Born and raised down on the south side where the streetcar used to turn the corner around, Dave is 365 day a year commuter and former racer and frame builder. He open the Wisconsin Bike Fed's Milwaukee office 11 years ago. Dave worked for the Bike Fed for five years and moved to the City of Milwaukee DPW to become Milwaukee's first first Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator. He was recently lured away from the excitement of bureaucracy by the high pay of the non-profit sector. A former professional photographer, Dave lives with his wife, daughter and two dogs in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's fashionable west side.
Bike Czar: New West Allis Trail Coming
Saturday is the ribbon cutting for bike/pedestrian trail from 124th east into the heart of West Allis.
Bike Czar: The Sacrifice of Our Veterans
We can admire those bicyclists who do endurance races, but the bravery of our veterans puts all that into sober perspective.
Bike Czar: The Joys of BikeShare
As more cities add BikeShare, I no longer need pack a folding bike. Travel for bikers is so much easier now.
Bike Czar: The Sheer Beauty of Bicycling
Yes, it’s cheaper and healthier to ride a bike. But it also connects you to nature and a world of sensations.
Bike Czar: Ghost Bike with a Message
Friends and family honor fallen cyclist Tom Van Hoof
Bike Czar: Why We Love the Door County Century Ride
It’s a fall classic, four bike rides with great scenery, great food and beer. Lots of Milwaukeeans joined in the fun.
Bike Czar: Public Hearings Set for Vulnerable Users Bill
The bill provides protection for pedestrians, bikers, farmers and others who are more vulnerable in accidents with cars.
Bike Czar: Grand Opening of KK River Bike Trail!
Celebration Saturday of newest part of trail whose origins go back more than a decade.
Bike Czar: Bicyclists Vs. Motorcycle Group
Law defining bicyclists and pedestrians as “vulnerable users” who need more protection from motorists is opposed by the motorcycle lobby.
Bike Czar: Is Safety on Rural Roads a Problem?
Are rural roads less safe than urban streets for bicyclists? A fatal crash in Seymour raises questions.