Welcome to the new year, and here's to hoping it brings an abundance of beautiful bicycling weather!
What's New?

Wine & Cheese Tour
Shuttleguy's own tour, the Wine & Cheese Tour, is a wine bike tour of Wisconsin's regional award-winning wineries, and tasting of America's Dairyland specialty cheeses. Averaging 50 miles a day through picturesque Wisconsin, you'll be able to explore the Wisconsin Dells area and beautiful state parks, eat delicious dinners, and enjoy 5 days of moderate to challenging terrain.



The Wine & Cheese Tour requires a minimum of 20 riders, so if you're interested in participating, please e-mail info@shuttleguy.com to indicate your interest, or register here.
While plans are still tentative, the route has been scouted, caterers are being contacted, and campsites have been reserved.

Sunday, August 10th
Day 1:
Camp: Governor Dodge State Park

Monday, August 11th
Day 2:
Camp: Devil's Lake State Park

Tuesday/Wednesday, August 12-13th
Day 3/4:
Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton
Camp:  Mirror Lake State Park

Thursday, August 14th
Day 5:
Mount Horeb/Blue Mounds/Barneveld
Camp: Blue Mounds State Park

Local Attractions: 
  • Delicious bakeries
  • Historical museums
  • Great Bookstores
  • "Forevertron" sculptures
  • Abundant natural resources
  • State parks, nature trails, etc.
  • Charming cafes and eateries
  • Taliesin & American Player's Theater
  • The Old Feed Mill
  • Great country scenery
  • Wisconsin river
  • Beautiful bluffs
  • Art galleries
  • Excellent scenery/nature
  • Hiking trails
  • Circus World



  • Mazomanie
  • Dodgeville
  • Sauk City
  • Prairie du Sac
  • Baraboo
  • North Freedom
  • Reedsburg
  • Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton
  • Black Earth
  • Mount Horeb
  • Blue Mounds
  • Barneveld

To read more about the Wine Tour, click here.  


TRAINING TIPS: Getting Up That Hill
"Learning to Love Hills" is an article by Elly Blue giving various tips and advice about how to climb a hill on the bicycle. Her tips are especially helpful for those planning to join Shuttleguy for the BREW Tour or Wine & Cheese WI Tour.


Blue advises, "as you ease into a hill, you want to get into gear slow but steady. Shift to an easy gear too quickly and your legs will spin, costing you valuable momentum. Shift to the optimal gear too slowly and you'll have to shift too much all at once. As shifting becomes muscle memory, you'll find yourself getting into a rhythm with it.
The only way to learn is by doing it..."
You know what that means-riding plenty of Shuttleguy operated tours, like BREW and Wine & Cheese WI, which are abundant with hills through the driftless area!
To read more of Blue's article, visit and read here.




Links of the Month
Each month we'll be passing on a few useful links that we think you might enjoy or find useful.


Global Cycling Network is a great resource for any bicyclist. There are many videos touching on all aspects of bicycling, and it's certainly worth investigating!
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Doemstique Tours by Shuttleguy specializes in superior bicycle touring services for bicyclists with discriminating taste. Let us make life easy for you this summer on one of the many tours we support.  
Tym Allison
Domestique Tours by Shuttleguy 

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