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This group is for anyone interested in going on bicycle adventures, big or small. It is for all skill levels; beginners to experienced riders. Lets share stories, skills and experiences and inspire and empower each other to go places on bikes. 

Why travel by bike? 

-Affordability 

-Flexibility and independence 

-Exercise 

-Empowering 

-To get a more intimate connection with the people you meet and places you go 

-Adventure 

Meetup event ideas (open to suggestions): 

-Beginner tour cycling Q&A meeting: How do I start? (gear, routes, touring style, food, where to stay, shipping bikes…) 

-Cycle from Madison State Capital to New Glarus State Woods to sample the local brew and camp for 1 night (~28.2 miles, 2 hours 27 minutes by bike) 

-Cycle from Madison State Capital to Paoli (~14.7miles, 1hr 18minutes) (x2 for return trip) 

-Cycle from Minneapolis to Eau Claire (for Eaux Claire Fest 8/12/16-8/13/16) and then back down to Madison (~315 miles, 27 hours). I will be doing this,… anyone else interested is welcome to join) 

-Plan a month long cycling trip somewhere, camping and wwoofing (world wide opportunities on organic farms) along the way 

-Biking brewery tour 

-Bike from Madison State Capital to Milwaukee (~84.5miles, 7hr 7 min), try staying with a Warm-Showers host 

-Bike maintenance workshop/skill share 

-Any local bicycle educational opportunity or event: Example: REI 5/7/16 Free Class: Bicycle Touring Through India 

-Bike across America…. 


Check out these websites for more inspiration:

https://www.adventurecycling.org/about-us/

http://www.alastairhumphreys.com/adventures/roundtheworld...

https://www.warmshowers.org

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