Making Fitchburg
the Best
Place for Bicycling!

Improving Bicycling and Walking in Fitchburg

Pick Me Up at the Border!

Want to Ride in the dark? Want to support biking in Fitchburg? Want to see how well your new headlight works?
Check out THIS VERY unique ride sponsored by bike Fitchburg!

New Bike Registration Process

On June 8, 2021 the Fitchburg Common Council repealed the City’s mandatory bicycle registration requirement, Sections 283-286 of Chapter 68 in the Fitchburg Code of Ordinances. As of that date, Fitchburg residents are no longer required to register their bicycles with the City, and the Fitchburg Police Department is not accepting new bicycle registrations. To see the New bicyle registration system, click here.

2020 Bicycle Equity Study

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Penn State’s Physical Activity and Public Laboratory has conducted a National Study in order to understand the role advocacy organizations play in creating equitable bicycle programs and opportunities for underrepresented populations (racial/ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, youth, low-income, women). The results shared describe the barriers coalitions see when attempting to reach underrepresented populations, as well as the desirable tools coalitions would like to see when attempting to target underrepresented populations.
To see the pdf of the survey click here. To learn more about the project, please visit the study website here.

Want To Help Make Biking Better in Fitchburg?

Bike Fitchburg is seeking some motivated leaders to serve on the Board, Advisory Board, and/or help in other ways. Bike Fitchburg’s mission is to help make all forms of bicycling easier, safer, and fun. Our mission is to keep connectivity alive between neighborhoods and other areas.We are looking for cycling enthusiasts who have leadership/Board experience, knowledge of governance, bylaws, sporting and other events, and nonprofit operations. This type of experience is helpful, but not mandatory. If you are not interested and there are others you know, feel free to send Tony their names or contact information. Email Tony at

Read more Here.

Who is Bike Fitchburg?

As the local education group for bicycling and walking in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, Bike Fitchburg works with the mayor, council, and city staff to make bicycling of all kinds easier, safer, and more fun. It also educates people who bicycle and the general public on bicycle matters and serves as an information clearinghouse and central hub for all to discuss/debate their beliefs of what makes better bicycling and where and what kind of infrastructure improvements are needed. Bike Fitchburg is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all-volunteer organization governed by a board of directors. Everyone who lives, works, or rides a bicycle in Fitchburg is invited to add their voices to ours to advance our shared mission.

Bike Fitchburg, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. There are currently no dues or memberships. Our small budget is funded by donations year around and by registrations for our signature ride, "Pick Me Up @ the Border" each fall. You are encouraged to participate by:

• Following our social media feeds
• Answering action alerts to help guide city policy and investment
• Attending our classes and events
• Volunteering to help with the above

We share information through social media. The links are on the right-hand side of this page. Contact us if you have a question or comment, or just post it to our Facebook group or instagram page!

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