Publisher: Brewers Publications, 2001.
Soft Cover, 325 pages, 6 x 9.
What better way to explore America's Heartland than by riding its trails through forests, prairies, and along beautiful freshwater lakes? And what better reward after a ride than relaxing in a bike-friendly brewpub with a truly fresh beer? The Midwest is bike and brew country, and this twelve-state region has the best of both. Includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
This unique guide pairs the very best trails and brewpubs in each area, including:33 cities and towns, descriptions, and local information
Detailed locator maps of the areas
37 highlighted trails plus other suggested rides
Description of the trail and directions to trailhead
Ride length, type, and technical and aerobic difficulty
35 outstanding brewpubs
Directions from trail to pub
The price of a pint, atmosphere, and beer critiques
Local bike shops
Visitor information for each city and town.
Todd Mercer is a journalist, an avid mountain biker, and beer enthusiast. This is the second in his series of regional Bike & Brew America guides.