Ridge and Valley Rides: Madison

Ridge and Valley Rides: Madison is a bicycling guide for Madison and Dane County, Wisconsin featuring 52 great bicycle loops, plus state trails and escape routes. Clear and easy-to-read maps and cue sheets for the loop rides, easily copied to take out on the road. Loop rides are listed by starting place, length and steepness. Helpful information about Madison and bicycling in general. The coil/spiral edition has a lay-flat black coil binding for easier copying.

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Mobile PDF Maps
Ridge and Valley Ride maps on your GPS-enabled Apple iPhone and iPad, and Android smartphone and tablet are HERE.


Madison Bike Profiles and Elevations (1031) Free download for profiles for all of the rides and trails in the book. All profiles have consistent vertical and horizontal scales, so relative difficulty can be compared between routes. Also has elevation gain and loss. 4-page PDF.


Table of Contents
Introduction  3
Routes: Exploring the Countryside  3
Maps and Cue Sheets  7
Online Resources.  7
Bicycling in the Madison Area  8
Terrain: Driftless and Glaciated  11
Weather  13
Safety and Etiquette  14
Tips for Biking
Equipment  15
Clothing  15
Food & Drink  16
Training & Techniques  16
Directions to Starting Places
and Pickup Points  17
Escape Routes: Maps  21
Loop Rides: Maps and
Cue Sheets  24
The Trails: Maps  120
Ride Logs  126

Escape Routes
North/Northeast-Northeast-East
Southeast-South- South/Southwest
Southwest-Northwest-North/Northwest

Loop Rides
1 Belleville to Monticello
2 Brigham Park South
3 Brigham Park North
4 Hideous Highlands
5 Cambridge South
6 Columbus Area (2 rides)
7 Cottage Grove Area (2 rides)
8 Salmo Pond
9 Festge Park
10 Deerfield to Marshall
11 Fitchburg to Goodland Park
12 Around Lake Mills
13 Lodi to Sauk City
14 Central Madison (2 rides)
15 Terminal Moraine Tour
16 Marshall East
17 Indian Lake to Mazomanie
18 Indian Lake Ice Age
19 Mazomanie to Barneveld
20 Mazomanie to Tower Hill
21 McFarland to Lake Kegonsa
22 Middleton to Indian Lake
23 Morrisonville Poynette Lodi
24 Mount Horeb South
25 Mount Horeb North
26 Mount Vernon to New Glarus
27 Mount Vernon to Daleyville
28 New Glarus Southwest
29 Oregon East
30 Far-Flung Fairly Flats
31 Oregon South
32 Paoli Area (2 rides)
33 Around Riley
34 Rockdale to Fort Atkinson
35 Clyde Hyde Slyde
36 LaFollette to CamRock #3
37 Stoughton to Edgerton
38 Sun Prairie Marshall Waterloo
39 Verona to Riley
40 Waunakee to Lodi
41 Cottage Grove to Sun Prairie

42 DeForest to Schoenberg Marsh
43 Merrimac to Baraboo
44 Ridgeway to Blanchardville
45 Sauk City to North Freedom
46 Spring Green to Witwen
47 Waterloo to Reeseville
48 Windsor to Waunakee

Trails
Glacial Drumlin Trail (western part)
Sugar River Trail
Badger Trail
Military Ridge Trail
US 12 Path

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