Maps

Explore Dane County and surrounding areas, including the Driftless Area, with an assortment of BBC ride maps, cue sheets, and GPS files.  The use of this information confirms tacit agreement with our liability release.

To download GPS files, right click on the “Download GPS File” link and click “Save Target As” or “Save Link As”.  Identify where you want the file saved (e.g., your computer desktop).  A left click on the link will provide unworkable text as your web browser tries to read the file.  All GPS files are the GPX format.

Special thanks to Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin for the county base maps.

Pedal Around Paoli

Pedal Around Paoli

Short route is the classic Paoli ride; medium route adds 20 hilly miles west and south of Paoli.

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Fear of Barlow

Fear of Barlow

Deep in his congealed, moldy mass of old cue sheets, Mike Gengler found this sweat-stained, tattered, nameless route. Dennis agreed to lead it. If you know the history of this ride, tell us. Are you afraid of Barlow? You also get to do Sutcliffe from the west. Fuel up at Black Earth.

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Cambridge Cruise

A not so tough east side scenic ride to Cambridge, Deerfield and Cottage Grove. Just the thing for a hot summer day.

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Utica Foray

Utica Foray

Ramble through rolling hills and scenic farmland on your way to the southeastern Dane county gem of Utica.  Food, beer and entertainment at the annual Utica Festival [info@uticapark.org]. The general store is also a great stop for refreshment. Beginners and vets a like will love this ride.

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Blue Mound View

Blue Mound View

Enjoy a spectacular panorama from the top of Blue Mound on this hilly ride, followed by an exhilarating descent down Mounds Park Road. Shorter routes to Cross Plains and Mount Horeb.

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Paoli New Glarus

Paoli New Glarus

From the town pump in Paoli, spin east and south on roads we seldom travel for a stop at Albany; then push on to New Glarus for lunch. Return via the scenic Primrose ridge. The short loop travels through the lovely Sugar River watershed, passing near Belleville.

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Aztalan Odyssey

Ride scenic back roads to visit one of Wisconsin’s most important archaeological sites showcasing an ancient middle Mississippian village dating to 1000 AD. East in Lake Mills or Cambridge (a slight detour); snacks in Deerfield or Cottage Grove.

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Black Earth Hilltopper

A classic Bombay summer favorite. Get a new perspective on Western Dane and Eastern Iowa Counties. This scenic, hilly tour includes rest stops in Black Earth and Cross Plains.

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Belleville Breakout

Our first ride of 2012! No more sleeping in on Sunday! Get to work on that winter gut! Visit the French-American village of Belleville via back roads.

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Bike For Bagels

Cruise through Cottage Grove, meander through Marshall, and wind through Waterloo to a Banana-Bagel Brunch. Medium ride does Deansville enroute home. Long ride continues south round Lake Ripley, through Cambridge countryside, hits Hope, and back to Olbrich.

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Tour of the Old World

Experience a unique tour of Amish community businesses including bakery, grocery and furniture stores. Longer loop ventures up to the historic town of Evansville.

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Indianford Escape

Your taxes are done, right? This ride to Indianford on the Rock Riveris a spring classic. A few rolling hills is just what you need. The short route takes you to Lake Kegonsa and the Medium route goes to Cooksville.

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Hyde and Seek

A scenic tour through Iowa County. Bring a picnic lunch to eat at our destination, the picturesque Hyde Mill.

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Indian Lake Park Ride

Head north to Fish Lake and bring and enjoy a break at Fish Lake County Park or add extra loops and eat at the Roxbury Tavern or in Sauk City. Short option to Martinsville or Indian Lake Park if you add a mile or two.

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Martinsville Meander

A Bombay classic, heads north of our usual routes west, refresh in Mazomanie; return via Vermont Church and Braun; Alpe d’Huez option over Reeve, Fesenfeld and Sutcliffe.

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Lodi is Lovely

Enjoy a lovely cruise north to Columbia county to check on Susie the duck in Lodi. Return route passes the scenic Lodi Marsh. Medium route visits Hamlet of Dane.

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Southern Splendor

Ride south and east on roads we seldom travel around the south side of Lake Kegonsa to Stoughton, and then south and west from Stoughton to return. Short ride goes to Oregon.

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Swiss Scene

Take this scenic ride to the Swiss village of New Glarus, with shorter routes to Paoli and Belleville. Sample the scrumptious selections at the New Glarus Bakery.

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Syttende Mai Ride

Stop into Stoughton for the annual celebration of Norwegian independence on this scenic ride through the lesser traveled roads Southeast of Madison. Longer route goes through Cambridge and around Like Ripley. New start location easy to access from Madison!

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Tour de Bison

The long and medium routes pass through the McKenzie environmental Center at Poynette. The long route also takes in some scenic shoreline of Lake Wisconsin and the Rowan Creek wetlands. Food available in Poynette.

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Valley Girl

Enjoy spring roads in the pretty valleys west of Madison. The moderate climbs are rewarded with views and descents along five roads with “Valley” names.

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Freedom Train

Celebrate independence and ride to freedom — North Freedom, that is – on Bombay’s “other” century ride deep into Sauk county. This one is our retired membership chair’s favorite ride. The route is 100 miles round trip with shorter loops to Devils Lake and Roxbury. Some limited organized rest stops plus SAG, but take every opportunity to fuel up along the way!

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