August 11th, 2018

175 mile and 105-mile options 

175 miles     5,889 ft of climbing    One Day


Join special guest Jens Voigt and Sven Nys for the fourth-annual Ride Across Wisconsin — 175 miles across the greatest state ever on August 11th, 2018. You won’t want to miss the incredible route, unbeatable scenery, and rare chance to ride handlebar-to-handlebar with cycling legends, from Dubuque to Kenosha.

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Ride Across Wisconsin (RAW) from Manny Marquez on Vimeo.

Oh, what a feeling to finally cross that line!

The ride begins in Dubuque and follows scenic, low traffic roads 175 miles across the bottom of the state. We have rest stops every 25 miles with lots of great, locally sourced food. Lunch will be hosted at The Rock Bar and Grill right on the Rock River in Beloit. The ride ends with a finishers party at Kennedy Park along the shore of Lake Michigan in Kenosha. Ride under the finishers truss, grab your cool (bottomless) finishers mug and celebrate with fellow riders with beer from Public Craft Brewing and great Italian food from DeRango’s, both of Kenosha. You’ve earned it!

Jens and some Trek employees ride past a pastoral Wisconsin scene east of Walworth.

RAW is an epic but fun ride across Wisconsin that should be part of everyone’s cycling bucket list. For anyone worried about finishing 175 miles in one day, we offer a 105 Dubuque to Beloit option, with motor coach transport to Kenosha so you can celebrate with everyone else.

Wisconsin is famous for our low traffic paved country roads. Photo by Jeffrey Phelps

The ride begins in Dubuque because it’s a great location with plenty of hotel rooms, food options and frankly, the route across the southern part of the state is shorter! There will be 14 hours and 13 minutes of daylight on August 11th, which should allow most riders to finish before it gets dark, but please bring lights just in case!

Stop when you get to Lake Michigan! Photo by Jeffrey Phelps