foundation has recently announced their Mad About Bikes community grants. These grants celebrate Madison’s bicycle culture and focus on increasing bicycle access for everyone in the community. Free Bikes 4 Kids Madison has been awarded a portion of this years grant that will see the program impac […] read more...
New Gear for the New Year

New Gear for the New Year

Posted on Dec 20th 2017 | News, Product,
As we come to the end of the year we’ve got a handful of new products to ring in 2018 with. Without further ado . . .Be kind and alert fellow cyclists and pedestrians of your approach with one of our new easy to mount bells. Our Courtesy Flexi Bell uses a rubber stretch strap to fit bars from 16-42mm and the d […] read more...
Announcing the Superflash 65!

Announcing the Superflash 65!

Posted on Nov 14th 2017 | News, Product,
In 2007 we released our iconic Superflash tail light. With its highly visible sporadic flash pattern and super long battery life, this light transformed the bicycle light category and helped keep cyclists safer on their rides. As the years have gone by, we’ve added to the Superflash family of lights with the even br […] read more...