Future Activities - > 35 days

  
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The time of the event shown in the schedule below is the actual departure time. Please allow time for bicycle assembly and inspection, filling of water bottles, inflating tires, etc. prior to departure. The advertised pace will be at the discretion of the ride leader to allow for resistance to the wind and terrain. The pace is considered to be the maximum speed attained on a level road without appreciable headwind or tailwind. Please select the ride that best fits your ability. Know for yourself whether you are comfortable to sustain the pace and finish the advertised distance.
Where there is not a miles per hour to describe the pace of a ride, please use the following as a guide:
8-10 = very slow  *   10-12 = slow  *   12-14 = moderate  *   14-16 = medium  *   16-18 = fast  *   18-20+ = very fast
DateTimesDistanceStartLeaderDescription
Saturday
8/26/2017
8:30AM65 miles – 17 to 19 MPH AverageChalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus WisconsinLarry Alvino - 630-730-5814New Glarus Wisconsin Weekend
Ride the scenic hills around New Glarus, Wisconsin. Today's ride is New Glarus to Mt Horeb and then to Blue Mounds with optional climb up the Mound and back to New Glarus. Dinner at the New Glarus Hot .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/26/2017
3:00PM10 miles; easy conversational paceJ&R Cycle & Ski, 240 W. St. Charles Rd, Villa Park, IL 60181 Dawn Piech, 630-308-0130WOMEN+WHEELS=WONDERFUL
WOMEN+WHEELS=WONDERFUL CALLING ALL LADIES and LADY FRIEND GUESTS OF ELMHURST BIKE CLUB I would like to invite you and all of your groovy gal pals to 2 events “WOMEN+WHEELS=WONDERFUL” taking pl .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
8/27/2017
7:30AM42 miles – 17 to 19 MPH AverageChalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus WisconsinLarry Alvino - 630-730-5814New Glarus Wisconsin Weekend
Ride the scenic hills around New Glarus, Wisconsin. Today's ride is New Glarus to Evansville and back. Sunday brunch at Chalet Landhaus after the ride. Contact Larry for lodging or other info.
Sunday
8/27/2017
9:00AM~20 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice Il. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Pool Party/MTB ride/BBQ's (Road rides too)
Come join us for a scenic ride through The Palos Forest Preserve. We have radios so no one will get lost or dropped. Mountain Bike required.You do not need to be an expert to do these rides, but there .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
8/28/2017
6:30PM3-5 miles at various pacesGazebo at Spring road & the Prairie Path - ElmhurstDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Monday Night Coached Run
This is a coached run led by USA triathlon coach David Polkow and held jointly with West Suburban Multi sport. All levels of runners are welcome to come out and we will be using both the prairie path .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/31/2017
6:30PM12-24 miles at a 10-24 mph pace - Various York Woods forest preserve north parking lot- OakbrookDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night York Woods training ride
This coached training ride will take place on a 3 mile loop course. Each week will feature a recommended workout from USA triathlon and USA cycling coach David Polkow. This is a joint ride with West .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
9/1/2017
6:00PM10 Mile Loop for an hour3S580 Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL 60563. Park toward the back - closer to the trail.Julia Stace @ 630-514-0714Go for Cozy(mel) Ride - Geared for Women
**ENCOURAGING MORE WOMEN TO RIDE **This is be a FUN once a month ladies group ride in a relaxed, non-intimidating atmosphere for about an hour on hard packed gravel trail that is wide enough to share .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
9/2/2017
8:00AM12-14mph 50 milesNatchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo, MSDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Labor DayWeekend Natchez Trace Parkway Tupelo
Will head south out and back on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway Trail from the Tupelo Mississippi Visitor Center to Monroe Mission. Several stops include Black Belt Overlook and various other histori .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/3/2017
11:00AM12-14mph 30-35 milesNatchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo, MSDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Labor Day Sunday Natchez Trace Parkway Tupelo
Will head North out and back on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway Trail from the Tupelo Mississippi Visitor Center to Kirkville, MS Several stops include confederate Gravesites, Twentymile Bottom Overl .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/10/2017
9:00AM10 miles at your own pace Harvester Park, located at 15 W 400 Harvester Drive in Burr RidgeMichael Ploskonka, 630-362-2221Pedal the Parks (family oriented ride)
5th annual Pedal the Parks (a fundraising event hosted by Burr Ridge Community Park Foundation). It attracts approximate 120-130 bikers, many of whom have participated every year with their families. .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/10/2017
4:00PMEasy walk in and around the Jackson Harbor Inn The Jackson Harbor Inn 1899 Jackson Harbor Road Washington Island, WI 54246Laurel Salvador 630-803-4807Bike, Hike and Kayak Washington Island Wisconsin
Travel day. We will meet up at the Jackson Harbor Inn and do a short one hour walk before deciding where to eat (and watch the sunset !) that night. Reserve your own room at the Jackson Harbor Inn or .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
9/11/2017
9:30AM30 miles 14-15 mph paceThe Jackson Harbor Inn 1899 Jackson Harbor Road Washington Island, WI 54246Laurel Salvador 630-803-4807Bike Ride around Washington Island
We will do variation of this route since we will be starting from a different location, but this will give an idea of the ride.
Tuesday
9/12/2017
9:30AM7 miles at a casual paceThe Jackson Harbor Inn, Washington IslandLaurel Salvador 630-803-4807Hike Rock Island State Park , Wisconsin
We will take the first ferry from Jackson Harbor (10:00 am) and hike the trail around Rock Island . Initial investigation is showing only one trail and it is 7 mile round trip. The plan is hang out on .... (click arrow to see more)
Wednesday
9/13/2017
9:30AM3 Hour Kayak TourCarpool from Jackson Harbor Inn to Kayak tour start locationLaurel Salvador 630-803-4807Kayak Washington Island
Exact tour to be decided, but we will hire this company to take us out and give us a guided Lake Michigan tour around the shores of Washington Island http://breadandwaterwi.com/index-phpkayak/
Friday
9/22/2017
9:00AM5 miles 2mph Blood Mountain Cabins, Blairesville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
After a Thursday travel day, hike the Appalachian Trail "AT" from the Blood Mountain Cabins http://www.bloodmountain.com/ which is right on the AT south bound to the top of Blood Mountain, the highest .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
9/22/2017
1:15PM, 2:00PM2.5 miles 2mph Brasstown Bald, Hiawassee, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Option to hike the Brasstown Bald in lieu of biking the Bald. We will drive to the Brasstown Bald Visitor center. About a 30 minute drive then hike the trail to the summit.
Saturday
9/23/2017
8:30AM34-36 mi @ 11-15 mphVilla Park depot and Historical MuseumPetra Hofmann 331.642.0625Fermi Lab Open House
Ride to Fermi Lab and tour the free open house events. We'll remain for several hours to take in all that is available to the public. Leaving from Villa Park and will make a stop in Lombard Commons .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
9/23/2017
9:00PM10-12 miles 2mph Blood Mountain Cabins, Blairsville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
All day hike Northbound on the AT. Once again directly from our Blood Mountain Cabins http://www.bloodmountain.com/ Includes Neel Gap and the infamous Mountain Crossing Outfitter. Views of Levelland .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/24/2017
7:30AM, 8:30AM104 or 58 or35Lumpkin County High School. 2001 Indian Dr, Dahlonega, GA 30533Rich Aycock (630) 880-6016Six Gap Century in North Georgia
This cycling event is the Six Gap Century and Three Gap 50 in Dahlonega Georgia, The Six Gap Century boasts many of the same roads and mountain climbs as the elite Tour de Georgia. The ultra­-chall .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/24/2017
9:30AM6-7 miles at 2mphLake Winfield Scott Campground areajudy mikesell 630-833-1036 or text 630-290-2675Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Here is another option for Sunday - Blue & White blaze six miles three trail moderate loop hike. We will combine the Jarrard Gap, Slaughter Creek & Appalachian trails. It is a 10 mile drive to the Lak .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
9/25/2017
8:00AM11.6 miles 2mph Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Extended Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Overnight hike starting on the Approach Trail to the Appalachian Trail (AT). Will hike to Springer Mountain and about 2.8 miless on the AT to Stove Creek Shelter.
Tuesday
9/26/2017
8:00AM13.5 miles 2mph Stove Creek Shelter (Mile 2.8 AT), Springer Mt. Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Extended Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Day two of overnight hike. Starting from Stove Creek Shelter to Gooch Gap, Suches, GA.
Monday
10/16/2017
7:00AM444 Mi Pace Varies Lombard IL then drive from there to Natchez MsKen Hickey 630-290-0006Natchez Trace Weeklong Ride
This will be a week long ride on the Natchez Trace Trail from Natchez Ms to Nashville Tenn. There will be both camping and cc lodging along the way. We will have a SAG vehicle with trailer to move lug .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
11/9/2017
8:00AM10 miles 2.5 mph Easy paceGapland Rd. Gathland State Park, MarylandDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
After a Wednesday travel day, will meet at Gathland State Park at 7:30 a.m to hike the Appalachian trail Southbound into Historic Harpers Ferry. Must carry lunch, snacks, water and clothes for two da .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
11/9/2017
3:30PM1.4 miles 2.5 mph Easy paceHigh Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Easy stroll on the AT Town Loop trail to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Jefferson Rock and several other Historic monuments and buildings.
Friday
11/10/2017
8:00AM5.8 miles 2mph Strenous Hike High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Hike up the Maryland Heights Hiking Trail(and return) for outstanding view of Harpers Ferry , the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Elevation change 850. Return to town for lunch.
Friday
11/10/2017
1:30PM5.8 miles 2mph Strenous Hike High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Afternoon Hike out and back southbound out of Harpers Ferry on the Appalachian trail to the WV/VA state line. Elevation change 735.
Saturday
11/11/2017
8:00AM10 miles 2.5 Easy Pace High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Return hike North bound on the Appalachian trail back to cars at Gathland State Park. Lunch break on the trail. Hike back includes ascent (moderate) up Weverton cliffs. Return to car between 2:00 an .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
11/11/2017
3:30PM1 mile 2.5 Easy Pace Washington Monument State Park, MarylandDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Drive cars to Washington Monument State Park and continue to hike the Appalachinan trail up to Washington Monument on the AT trail. Easy hike with slight incline and partially paved trail.
Sunday
11/12/2017
11:30PM2 miles 2.5 Easy Pace Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park, OhioDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Travel day to return home with opportunity to stretch legs for hiking and rock climbing. Small but scenic state park on the way home. Optional lunch stop after.
 

Riders must wear helmets on every ride.
Illinois Vehicle Code prohibits the use of headphones while bicycling and headphones are not allowed on EBC rides.

Elmhurst Bicycle Club Release and Liability Waiver

For liability protection and insurance purposes, it is the policy of the Elmhurst Bicycle Club ("EBC") to require all of its members to sign the Release and Liability Waiver which is a part of the EBC Membership Application. Guests of the EBC (which term includes all non-members of EBC) who wish to participate in any EBC activity must sign the equivalent release and liability waiver contained on the EBC Sign-in Sheet before the activity starts. Any guest refusing to sign the release and liability waiver may not participate in the activity. Should the activity continue, however, with the participation of the non-signing guest, the activity will no longer be considered to be an EBC sponsored or sanctioned activity.