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Sunday Rides on Two Wheels
Motorcycling in Southern Wisconsin
Second Edition

“Re-riding the routes for this second edition was like visiting an old friend. I wondered why I had waited so long to do it. I found some major changes, like the bypasses around Lake Geneva and La Crescent. There were nice surprises of new pavement and a few ‘oh, dears’ at crumbling country roads—all part of the adventure of motorcycling. I’ve ridden in a lot of beautiful places, and southern Wisconsin is still one of the best. It draws me back with its winding roads, rural landscape, and friendly people.”
—Barbara Barber

Eighteen unforgettable routes along riverways and ridges, down rustic roads and coulees, and over 1,800 miles of southern Wisconsin’s best rides.


Barbara Barber bought her first motorcycle in 1997. Since that time she has ridden over 200,000 miles on five different bikes. She is currently a member of the Kenosha and Black River Falls Chapters of the Harley Owners Group. She resides in west central Wisconsin.




“An excellent, enjoyable and very worthwhile vacation planner and travel guide for the dedicated motorcyclist.”
Midwest Book Review

Sunday Rides on Two Wheels is a delightful, informative, and important biking book. Barbara Barber covers the roadways, byways, small back roads, and large highways in a most entertaining manner. Her maps, guidelines, and directions are crystal clear. If you ride in Wisconsin or surrounding neighborhoods, you will find her road coverage invaluable. Don’t leave home on your bike without it.”
—Barbara Joans, author of Bike Lust: Harleys, Women, and American Society

“Anyone considering touring the upper Midwest, or riders who live in the general area—say the surrounding 10 states—should find Barber’s book very handy. . . . In Sunday Rides on Two Wheels: Motorcycling in Southern Wisconsin, Barber nails it in picking great roads to ride and sights to see. What’s more, her routes suggest some roads I haven’t seen yet, but I plan to with the help and inspiration of her excellent book.”
Ultimate Motorcycling

“A dandy travel guide to some of Wisconsin’s best loved rides. . . . If you live in Wisconsin or neighboring states, or have any hint you might be traveling through, Sunday Rides on Two Wheels is a perfect companion for you.”
Women on Wheels



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cover image of "Bike Lust" by Barbara Joans, featuring a photo of the author by her Harley-Davidson Low Rider in front of a bridge.

Bike Lust
Harleys, Women, and American Society
Barbara Joans


June 2009
LC: 2002074036 GV
176 pp.   6 x 9
74 b/w photos  
20 maps  

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Paper $19.95
ISBN 9780299230241
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