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Appleton Bike Lanes Update

Appleton Bike Lanes Update

At Tuesday night’s Municipal Services Committee meeting, action item 14-922  proposed the installation of additional bike lanes on the following streets.  We encourage you to read this information for understanding and attend the important Municipal Services Committee meeting on Tuesday July 22 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers on 6th floor of Appleton City Hall. […]

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Appleton, more than just a sleepy mid western town

Appleton, more than just a sleepy mid western town

It’s been a little over a year since I had a chance to travel to overseas where I enjoyed some leisurely cycling around the city of Avignon, France.  While I was there I could not help but notice the fact that bicycles were found everywhere.  There were cyclists navigating the narrow, busy streets of Paris […]

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Fox Valley Mountain Bike Update

Fox Valley Mountain Bike Update

Now that spring has arrived, the momentum in mountain biking in the Valley has picked up again.  Last year, the Oh Deer! single-track mountain bike loop was completed at Riverview Gardens, and Phase 2 plans have already been laid out in the field for approval by the land owners.  The Oh Deer! loop is an […]

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College Ave. Bike Corral Funded!

College Ave. Bike Corral Funded!

Thanks to 26 contributors plus donations from Goodwill and Appleton Downtown Inc., the College Ave. bike corral has been fully funded and was ordered this week.  Stay tuned for more exciting news as we approach the official May 13 bike corral opening ceremony.

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Help bring the bike corral to College Ave.!

Help bring the bike corral to College Ave.!

Appleton’s Common Council has done their part by fully reviewing and approving the Bike Corral pilot. Appleton Downtown Inc. and Goodwill have done their part with significant financial contributions towards the Bike Corral. Now it’s up to each of us to raise the final $750 to bring this bike corral to College Avenue in May […]

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Now is the time to trial Appleton’s first bike corral!

Now is the time to trial Appleton’s first bike corral!

The FCCA believes now is the time for Appleton’s first bike corral.  To demonstrate this, FCCA prepared a proposal for a pilot program in 2014 DraftProposalforDowntownAppletonBikeCorral and submitted it to the City of Appleton for consideration.  This will be discussed at the January 7, 2014 Municipal Services Committee https://cityofappleton.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=287277&GUID=F2D4BDF7-36FE-4C50-8B6D-8E9EA3705649&Options=&Search=.  If this passes the Municipal Services Committee, it will […]

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2013 – A Year to Remember for FCCA!

2013 – A Year to Remember for FCCA!

2013 was a year to remember for the Fox Cities Cycling Association.  It was a year of continued growth; we started 2013 with 160 members of our Facebook group and will end the year with over 350 members.  It was also a year of many and varied events including the following: Hosted the January 1 […]

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2013 Winter Biking Seminar

2013 Winter Biking Seminar

Over 30 persons attended the Winter Biking Seminar held on November 12 at Copper Rock.  Below is a link to the presentation. Winter Biking Seminar Nov 2013

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Life is an Adventure (Tricia Kissinger)

Life is an Adventure (Tricia Kissinger)

  Some Irish Catholic households have a framed picture of Jesus with a red, pulsing heart hanging in the dining room.  Our household should have had a framed photo of Greg LeMond wearing his yellow jersey after a stage win in the Tour de France.  It would have hung proudly surrounded by bike jerseys, trophies, […]

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September 2013 Moonlight Ride

September 2013 Moonlight Ride

About 35 riders gathered at City Park for the September Moonlight Ride.  Gwen Sargeant led us on ride through Appleton up the Drew St. Bike Lanes to Glendale where we crossed the tracks at the bike/ped crossing.  We then rode to the Mason St. Bike Lanes which led us to Pierce Park.  There we took […]