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The time of the event shown in the schedule below is the actual departure time. Please allow time for bicycle assembly and inspection, filling of water bottles, inflating tires, etc. prior to departure. The advertised pace will be at the discretion of the ride leader to allow for resistance to the wind and terrain. The pace is considered to be the maximum speed attained on a level road without appreciable headwind or tailwind. Please select the ride that best fits your ability. Know for yourself whether you are comfortable to sustain the pace and finish the advertised distance.
Where there is not a miles per hour to describe the pace of a ride, please use the following as a guide:
8-10 = very slow  *   10-12 = slow  *   12-14 = moderate  *   14-16 = medium  *   16-18 = fast  *   18-20+ = very fast
DateTimesDistanceStartLeaderDescription
Friday
5/5/2017
8:30AM5 miles exercise paceDancing Bear B&B 203 E. Laurel Damascus, VAjudy mikesell 630-833-1036 or text 630-290-2675Appalachian Trail 2017
Day 1 - we will hike 5 miles of the AT from Feathercamp Branch Area to Damascus. Elevation: start 2,232 peak 2,913 end 1,974.(We will shuttle the drivers back to retrieve the cars.) Our lunch stop,In .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
5/6/2017
6:00AM32 miles/ 15-21+Elmhurst DepotJohn Loesch 708-917-5353Early Fast Busse
Warm up on Vallette, blast up Villa, Woodale, Tonne, circle the woods and return. One brief stop. Rain, snow etc cancels. Will captain a tandem if someone is interested. Let me know. (Will captain for .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
5/6/2017
8:00AM7-12 milesDancing Bear B&B 203 E. Laurel Damascus, VAjudy mikesell 630-833-1036 or text 630-290-2675Appalachian Trail 2017
Day 2 - 8:00am - will be a 7 mile hike on the AT from Shady Valley, TN to the Low Gap area. Day hikers will return to Damascus. Overnighters will continue an additional 5 miles to camp overnight in te .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
5/6/2017
8:00AM11.3 miles 2-3 mphDancing Bear B&B 203 E. Laurel Damascus, VADawn Maxwell 773-815-5322Overnight Appalachian Trail 2017
Hike will start with Judy and the day hikers. Option to "slackpack" first 6.5 with small daypack then pick up larger overnight back pack from Judy's car. Overnight hikers will continue to hike to Abin .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
5/7/2017
9:00AM7-12 milesDancing Bear B&B 203 E. Laurel Damascus, VAjudy mikesell 630-833-1036 or text 630-290-2675Appalachian Trail 2017
Day 3 9:00am Overnight AT campers will hike 10 miles into Damascus - Day hikers will leave from Damascus to meet the overnighters on the trail and return with them for a total day hike of 8 to 10 mil .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
5/7/2017
9:00AM10.4 miles 2-3 mphAbingdon Gap Shelter Mile 458.6 on the Appalachian TrailDawn Maxwell 773-815-5322Overnight Appalachian Trail 2017 Sunday
After breakfast (BYOB) at campsite and packing up gear, continue hike into Damascus Northbound on the AT. Plan to meet Judy's Day hikers for lunch on the trail. Will continue with the day hikers acro .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
5/8/2017
11:00AM4 miles Red River Gorge Slade, KY Daniel Boone National Forestjudy mikesell 630-833-1036 or text 630-290-2675Appalachian Trail 2017
Day 4 OPTIONAL - Drive day with optional hike on the way home. Leave Damascus at 7:30am to meet for a 11am 4 mile hike in The Red River Gorge area in Natural Bridge State Park, Slade, KY in Daniel Bo .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
5/11/2017
6:30PMTo Be DeterminedElmhurst Bank 330 W. Butterfield Rd ElmhurstTo Be DeterminedMonthly Club Board Meeting
Board meeting at 6:30 and members are invited to attend. General meeting to follow at 7:15
Thursday
5/11/2017
7:15PMTo Be DeterminedElmhurst Bank 330 W. Butterfield Rd ElmhurstTo Be DeterminedMonthly Club General Meeting
Board meeting at 6:30 and members are invited to attend. General meeting to follow at 7:15
Wednesday
5/17/2017
7:00PM10 mi 8-10 MPHMadison Meadow 603 E Wilson Rd LombardKen Hickey 630-290-0006EBC Ride of Silence 2017
Ride of Silence is a World Wide Event to honor those injured or killed while biking. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of all those riders. This will be a slow, short ride and any type o .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
5/20/2017
8:00AM60 miles 10-14mph.3650 North Recreation Drive , Chicago, IllinoisDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Self ContainedRideto Chain of Lakes State Park, IL
One overnight self contained bike ride from Chicago to Chain of Lakes State Park. I have reserved one campsite only and have 4 members already interested. Only allowed 4 people per campsite. Plenty .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
5/21/2017
9:00AM60 miles 10-14mph.Chain of Lakes State Park, IllinoisDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Return Ride from Chain of Lakes State Park, IL
Return trip from Chain of Lakes State Park. Plenty of sites available so you can book a site next to #20 or around #20 or the general area. ($30.00 total for campsite.) Campsite is Electric. Must .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
5/27/2017
6:15AM~105 miles 15 to 17 paceGeorgetown College, 400 East College Street, Georgetown KYPussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Horsey Hundred 2017
The Horsey Hundred is simply the most beautiful ride in the Midwest. You have wonderfully warm spring weather in KY. to go along with nicely rolling hills and the magical splendor of The Kentucky Hors .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
5/28/2017
6:45AM~79 miles 15 to 17 paceGeorgetown College, 400 East College Street, Georgetown KYPussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Horsey Hundred 2017
The Horsey Hundred is simply the most beautiful ride in the Midwest. You have wonderfully warm spring weather in KY. to go along with nicely rolling hills and the magical splendor of The Kentucky Hors .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
6/9/2017
8:00AM50 Mi 13-16 MPHMcHenry County CollegeLynn Korff (708) 764-2745American Lung Assn. Fight For Air Ride Day 1
Join us on Day 1 of a 3 day ride to and from Lake Geneva Wi. with luxurious accommodations at The Abbey Resort and meals to boot. Full details here http://action.lung.org/site/TR?fr_id=13023&pg=entry. .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
6/10/2017
7:00AM50 Mi 13-16 MPHThe Abbey Lake Geneva or McHenry County College if doing 2 Day rideLynn Korff (708) 764-2745American Lung Assn. Fight For Air Ride Day 2
Join us on Day 2 of a 3 day ride to and from Lake Geneva Wi. with luxurious accommodations at The Abbey Resort and meals to boot. Full details here http://action.lung.org/site/TR?fr_id=13023&pg=entry .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
6/10/2017
8:00AM45miles 10-14mph3650 North Recreation Drive, Chicago, Illinois Dawn Maxwell 773-815-5322Self contained Bilg Run Wolf Ranch
Overnight Self contained ride to Lockport Big Run Wolf Ranch camping area. Must sign up for overnight camping prior to April 10, 2017 due to limited space. Camping $13 per person. (Contact me directl .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
6/11/2017
7:00AM50 Mi 13-16 MPHThe Abbey Lake Geneva back to McHenry County CollegeLynn Korff (708) 764-2745American Lung Assn. Fight For Air Ride Day 3
Join us on Day 3 of a 3 day ride to and from Lake Geneva Wi. with luxurious accommodations at The Abbey Resort and meals to boot. Full details here http://action.lung.org/site/TR?fr_id=13023&pg=entry .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
6/11/2017
7:00AM, 9:00AM15, 30, 50 75, 100 or 120 , At your own paceNIU Convocation Center, 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, in DeKalb, IllinoisKellil Morgan 630-935-1988Day One- Bike MS Tour de Farms Saturday
Join us for a great weekend of road riding and socializing while helping to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis Research and Support. Riders have six route options Saturday: 15, 35, 50, 75, 100 or 120 .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
6/11/2017
7:00AM15, 30, 50 or 75 , At your own paceNIU Convocation Center, 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, in DeKalb, IllinoisKellil Morgan 630-935-1988Day Two- Bike MS Tour de Farms Sunday
Join us for a great weekend of road riding and socializing while helping to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis Research and Support. Riders have six route options Saturday: 15, 35, 50, or 75 miles. Al .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
6/11/2017
9:00AM45miles 10-14mphBig Run Wolf Ranch, Lockport IllinoisDawn Maxwell 773-815-5322Blg Run Wolf Ranch Sunday Return
Return ride to Recreation Drive from Big Run wolf Ranch via the Lakefront Trail, Centennial trail and roads with traffic. Will stop for quick fast food lunch stop. Other riders (non camping) are more .... (click arrow to see more)
Wednesday
6/14/2017
9:00AM27 miles variable pace to Glen ArborIndigo Bluffs Resort Empire MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250NW Tour Glen Arbor
Short ride to Glen Arbor after arriving in Empire and setting up your tent. Good eating spots in Glen Arbor.
Thursday
6/15/2017
9:00AMaround 50 miles-Traverse City HS startIndigo Bluffs Resort Empire MI or Traverse City HS startBill Schwartz 708-334-6250NW Tour Old Mission Peninsula ride
Best ride of MI! The ride around the peninsula is listed as Michigan's best ride by Bicycling Magazine
Friday
6/16/2017
9:00AM52 or +37 +13 your choiceIndigo Bluffs Resort Empire MI or drive to Cedar CityBill Schwartz 708-334-6250NW Tour Leelenau ride
Your choice as to where to start. Century possible if from Indigo Bluffs. We usually drive to Maple City or Cedar then start
Saturday
6/17/2017
9:00AM61Indigo Bluffs Resort Empire MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250NW Tour Bezonia and Frankfort
Great local scenery today. Last year they had free beer for cyclists at our lunch stop in Frankfort!
Sunday
6/18/2017
9:00AM27Indigo Bluffs Resort Empire MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250NW Tour Empire andSleeping Bear Dunes
Sleeping Bear Dunes is a great spot to see!
Saturday
6/24/2017
8:00AM12, 25, 40, & 80 Miles, Pace variesThe B.O.B building, Fulton & Monroe in Grand Rapids MichiganRich Aycock (630) 880-6016Granfondo MSU
Hello Everyone, Please take a minute to look at the attached link and consider joining us this June 24th in Grand Rapids Michigan for the MSU Granfondo, all of the proceeds go to the Michigan State Me .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
6/24/2017
9:00AM~20 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice Il. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Pool Party/MTB ride/BBQ's (Road rides too)
Come join us for a scenic ride through The Palos Forest Preserve. We have radios so no one will get lost or dropped. Mountain Bike required.You do not need to be an expert to do these rides, but there .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
7/1/2017
5:30AM200 miles,16-17 MPH avg. Pace 12-20 MPH. Trader Joes in NapervilleEric Peterson. H:630.355.5803,M:630.857.8148Double Century
200-miler starting in Naperville. Same route as 2015 to Dixon then back, with stops in Sycamore, Dixon, and Hinckley. Be prepared to ride long stretches with 16-17 MPH overall average, minimal stops a .... (click arrow to see more)
Wednesday
7/12/2017
9:00AM25 miles at variable pace6635 State Park Dr Indian River MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250Summertour Burt Lake State Park Michigan
Arrive at Burt Lake State Park and set up your tent and then do a short loop ride
Thursday
7/13/2017
9:00AM50 miles at variable pace6635 State Park Dr Indian River MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250Summertour Burt Lake State Park Michigan
Choose one of several rides available form Burt Lake State Park. (See printouts from check in)
Friday
7/14/2017
9:00AM50 miles at variable pace6635 State Park Dr Indian River MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250Summertour Burt Lake State Park Michigan
Choose one of several rides available form Burt Lake State Park. (See printouts from check in)
Saturday
7/15/2017
7:00AMUp to 100 Miles, varied pace Herman Miller Green House - 10121 Adams St, Holland, MI 49423Ron Richards (331) 642-0834Holland Hundred
Join your fellow EBC riders on the Holland Hundred, an institutional ride offering options from 18 to 100 miles in beautiful western Michigan. The ride offers varied scenery through farm land and co .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
7/15/2017
9:00AM50 miles at variable pace6635 State Park Dr Indian River MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250Summertour Burt Lake State Park Michigan
Choose one of several rides available form Burt Lake State Park. (See printouts from check in)
Saturday
7/15/2017
9:00AM~20 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice Il. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Pool Party/MTB ride/BBQ's (Road rides too)
Come join us for a scenic ride through The Palos Forest Preserve. We have radios so no one will get lost or dropped. Mountain Bike required.You do not need to be an expert to do these rides, but there .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
7/16/2017
9:00AM20 miles at variable pace6635 State Park Dr Indian River MIBill Schwartz 708-334-6250Summertour Burt Lake State Park Michigan
Choose one of several rides available form Burt Lake State Park. (See printouts from check in)
Friday
8/25/2017
1:00PM45 miles – 17 to 19 MPH AverageChalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus WisconsinLarry Alvino - 630-730-5814New Glarus Wisconsin Weekend
Ride the scenic hills around New Glarus, Wisconsin. Beautiful scenery, challenging riding, good food and drink, great fun. Today's ride is New Glarus to Blanchardville and back. Dinner at the Glarner .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/26/2017
8:30AM65 miles – 17 to 19 MPH AverageChalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus WisconsinLarry Alvino - 630-730-5814New Glarus Wisconsin Weekend
Ride the scenic hills around New Glarus, Wisconsin. Today's ride is New Glarus to Mt Horeb and then to Blue Mounds with optional climb up the Mound and back to New Glarus. Dinner at the New Glarus Hot .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/26/2017
9:00AM~20 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice Il. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Pool Party/MTB ride/BBQ's (Road rides too)
Come join us for a scenic ride through The Palos Forest Preserve. We have radios so no one will get lost or dropped. Mountain Bike required.You do not need to be an expert to do these rides, but there .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
8/27/2017
7:30AM42 miles – 17 to 19 MPH AverageChalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus WisconsinLarry Alvino - 630-730-5814New Glarus Wisconsin Weekend
Ride the scenic hills around New Glarus, Wisconsin. Today's ride is New Glarus to Evansville and back. Sunday brunch at Chalet Landhaus after the ride. Contact Larry for lodging or other info.
Saturday
9/2/2017
8:00AM12-14mph 50 milesNatchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo, MSDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Labor DayWeekend Natchez Trace Parkway Tupelo
Will head south out and back on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway Trail from the Tupelo Mississippi Visitor Center to Monroe Mission. Several stops include Black Belt Overlook and various other histori .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/3/2017
11:00AM12-14mph 30-35 milesNatchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, Tupelo, MSDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Labor Day Sunday Natchez Trace Parkway Tupelo
Will head North out and back on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway Trail from the Tupelo Mississippi Visitor Center to Kirkville, MS Several stops include confederate Gravesites, Twentymile Bottom Overl .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
9/22/2017
9:00AM5 miles 2mph Blood Mountain Cabins, Blairesville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
After a Thursday travel day, hike the Appalachian Trail "AT" from the Blood Mountain Cabins http://www.bloodmountain.com/ which is right on the AT south bound to the top of Blood Mountain, the highest .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
9/22/2017
1:15PM, 2:00PM2.5 miles 2mph Brasstown Bald, Hiawassee, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Option to hike the Brasstown Bald in lieu of biking the Bald. We will drive to the Brasstown Bald Visitor center. About a 30 minute drive then hike the trail to the summit.
Saturday
9/23/2017
9:00PM10-12 miles 2mph Blood Mountain Cabins, Blairsville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
All day hike Northbound on the AT. Once again directly from our Blood Mountain Cabins http://www.bloodmountain.com/ Includes Neel Gap and the infamous Mountain Crossing Outfitter. Views of Levelland .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
9/25/2017
8:00AM11.6 miles 2mph Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Extended Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Overnight hike starting on the Approach Trail to the Appalachian Trail (AT). Will hike to Springer Mountain and about 2.8 miless on the AT to Stove Creek Shelter.
Tuesday
9/26/2017
8:00AM13.5 miles 2mph Stove Creek Shelter (Mile 2.8 AT), Springer Mt. Georgia Dawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Extended Six Gap Century Bike and AT Hike Weekend
Day two of overnight hike. Starting from Stove Creek Shelter to Gooch Gap, Suches, GA.
Thursday
11/9/2017
8:00AM10 miles 2.5 mph Easy paceGapland Rd. Gathland State Park, MarylandDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
After a Wednesday travel day, will meet at Gathland State Park at 7:30 a.m to hike the Appalachian trail Southbound into Historic Harpers Ferry. Must carry lunch, snacks, water and clothes for two da .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
11/9/2017
3:30PM1.4 miles 2.5 mph Easy paceHigh Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Easy stroll on the AT Town Loop trail to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Jefferson Rock and several other Historic monuments and buildings.
Friday
11/10/2017
8:00AM5.8 miles 2mph Strenous Hike High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Hike up the Maryland Heights Hiking Trail(and return) for outstanding view of Harpers Ferry , the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Elevation change 850. Return to town for lunch.
Friday
11/10/2017
1:30PM5.8 miles 2mph Strenous Hike High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Afternoon Hike out and back southbound out of Harpers Ferry on the Appalachian trail to the WV/VA state line. Elevation change 735.
Saturday
11/11/2017
8:00AM10 miles 2.5 Easy Pace High Street, Towns Inn, Harpers Ferry, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Return hike North bound on the Appalachian trail back to cars at Gathland State Park. Lunch break on the trail. Hike back includes ascent (moderate) up Weverton cliffs. Return to car between 2:00 an .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
11/11/2017
3:30PM1 mile 2.5 Easy Pace Washington Monument State Park, MarylandDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Drive cars to Washington Monument State Park and continue to hike the Appalachinan trail up to Washington Monument on the AT trail. Easy hike with slight incline and partially paved trail.
Sunday
11/12/2017
11:30PM2 miles 2.5 Easy Pace Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park, OhioDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Veterans Day Hiking Weekend Applachian Trail
Travel day to return home with opportunity to stretch legs for hiking and rock climbing. Small but scenic state park on the way home. Optional lunch stop after.
 

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Elmhurst Bicycle Club Release and Liability Waiver

For liability protection and insurance purposes, it is the policy of the Elmhurst Bicycle Club ("EBC") to require all of its members to sign the Release and Liability Waiver which is a part of the EBC Membership Application. Guests of the EBC (which term includes all non-members of EBC) who wish to participate in any EBC activity must sign the equivalent release and liability waiver contained on the EBC Sign-in Sheet before the activity starts. Any guest refusing to sign the release and liability waiver may not participate in the activity. Should the activity continue, however, with the participation of the non-signing guest, the activity will no longer be considered to be an EBC sponsored or sanctioned activity.