Archive for September, 2009

New Map: Jefferson County, Wisconsin

Posted by Doug Shidell, September 14th , 2009.

Jefferson County Bike MapIt’s been two years in the making, but we’ve finally added Jefferson County, Wisconsin to the list of Bikeverywhere maps. With the addition of the Jefferson County Bike Map it is now possible to ride from the western edge of Dane County to the shores of Lake Michigan using Bikeverywhere maps. And you don’t have to do it all on the Glacial Drumlin State Trail. Skirt the southern edge of the county to connect to Racine or Kenosha. Visit Lake Koshkonong, then follow the Rock River until you feel like turning east again. Cut across the county at a diagonal, mix it up between bike friendly roads and the Glacial Drumlin Trail. Or make a tour of the Rock River and conquer some drumlins. Jefferson County turns out to be pretty interesting on its own, so consider making it a destination.

The Jefferson County Bike Map has been researched by Milwaukee Bike map researcher Bruce Thompson and developed to the same standards as the Milwaukee and Madison Maps. The routes are laid out on low traffic, scenic towns roads and county highways. The primary difference is that the Jefferson County Bike Map is a downloadable pdf file. That makes it a less expensive alternative to the paper maps, and you can reprint the map as often as you wish.

You can view the Jefferson County Bike Map in the Shopping Cart.

As a special introductory offer, the Jefferson County Bike Map will be reduced by $1.00 to just $5.00 from now until the end of 2009. Now’s the time to start planning that city-to-city bike trip, or a close to home get away into rural beauty of Jefferson County.

Filed under: Bikeverywhere News

Visit Bikeveywhere at the Minneapolis Bike Tour

Posted by Doug Shidell, September 7th , 2009.

If you’ve used the mountain bike or ski trails of Wirth Park, visited the Chain of Lakes, ridden the river trail, Midtown Greenway or Minnehaha Creek Trail, you’ve used the Minneapolis parks and know how important an asset they are to the livability of our metro area.

The Minneapolis Bike Tour, organized by the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, is a major fundraiser for the parks system, and a great ride for showing off the system to visitors and local riders. You can support the parks and enjoy a traffic free bike ride on Sunday, September 20, by joining over 4000 fellow cyclists on the Minneapolis Bike Tour.

Bikeverywhere will be at the Start/Finish Line in Parade Stadium to talk about bike routes, show you the products we sell and get your suggestions for changes, corrections or additions to our map and book selection. We’ll also have free bikeverywhere stickers while they last. Join the Minneapolis Bike Tour for a beautiful fall ride, then stop by our table to say Hi.

For more information about the Minneapolis Bike Tour, click here.

Filed under: Bikeverywhere News