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Old 08-31-05, 12:09 AM   #1
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Touring Wisconsin question

I'm doing a tour of Wisconsin in a few weeks and I'm trying to find the best way to get by bike from the Western Edge of the glacier Drumlin trail to Gorham Street. Any suggestions?
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Gday Mate!! When I lived in Wisconsin I used to take my kids to the Ice Age trail often. This website might help

http://www.iceagetrail.org/

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What parts of WI are you going to be touring?
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I'm cutting across the lower part of the state East to South, starting from my apartment in milwaukee. I'm looking to stop at a friends apartment in Madison, but I've never biked there and I'd like to take the easiest route possible.
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Ahh that is a nice area to ride. Mad town is a cool town,lots of bike support there.
If you ever think about touring anywhere north you'll have to get in touch with me. I am always looking for tour partners. The wife isn't to keen on riding.....lol.
Have fun and remember to stop and smell the roses.
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The Glacial Drumlin ends in Cottage Grove. When you get to the end of the trail, you are at Hwy N. Go north on N (turn right) for a bit over 1 mile. You come to Hwy BB, turn left (heading east). This can be a fairly busy road at times, just try to avoid rush hour. Hwy BB turns into Cottage Grove road, stay on Cottage grove past I-90 and past Hwy 51. 2 blocks past Hwy 51 is Dempsey road, take a right (heading north). The bike path is on the left, about 1 block from Cottage Grove Road. Follow the bike path for a couple of miles, until the bike path runs on a city street for a few blocks. At this point you are in downtown Madison, and the capitol should be in plain view. go on the city street for a few blocks, and the bike path starts again (just follow the signs). When you are back on the bike path, go 2 blocks and take a right on Patterson street. The bike path runs exactly parrallel to Gorham, so go 5 or 6 blocks on Patterson and you run into Gorham. I think I ended up making this sound more difficult than it is, but It really isn't very confusing. Please post again if you have any questions.
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