Weekly Wednesday Evening Ride (North Shore Bike Path - 20 Miles Out-and-Back)

This ride will continue year round as weather permits. Pace will be 11-14 mph. For your safety as well as that of those around you, please come equipped with front and back lights.

We will ride the full length of this asphalt and crushed stone rail-to-trail from Mundelein to Lake Forest - 20 miles round trip. If you're looking to expand your trail options, this is the trail to check out - it runs parallel to Route 176 and connects to the Des Plaines River and Middlefork Forest Preserve Trails, the Skokie Valley Bikeway, and ends at the Robert McClory Trail.

Bonus: This trail passes within feet of the local Dairy Dream - a nice treat during the summer months as we near the end of our ride.


We will meet in the northeast parking lot of Carmel CHS (turn off of Route 176 onto Carmel Parkway - first parking lot on your left). As this is a weekday evening and time is tight for most members, please be prompt and ready to ride at 6:00 pm.

Suggested Items to Bring
- Front and Back Lights
- Helmet
- Spare Inner Tube
- Portable Air Pump / CO2 Cartridges
- Tire Levers
- Photo ID
- Cash / Debit/Credit Card
- Two Water Bottles
- Sunglasses
- High Energy Snacks (PowerBars, Clif Bars, Trail Mix, etc)
- Cell Phone
- Sunscreen and Lip Balm
- Bike Lock
- Camera

You are strongly urged to wear a helmet and refrain
from wearing headphones / earbuds while riding.
All cyclists bike at their own risk.

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  • Jerry

    CPR refreshed for another year.

    1 · July 24, 2013

    • Kathi T.

      Let's hope we don't have to test your expertise!

      July 27, 2013

  • Brian L.

    Phil and I did a couple of laps of independence grove...weather was perfect for riding.

    1 · July 24, 2013

  • Jerry

    Hey just noticed I have a CPR refresher class tonight. I will stop by to see you off, but have to go to class instead :(

    July 24, 2013

    • Brian L.

      I'll be there so if it doesn't make sense to drive out to Carmel don't sweat it.

      July 24, 2013

  • Aaron

    Might show up at last min. Got to many cars to work on today. So it depends if I get them done in time.

    July 24, 2013

    • Jerry

      We will wait to 6:00PM, unless you call [masked]

      July 24, 2013

  • JeffMart

    Something else came up tonight so won't be there.

    July 24, 2013

    • Jerry

      We will miss you.

      July 24, 2013

  • Marc R.

    Working. Enjoy!

    July 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    on second thought, this ride pace too fast for me

    July 18, 2013

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