COVID-19 note: We hope that our outdoor gathering at the start, with masks and social distancing, will be permitted by September. Registration is now open! Take your training rides alone or with members of your household.
There will be three ride options: 25 mile (Belleville), 50 mile (Monticello), and 80 mile (Illinois state line and back), all gravel/dirt trail bike ride beginning at nightfall.
This ride is on the Badger State Trail. Riders are responsible for their own state trail passes.
Meet before the ride to grab some snacks provided by Fitchburg Family Pharmacy before you hit the trail! Rides starts at 7pm.
Your on-line registration fee of $15 is a donation to Bike Fitchburg, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity devoted to improving biking in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and is deductible to full the extent of federal and state tax law. (You will also sign a release and pay a $2.50 service fee when you register.) Additional donations and donations from non-riders support our work and are greatly appreciated!
Helmet and long lasting headlight(s) required. Spare lights, batteries. and/or power packs are recommended for the longer distrances. Cloth face masks are required at the start and at snack stops.
This ride is mostly unsupported, however there will be water and snack stop locations along the route at:
- Monroe (bubbler/24 hr. bathrooms)
- Illinois border
Thank you for supporting bicycle advocacy in Fitchburg!