To American Science Chicago - 34 Miles -

Submitted by Jeff Wincentsen

CAUTION: Use this route as a guide only. Suitability of roads may have changed. Verify the route and rest stops and check for construction before starting on a ride. All routes are not suitable for all levels of cyclists.

Start at Panera Bread    North Ave. & York    Elmhurst  MapQuest Map
Turn On
W Hahn St
L S Addison Ave
R E 3rd St
L N Emroy Ave
  Cross I-290 via overpass
R SE Lake St (frontage road)
  Cross Countyline Rd and I-294 via underpass
E Ride thru Enteman's parking lot going E
E Ride under RR tracks via underpass going E
L N Railroad Ave
R E Palmer Ave
  Cross Wolf Rd
L N La Porte Ave
R E Fullerton Ave
  Cross Mannheim Rd (Rt 12 and 45)
L N Scott St
  Cross Grand Ave, Franklin Ave, & RR tracks
R E Addison Ave
L N Ruby St (merges E into 25th Ave)
  Cont N on 25th Ave
R E Soreng Ave
L N Rose St
 
Turn On
R N Prairie Ave
R E Sidewalk sneak E on S side of Irving Park Rd
  Cross RR tracks via underpass
R SE Parking lot sneak to Weslely Terr 
L N Wesley Terr
  Rest Stop:  McDonalds
N Wesley Terr
L W Irving Park Rd (Wait for light ! Stay R busy st !)
R N Shiller Park Police Station parking lot
R E Alley that runs parrallel to Irving Park Rd
L N Old River Rd
R E Parking lot, exit beside Dunkin Donuts along N side
of Irving Park Rd
L E Wide sidewalk on the N side of Irving Park Rd
  Cross DesPlaines River Road
E Cont E on Wide sidewalk along N side of Irving Park Rd
L N Forest Preserve entrance Schiller Woods
L NW First fork in forest preserve road
R NE 2nd fork on the forest preserve road
R NE 3rd fork in forest preserve road
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Turn On
R SE Montrose Ave
(Forest Preserve road ends at curve where Montrose Ave becomes River Rd)
R SE Montrose Ave (Busy st, stay R !)
  Cross Pueblo Ave / Cumberland Ave (Rt 171)
L N Canfield Rd
  Cross Lawrence Ave
R E Foster Ave
  Cross Harlem Ave (Rt 43)
L N Natoma Ave
  Cross Higgins Ave
  Cross I-90 via overpass
L NW Avondale Ave
R NE Raven St
  Cross RR tracks, Northwest Highway, Nagle Ave 
R SE Milwaukee Ave (Keep R, busy st !)
  Cross Bryn Mawr Ave
R W Parking lot at Central and Milwaukee Avenues
Arrive -- American Science & Surplus
  Return to Elmhurst
R SE Milwaukee Ave (Keep R, busy st !)
R W Foster Ave (Busy st, keep R !)
  Cross RR tracks and I-90 via overpass
  Cross Austin, Higgins and Nagle Aves
L S New England Ave (jog R and L, keep going S)
  Cross Gunnison St
R W Leland Ave
 
Turn On
L S  Sayre Ave
  Cross Montrose Ave
R W  Collum Ave
  Cross Harlem Ave
L S Oriole Ave
  Cross Irving Park Rd
R SW Forest Preserve Ave (Busy st, keep R !)
  Cross Addision St and Cumberland Ave
R W Belmont Ave  (Busy st, keep R !)
  Cross DesPlaines River Road
L S 25th Ave (Rose St) (Busy st, keep R !)
  Cross RR tracks, Grand Ave
R W Fullerton Ave
  Cross Manheim Rd and Wolf Rd
L S  Midland Trail (off to the left, just before Fullerton Ave enters King Arthur Apartments)
R W Palmer Ave
L S Railroad Ave
R W Sidewalk sneak on N side of North Ave -- go under RR tracks and thru Entenmann's parking lot
  Cross Northwest Ave
W Lake St
  Cross I-294 via an underpass
L S Emroy Ave
  Cross I-290 via an overpass and North Ave
R SW Melrose Ave
L S Willow Rd
R W 3rd St
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Turn On
  Cross York St
R N Addison Ave
R E  Hahn St
End Arrive Panera Bread (North and York)