To Riverside/LaGrange - 33 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
L E Park Ave
R S Poplar Ave
  Cross St Charles Rd
  Cont S under the RR underpass
   Cont S on Poplar Ave
L E Madison St
R S Stratford Ave
L E Adams St
R S High St
L E Butterfield Rd (Stay R ! Busy street.)
  Go under I-88 underpass
R SE Darmstadt Rd
R S Hillside Ave
L E  Harrision St
  Cross Wolf Rd 
R S Orchard Ave
L SE Railroad Ave
R S Oakridge Ave
R W Edgewater Ave
  Cont W thru playground
 
Turn On
  Cont W on Fencl Lane (becomes Highridge Pkwy)
  Cross Roosevelt Rd
L E Canterbury St
  Cross Manheim Rd
R S Westchester Blvd
R W Bond St
  Cont SW on path 
R W Crestwood Ln
L S Mainheim Rd (Stay on E sidewalk, busy street !)
  Cross Cermack Rd (use light, busy street !)
  Cont S on sidewalk
L E Bemis Woods bike path 
  Go under RR track underpass
  Cross Kemman Ave / Maple Ave
L N Exit bike path at 9th Ave and 26th St
  Cont E on 26th St (Stay R, busy street !)
  Cross 1st Ave / Des Plaines Ave
R S Westover Ave
L E Northgate Rd (becomes Selborne Rd)
R SW Longcommon Rd
  Cross RR tracks and keep R 
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Turn On
L S Barrypoint Rd
L SE Millbridge Rd (becomes Joliet Rd)
  Cross the Des Plaines River Bridge
R W 42 St
L S Lawndale Ave
R W 44th Pl
  Cross Riverside Ave (Jog R & L)
  Cont W on 44th Pl
R N 1st Ave
  Cross 1st Ave (Rt 171)
R N 1st Ave
L W  44th St
  Cross Plainfield Rd
  Cont W on Congress Park Ave
R N Prairie Ave
L W  Shields Ave (becomes Cossitt Ave)
  Cross Maple Ave / Eberly Ave
R N  La Grange Rd (Busy street !)
L W  Harris Ave
  Arrive Starbucks Rest Stop
  Return to Elmhurst
R S La Grange Rd (Busy street !)
R W Cossitt Ave
R N Brainard Ave
  Cross RR tracks / Ogden Ave 
L W  Jackson Ave (enter the Bemis Woods bike path)
R N Bemis Woods bike path when you come to a 'T' intersection
  Cross 31st St  / Cermack Rd
(Careful, busy streets !)
 
Turn On
  Enter the Jewel parking lot and cont N to Dorchester Ave
L W  Dorchester Ave
R N Belleview Ave
R E Canterbury St
  Cross Manheim Rd
L N Westchester Blvd (becomes Bellwood Ave)
  Cross Roosevelt Rd / I-290 via overpass
L W  Washington Blvd  (Careful, busy street, stay R ! )
  Cross Manheim Rd
  Merge R into Butterfield Rd heading W
R N IL Prairie Path (at the base of the Berkley/Hillside water tower)
  Cross Wolf Rd (overpass)
  Cross Taft Ave (jog L and R to Electric Ave)
  Cont W on Electric Ave (becomes Vallette St)
  Cross I-294 / I-290 via underpass
R N Poplar Ave
  Cross St Charles Rd / RR tracks
L W  1st St
R N York St
L W  2nd St
R N Addison Ave
R E Hahn St
  Arrive Panera Bread parking lot
  The End