Road Ride ~ Mundelein / Grayslake / Hawthorne Woods Area ~ 25-30 Miles

A road ride to get us back on track after the long holiday weekend! I've pieced this together from several different maps (I am beyond frustrated with Map My Ride!) so a sense of adventure and patience is required - I have not yet biked this route and the total mileage is estimated. This is a loop which includes the following roads: Midlothian, Petersen, Fairfield, Gilmer, Gossell, Chevy Chase and Hawley. We will be traveling at a pace of about 11-14 mph.

On Saturday 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 prior to 7:30 am on Sunday morning, 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.

Meetup
Please arrive a few minutes early so you a ready to ride at 7:30am. We will meet in the southeast parking lot in front of Mundelein High School. The closest entrance to this area is off of Hawley Street, about one block west of Midlothian Road.

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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  • Brian L.

    Just wondering what the planned route is? Meeting at Carmel right?

    November 24, 2012

    • Kathi T.

      We are starting at MHS - general route is included in ride listing.

      November 24, 2012

  • Pam W.

    Kathi does thus take us thru the forest preserve off 176 and Hawley ??

    November 21, 2012

    • Kathi T.

      We will be near it but will not be riding through it - we are on road the whole way.

      November 21, 2012

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