May 23 – 26, 2022
Fluno Center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus
America/Chicago timezone

Evening Bike Ride & Sunset Canoe/Kayak Paddle Information

If you plan on joining either the Monday Evening Bike Ride or the Wednesday Canoe or Kayak Sunset Paddle, please review the information below and the complete this sign up sheet:

Bike Ride and Rental Info - Monday Evening

For our Monday Evening bike ride, we have planned a route that is ~9 miles, and will likely take us ~45 minutes at a comfortable pace. You can view our planned route here:

For bike rentals (in advance of the ride), there are two options:

Option 1: Madison BCycle

  • This group will depart for the ride from Fluno at  6:15

  • Rentals are available at many docking stations around Madison (up to 8 bikes in one station)

  • We can have a fellow rider help you pick up a rental (Departing at 5:45 to pick up a bike.) (Be sure to complete the above sign up sheet and select this option). 

  • First-come, first-served basis on rental of city Ebikes (they have electric pedal assist)

  • Many pricing options available

    • Single ride pass: $5/30 minutes of riding

    • Day pass: $15 gets you unlimited 60-minute rides for the next 24 hours. Any rides longer than 60 minutes in duration are subject to a $3/30 minute charge with this pass.

  • Downside: you must bring your  own helmet. 

  • You can find their website here:

    • On their site  you can find a real-time map of all stations and the number of bikes available.

Option 2: Budget Bicycle Center (1230 Regent Street)

  • This group will depart from the Fluno Center at 5:15 pm to walk to the bike store,  rent bikes and then join up with the above group for the ride.  

  • ID needed at time of rental

  • Hybrid bikes: $30/24hrs

    • Bikes must be returned between the hours of 10am and 6pm. If you choose this option, you will be responsible for returning the bike during these business hours the next day.

  • You can find their website with rental details here:

Route to Budget Bicycles:

Kayak/Canoe Rentals - Wednesday Evening

Madison Boats (Lake Wingra)

  • We will depart from Fluno Center at 6:00 pm (Rides provided to Lake Wingra, if desired.)

  • Kayak/canoe from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

  • Pricing:

    • $16 per kayak for first hour, $12 for each additional hour

    • $20 per canoe for first hour, $12 for each additional hour

    • We will rent from Madison Boats when we arrive at Lake Wingra. (Please complete the sign up sheet so we know how many are joining. )

  • Madison Boats Info