EasyIt’s the coffee that makes this easy ride into an epic outing. Cross the Mississippi river and climb five easy hills as you head out and back along the flat bottom of the Root River valley. The halfway point is the bicycle-friendly Barista’s Coffee House in Houston, Minnesota.

Route (44 miles)

Ride with GPS

 Route (55 miles)

Ride with GPS

 

Baristas Epic Coffee Ride
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L-N-L Gravel Grinder

L-N-L Gravel Grinder

Elroy Sparta Trail

Elroy Sparta Trail

Human Powered Trails, Inc.

Human Powered Trails, Inc.

North-East Route

North-East Route

Great River State Trail

Great River State Trail

Public Air Pumps and Repair Stands

Public Air Pumps and Repair Stands

Onalaska to Riverside Park via Bike/Ped Bridge

Onalaska to Riverside Park via Bike/Ped Bridge

Goose Island – Stoddard

Goose Island – Stoddard

Brownsville-Hokah

Brownsville-Hokah

400 Wisconsin State Trail

400 Wisconsin State Trail

Grandad Bluff Loop

Grandad Bluff Loop

Riverside Park to Elroy – Sparta Trailhead

Riverside Park to Elroy – Sparta Trailhead

Speed’s Bike Shop

Speed’s Bike Shop

La Crescent to Riverside Park

La Crescent to Riverside Park

Driftless Region’s Most Scenic Ride

Driftless Region’s Most Scenic Ride

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Riverside Park to Great River Trail

Riverside Park to Great River Trail

Apple Blossom Loop

Apple Blossom Loop

Tri-State Metric Century

Tri-State Metric Century

Baristas Epic Coffee Ride

Baristas Epic Coffee Ride

Root River Trail Towns

Root River Trail Towns

Whitehall English Century

Whitehall English Century

Cheddarman

Cheddarman

Coon Valley Coulee Express

Coon Valley Coulee Express

The West Salem Dairy Days Classique

The West Salem Dairy Days Classique

Stoddard – Chaseburg

Stoddard – Chaseburg

La Crosse River State Trail

La Crosse River State Trail

Myrick Park

Myrick Park

Norski Tur

Norski Tur

Memorial Day Figure Eight

Memorial Day Figure Eight