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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Baristas Epic Coffee Ride

Baristas Epic Coffee Ride

The West Salem Dairy Days Classique

The West Salem Dairy Days Classique

Goose Island – Stoddard

Goose Island – Stoddard

River Trail Cycles

River Trail Cycles

Onalaska to Riverside Park via Bike/Ped Bridge

Onalaska to Riverside Park via Bike/Ped Bridge

Driftless Region’s Most Scenic Ride

Driftless Region’s Most Scenic Ride

Human Powered Trails, Inc.

Human Powered Trails, Inc.

Grandad Bluff Loop

Grandad Bluff Loop

L-N-L Gravel Grinder

L-N-L Gravel Grinder

Memorial Day Figure Eight

Memorial Day Figure Eight

Great River State Trail

Great River State Trail

Tri-State Metric Century

Tri-State Metric Century

400 Wisconsin State Trail

400 Wisconsin State Trail

La Crescent to Riverside Park

La Crescent to Riverside Park

Public Air Pumps and Repair Stands

Public Air Pumps and Repair Stands

Brownsville-Hokah

Brownsville-Hokah

La Crosse River State Trail

La Crosse River State Trail

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Riverside Park to Great River Trail

Riverside Park to Great River Trail

Elroy Sparta Trail

Elroy Sparta Trail

North-East Route

North-East Route

Stoddard – Chaseburg

Stoddard – Chaseburg

Riverside Park to Elroy – Sparta Trailhead

Riverside Park to Elroy – Sparta Trailhead

Apple Blossom Loop

Apple Blossom Loop

Cheddarman

Cheddarman

Root River Trail Towns

Root River Trail Towns

Norski Tur

Norski Tur

Whitehall English Century

Whitehall English Century

Coon Valley Coulee Express

Coon Valley Coulee Express

Myrick Park

Myrick Park