Cycling in Madison, WI
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RootsRated explores the best cycling and road biking in Madison. From quick rides to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect roads. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Madison, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Explore some of Madison's top highlights on two wheels
Take a journey down the Military Ridge Trail and turn it into a day long adventure or a weekend getaway.
Want a perfect loop for a fast workout before or after work? This route will allow you to work on your pace and power over an easy 28 miles.
This is a 28.05 mi bicycle route along lightly traveled roads and paved bike trails. The route has a total ascent of 501.97 ft and has a maximum elevation of 1,108.92 ft.
Are you looking for a fantastic challenge without leaving the Midwest? Roller coaster hills and and pastoral views? This ride is for you!
A perfect getaway on a gravel trail only miles from the center of Madison!
Experience all the Madison area has to offer with very little traffic. This route will bring you South of the city where you will ride through prairies and next to Lake Monona.
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