There’s a Ride Across Wisconsin Route For You!

Whether you choose the 1 Day or 2 Day option, you will finish the Ride Across Wisconsin with an ear to ear grin and a huge sense of accomplishment. This year’s route is 50 miles longer than our first route from Dubuque to Kenosha, but it does have 2,200 feet less climbing.

The 1 Day option is a real challenge meant for very fit riders who train to ride long distances. We provide the highest level of support in terms of routing, food and mechanical support so all you have to worry about is your legs. The folks from La Crosse and Green Bay who did RAW the first year and since then have encouraged us to move RAW have done this ride in a small group the last four years. They are strong riders and average 20+ mph the entire way.

The 2 Day option is still a challenge. Riding 135 miles in a day is no joke, but it allows for participation from riders with a much wider range of abilities. Even if you are fast enough to finish the 1 Day option within the time limits, you might want to consider the 2 Day option so you can enjoy the delicious food and beverages from nearby O’so Brewing and Great Northern Distillery provided at the overnight stop in Plover. Then you can finish in Green Bay with plenty of time to chow down at Hagemeister Park on the beautiful City Deck along the Fox River in Downtown Green Bay.

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Use this chart to estimate how long it will take you to Ride Across Wisconsin. Riders who do not make it to Plover by 3 PM will be asked to stop and ride the two day version. Riders who do not Black Creek by 8 PM will be shuttled to the finish for safety reasons.

Use this chart to estimate how long it will take you to Ride Across Wisconsin. Riders who do not make it to Plover by 3 PM will be asked to stop and ride the two day version. Riders who do not Black Creek by 8 PM will be shuttled to the finish for safety reasons.

Route Options:

1 Day: 225 Miles

The Ultimate Challenge. 1 Day, 225 Miles, +4,160 ft / -4,220 ft

START: 5:30am on Saturday, August 17th at Riverside Park La Crosse, WI

FINISH: Riders of this route MUST be on pace to cross the finish line in Green Bay, WI by 10:00pm on Saturday, August 17th. Those not on track will be transported to the finish line party.

PACE: 16.5 hours to complete (5:30am- 10:00pm); 13.6mph average w/o stops (Sunrise: ~5:59am; Sunset: 7:50pm)

COST: $200 early-bird / $250 /$300 last-minute


2 Days: 225 Miles

Back to Back Centuries, 225 Miles, +4,160 ft / -4,220 ft

DAY 1 START: 5:30am on Saturday, August 17th at Riverside Park La Crosse, WI

DAY 1 FINISH: Celebrate the first 130 miles with a party at the new bandshell of Pawaca Park in Plover, WI. Enjoy close-by hotels and amenities nearby including Oso Brewery!

DAY 2 START: 6:00am on Sunday, August 18th at Pawaca Park in Plover, WI

Day 2 FINISH: Riders of this route MUST be on pace to cross the finish line in Green Bay, WI by 6:00pm on Sunday, August 18th. Those not on track will be transported to the finish line party.

COST: $300 early-bird / $350 /$400 last-minute


1 Day Options:

La Crosse > Plover

SATURDAY, August 17th

1 Day, 135 Miles

START: 5:30am on Saturday, August 17th at Riverside Park La Crosse, WI

FINISH: Riders of this route MUST be on pace to cross the finish line in Plover, WI by 6pm on Saturday.

COST: $150 early-bird / $200 /$250 last-minute

Plover > Green Bay

SUNDAY, August 18th

1 Day, 90 Miles

START: 6:00am on Sunday, August 18th at Pawaca Park in Plover, WI

FINISH: Riders of this route MUST be on pace to cross the finish line in Green Bay, WI by 6:00pm on Sunday.

COST: $150 early-bird / $200 /$250 last-minute

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The Ride Across Wisconsin is a great ride supporting a cause that benefits all bicycle riders. The RAW is sponsored and hosted by wonderful people with equally humble, and wonderful participants of all riding levels who are willing to engage and include everyone.
— Daniel Bandi, 2 Day Rider 2016