To Midwestern University - 37 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
Cross RR tracks
R W Park Ave
L S Myrtle Ave
R W Alexander Blvd
L S  West Ave
Cross St Charles Rd
  Take IPP W to cross over Rt 83
R N  Monterey
L W  Wildwood
L S Villa
R W  Kennilworth Ave
L S Summit Ave
Cross Roosevelt Rd
L E Morningside Dr
R S  Buttercup Ln
L E  Southlane Dr
R S  Myrtle Ave
Cross Butterfield Rd
  Cont S on MacArthur Dr
L E Stillwell Rd
L N  Elder Ln
Turn On
L N Leahy Rd
R E  16th St
L N Take sidewalk sneak N at Monterey Ave to 16th St
  Cont East on 16th St
Cross Rt 83 
R S Enter the mall
L E At the Sears Auto Center intersection
  Cont E & S until you come to Commerce Rd mall Exit
L W  Commerce Dr.
R S  McDonalds Dr. (enter parking lot)
L E Sidewalk (along N side of 22nd St)
  Go under the I-88 underpass
R S Jorie Blvd
R W  Forest Gate Rd 
  Take path N and W and go thru Rt 83 underpass.
  Cont W on path along N side of Kingston Dr
R N  Exit path to cross Midwest Rd
  Cont W on Baybrook Ln
R N  Royal Vale Dr
R W  Baybrook Ln
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Turn On
L S Meyers (TuNR - use sidewalk on E side to head S)
R E  Avenue Loire
R N  Avenue Chateaux
R S Avenue La Tour
Cross 31st St and enter Midwestern University
  Optional Rest Stop:  Athletic Hall - vending machines ...
  Cont S and E to exit rear of MU to 36th St
R W 36th St
L S  Sterling Rd
L E  41st St
R S Fairview Ave (Busy st, careful !)
R E  Sherman St
L S  Douglas Rd. 
L E Grant St (L R jog at Fairview Ave)
R S Roslyn Rd
L E  Burlington Ave
Cross Cass Ave
R S Prospect Ave
L E Park Ave
  Rest Stop:  Starbucks @ 100 Park Ave
  Return to Elmhurst
W Park Ave
R N  Prospect Ave
R E  Burlington Ave
Cross Rt 83 underpass
L N  Stough St
R E  Town Pl
L N  Bruner St
 
Turn On
R E  North St
L N  Madison St
R SE Spring Rd
  At York Rd, take bridge underpass to cross (or use light)
L N  York Rd (use sidewalk on E side)
R E  Wennes Ct / Old Mill Rd (take the R fork S)
R S  Salt Creek Ln
Cross Ogden
  Cont S on Oak St
L E Minneola St
Cross I-294 via the pedestrian overpass
  Cont E on Maple St
Cross Wolf Rd
  Becomes 41st heading E
L N Brainard Ave
Cross Ogden
  Hop on the Bemis Woods trail heading N
Cross 31st St
Cross Cermak N into the Jewel Parking lot (NW corner of intersec)
L W  Dorchester Ave
R N  Bellview Ave
L W  Canterbury St
R N  Highridge Ave
Cross Roosevelt Rd
  Cont N on Fencil, then E, cross thru playground
  Cont E on Edgewater Ave
L N Oak Ridge Ave
L W  Harrison St
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Turn On
R N  Frontage Rd
R N  Cross under I-290
L W  Frontage Rd
R NE Jackson Blvd
Cross Butterfield Rd
L W  IPP
L S Taft Ave
R E  Electric Ave (Becomes Vallette)
R N Poplar Ave
Cross St Charles Rd
Cross RR tracks
L W  1st St.
R N  York Rd
L W  Hahn St
R N Arrive Panera Bread at SW corner of North and York Rd