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Riding the Fox Cities – Valentines Day and Winter Gear

This past Sunday was Valentine’s Day.  As an act of true love, my wife allowed me to spend a few hours with my other true love.  A love I have had since I was a child.  Which is fortunate for me, because this past Sunday was a great day to ride in the Fox Cities. […]

Riding the Fox Cities – February Edition

Last Saturday was a great day to ride in the Fox Cities.  I joined nearly 100 other riders to partake in the rare opportunity to bike across Lake Winnebago.  The event was organized by the FCCA and attracted riders from well beyond the Fox Cities, including riders from Minnesota, Illinois, and Ohio.  This is the second […]

Riding the Fox Cities – January Edition

I just got back from a bike ride around the Fox Cities and I feel great. In fact, it inspired me to share my story with you, followers of the FCCA, in hopes that you can experience this same feeling. I know what you are thinking…biking in winter is “crazy”! I admit, it is difficult […]

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

Winter Cycling in Wisconsin (Gwen Sargeant)

Winter Cycling in Wisconsin (Gwen Sargeant)

A smile spread across my face just the other day; as I looked out Appleton Bike Shop’s window and saw two 26” powdered donuts rolling along State Street.  I opened the door to say hello and was greeted by the crunch of snow under tires and the wind in my face: it is winter cycling […]

Dialing it in

Dialing it in

Today was the first day of February 2013 and the temperature was -5F with wind chill of -25F when I biked out of my garage.  This is my fifth winter of biking and I am beginning to feel like things are coming together.  The biggest challenge for me has been getting the clothes right.  I heard […]