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6 great bike rides in the Madison area

Few places have all the right conditions for...


The Madison area offers some of the best bicycling on the planet. Sure, Colorado has the high mountains, Copenhagen features better commuter infrastructure and France boasts the historic facing routes. But weather challenges aside, few places put it all together like our beloved Midwest college town. We've got hills and flats, lakes and woods and interesting places to stop along the way. The combination of well-paved country roads, manageable traffic and the number of bike trails is unparalleled. Who's ready to ride? Here's a few trails we love. Download the tablet edition today to read about all six rides, plus features on a couple who are local bicycling fixtures, a triathlete with an inspiring story and some tips for making bike rides fun for the whole family. 


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