Sustain Dane Takes a Tour at Planet Bike

Sustain Dane Takes a Tour at Planet Bike

Posted on Feb 28th 2020 | Advocacy, Better World, Blog, News,
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...
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...
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...
More kids on bikes

More kids on bikes

Posted on Mar 29th 2017 | Advocacy, News,
Planet Bike has been a long-time supporter of youth cycling initiatives. We are thrilled to be a sponsor of the National Youth Cycling Research Initiative. Read below to find out more information on this exciting new project:The Youth Cycling Alliance (YCA) announces the National Youth Cycling Research Initiat […] read more...
USB

USB

Posted on Jun 10th 2014 | Blog, News, Product,
USB rechargeable lights are really starting to come to the forefront of the bike lighting market. We’ve joined in on the full with a couple of USB rechargeable tail lights. These have been out for a bit and there’s a good chance they are already on the shelves at your local bike shop. Both the Superflash USB and Super […] read more...
Sideload Cages

Sideload Cages

Posted on Jun 4th 2014 | Blog, News, Product,
We are always trying to improve our current product line-up and add thoughtful/useful new products. A recent addition to our bottle cage lineup is the Sideload Cage. The aluminum cage is lightweight and perfect for small frames that make using normal cages a hassle. As a bonus, we’ve discovered they work really well w […] read more...
Alliance Announces 2014 Advocacy Award Winners

Alliance Announces 2014 Advocacy Award Winners

Posted on Mar 4th 2014 | Advocacy, Blog, News,
Since 2009, the Alliance has solicited public nominations for the Advocacy Awards, which recognize the exceptional efforts of individuals, organizations, and business leaders in advancing active transportation in North America. This year, the Advocacy Awards were presented by Bicycling Magazine. Check out all the winn […] read more...

Progress in Wisconsin!

Posted on Jan 22nd 2014 | Advocacy, Blog, News,
From the Wisconsin Bike Fed: The state Senate Transportation Committee voted unanimously this morning to recommend our vulnerable users bill (SB-307) for passage. All three Republicans and two Democrats voted for the bill. The bill now moves on for scheduling for a vote before the full Senate. In order to get the bill […] read more...
Champions among us

Champions among us

Posted on Jan 14th 2013 | Bike Life, Blog, News,
Those familiar with cyclocross know that Planet Bike founder Bob Downs is an enormous supporter of the sport as well as a force to be reckoned with on the race course. Over the weekend Verona, WI hosted the national championships. Conditions changed by the hour, from mud to ice to mud-covered ice…you get the idea. All […] read more...
Interbike is a Wrap!

Interbike is a Wrap!

Posted on Sep 24th 2012 | Blog, News, Product,
The 2012 Interbike Tradeshow has passed once again. Planet Bike was in attendance and it was another successful show. We have a bunch of new goodies that will be coming out to market in the next several months. We have two new mini pumps, the Airsmith ALX and Comp. Both pumps have a retractable hose making it easy to […] read more...

Perfect Inflation

Posted on Sep 6th 2012 | Blog, News, Product,
Last year at about this time we introduced a 25g CO2 cartridge. The size is larger than the standard “road” size CO2 but smaller than the huge mountain bike canisters. Well, now we’re offering it in a 2-pack. Bikecommuters.com recently did a review on the cartridge. Take a peek, maybe it’s exactly what you’re looking […] read more...

Raising awareness for Bicycle Safety

Posted on Jun 6th 2012 | Blog, News,
Many Wisconsinites have heard the news that cyclist Tammy Gass was struck and killed by a motor vehicle a little over a week ago. Our deepest condolences go out to Tammy’s family and friends. The BFW has some coverage of their visit to Wausau last week to assess the situation and determine how to raise awareness for […] read more...

2012 Advocacy Award Winners Announced

Posted on Mar 22nd 2012 | Advocacy, Blog, News,
The National Bike Summit is always one of the most exciting times of the year for bike advocates. Our own Director of Advocacy, Jay Ferm, is currently on Capitol Hill lobbying. At the Summit, the Alliance for Biking & Walking released their 2012 Advocacy Award Winners. Congratulations to all the recipients. For co […] read more...

At Last!

Posted on Nov 14th 2011 | Blog, News, Product,
At last our hugely popular Protege 9.0 Wireless computer gets the update many of you have been waiting for, STEM MOUNT COMPATIBILITY! You can also update your old wireless computer with the stem mount bracket. You talked and we listened. These are available now with the full universal bracket sensor kit (as a separate […] read more...