Red Barn Delight—Madison Area Cycling
Are you looking for a fantastic challenge without leaving the Midwest? Roller coaster hills and and pastoral views? This ride is for you!
This route will bring you into the edge of the driftless area—a part of Wisconsin untouched by glaciers. Because of this, there are hills galore. Be prepared to be a distance from towns, water sources and cell towers.
Destination Distance From Downtown
If you thought Wisconsin was flat, think again. This ride will test your strength and endurance but will give you beautiful views from every climb. A triple chainring or a compact crank is recommended since the hills will go up to 18%.
Time To Complete
For the seasoned cyclist, this route will take about 3.5 hours. For those who want to enjoy the scenery and take things at a slower pace, 4.5 hours is suggested.
Spring, Summer, and Fall