Tag Archives | Wisconsin

Railway Roubaix

The inaugural Railway Roubaix offers 65 miles of adventure with the mixed gravel and paved terrain of the Mascoutin Trail from Fond du Lac to Berlin, WI.

All ages and ability levels are welcome (including FatBikes). This is as much about having fun as it is about finishing the course.

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Hibernator 100

What is the Hibernator 100?  A 100 mile or 100 K  or 29 mile limited support gravel road ride through the Nicolet National Forest hosted by the Laona Rescue Squad.

When? October 7, 2017

Where? Start/Finish in Laona, Wisconsin

Registration Fee? None

Donations: A donation of $20 will help cover expenses and support the Laona Rescue Squad.

Why the Hibernator 100? Now is the time to pack in some more miles and enjoy the amazing fall colors of the Nicolet National Forest.

The Routes?  Local rider, Butch Piontek put together a mix of his favorite gravel and dirt roads. The result is amazing scenery and a quad burning challenge you won’t forget.

Wisconsin black bear trivia: According to the Wisconsin DNR, there are about 29,000 black bears in Wisconsin. 

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BURGR 95

95 and 47 mile routes through Lincoln, Langlade and Oneida counties.  The 95 mile event includes 66 miles of gravel, much of which are single lane with some “cobbled” segments  with many punchy hills.  The 47 mile event includes 41 miles of gravel which is relatively flat, smooth and wide.

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about gravel bikes, gear, events and anything else on the Riding Gravel Forum

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Strada Fango

The Strada Fango 100K Dirt Race/Ride

Sunday  April 30th, 2017, rollout at 11 am.

No entry fee.
No swag.
No official timing.
Unlimited pain and suffering.

 

Mileage:
Gravel: 51 miles
Paved: 14 miles

Discuss and share your questions or thoughts about the event and other rides on the Riding Gravel Forum.

 

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Mammoth Gravel Classic

The time is drawing near for the sixth Annual Mammoth Gravel Classic – a celebration of Bicycle Adventures, Gravel Cycling, and the amazing St. Croix River Valley!
FOLLOWING ARE THE CRITICAL RIDE DETAILS:
WHERE:  Sign your waiver and purchase your State Trail Pass at Cyclova XC in downtown St. Croix Falls, WI.  Ride to roll out at the Scenic Overlook, 100 yards north of Cyclova XC for the very casual ride roll outs.
WHEN:  Saturday, April 15, 2017.  Registration opens at 7AM inside Cyclova XC with the 100 mile riders rolling at 8AM, and the 70 / 35 mile riders rolling ride out at 9AM sharp.

COST: FREE – but ALL riders  be required to buy a Gandy Dancer Bike trail day pass, which is $5 – as all riders will use the Gandy Dancer State Bicycle Trail.

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Fyxation Crusher

Fyxation Crusher Checkpoint

<Back to News Home | Fyxation Crusher Checkpoint Review Dave Schlabowske, the Deputy Director of the Wisconsin Bike Fed, is back for his midterm review of the Fyxation Crusher. If you’ll remember, Dave kicked things off with this initial review post in May. Read on for some of his thoughts after spending some time on […]

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Fyxation Crusher

Getting Rolling: Fyxation Crusher

<Back to News Home | Fyxation Crusher Prototype Adventure Bike We are happy to have contributors bringing good content to Riding Gravel and this one from Dave Schlabowske, the Deputy Director of the Wisconsin Bike Fed, is much appreciated. Read on to get his thoughts on the prototype Fyxation Crusher Adventure Bike.   By: Dave […]

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Monday Green

<Back to News Home | This is that time of the year that the weather is hard to handle. We’re teased with the promise of early summer beautiful weather and the door is quickly shut with cool temps, rain, snow, and wind, especially in northern areas throughout the country and world. The trees are still bare […]

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The Hibernator 100

<Back to News Home | Friends of Riding Gravel contacted us about a new fundraising ride happening this fall in a beautiful area in Northern Wisconsin. If you’ve never been in the area, especially during the fall, it’s a breathtaking experience. It’s a vacation destination for many throughout the Midwest and it doesn’t disappoint with a […]

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Mammoth Gravel Classic Weather Plans

The Mammoth Gravel Classic, organized by Cyclova in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, is dealing with a second straight year of bad weather. The picture below shows exactly why they need to reroute this year’s ride. Read more about their change of plans here: http://www.cyclova.com/2014/04/we-ride-with-change-of-plans-mammoth.html If you have any questions, comments, or want to share some […]

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