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  • Events In Madison | December 10 - 12, 2015

    by Christina Otten | Dec 10,2015

    Thanks again to everyone who joined us for the end of the year social on Tuesday! It is always fun to have so many passionate BCyclers in the same room enjoying each other's company. As Winter station closures continue, make sure to check back here on the BCycle blog to keep tabs on your favorite B Stations! In the meantime, look at the events below and #ridethered to check them out! 


    Thursday | December 10, 2015

    UW Women’s Basketball vs. Florida
    Time: 7pm
    Location: Kohl Center (601 W. Dayton St)
    Nearest BCycle Stations: W. Washington & Regent St. (677 W. Washington St.), N. Park & Spring St.
    “Come take in some great basketball and cheer on the Badgers at the Kohl Center!”

    Mindful Yoga
    Cost: FREE
    Time: 12-12:45pm
    Location: Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center (One John Nolen Drive)
    Nearest BCycle Station: W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson Street), E. Wilson & MLK (38 East Wilson Street)
    “In this series, we learn to use yoga postures and breath as gateways to the richness of the present moment. We explore a set of simple yet profound yoga and mindfulness practices to nourish the body, to bring peace to the mind and to open the heart. This series is perfect for those who are new to yoga and mindfulness, as well as experienced practitioners who are interested in deepening their practice. Please bring your yoga mat, if you have one, and a sense of curiosity!”

    Olbrich's Holiday Express: Flower and Model Train Show
    Cost: $3 - $5
    Time: 10am - 4pm
    Location: 3330 Atwood Avenue
    Nearest BCycle Station: Olbrich Gardens (3330 Atwood Avenue)
    "Members of the Wisconsin Garden Railway Society come from all over the state to show off their large-scale model trains during Olbrich's Holiday Express. You'll see different trains, depending on the day. Elaborate models of space cruisers, pirate ships, Victorian homes and more take up residence along the tracks in an exciting display of engineering and imagination."

    Wingra Woodwind Quintet 
    Time: 7:30pm
    Location: Mosse Humanities Building
    Nearest BCycle Stations: Memorial Union (699 N. Park Street), N. Lake St. @ University Ave. (381 N. Lake St.), Hawthorne Ct & State Street (619 State Street)
    “Since its formation in 1965, the Wingra Woodwind Quintet at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has established a tradition of artistic and teaching excellence in the field of music, and an ambitious commitment to the Wisconsin Idea. Current members include Stephanie Jutt, flute; Marc Vallon, bassoon; Kostas Tiliakos, oboe; and welcoming new members Wesley Warnhoff, clarinet; and Joanna Schulz, horn.”

    Friday | December 11, 2015

    Lunch Time Yoga
    Cost: FREE
    Time: 12pm – 12:45pm
    Location: One N. Picnkney , Madison, WI 53703
    Nearest BCycle Stations: Wisconsin & E. Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue).
    “Start feeling happier and healthier with this relaxing, body-strengthening yoga session in DreamBank’s inspiring space! Led by Cindy Weber, owner of Cinergy Fitness, this bi-weekly class offers a unique opportunity to merge your dreams with your yoga practice. It’s a combination designed to help you achieve a renewed attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Yoga newbie? No worries.”

    Dueling Pianos at the Ivory Room
    Time: Begins at 7pm – 2am
    Location: The Ivory Room Piano Bar (116 W. Mifflin Street)
    Nearest BCycle Station: Wisconsin & E. Mifflin (117 Wisconsin Avenue),
    W. Mifflin @ Central Library (126 W. Mifflin Street)
    “Join us at The Ivory Room for Dueling Pianos featuring Piano Fondue! Show goes until 2am.”
    Saturday | December 12, 2015

    Dane County Farmers’ Market *** New Location ***
    Cost: Free to walk around!
    Time: 7:30am - 12pm
    Location: Monona Terrace Convention Center
    Nearest BCycle Station: W. Wilson & MLK (22 West Wilson), E. Wilson & MLK (38 East Wilson)
    “Over 70 selling members have reserved stalls at the Monona Terrace. In addition to pastries, cheese, meats, and honey, you can get your holiday fixin’s and gifts from local producers.”

  • Station Update: Winter Closures

    by Martha Laugen | Dec 10,2015

    Here's the latest news on station removals and closures as we transition to winter mode at Madison BCycle. Bottom line: 'Tis the season to have a backup plan for your bicycling and transportation needs!

    Closed Stations
    These stations are currently out of service for winter operations:
    Madison College - Truax

    Today - Thursday December 10th:
    These stations will be removed today and closed to winter operations:
    Memorial Union
    Lake & Langdon
    Hawthorne Court
    Wisconsin & E. Mifflin

    Monday December 14th
    Monday marks our official transition to BCycle Winter Operations. As such, please note these stations which remain OPEN to bike check in/out:
    Williamson & Few St.
    E. Wilson & MLK
    W. Washington & Regent
    Lake & University
    UW Natatorium Gym
    Union South
    ALL OTHER STATIONS WILL BE CLOSED to bike check in/out. Please make a note of this, and consult our station map as necessary as a reminder of open stations during winter operations. 

    For the very latest in station availability and closures, plus weather related updates, be sure to follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Share your winter riding pics with us on Instagram

    Thank you for riding, and stay tuned for further updates!


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