IBikeTO user Anthony submitted this story to us from the Victoria Times Colonist: Bike Town USA. The writer, John Lutton, a cyclist from Victoria, visited Madison, Wisconsin for the Pro-Walk, Pro-Bike conference. He was impressed with what he saw.
From the airport in Milwaukee, I'd covered almost 160 km on off-road trails and for the first 50 km, the route is paved, too. Rail trails reach another 70 km past Madison to Dodgeville, more than half way across the state.
Having a quick look at the cycling maps around Madison, the thing that struck me is the network of trails and paths stretching out from the city. It looks like it's actually possible to ride between two towns on comfortable routes.
Anthony has been kind enough to maintain a forum thread with links to cycling stories in major newspapers. Many thanks, Anthony. To anyone not using it already, it's definitely a handy way to keep on top of the news.