Keeping the silent sports community informed and self propelled.
The construction of a .85-mile, $800,000 trail behind his house prompted a Des Moines, Iowa, resident to ask a newspaper columnist to find out if the high cost of trail building is worth it to taxpayers.
In a ruling against environmentalists opposed to more off-highway vehicle access to the Superior National Forest, a federal judge determined the U.S. Forest Service's plan would close more roads than it opens.
The obituary for silent sports enthusiast and writer Roger Drayna just crossed my desk. I didn't know the Wisconsin native, but I can only hope to live as he did. Drayna died on April 8. He was 81.
There's some eye-opening data about prevalence of bicycling in Michigan in this piece from The Bridge, the magazine of the Center for Michigan. This paragraph in particular jumped out at me:
As a newly relocated resident of Dane County, Wisconsin, I'm excited about the five-year plan, released last month, by the county parks department, to build hundreds of miles of new bicycle and pedestrian trails.