Wednesday PIZZA Ride ~ Ride at Your Own Pace ~ Up to 20 Miles

This is the ride you've been waiting for!   Leisure, Intermediate & Advanced Riders Welcome ~ ride at your own pace! Build your endurance and speed!

We will meet at The Silo Restaurant before riding over to The Skokie Valley trail. This paved trail, aka The Speedway, is an ideal trail to add to your places to ride. It runs parallel to 41, from 176, all the way down to Lake-Cook Road. There are only a few road crossings, allowing you to ride for long stretches without cars. The perfect place to work on increasing your endurance and speed!


There will be a 1.5  hour time limit for this ride, allowing all to return to the Silo at approximately the same time. Wherever you are after 45 minutes, you turn around and head back! Afterwards stay for some pizza and beer. Family and non-riding friends welcome!

We will hold this ride once a month so you will be able to check your riding fitness.... hopefully you will be able to ride the entire 20 mile out and back by the end of the summer. This is a good ride to help boost your endurance and speed!

For your safety as well as that of those around you, please come equipped with front and back lights.

On Tuesday evening, I will email my cell phone number to all those who have RSVPed "Yes" by that time - if you are not present AND have not contacted me by 6 pm on Wednesday, I will assume you are not coming. As always, if you RSVP "Yes" but your plans change, please kindly update your RSVP to "No" on the Meetup site before the scheduled ride time.

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We will meet at the Silo Restaurant parking lot. Please arrive a few minutes early so you are ready to ride by 6 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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  • Lauren

    Won't be able to make the ride. Sitting in Walgreens at Healthcare. Think I might have an ear infection. I will meet up after for pizza!!

    2 · April 30, 2014

    • Lauren

      Thanks! Supper bummed I missed out.

      May 1, 2014

    • Paul S.

      Kathi said it best.. Get well soon..One day we will have warm weather to ride in!!!

      May 1, 2014

  • Paul S.

    Another fun but chilly ride. :-)

    2 · May 1, 2014

  • Brian W.

    Can't go wrong with biking and pizza!

    2 · May 1, 2014

  • Gary S.

    Fun.

    3 · April 30, 2014

  • Mike

    Nice friendly group. Will meet up with them again soon!

    3 · April 30, 2014

  • Pam W.

    great turnout for the cold temps.....Pizza was excellent! Another fun LCBG ride

    3 · April 30, 2014

  • Clinton F.

    I may be a few minutes late. I will catch up.

    1 · April 30, 2014

  • Pam W.

    ....on another note - we have a nice ride scheduled for Sunday morning, the Around the Lakes intermediate ride! Check it out!

    1 · April 30, 2014

  • philip g.

    busy at work but will come at 7.30 to eat and visit at silo

    3 · April 30, 2014

  • Erick G

    I won't be able to make it this time. Hope you all have a great ride!

    April 29, 2014

    • Kathi T.

      Hope we see you soon!

      1 · April 30, 2014

  • Pam W.

    Hi Pizza Fans! GOOD NEWS!!!!! Looks like the rain is out of the forecast for tonights ride!

    3 · April 30, 2014

    • Susan

      Yes...! :-)

      April 30, 2014

    • Kathi T.

      Better go charge my light!

      2 · April 30, 2014

  • Killian S.

    You mean we can bike AND eat pizza? Awesome!

    3 · April 10, 2014

    • Kathi T.

      And you don't even have to bike there! But I know you will :-)

      3 · April 10, 2014

    • Brian L.

      No kathi has us delivering pizzas on our bikes so bring lots of change

      3 · April 29, 2014

  • Ellen

    Sorry, this lousy weather has fully demoralized me. I am a fair-weather rider.

    April 29, 2014

  • Susan

    See you tomorrow, hope the weather cooperates

    April 29, 2014

  • Pam W.

    hmmm....it won't let me add +1 to my reservation! Where did that option go?

    1 · April 19, 2014

    • Pam W.

      thanks! I even changed to NO and then back to YES but it still didn't give the option. It's back now. :-)

      1 · April 19, 2014

    • Paul S.

      Love it Pam.. Whatever happens I will see you guys tomorrow .

      1 · April 29, 2014

  • Paul S.

    Ok, I'll admit ...I'm confused, but is the Pizza Ride still on? That's the important thing. :-) Rain or shine I will be there. I really do hope we can RIDE..... RAGBRAI :-) will be here soon.

    3 · April 29, 2014

  • Susan

    Does anyone else use "Map my Ride"

    1 · April 12, 2014

    • Erick G

      I use MMR, pay version, but not MVP. I really like it for tracking my rides.

      April 29, 2014

    • Paul S.

      I do now... LOL

      3 · April 29, 2014

  • Gary

    How many laps do we have to do around the pizza?

    3 · April 11, 2014

    • Pam W.

      now that is a very good question!

      April 11, 2014

  • Pam W.

    I think this is going to be a fun ride!

    2 · April 11, 2014

  • Ellen

    This is a great idea! I'm always motivated by Food at the end of a ride! I will see if my work will let me out early that nite.

    3 · April 10, 2014

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