Thank you for being part of the fourth annual Bike Travel Weekend, with over 500 trips and more than 6,000 participants.
Enter to Win the Co-op Cycles Bike: Participants can enter to win the Co-op Cycles bike by going to their ride leaders' ride details page on the Find Your Ride page by June 30 at 11:59 p.m. Registrants will get an extra entry in the sweepstakes for each participant who enters. Registrants, share your ride details page with participants to get more entries!
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Thank you, and save the date for Bike Travel Weekend in 2020: June 5 - 7.
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.