Thank you for participating in or supporting the 2nd annual Bike Travel Weekend. 935 trips with nearly 7,000 people throughout the world took place during the weekend of June 2–4, 2017. Read the full report.
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Save the date for Bike Travel Weekend in 2018, June 1–3, and enjoy going on bike overnights all year long!
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.
APPLY TODAY! Whether you are new to bicycle travel or looking to build your outdoor leadership skills, @adventurecycling ‘s Young Adult Scholarship program is here to help get you in the saddle and out on the road by providing resources and support adults ages 18 to 30. Find out more on our website: http://ow.ly/8KYj3059sFi Photo @saarasnow #adventurecycling #jumpstartbiketravel (at Adventure Cycling Association)
Bike Your Park tomorrow (Saturday, September 24! You can go anywhere- a national park, state park, forest, recreation area, national monument. It’s your ride. BikeYourParkDay.org
Photo by Roger DiBrito