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May, 2024

Wednesday
1
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Thursday
2
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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Cyclists must be comfortable with a very fast pace, climbing, pace lines and high-speed communication. Socialize after the ride at a local brewery.
Thursday
2
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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For highly skilled, experienced paceline cyclists able to maintain 20-25 MPH. Drop ride. No ride leader, just show up and go.
Thursday
2
Mill Race Cyclery
6:15 PM
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MRC group rides A/B/C with fun social gathering and dinner on the patio afterwards.
Friday
3
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Friday
3
Persinger Recreation Center (Peck Farms)
9:00 AM
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We will begin at 9 am at the Persinger Center parking lot. The ride will be Intermediate Low: 12-14 MPH, 15-40 miles, flatter elevation, trails and roads – NO DROP (REGROUPING) These rides will be casual through neighborhoods and good for novice road riders. Mileage will vary from 25+ miles not to exceed 35 unless stated. The May 3 ride will be 25 miles and lead by Stephanie Girgins. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/46482204
Saturday
4
North Aurora Island Park (NAIP) Fox River Trailhead by Harners Bakery in North Aurora
6:00 AM
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For experienced cyclists looking for a tempo training ride with some pacelines on country roads.
Saturday
4
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
8:00 AM
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This Intermediate ride features an average pace of 14-16 MPH mostly on country roads with mileage increasing throughout the season.
Sunday
5
Pedal and Spoke
6:30 AM
Sunday
5
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Help staff rest stops for Pastry Bike Pastry! There will be two shifts of approximately 4 hours each. We can work out the shift as we get closer to the event. Thank you!
Sunday
5
Kane County Government Center
9:00 AM
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Mixed surface trail ride from KCGC to Elgin with water stop halfway.
Sunday
5
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
10:00 AM
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Ride from Hanson Road & Route 64 to downtown Hampshire.
43 miles.

Rest stop at a coffee shop in Hampshire.

No drop.
Tuesday
7
Crosstown Pub & Grill Parking Lot
Park In Back
5:45 AM
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A fast tempo ride featuring paceline skills and drills.
Tuesday
7
Lanesboro Minnesota
8:00 AM
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FVBSC members invited to join group trip to Root River Trail

Members of the Fox Valley Bike & Ski Club have been invited to join a group trip to the Root River State Trail in southeast Minnesota.

The trip will take place from Tuesday, May 7 through Friday, May 10. Along with QCBC and EBC members, members of the Elmhurst (Illinois) Bicycle Club and Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club have been invited on the trip.

Lodging will be available at the Root River Inn and Suites in Lanesboro, Minnesota, with a block of rooms set aside for group members. Those who register and indicate they plan to take the trip will receive an email from the hotel; final reservations can then be made. More information about the hotel is available at their website: rootriverinn.com.

The Root River State Trail is a paved multiuse trail that was developed from an abandoned railroad line. The trail is 42 miles long and runs between the Minnesota towns of Fountain and Houston. A branch known as the Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail links to the Root River trail, near its western terminus. To learn more, visit the trail website: Root River Trail.

Riders who take the trip can follow four basic routes, ranging from 22 to 46 miles. Those who register will be sent information on restaurants and attractions in the area.

To register, go to the FVB&SC calendar via this link: Root River Trip. More information is available from Petra Lynn Hofman at petrahof@gmail.com, (630) 418-4337.


Tuesday
7
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
10:00 AM
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx. 12-14 MPH.
Wednesday
8
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Wednesday
8
Lanesboro Minnesota
8:00 AM
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FVBSC members invited to join group trip to Root River Trail

Members of the Fox Valley Bike & Ski Club have been invited to join a group trip to the Root River State Trail in southeast Minnesota.

The trip will take place from Tuesday, May 7 through Friday, May 10. Along with QCBC and EBC members, members of the Elmhurst (Illinois) Bicycle Club and Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club have been invited on the trip.

Lodging will be available at the Root River Inn and Suites in Lanesboro, Minnesota, with a block of rooms set aside for group members. Those who register and indicate they plan to take the trip will receive an email from the hotel; final reservations can then be made. More information about the hotel is available at their website: rootriverinn.com.

The Root River State Trail is a paved multiuse trail that was developed from an abandoned railroad line. The trail is 42 miles long and runs between the Minnesota towns of Fountain and Houston. A branch known as the Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail links to the Root River trail, near its western terminus. To learn more, visit the trail website: Root River Trail.

Riders who take the trip can follow four basic routes, ranging from 22 to 46 miles. Those who register will be sent information on restaurants and attractions in the area.

To register, go to the FVB&SC calendar via this link: Root River Trip. More information is available from Petra Lynn Hofman at petrahof@gmail.com, (630) 418-4337.


Wednesday
8
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
10:00 AM
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This no drop road ride will take us out to Sycamore for a coffee/snack break, about 40 miles round-trip. Helmets and rear lights required, front lights and high visibility clothing recommended. This conversational ride will average about 12-14mph, other paces are welcome but may be self-led. We will regroup at various points.
Thursday
9
Lanesboro Minnesota
8:00 AM
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FVBSC members invited to join group trip to Root River Trail

Members of the Fox Valley Bike & Ski Club have been invited to join a group trip to the Root River State Trail in southeast Minnesota.

The trip will take place from Tuesday, May 7 through Friday, May 10. Along with QCBC and EBC members, members of the Elmhurst (Illinois) Bicycle Club and Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club have been invited on the trip.

Lodging will be available at the Root River Inn and Suites in Lanesboro, Minnesota, with a block of rooms set aside for group members. Those who register and indicate they plan to take the trip will receive an email from the hotel; final reservations can then be made. More information about the hotel is available at their website: rootriverinn.com.

The Root River State Trail is a paved multiuse trail that was developed from an abandoned railroad line. The trail is 42 miles long and runs between the Minnesota towns of Fountain and Houston. A branch known as the Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail links to the Root River trail, near its western terminus. To learn more, visit the trail website: Root River Trail.

Riders who take the trip can follow four basic routes, ranging from 22 to 46 miles. Those who register will be sent information on restaurants and attractions in the area.

To register, go to the FVB&SC calendar via this link: Root River Trip. More information is available from Petra Lynn Hofman at petrahof@gmail.com, (630) 418-4337.


Thursday
9
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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Cyclists must be comfortable with a very fast pace, climbing, pace lines and high-speed communication. Socialize after the ride at a local brewery.
Thursday
9
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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For highly skilled, experienced paceline cyclists able to maintain 20-25 MPH. Drop ride. No ride leader, just show up and go.
Thursday
9
Mill Race Cyclery
6:15 PM
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MRC group rides A/B/C with fun social gathering and dinner on the patio afterwards.
Friday
10
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Friday
10
Lanesboro Minnesota
8:00 AM
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FVBSC members invited to join group trip to Root River Trail

Members of the Fox Valley Bike & Ski Club have been invited to join a group trip to the Root River State Trail in southeast Minnesota.

The trip will take place from Tuesday, May 7 through Friday, May 10. Along with QCBC and EBC members, members of the Elmhurst (Illinois) Bicycle Club and Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club have been invited on the trip.

Lodging will be available at the Root River Inn and Suites in Lanesboro, Minnesota, with a block of rooms set aside for group members. Those who register and indicate they plan to take the trip will receive an email from the hotel; final reservations can then be made. More information about the hotel is available at their website: rootriverinn.com.

The Root River State Trail is a paved multiuse trail that was developed from an abandoned railroad line. The trail is 42 miles long and runs between the Minnesota towns of Fountain and Houston. A branch known as the Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail links to the Root River trail, near its western terminus. To learn more, visit the trail website: Root River Trail.

Riders who take the trip can follow four basic routes, ranging from 22 to 46 miles. Those who register will be sent information on restaurants and attractions in the area.

To register, go to the FVB&SC calendar via this link: Root River Trip. More information is available from Petra Lynn Hofman at petrahof@gmail.com, (630) 418-4337.


Friday
10
Persinger Recreation Center (Peck Farms)
9:00 AM
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We will begin at 9 am at the Persinger Center parking lot. The ride will be Intermediate Low: 12-14 MPH, 15-40 miles, flatter elevation, trails and roads – NO DROP (REGROUPING) These rides will be casual through neighborhoods and good for novice road riders. Mileage will vary from 25+ miles not to exceed 35 unless stated.

Saturday
11
North Aurora Island Park (NAIP) Fox River Trailhead by Harners Bakery in North Aurora
6:00 AM
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For experienced cyclists looking for a tempo training ride with some pacelines on country roads.
Saturday
11
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
8:00 AM
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This Intermediate ride features an average pace of 14-16 MPH mostly on country roads with mileage increasing throughout the season.
Saturday
11
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Join Tony for a "ride at the speed of fun" adventure from Gail Borden Library on N Grove in Elgin - to Benedict‘s LaStrada, in Crystal Lake, for breakfast. Ride Pace: 12 -14 mph (this is pace / not average). You are welcome to go ahead of the group, we will regroup at turns. Distance: 32 miles NOTE - DUE TO CONSTRUCTION YOU MIGHT WANT TO AVOID RT 31 Please think safety while riding and don‘t forget sunscreen, lights, sunglasses, helmets . . . etc!
Tuesday
14
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CANCELED. SKETCHY WEATHER. A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx. 12-14 MPH.
Tuesday
14
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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A fast tempo ride featuring paceline skills and drills.
Wednesday
15
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Wednesday
15
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NEVER GET A CHANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN PROJECT MOBILITY’S EVERY BODY RIDES . . . come join us for an "Everybody Rides, Pre-Ride” event and help Project Mobility check the routes. * We will ride out as a group, then this will become a self-guided ride - so bring a riding buddy! Riders will meet at James O‘Breen Park in St. Charles and have the options of a 29, 46 or 62 mile ride. Pace - Low Intermediate 12 - 14 pace (not average). Faster riders are welcome to join the fun riding at your "speed of fun"! 29 mile - Blue Loop (will be ridden by all) – 17.3 miles out / 11.7 miles back. 44 mile – Green Loop (ride Blue & Green Loops) 62 mile – Yellow Loop (ride Blue, Green & Yellow Loops) The Blue Loop takes us to Hills Purple Store in Lafox, and we will be using this as our rest stop. - Options are to bring your own snacks – or – purchase lunch, snacks & beverages from the store. (They always have great lunches!) - The park across the street has Port-a-Potty (should you need a washroom) and a covered picnic area. * PLEASE NOTE: Blue Loop starts out going West on Campton Road (not a favorite for a lot of us); the group starting at James O‘Breen Park should be at The Purple Store rest stop around 11:00 . . . An option is an 11:00 start time - drive to Hills Purple Store (parking in the park lot on Harter just west of the store) and ride the Green and/or Yellow loops. GPS LINKS WILL POST SHORTLY - JERRY IS FINE TUNING THEM!
Wednesday
15
Rakow Branch of Elgin Library
9:00 AM
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Low Intermediate Ride(12-14mph) From/To: Rakow Branch of Elgin Library to Hampshire. (No Drop) Distance: 42mi.
Thursday
16
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
9:00 AM
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Are you newer to cycling or looking for a friendly casual ride? This Low Intermediate ride features an average conversational pace of 12-14 MPH on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads, and a distance of approximately 40’ish miles. This will be a mostly flat ride, but there is no guarantee we won’t encounter a hill or two. This is a No Drop ride. We will ride out to Sycamore for coffee and a snack.

Safety is our top priority! Please be familiar with our cycling rules and consider taking the Bike Safety Quiz to enhance your safety knowledge.

Registration is required (click REGISTER NOW box), helmets and rear lights are required, front lights and high visibility apparel are recommended, dress in layers. Please bring water and snacks, have your bicycle in good working order, and arrive 10-15 minutes before our scheduled departure time.


Thursday
16
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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For highly skilled, experienced paceline cyclists able to maintain 20-25 MPH. Drop ride. No ride leader, just show up and go.
Thursday
16
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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Cyclists must be comfortable with a very fast pace, climbing, pace lines and high-speed communication. Socialize after the ride at a local brewery.
Thursday
16
Mill Race Cyclery
6:15 PM
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MRC group rides A/B/C with fun social gathering and dinner on the patio afterwards.
Friday
17
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Friday
17
Persinger Recreation Center (Peck Farms)
9:00 AM
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We will begin at 9 am at the Persinger Center parking lot. The ride will be Intermediate Low: 12-14 MPH, 15-40 miles, flatter elevation, trails and roads – NO DROP (REGROUPING) These rides will be casual through neighborhoods and good for novice road riders. Mileage will vary from 25+ miles not to exceed 35 unless stated. The May 3 ride will be 25 miles.
Saturday
18
North Aurora Island Park (NAIP) Fox River Trailhead by Harners Bakery in North Aurora
6:00 AM
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For experienced cyclists looking for a tempo training ride with some pacelines on country roads.
Saturday
18
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
8:00 AM
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This Intermediate ride features an average pace of 14-16 MPH mostly on country roads with mileage increasing throughout the season.
Sunday
19
D&G Brewing
10:45 AM
Tuesday
21
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx. 12-14 MPH.
Tuesday
21
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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A fast tempo ride featuring paceline skills and drills.
Wednesday
22
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Wednesday
22
Kane County Government Center meet in lower parking lot along river
6:00 PM
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx 12‘ish MPH. Route is subject to change based on wind direction. Check back day before the ride to confirm
Thursday
23
Gail Borden Public Library, Raku Branch
9:00 AM
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Weather looks great for Thursday, SO LET‘S RIDE Road Ride to Hampshire with stop in Downtown , Either at the coffee shop or breakfast at the Garden Berry Cafe Mileage - between 40 to 45 mi. Pace -14 to 16 mph. Start - Gail Borden Raku Branch on Bowes rd., in Elgin
Thursday
23
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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For highly skilled, experienced paceline cyclists able to maintain 20-25 MPH. Drop ride. No ride leader, just show up and go.
Thursday
23
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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Cyclists must be comfortable with a very fast pace, climbing, pace lines and high-speed communication. Socialize after the ride at a local brewery.
Thursday
23
Mill Race Cyclery
6:15 PM
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MRC group rides A/B/C with fun social gathering and dinner on the patio afterwards.
Friday
24
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Friday
24
Charles Brooking Park
8:00 AM
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MAY 24-26, 2024 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - Hotel links on website. Cost: $95.00 The weekend begins with fun and festivities on Friday featuring optional rides throughout the Bluegrass Region with the Bluegrass Cycling Club, a large number of cycling related vendors, food trucks and entertainment. Saturday is the flagship day with five route choices ranging from 26 miles to the iconic Century. On Sunday you have your choice of four rides ranging from 21 – 74 miles. On either day you will wind your way through and around the Bluegrass region and be treated to some of the most beautiful scenery you can imagine including horse farms, stone fences, rivers, streams, lush pastures, historic towns, and bourbon distilleries. The ride is fully supported with frequent rest stops featuring nutritional, as well as delicious, items chosen to fuel your ride. PLEASE NOTE: KYLER HAS CANCELED HIS REGISTRATION AT HORSEY HUNDRED
Friday
24
Persinger Recreation Center (Peck Farms)
9:00 AM
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We will begin at 9 am at the Persinger Center parking lot. The ride will be Intermediate Low: 12-14 MPH, 15-40 miles, flatter elevation, trails and roads – NO DROP (REGROUPING) Update, May 23, 2024: Weather is looking OK for tomorrow. I‘m planning to ride at 9, be back by 12. We will be doing all in Batavia, neighborhoods and trails.
Saturday
25
Rockton Township Center
7:00 AM
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You must register separately with the Blackhawk Bike & Ski Club for this ride. Registration on the FVBSC event is only to help coordinate club members to meet and ride together.
Saturday
25
Charles Brooking Park
8:00 AM
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MAY 24-26, 2024 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - Hotel links on website. Cost: $95.00 The weekend begins with fun and festivities on Friday featuring optional rides throughout the Bluegrass Region with the Bluegrass Cycling Club, a large number of cycling related vendors, food trucks and entertainment. Saturday is the flagship day with five route choices ranging from 26 miles to the iconic Century. On Sunday you have your choice of four rides ranging from 21 – 74 miles. On either day you will wind your way through and around the Bluegrass region and be treated to some of the most beautiful scenery you can imagine including horse farms, stone fences, rivers, streams, lush pastures, historic towns, and bourbon distilleries. The ride is fully supported with frequent rest stops featuring nutritional, as well as delicious, items chosen to fuel your ride. PLEASE NOTE: KYLER HAS CANCELED HIS REGISTRATION AT HORSEY HUNDRED
Saturday
25
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
8:00 AM
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This Intermediate ride features an average pace of 14-16 MPH mostly on country roads with mileage increasing throughout the season.
Saturday
25
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The ride features a delightful route, starting at the Greater Rockton Centre, on Main Street in Rockton, Illinois. Restrooms and food are included to ensure you enjoy the beauty of this spring ride in the country. Four routes are available which will offer something for everyone.
Saturday
25
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
9:00 AM
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Low Intermediate - 12-14 MPH - Hanson Rd & Route 64 to Hampshire - 45 miles - 9:00 A.M.
Sunday
26
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
8:00 AM
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This High Intermediate ride features an average pace of 16+ mph on country roads. Accordion riding where subgroups form is likely, but we will regroup.
Sunday
26
Charles Brooking Park
8:00 AM
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MAY 24-26, 2024 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - Hotel links on website. Cost: $95.00 The weekend begins with fun and festivities on Friday featuring optional rides throughout the Bluegrass Region with the Bluegrass Cycling Club, a large number of cycling related vendors, food trucks and entertainment. Saturday is the flagship day with five route choices ranging from 26 miles to the iconic Century. On Sunday you have your choice of four rides ranging from 21 – 74 miles. On either day you will wind your way through and around the Bluegrass region and be treated to some of the most beautiful scenery you can imagine including horse farms, stone fences, rivers, streams, lush pastures, historic towns, and bourbon distilleries. The ride is fully supported with frequent rest stops featuring nutritional, as well as delicious, items chosen to fuel your ride. PLEASE NOTE: KYLER HAS CANCELED HIS REGISTRATION AT HORSEY HUNDRED
Monday
27
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Our Memorial Day Show & Go will begin at 10 am at the Persinger Center parking lot. The ride will be Intermediate Low: 12-14 MPH PACE – NO DROP (REGROUPING).

We will be cruising through neighborhoods, attacking a couple of manageable hills, and exploring a few back roads!

Destination is Caputo‘s in South Elgin for a rest stop. Mileage - around 35 (give or take) - with a target return time of 2:30.

Please note: Attached RwGPS route may vary a bit from the route we will ride.
Tuesday
28
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx. 12-14 MPH.
Tuesday
28
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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A fast tempo ride featuring paceline skills and drills.
Wednesday
29
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Wednesday
29
Kane County Government Center meet in lower parking lot along river
6:00 PM
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx 12‘ish MPH.
Thursday
30
Hanson Road and Great Western Trail - north of 64
9:00 AM
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Low Intermediate - 12-14 MPH - Hanson Rd & Route 64 to Hampshire - 45 miles - 9:00 A.M.
Thursday
30
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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Cyclists must be comfortable with a very fast pace, climbing, pace lines and high-speed communication. Socialize after the ride at a local brewery.
Thursday
30
Harter Middle School (Park in the back lot along Esker Drive)
6:00 PM
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For highly skilled, experienced paceline cyclists able to maintain 20-25 MPH. Drop ride. No ride leader, just show up and go.
Thursday
30
Mill Race Cyclery
6:15 PM
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MRC group rides A/B/C with fun social gathering and dinner on the patio afterwards.
Friday
31
The Bike Rack
5:30 AM
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For early risers looking for a brisker training ride on mostly country roads.
Friday
31
Persinger Recreation Center (Peck Farms)
9:00 AM
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A friendly, casual mostly-flat ride on paved trails, neighborhood streets and country roads approx. 12-14 MPH.