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The Meat of the Story

The Meat of the Story

Posted on Jun 15th 2011 | Bike Life, Blog, Events,
It’s been close to a week since we closed out the 5th annual Bacon on the Bike Path as part of Wisconsin’s Bike to Work Week. As I sit at my desk on this rainy day, I can’t help but wonder how we can make it bigger and better next year. For now though, let me reflect on this year’s edition.The planning started weeks in […] read more...

Get your freak on your bike and ride

Posted on Oct 25th 2010 | Blog, Events,
Heather Fortune, of Madison’s Saris Cycling Group, on local TV pitching the upcoming Saris Gala and Planet Bike Costume Ride, an annual fundraiser for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin: This is always a major good party, with all you can eat food and free beer from New Belgium Brewery. Also featured will the Saris’ […] read more...
Bacon on the Bike Path

Bacon on the Bike Path

Posted on Jun 14th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Events,
We had a great turnout last Thursday for our 4th annual Bacon on the Bike Path. 25 pounds of Nueske’s Bacon was consumed. Thanks to Willy Bikes, 20 by 2020, Bike Federation of WI, Nueske’s Bacon, Just Coffee Coop, Greenbush Bakery, and everyone else that stopped by to enjoy the great day! […] read more...
Ride to Work with Mayor Dave

Ride to Work with Mayor Dave

Posted on Jun 9th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Events,
Several of us took part in the annual Ride to Work with Mayor Dave event. It kicked off this morning at 8:30 a.m. at Hillington Green and followed the Southwest and Capital City Bike Paths to downtown. The ride ended with a press conference on King and Pinckney.A quick reminder that tomorrow is Planet Bike’s 4th Annual […] read more...
Ride the Drive

Ride the Drive

Posted on Jun 7th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Events,
Planet Bike participated in Madison’s annual Ride the Drive this past Sunday. The event was the first of two Ride the Drive events that will happen in Madison this summer. About 30,000 riders participated yesterday. Planet Bike had a tent offering cold water and ping pong. Thank you to everyone that stopped by! If you […] read more...
Take your Brat to Work Day

Take your Brat to Work Day

Posted on May 28th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Events,
We rode through the Brat Fest Drive Thru early this morning and didn’t feel an ounce of guilt as we spun down the bike lane past the long line of cars. We were greeted by the friendly folks from 20 by 2020 who provided the first 50 cyclists with a free brat and t-shirt! […] read more...

Bike to Work Week Recap

Posted on Jun 16th 2009 | Advocacy, Bike Life, Blog, Events,
Another Bike to Work Week is in the books thanks to the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (BFW). As always the week was jam packed with plenty of bicycle related activities well attended by employees of Planet Bike. Several Planet Bike members met at Hillington Green last Tuesday, June 9th for a police escorted bike r […] read more...