Join us for an exquisite 158-mile weekend road-bike ride and fundraiser, riding through the spectacular fall colors in northwestern Wisconsin - from Oak Forest Center in Frederic, WI to Forest Springs Camp & Conference Center in Westboro, WI.
Friday - 9/22 - Arrive at Forest Springs Camp & Conference Center by 1 p.m. Park your car and prepare for a bus ride to Oak Forest Center. Friday supper is in Rice Lake - at your own cost. Housing Friday night will be at Oak Forest Center.
Saturday - 9/23 - Breakfast at Oak Forest Center at 7 a.m. Ride begins at 8 a.m. Saturday's ride stops in beautiful Cumberland and Rice Lake - ending at an LTD graduate's camp (Arrowhead Bible Camp) for the night. Saturday's ride is about 85 miles.
Sunday - 9/24 - Breakfast as a group at Arrowhead Bible Camp, riding by 9 a.m. This stage of the ride is about 75 miles and takes us through some of Wisconsin's most beautiful countryside including the Chequamegon National Forest.
Saturday - Hwy W east to Hwy E, then south on E about 4 miles, then east and south on 260th and other back roads (paved) to H down to Cumberland, then east on B to SS to Rice Lake, then skirt around the north end of town to M, south on M to Chetek, then east on D to Plummer Rd 3 miles to Arrowhead Bible Camp.
Sunday - Back up that road to D, then east on D to Hwy 27, continue east on D/old 194 to Sheldon and Jump River and all the way to Westboro and Forest Springs.
The first half-day has rolling terrain, then most of the route is pretty flat until the final 12 miles or so.
* A good road bike and being in good riding shape are required.
* Participant cost is $125.
* The Fundraiser - We ask that you aim to have at least 2 sponsors who would sponsor you a suggested $1 per mile or a donation of $158 - details explained after you register.
* The proceeds will go toward Forest Springs' Adventure and Educational Programs.