Thank you for being part of the third annual Bike Travel Weekend, with 915 trips and 8,421 participants.
Thank you to the following sponsors for making Bike Travel Weekend possible: Terratrike, Amtrak, and Black Coffee Roasting Co.
See you on May 31 - June 2, 2019 for the fourth annual Bike Travel Weekend!
Green Machine Cycles and friends will ride rails and trails in scenic, moderately challenging terrain of northern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. This part of the country is known for its excellent riding and numerous bucolic farm scenes!
We plan to depart the Clybourn station (UP-NW) Friday, June 2, at 7:38 AM (train #609) to Harvard, IL, arriving at 9:20AM (you may choose to board the same train at a different stop). https://metrarail.com/maps-schedules/train-lines/UP-NW
We'll ride through lake Geneva to Kettle Moraine State Park (45 miles) and camp at Whitewater Lake Campground Fri-Sat (day ride Saturday or swimming, hiking, etc.) and return Sunday via lake Geneva to Crystal Lake Metra train, following the Prairie Trail. (approx. 52 miles). Train departs 4:35 pm from Crystal Lake back to Chicago. (Train # 722).
Check http://www.greenmachinecycles.com/ for links and more info.