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General Company Wide Updates

Will to Ben Specific Updates for the 2022 Season

5/3/22

  • Our main lodging site in Reedsburg will now be at St. John's Luthern Church (previously the Lions/Jaycees Building). Click Here for more information.

4/27/22

  • Our main lodging site in Elroy will now be at the American Legion Hall (previously the United Methodist Church). Click Here for more information.

12/4/21

  • Registration is now open for Will to Ben 2022! Click Here to register!

12/3/21

  • We will not provide hotel baggage service in Sparta. Instead, you should bring your baggage to the main lodging site yourself when you park there long term during the tour.
  • If you sign up for the Mechanical Support Plan, you will need to specifically request the pre-ride inspection yourself as we will not be able to search out each participant individually to provide it.
  • Due to increasing prices for gas and food, the regular registration price of the full tour has increased by $20.00, each riding day of a partial day tour has increased by $5.00 per day for all participant types, and the price of the transportation service from Sparta to Port Byron before the start of the tour has increased by $10.00 from $99.00 to $109.00. The price of the towel service has also increased by $1.00 from $6.00 to $7.00 per day. The prices for late registration have also increased accordingly. The prices of all other services and merchandise will remain the same as last year. Click Here for more information about our pricing schedule.
  • Unfortunately, we can only allow postponed 2020 participants to register for an event at the original 2020 pricing schedule one time. Click Here for more information.

11/14/21

  • Web site updated with 2022 dates and stopping towns!
    • Will to Ben 2022 will occur on October 1st - 7th, 2022.
  • The stopping towns for Will to Ben 2022 will be Port Byron, Savanna, Platteville, Richland Center, Reedsburg, Elroy, and Sparta.
  • Because our business is now based in Dane County, Wisconsin (previously Chicago, Illinois) we must now charge every participant Wisconsin sales tax on all Bike Wisconsin event services and merchandise. Accordingly, we will no longer have separate registration forms or charge separate taxes for Wisconsin and non-Wisconsin residents.

Major Previous Will to Ben Specific Updates

  • Registration procedures for postponed 2020 participants posted. Click Here for more information.
  • The late fee for full registration for riders of all week-long events has increased from $100.00 to $125.00. The late fee for all other riders and participants of all other partial day and non-week long events and services has increased from $20.00 to $25.00 per day. The late fees for non-riders of all week-long events and all other extra services and merchandise has not changed.
  • The number of days you register for the optional Towel Service, Tent Rental, Chair Rental, and Mechanical Support Plan must be the same as the number of days you will attend the event. For example you cannot register to ride for six days but only register for two days of the Mechanical Support Plan.
  • No refunds will be issued in the event we are unable to run an event due to circumstances beyond our control. These circumstances include but are not limited to disasters (natural and/or manmade), pandemics, war, acts of terrorism, government regulations, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities, or acts of God. (Force Majure)
  • Only online registration will be available after regular registration closes four weeks before the start of the tour in order to assure that we receive all of your information and payment in a timely manner due to laspes in mail service. This deadline also corresponds to the regular registration deadline. Click Here for more information.
  • Bike Wisconsin patches added to extra merchandise items!
  • We have changed our online registration service provider to RaceRoster.com!
  • The price of the tour will increase by $5 per day for full tour registration and $6 per day for partial day tour registration including all non-riders and volunteers due to significantly increased rental fees for our main lodging sites and rest stop locations (parks). The prices of all other tour services and merchandise will be the same as last year, including our transportation service from Sparta to Port Byron before the start of the tour! Click Here for our updated pricing schedule.
  • The opening meeting (and GPS training session if necessary) will now begin 30 minutes later at 4:30 pm. This will allow us more time to unload bicycles and baggage from our transportation service and get set up and prepare in Port Byron.
  • WE NO LONGER ISSUE ANY REFUNDS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON. If you do not participate and would like a refund you MUST purchase an individual travel insurance plan, which will reimburse you according to the plan coverage. Click Here for more information about our refund policy.
  • Our main lodging site in Platteville has changed! Click Here for more information.
  • You will need make sure to bring your own floor pumps with you. We will not be providing floor pumps for general participant use in the morning. Click Here for more information about our floor pump policy.
  • We will now be providing hotel baggage delivery service for free if you stay at one of our supported hotels in each stopping town! Click Here for more information.

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