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Kayak Rental Area at Herrick Lake F. P.

Herrick Lake Loop Ride

GPS Information Summary A quiet ride through town to the Illinois Prairie Path. Then on to the Herrick Lake F. P. We toured the back trails and detoured onto the route over to Danada Farms. We then headed back towards […]

Chicago Cover Band Concert In Memorial Park Venue

Chicago Cover Band Plays Memorial Park Venue

GPS Information Summary Visited Memorial Park to hear a Chicago Cover Band. Lots of families with kids and a wonderful time was had by all. Afterwards we rode our recumbent bikes to the outskirts of town to eat Chick-Fil-A salads […]

Pivoting Bridge Along Centennial Trail

Ride Along the Centennial and Water Fall Glen Trails

GPS Information Summary Preserves & Trails | Centennial Trail/I&M Canal Trail Centennial Trail/I&M Canal Trail Waterfall Glen Rode the Centennial Trail from Romeoville, Isle Ala Cache Museum to Waterfall Glen Trail and back. Image Gallery Video Clips No video clips […]

Top: A forlorn driver in a Los Angeles parking lot, circa 1955. Image via the Los Angeles Public Library. Above: A classic “Park-O-Meter” made by Magee-Hale in Bellaire, Ohio in 2011. Photo courtesy scottamus’s flickr stream.

Classic Car Night Toodle

GPS Information Summary For three blocks along Front Street in downtown Wheaton, IL classic cars were displayed. There was even a fellow who is a bicycle restorer who specializes in classic Schwinn Phantoms. Lots of folks who had (like us) […]

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 […]