There are a lot of benefits you can get from bike riding. Nothing beats the improvement of physical and mental health bike riding can give. Due to this, people today choose to go for bike riding as a hobby or as a family bonding.
When electric bikes were introduced in the market, it paved the way to achieve fast and flexible bike rides; this invention captured the attention of many bike riders.
If you are from Wisconsin, you will truly appreciate these benefits since Wisconsin is a bike-friendly state. Also, there are many options for great bike riding adventure in Wisconsin. The following places are just among them:
Trek CX Cup
CX is short for cyclocross. CX bike rides are usually held in a closed all-terrain course. It is a short but challenging bike ride. This bike ride usually happens during autumn and winter. CX has several laps that feature obstacles, pavements, grass, wooded trails, steep hills, and pavements.
In Wisconsin, the race takes place mid-September and costs around $40-$70. The Trek CX Cup accommodates different skill levels. The good thing about this race is that it is short, allowing bikers to easily join and choose their corresponding skill level.
Ride Across Wisconsin (RAW)
This bike ride is a fundraising activity for the Wisconsin Bike Fed which was established in 1995. In the previous years, riders bike approximately 175 miles across the narrow parts of Dubuque to Kenosha. This year, organizers are taking the ride to the next level; there will be new routes to explore while biking through the 225-mile route.
The event takes place in the middle of August with registration at around 200-$300. The organizers are also offering a VIP experience package for $1,500. Food and mechanical support will be available all throughout the ride.
Door County Century
This bike ride features a varied distance from 30-100 miles. The ride takes riders around the apple and cherry orchards while enjoying the scenic beauty of the peninsula. Bikers can also enjoy the scenic views of the lake and the fresh mountain breeze.
The bike rides happen on the second Sunday of September and costs around $65-$80. There will be six rest areas and support stations along the way. After the ride, dinner and beverages will be served while bikers enjoy the vibe of a live music band.
Wausau 24 is a mountain bike race that travels 188 miles north of Wisconsin. Solo or group riders can choose their skill level by choosing from either 6, 12, or 24-hour race.
Wausau 24 is scheduled for the last Saturday and Sunday of July. The joining fee is around $70-$100 although support will not be provided.
For many people, bike riding has been an important part of their lives. As kids, we all tried to learn how to ride a bike, and it has been an important part of our childhood. There are many positive benefits of cycling including a slew of health benefits. These advantages should be the main reason why you should not start riding bikes now.