Cash (and bikes you can carry stuff with) Is King

While I was out tooling around on my bike yesterday I can across a sight that’s becoming more and more common around here: a box at the end of a driveway with an assortment of veggies in it, a price list, and a tin for you to deposit your cash in. I’m not sure whatContinue reading “Cash (and bikes you can carry stuff with) Is King”

‘Bout That Time

Fall has definitely come to Wisconsin and with our shorter days, softer light, and lingering twilights it’s time to think about putting some lights on our bikes. Generally, my advise on lights is to go with USB rechargeable ones. But, with every rule there is an exception and in this case the exception is theContinue reading “‘Bout That Time”

Derp…

Eau Claire has a number of pedestrian/bike underpasses to get people safely through busy intersections and they work great. I’ve been biking through the intersection of Vine and Claremont (pictured above) a couple times a month for the last three years, usually grumbling to myself about how it would be great if there was anContinue reading “Derp…”

Coffee Outside: The O’ Fuck, Hornets! Episode.

I was going to do some coffee outside action at Carson Park this morning and so I got the Bridge Club loaded up with my coffee fixings, stopped by Qwick Trip for a cinnamon roll, and then rolled the couple miles down to Carson Park. All was good in the world as I was settingContinue reading “Coffee Outside: The O’ Fuck, Hornets! Episode.”

Finie

The Old Abe State Trail is a rail trail that runs 36 miles north-east from Eau Claire to Burnett Island State Park. Other than a 2.5 mile section in Chippewa Falls, the trail is all separated from the road. Until now. Last year crews started working on getting the last little bit of trail inContinue reading “Finie”