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Try out Madison by Bike, an interactive bike tour program

Destination Madison introduces Madison by Bike, its new free biking program.

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Pro tip: Don’t try to bike across the lake right now. | Photo by Kenton Fowler

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Destination Madison’s new free digital biking program Madison By Bike offers a new way to explore Madison on two wheels, while winning some swag along the way.

How it works

  • Sign up — requires full name, email, and phone number
  • Click “View Passport” — save the email to easily return to your passport
  • Choose a trail — each trail offers different check-ins
  • Earn points — stop at check-in locations

Pro tip: Those who don’t own a bike get 50% off single-use passes for Madison BCycles after signing up.

Trails + Check-ins

Capital City Trail

  • Sheraton Hotel
  • Starkweather Brewing Company
  • Monona Terrace

Cannonball Loop

  • Wyndham Garden Hotel
  • Dawley Conservancy
  • UW Arboretum

Lakeshore Path

  • Picnic Point
  • Memorial Union
  • Observatory Hill

Southwest Commuter Path

  • Camp Randall
  • Bandit Tacos
  • Zip-Dang

The more places you check in, the more points you get. Points earn you prizes including water bottles, cross-body bags, and even an electric bike.
Use this map to see all of the check-ins available throughout the four trails.

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