In order to use RunSignup, your browser must accept cookies. Otherwise, you will not be able to register for races or use other functionality of the website. However, your browser doesn't appear to allow cookies by default.
If you still see this message after clicking the link, then your browser settings are likely set to not allow cookies. Please try enabling cookies. You can find instructions at https://www.whatismybrowser.com/guides/how-to-enable-cookies/auto.
Additional ride information can be found at https://dairylanddare.com/.
CLICK HERE for packet pick-up information.
Date: Friday, August 4
Location: Trek West – 8108 Mineral Point Rd., Madison, WI 53719
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DAY OF:Date: Saturday, August 5
Location: Harris Park - 600 N Bennett Rd, Dodgeville, WI 53533
Time: 4:45 am- 6:00 am
Official Ride Start Location:
Harris Park in the City of Dodgeville. Riders will congregate near the shelter before entering the chute to the start line.
Official Ride Start Times:
200K starts at 6:15am
150K starts at 6:30am
100k starts at 6:45am
50K starts at 6:45am
*** START LINE CLOSES AT 7:15 am ***
Post Ride Party:
Music, food and drinks will begin serving at 9:30am.
Please park your vehicle in Harris Park, or neighboring streets in legal parking areas, then bike to the start line.
IDENTIFICATION WHILE RIDING
Bib numbers, bike plates, wristband and helmet stickers must be visible throughout ride. Your bib number should be worn on the back of your jersey. This is so ride officials know who is part of the event and can ID you in an emergency. Failure to wear these items may keep you from getting any support from rest stops or SAG/mechanical support and could result in forfeiture of post-ride food/beer and/or future registrations.
UNAUTHORIZED / UNREGISTERED RIDERS
Don’t be a bandit! This will not be tolerated. Anyone found to be an unregistered participant could face penalties up to and including prosecution. Both you and your friends will be banned from future events if you are riding with friends that are not registered.
RULES OF THE ROAD
Dairyland Dare is a bike ride, not a race. Please keep this in mind as you prepare. ALL TRAFFIC LAWS MUST BE FOLLOWED AT ALL TIMES. VIOLATORS WILL RISK BEING CITED AND/OR FINED. Please respect the residents and municipalities who have so graciously granted us the rights to ride through their communities. Plenty of resources are provided along the course. We will not tolerate violations of law. Acts of trespassing, public urination, disorderly conduct, etc., could lead to sanctions including an event participation ban and/or prosecution.
The Dairyland Dare, also previously known as the Wisconsin Dairyland Dare Cycling Challenge, was conceived and created by Stewart Schilling and Michelle Godez, avid cyclists from Southwest Wisconsin. The first ride took place in August 2006 and drew over 400 riders and offered three distances: 100K, 200K, and 300K. The ride doubled in size by 2007 and in 2008 two more distances were offered: 133K and 266K. By 2010 the ride grew to over 1000 riders and the distances that were offered expanded to: 50K, 100K, 150K, 200K, 250K, and 300K with very little overlap. This was the first year the ride included Mineral Point and Governor Dodge State Park. 2011 was the first year where Dairyland Dare was the final stage in the Wisconsin Triple Crown.
The ride embraced several themes over the years such as; the wild west; Dare Devil, paying homage to Evel Kneivel; Gran Fondo, with an early twentieth century Italian advertising; and an artistic theme from French Art Nouveau.
The event was purchased in 2015 by SyklusSport, LLC and held ownership until 2018. The ride did not take place in 2019 and was then purchased by Race Day Events. The event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The distances now offered by the ride are 50K, 100K, 150K, and 200K.
If you have any questions about this ride, click the button below.
Like this page and invite your friends on Facebook.
Join here for race discounts, updates and more!
Thank you! Your message was posted to Facebook.