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Sustain Dane Takes a Tour at Planet Bike

Sustain Dane Takes a Tour at Planet Bike

Posted on Feb 28th 2020 | Advocacy, Better World, News, video,
We have been a long time supporters of our regional sustainability organization Sustain Dane. Their mission is to inspire, connect and support people and organizations in our community to accelerate sustainable actions within our community.Over the years we have participated in a number of their programs. This past fal […] 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...
Life in the Bike Lane

Life in the Bike Lane

Posted on Aug 11th 2017 | Better World, Bike Life,
New York City, known as the melting pot of the world, has seen the number of bicycle commuters increase rapidly over the past five years. Although still a fraction of the total transportation population, bicycling has outpaced both population and employment growth within the city. New York now has more bicycle […] read more...
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

Posted on Dec 18th 2014 | Better World, Blog,
Planet Bike has long been committed to doing business in a different way. Aside from our mission to help strengthen bike advocacy we also aim to make our business as sustainable as possible. We utilize the best subcomponents we can find to bring you products that work great, are durable and stand the test of time. We […] read more...
WisNic Partners

WisNic Partners

Posted on Sep 23rd 2014 | Advocacy, Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
WisNic Partners works to enhance the quality of life in Wisconsin & Nicaragua through people-to-people programs promoting cultural awareness & sustainable community development. Planet Bike has partnered with WisNic for the past few years in supplying them with some of our refurbished product returns. It’s gre […] read more...

Out of reach

Posted on Nov 6th 2012 | Advocacy, Better World, Blog, Video,
When you provide a bicycle to a student, healthcare worker or entrepreneur, you help reverse the cycle of poverty in rural Africa. With your help, World Bicycle Relief has provided over 115,000 specially designed, locally assembled, rugged bicycles and trained over 800 field mechanics ensuring access to maintenance […] read more...
Fun and Cheap

Fun and Cheap

Posted on Dec 21st 2011 | Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
A recent study published in Journal of Urban Health compares the total costs for ciclovia events to the reduced healthcare costs for participants, with some surprising results. I have enjoyed Madison’s Ride The Drive but I had no idea it could more than pay for itself. In the case of San Francisco’s Sunday Streets, th […] read more...

Bird’s Nest Project

Posted on Dec 7th 2011 | Better World, Blog,
I stumbled on this news release this morning and it’s just too cool not to share. Industry News Release Written By: Chris Denny – Denny, ink. Arc’teryx is based in North Vancouver, one of the most affluent and environmentally conscious cities in the world. Known for its performance outerwear, Arc’teryx, through its Bi […] read more...

Follow up to Cycling in Cambodia

Posted on Jul 6th 2011 | Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
Here is a cross-post from Quality Bicycle Products Facebook page on their effort to support cycling in Cambodia: QBP Presents Leader of Cambodian Cycling Team with Trove of Bike EquipmentThis past Wednesday, QBP was honored by a visit from Luy Sokum, a championship cyclist and coach from Cambodia. After living in the […] read more...

Mission Accomplished!

Posted on Jan 19th 2011 | Better World, Blog,
Four years ago, Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz proposed a challenge: reduce Madison’s carbon footprint by 100,000 tons by April, 2011. The Mpower Campaign hoped to achieve its goal by buying renewable wind and solar power; increasing the efficiency of current energy use; installing solar systems. Planet Bike was one of […] read more...

WBR

Posted on Nov 15th 2010 | Better World, Blog, Video,
Planet Bike is a proud supporter of World Bicycle Relief. If you are able to contribute, they can always use your Support! […] read more...

World Bicycle Relief Commercial

Posted on Jul 23rd 2010 | Better World, Blog, Video,
We thought we would share a second video today, heck it is Friday! The folks at World Bicycle Relief have been providing bicycles to underdeveloped regions since 2005. The bicycle donations drastically increase access to “healthcare, education, and development opportunities”. The video spot is running now during th […] read more...
Bike 49

Bike 49

Posted on May 26th 2010 | Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
Our friends at Bike 49 set out on the road earlier this month. The crew of five will be bicycling to 49 of the 50 United States in one continuous 15,000 mile trip. Along the way they will be speaking to Elementary and High School students about bicycling, healthy lifestyles, and sustainable solutions, as well as filmin […] read more...
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Posted on Mar 15th 2010 | Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
With temperatures peaking well above freezing the past few days it seems we have begun our spring thaw. Spring is a beautiful time but with that thaw comes the exposure of months and months of accumulated debris and trash. Our main man Walt at QBP takes it upon himself annually to make this world a better place by clea […] read more...
Green Machine

Green Machine

Posted on Mar 17th 2009 | Better World, Bike Life, Blog,
Temperatures are hitting near 70 degrees today, and Planet Bike took full advantage with 100% of the staff using pedal power to arrive at work. We’ve been gearing up for the warm temperatures and outfitting the garage with space saving bike parking. A wall full of bikes, what a beautiful sight. […] read more...
Planet Bike Goes Solar

Planet Bike Goes Solar

Posted on Dec 21st 2007 | Better World, Blog, News,
“Going Green” is a pretty popular buzz phrase these days. It seems like you can’t swing a bag of recyclables without hitting something that is Green lately. There are many things a company can do to go Go Green such as composting, buying off-setting carbon credits, going paper free in the office, or installing motion a […] read more...