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Bike West Allis
West Allis is a bike-friendly city with miles of lanes, trails, and paths for riders to enjoy. Share your rides with us on Instagram @cityofwestallis and #bikewestallis!
Biking in WEst Allis
The West Allis Bike Map shows all the bike facilities in West Allis including routes, lanes, trails, parking, transit, and Bublr bike share stations. Whether you're planning a commute, short afternoon ride, or a family bike adventure, our map will help make the most of your ride!
Bublr Bike Share
Alongside Milwaukee and Wauwatosa, West Allis is a proud partner of Bublr Bikes and a member of the non-profit's bike share program. West Allis has 8 Bublr Bikes Bike Share stations on the City's East side near downtown and the Farmer's Market. Visit Bublr's website to view maps and purchase passes.
Need to park your bike? We've got you covered! West Allis' bike rack program has installed dozens of publicly available bike racks around the city. New businesses and apartments are also required to provide bike parking near their entrances.
Notice a spot that needs a bike rack? Request a bike rack through the City's online Let Us Help form! If approved, the City will add the location to a list of future bike rack installations.
Interested in licensing your bicycle in the City of West Allis? While not required, a bicycle license can help you recover it if lost or stolen. License your bike free of charge here.
The West Allis Health Department has limited size bike helmets available for free and additional bike helmets available for purchase. Please call to schedule a bike helmet fitting at 414-302-8600.
Cheese Wheel Classic
The Cheese Wheel Classic Bike Race, founded in 2022, is a new leg of the annual 11-day Tour of America's Dairyland bike race. The multi-stage bike race was founded in 2009 and visits 11 different communities in Southeastern Wisconsin, making it the largest competitive road cycling series in the nation! The inaugural Cheese Wheel Classic wove through the Becher St. neighborhood and featured professional and amateur men's and women's races as well as races for kids. Find out more about the Tour of America's Dairyland on the ToAD website.
Children's Bike Rodeo
The City of West Allis, West Allis Police Department, and West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation department are sponsoring a free children's bike rodeo on Thursday, July 18 from 1 - 3 p.m. at Irving Elementary School, 10230 W. Grant St. Kids will learn the rules of the road and get to ride the road safety course. They will practice safe cycling skills and can get a bike safety inspection and helmet fittings and inspections to make sure they stay safe while cycling. Children attending this event should already be comfortable riding their bikes independently. Make sure kids bring their bikes and helmets, and download, print, and bring the permission form (PDF) with you to attend.
Wheel Adventure Bike Camp
For the past 5 years, the West-Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation department has offered a camp focused on bike safety for children grades 5th-8th. The camp is free for participants thanks to the partnership of the Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail. Registration for this summer's camp opens to residents on April 24th. Register through the West Allis-West Milwaukee Rec's website.
Allis Bike & Fitness
Since 1951, family-owned Allis Bike & Fitness has been a key part of West Allis' bike community. Allis Bike & Fitness sells and services bikes and is a great resource for BMX riders. Find out more on the Allis Bike & Fitness website or visit at 9622 W. National Ave.
The Bread Pedalers:
Created by sisters and professional cyclists, Samantha & Skylar Schneider, The Bread Pedalers is one of West Allis' newest bakeries and cafes. The Bread Pedalers partnered with the City to create a colorful bike-centric mural. Find out more about The Bread Pedalers on the Bread Pedalers website or visit at 1436 S. 92nd St.
Kegel's Inn is one of West Allis' oldest historic businesses; 4 generations of Kegel's have served German food and beverages to patrons. The Kegel's family also has deep biking roots, founding Wheel & Sprocket, one of the Midwest's largest bike shops. Chris Kegel was a central figure in the Wheel & Sprocket story; after passing away in 2017, the Chris Kegel Foundation was founded in his honor. The foundation strives to inspire people to ride through awesome events and by supporting transformative projects. One such event, the Slow Roll, first started in West Allis! Find out more about the Chris Kegel Foundation on their website and visit Kegel's Inn on the Kegel's Inn website or in person at 5901 W. National Ave.
West Allis Cheese & Sausage ShopPE
In 2022, the West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe sponsored the first ever Cheese Wheel Classic as part of the Tour of America's Dairyland. The 2022 route traversed the shoppe's Becher St. neighborhood. Find out more on the West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe website or visit at 6832 W. Becher St.
Interested in becoming a League of American Bicyclists certified Bike-Friendly Business? Contact our team at email@example.com and we can help you get started!
Wisconsin Bike Fed
West Allis is a proud community member of the Wisconsin Bike Fed! The Wisconsin Bike Fed is a local non-profit organization that advocates for a better, more bike-friendly Wisconsin. The Bike Fed aims to make bicycling convenient, safe, accessible, and fun by cultivating and uniting a community of residents, businesses, and political leaders to move bicycling forward throughout Wisconsin. Find out more about the Bike Fed and their mission on the Wisconsin Bike Fed website.
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
West Allis-West Milwaukee's alternative high school, Dottke, has an on campus bike shop. At this shop, students learn about riding, maintaining, and fixing bikes. The program offers free bike repair services to the community. Learn more about the bike shop on Dottke's website.
West Allis Rotary Club
The West Allis Rotary Club leads an incredible initiative to help homeless veterans. As part of this program, the club repairs donated bikes and provides them to the veterans they serve.
Smart Cycling Tips and Resources
Bike League Learning Center
Learn more about cycling skills, safety, and much more at the League of American Bicyclists' online learning center.
Smart Cycling Videos
These Smart Cycling videos will help you understand how to ride safely, improve comfort, find the right bike and gear, and your rights as a bicyclist.
Have any concerns, comments, or ideas about biking or bike-related infrastructure in West Allis? Share them with the City through the online Let Us Help form!