Archive | May, 2009

League of American Bicyclists Ranks Wisconsin 2nd Most Bike Friendly State

The 2009 list of bike friendly states includes Wisconsin at #2! Way to go home team! In addition Wisconsin was ranked #1 in the Infrastructure category. http://www.bikeleague.org/programs/bicyclefriendlyamerica/bicyclefriendlystate/rankings.php From the League’s website: A Bicycle Friendly State promotes cycling through legislation, policies, programs, and by creating new places to ride, educating motorists and cyclists, and encouraging people […]

Teecycle Tim Rides the Shark!

Tim from Teecycle.org stopped by a bit ago and took a cruise on the Shark. We only had time for a short cruise but Tim enjoyed the bike and commented on the comfort. Tim is an avid biker and commutes daily from the North Shore to Marquette. In his spare time he runs the teecycle.org […]

Refurbing a Univega 507 MTB

This refurb job is being done on a 17-inch Univega 507 mountain bike. I believe it is a 1995 model. It was my wife’s bike for quite a while when we were dating and pretty much got hung up when our daughter was born 10 years ago. It never got ridden a ton but is […]

Test Rider Dave Giving it to a Zize Prototype

Dave the crash test dummy took one of our Zize prototypes out for a little durability test bashing and the bike came through with flying colors.

Milwaukee Celebrates Two Bike to Work Weeks for 2009

Milwaukee celebrates two Bike to Work Weeks for 2009. May 9-15 and June 6-12. The League of American Bicyclists celebrates Bike MONTH this month. http://www.bfw.org/about/pressreleases.php?category_id=4159&subcategory_id=&id=464

Refurbing a Ralph Cycles MTB

While we all love the Shark around here we still often ride other bikes. The Ralph Cycles 17-inch hardtail shown here is being refreshed with a good, thorough cleaning and some parts replacement to bring it back to serviceable condition. This particular Ralph frame was one of 6 built by Tom Teesdale in about 1995 […]