Fox River Shiver - Itinerary [Chicago]

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  1. 2003 Chicago Bike Winter

    Fox River Shiver


    Ride leader: Todd Allen [email protected]

    Date: Saturday, March 22, 2003

    Time/Location: Meet at Ronny's Steakhouse, southwest corner of Clark & Lake for optional breakfast
    at 8:00 a.m. Ronny's does have vegetarian omelettes, fruit cups, etc. Depart from Clark/Lake Green
    Line station at 9:12 a.m.

    Arrive at Harlem/Lake Green Line station 9:35 a.m.

    Arrive at Illinois Prairie Path on 1st St. 10:00 a.m.

    Arrive Batavia 1:00 p.m. Optional lunch: El Taco Grande, 6 N. River, 630-406-8415

    Arrive Geneva 1:30 p.m.

    Lunch 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Potter's Place (Mexican), 30 W State, 630-208-1652 Geneva Diner, 14 S
    2nd, 630-232-1288

    Arrive Harlem/Lake Green Line station 6:30 p.m.

    Depart Green Line 6:40 p.m.

    Arrive Clark/Lake 7:05 p.m.

    Surface: The majority of this ride is on the Illinois Prairie Path which is crushed limestone. The
    Fox River Trail section is paved. All kinds of bikes should be ok.

    Distance: This ride will be about 70 miles long, give or take 5 miles.

    Speed: We will average about 10 m.p.h. This is a non-competitive ride.

    Cost: The ride is free. Buy your own breakfast and lunch. The Green Line train fare is
    $1.50 each way.



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