Keeping the silent sports community informed and self propelled.
Yesterday's Wisconsin Bike Summit in Madison prompted me to go through my wallet. I found multiple cards indicating my membership with the Wisconsin Off-Road Bicycling Association (WORBA), International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (Bike Fed), the League of American Bicyclists and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.
None of these cards, incidentally, prove I'm a member in good standing with these fine advocacy organizations. Although each card is printed with an expiration date long since passed, I'm pretty sure I've re-upped with all these groups. IMBA and Rails-to-Trails still send me their publications, after all, and the Bike Fed hasn't kicked me off their board for being delinquent in paying my dues.