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An Honest Evaluation of Berteau Greenway

Background Reading Berteau Greenway Visit 27-Oct-2013 (BeezodogsPlace) Good Intentions, Bad Execution — Berteau Greenway (BeezodogsPlace) A Ride Across the Berteau Avenue Greenway (BeezodogsPlace) Summary We have visited the Berteau Greenway several times since its initial installation. Usually we ride the distance along the […]

A Visit to Lyfe Kitchen – Evanston

Background Reading Life Kitchen Evanston (OnLine) Summary Their website contains the following: Life Story ONE BITE. EVERYTHING CHANGES Great food can do amazing things. It can make you feel better. It can support local farms. Promote sustainability. Reward environmentally sound […]

Entrance to Knoch Knolls Nature Center

Whalon Lake Loop Ride

GPS Information Summary The route today took us from the Whalon Lake parking lot back towards the newly installed Knoch Knolls Nature Center. They are still putting the finishing touches on the paved sidewalks along the street and leading to […]

Entering Erie-Lackawanna Extension to Cabelas

Pierogi Fest Toodle 2014

GPS Information Summary Began at Indiana Visitors Center in Highland and then over to Cabela’s to use underpass before heading into Hammond and then over to Whiting via Wolf Lake Trail. It was a very nice trip along the Erie-Lackwanna […]

Scenes while Riding the Erie-Lackawanna Trail

Erie-Lackawanna Trail Toodle 20-Jul-2014

Background Reading Greenways & BlueWays Map (OnLine) West Part Lake and Porter Counties (PDF) East Part Porter and LaPorte Counties (PDF) 2010 Ped and Pedal Plan (OnLine) NWI Regional Greenways and Blueways Plan (OnLine) GPS Information Summary The Erie-Lackawanna Trail begins at the Visitor […]

Northwestern University Campus

Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival Ride 2014

GPS Information Summary The 2014 Edition of the Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival was held today in Dawes Park. We visited the booths to do our annual Christmas present shopping for my Aunt Betty Davis. She is my mother’s only sister. […]

Couple Sitting On Bank of Fox River Trail Near Windmill

Ride to Luncheon at Chipotle

GPS Information Summary Last night we spent time installing our new Velocity Chukker and Velocity Aeroheat wheels. My previous wheel builds of two Velocity Aeroheat rims had gone well. They have lasted several years with no ‘ill effects‘ and I thank […]

Bridge Entering Frankfort

Old Plank Road Trail Toodle – Frankfort to Western Terminus and Back

GPS Information Summary Arrived at parking lot in Frankfort, IL to a nearly ‘full house‘. Hundreds of folks were coming and going through Beidert Green in the center of town. A Country and Western group was entertaining and the Farmers […]

Kathy Schubert, Suzy Schanauzer and Hizzoner Mayor Rahm Emmanuel

Chicago Lakefront Trail Toodle – 21 Jun 2014

GPS Information Summary Rather than ride the Whalon Lake Loop today we compromised and instead rode the Chicago Lakefront Trail from the Buckingham Fountain area south to 57th street. The weather today was overcast but quite pleasant. There were hundreds […]

Farnham Residents 'Tell It Like It Is'

Northside Park Toodle

Background Reading Northside Park – Wheaton Park District-Wheaton, IL (OnLine) GPS Information Summary Breakfast was at Egg Harbor Cafe. My favorite menu item was not available so I had to chose another item. After breakfast we went on a meandering toddle […]