standard Whalon Lake Loop Ride

Entrance to Knoch Knolls Nature CenterEntrance to Knoch Knolls Nature Center

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 [...]

standard Centennial Trail Loop : Isle A La Cache to Veterans Trail Spur and on to Rte. 83 and back

Pivoting Bridge Along Centennial TrailPivoting Bridge Along Centennial Trail

GPS Information Summary The Centennial Trail can be reached from the Isle A La Cache Museum along Romeo Road in Romeoville, IL. We parked here and rode the quarter mile to the pivoting bridge that begins the ride. This portion [...]

standard North Branch Trail : Linne Woods-to-Chicago Botanic Gardens Loop

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GPS Information Summary After some deliberation we parked at Linne Woods and rode north to the Chicago Botanic Gardens. Our main objective was the ride the trail that Connie attended the opening of on the day before. On the way [...]

standard North Branch Trail Addition

Bike Path PlanBike Path Plan

One of the great pleasures of living in the Chicago area is cycling the paths and byways that traverse the city and surroundings. Renowned among cyclists, runners and walkers alike, the North Branch Trail of the Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) extends 20 miles north from Chicago.

standard Ride to Egg Harbor for Breakfast – Visit New Wheaton College Underpass

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Cyclometer Information Distance: 3.3 milesSpeed: 6.3 mphTime: 0h 31m 56s Summary Enjoyed leisurely breakfast at Egg Harbor Cafe before heading back to Wheaton College and the new railway underpass. Since my time at Wheaton students always had to wait for trains [...]