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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
Saturday
7/30/2016
6:00AM32 miles/ 18-21+Elmhurst DepotJohn Loesch 708-917-5353Early Fast Busse
Warm up on Vallette. Blast up Villa/Woodale/Tonne to Busse Woods, loop the woods, say hi to the elk and return the same way. One brief break after the loop. Tandem drafting encouraged. Rain Cancels
Saturday
7/30/2016
7:30AMRide your own distance or join us on 50-60milesLakeland High School - LaGrange, IndianaJudy Mikesell 630-833-1036 day of ride text 630-290-2675Amishland 2016 day 2
Amishland and Lakes 2016 bike tour - if you register online before June 1st it is $35 day of ride $45. Packet pick-up at 7:30am Choice of 22, 28, 41, 52, 68, 83 or 100miles. We will most likely do th .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
7/31/2016
9:00AM~18 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice IL. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700MTB ride/Pool Party/ BBQ's (road 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)
Thursday
8/4/2016
6:45AM100 miles 12-17mphVilla Park Depot - IPP & Villa AveJudy Mikesell 630-833-1036 day of ride text 630-290-2675Milwaukee
LIMITED SPACE and an Amtrak TRAIN/BIKE RESERVATION MUST be made for this two day ride - bike to Milwaukee Thursday - return Friday by Amtrak roll on/off bike service. Be aware my style century ride i .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/4/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
8/5/2016
8:30AM30am ride 25pm ride 12-17mphComfort Suites Airport MilwaukeeLynn Korff 708-764-2745Milwaukee 2
Amtrak TRAIN/BIKE RESERVATION is required on the 3:00pm #338 Hiawatha Service train - IMPORTANT click ADD BIKE TO TRIP to reserve a spot for your bike - without this reservation you cannot take bike o .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/6/2016
5:15AM15 miles 13-15mph Montrose Avenue East of Lake Shore Drive/Lakefront Bike Path, Chicago, ILDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100BigTen10K Bike Marshal Ride to Grant Park
Bike ride to Big Ten 10K bike marshal event. To bike marshal must register at link sent to list server or contact me for the link. All members welcome to ride the ride to the event and back. Please .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
8/7/2016
7:00AM60 Miles at own paceMontague MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 1
Today's route passes Little Sable Point Lighthouse, established in 1874, it is one of cthe oldest brick lighthouses in the Great Lakes System. d Before entering Silver Lake, you will pass one of .... (click arrow to see more)
Monday
8/8/2016
7:00AM64 miles at own paceLudington MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 2
By now you are ready to experience some of our varied terrain. Today's ride offers a few strenuous climbs that reward you with awesome panoramic views. You will also pass through charming towns, such .... (click arrow to see more)
Tuesday
8/9/2016
7:00AM62 miles at own paceFrankfort MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 3
Today you will ride through the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore area. The rolling hills take you past coastal dunes and clear lakes, dense beech-maple forest and bluffs as high as 480 .... (click arrow to see more)
Wednesday
8/10/2016
7:30AMApprox. 65 Miles @ 9 - 12 MPHJerry/Betty's house at 1141 S. Fairview, Lombard, ILJerry Ringier 630-932-0271 Cell 630-542-1178Self Contained Bike Ride
Self contained riders ONLY..We will ride streets from Lombard to the Fox River Trail and take that and the Prairie Trail going north to Solon Road by Route 12 and on up to Twin Lakes, Wi and Woodland .... (click arrow to see more)
Wednesday
8/10/2016
9:00AMApprox. 45 miles @ 13-15 MPHGrand Victoria Casino, Elgin, IL Parking lotBetty Bond 630-932-0271 Cell 630-881-1177Bike Ride from Elgin, IL to Twin Lakes, Wi
We will meet at the Elgin Casino. We have permission to park in their lot and leave the vehicles for 2 overnights from Robert Lopez who is a Casino employee. We will ride the Fox River Trail that b .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/11/2016
7:00AM59 miles at own paceTraverse City MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 5
There are many photo ops on the way today as you pass orchards and fields of sunflowers as you ride towards ELK RAPIDS, another charming Northern Michigan village on Lake Michigan. 2014Sunflower .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/11/2016
8:00AM30 to 65 Miles (Your choice) 12-15 MPHManny's Snack Shack in Twin Lakes, WiJerry Ringier 630-542-1178Twin Lakes to Lake Geneva
Jerry and Betty's group will meet at Manny's and have breakfast, then ride to Lake Geneva. Those that wish can join Jerry for a ride around the Lake..others may wish to just walk around, shop, eat or .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/11/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
8/12/2016
7:00AM57 miles at own paceCharlevoix MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 6
From CHARLEVOIX we have four different route options. You can take the Little Traverse Wheelway into PETOSKEY then on up to HARBOR SPRINGS. This route provides spectacular views of Lake Michig .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
8/12/2016
8:00AMApprox. 65 Miles @ 9-12 MPHWoodland Melody Campgrounds, Twin Lake, WiJerry Ringier 630-542-1178Twin Lakes, Wi. to Lombard, IL
Ride to Mannny's Snack Shack for breakfast then ride back to Lombard on the same route we used to ride up north. Lunch will be at the Measuring Cup in Dundee, IL.
Friday
8/12/2016
8:00AMApprox. 45 Miles @ 13-15 MPHRental house at 1304 Lucille Ave. Twin Lakes, Wi.Betty Bond 630-881-1177Twin Lakes, WI to Elgin, IL
Gerry Fekete will pick up our belongings and then we will all head to Manny's Snack Shack in Twin Lakes for breakfast. After that we will ride back to the Elgin Casino and our vehicles using the same .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/13/2016
7:00AM43 Miles At own paceHarbor Springs MichiganKen HickeyShoreline West Day 7
You will ride for 20 miles through one of Michigan's most scenic drives, the historic and protected "Tunnel of the Trees." 2014LeggsInn CROSS VILLAGE has the historic Leggs Inn. Look at the g .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/18/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/20/2016
9:00AM~10 miles, SLOWER PaceVilla Park Depot (Intersection of Villa Ave. and the Illinois Prairie Path)Marge Ricke 630-639-8322 Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Illinois Prairie Path Cleanup
Elmhurst Bicycle Club is now the proud parent of a section of the Illinois Prairie Path. The adoption went through and we now have this baby that lies between Monterey Street and UP Tracks near Pion .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
8/25/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
8/26/2016
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
8/27/2016
7:00AM12 – 25 mile – 50 mile – 100K – 75 mile – 100 mileWichita Falls, TexasEd Castellan (708-267-7856)2016 Hotter’N Hell Hundred (Wichita Falls, Texas)
A lot of things are going on during the HHH weekend but there is no way to describe the electrifying experience of the START. Riders begin to assemble as early as 4AM. They are joined by 10,000+ other .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
8/27/2016
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)
Sunday
8/28/2016
7:30AM40 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.
Sunday
8/28/2016
9:00AM~18 miles MTB ~40 Road various paces7551 Blazer Ave, Justice IL. 60458Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700MTB ride/Pool Party/ BBQ's (road 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)
Wednesday
8/31/2016
7:00AMVaried Michigan State University, East Lansing, MichiganDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100DALMAC 5 Day Across Mackinaw Bridge
Camping and Biking for 5 days over Labor Day Weekend. Must register at DALMAC.org. Option to camp Tuesday night at MSU prior to Wednesday start. Fully supported and includes all meals except lunch. .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
9/1/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
9/3/2016
8:00AM70 miles 14-16 mph.Grayling High School, MichiganDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Dalmac Weekend SaturdayRide
DALMAC All new 2 Day Weekend only East Route including ride over the "Mighty Mac" Bridge. Must register with Dalmac.org. Includes meals, showers, parking and SAG. Return bus is extra. For more infor .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
9/4/2016
7:30AM30 miles 14-16 mph.Cheboygan High School, MichiganDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Dalmac Weekend Sunday Ride
DALMAC All new 2 Day Weekend only East Route including ride over the "Mighty Mac" Bridge. Must register with Dalmac.org. Includes meals, showers, parking and SAG. Return bus is extra. For more infor .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
9/8/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
9/15/2016
6:30PM15-18 miles at various pacesYork woods forest preserve- Timber edge dr/Frontage rd lotDavid Polkow 630-525-1161Thursday Night Training ride
This is a structured training ride on a 3 mile loop course. Workouts will be mostly interval training and groups will form based on their pace and comfort. Instructions about the workout will be giv .... (click arrow to see more)
Thursday
10/6/2016
1:00PM6 miles 3.0/3.5 pace Moderate and DifficultClifty Falls State Park/Hoffman Falls Trailhead Parking Madison, IndianaDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend
Travel day to Hot Springs, North Carolina Appalachian Trail. 4.5 -5 hour drive on Interstate 65 and nice way to break up the travel to hike in a beautiful fall setting. Optional dinner at the lodge o .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
10/7/2016
12:00PM5.8 -7 miles 2.0/2.5mph. Moderate to Difficult Tanyard Gap Trailhead, Hot Springs, North CarolinaDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend.
Hike south into Hot Springs on the Beautiful Appalachian Trail. Trail mostly moderate with exception of Lovers Leap area. Hike ends on the French Broad River and at Iron Horse Station hotel in Hot Sp .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
10/8/2016
8:00AM7.5 2.0/2.5 Moderate to Difficult MaxPatch Trailhead Overnight, Hot Springs, North CarolinaDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend.
Will be shuttled out to the Max Patch area for overnight hike. We will be hiking 7.5 miles to shelter. On Sunday will be hiking 13 miles back to Hot Springs. If you do not want to stay overnight on .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
10/8/2016
8:00AM8 miles 2.0/2.5 Moderate to Difficult Tanyard Gap North Day Hike, Hot Springs, North CarolinaJudy Mikesell 630-248-9186Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend.
Hike the North portion of Tanyard Gap out and back in lieu of Overnight Hike. 4 miles out and return same trail back. Please note this hike will be at discretion of group leader and may change based .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
10/9/2016
7:00AM13 miles 2.0/2.5 Moderate to Difficult Max Patch Overnight Continued, Hot Springs, North CarolinaDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend.
All day continued hike in the Max Patch area to return to Hot Springs. Will meet up with the day hikers.
Sunday
10/9/2016
7:00AM13 miles 2.0/2.5 Moderate to Difficult Hot Springs South Day Hike, Hot Springs, North CarolinaJudy Mikesel 630-248-9186Fall Appalachian Trail Weekend.
All day hike heading South out of Hot Springs on the AT to meet up with the overnight hikers and return to Hot Springs.
Monday
10/10/2016
11:00AM4 miles 3.0mphGrayson Highland State Park/Appalachian Trail, VADawn Maxwell 312-609-5100 and Judy MikesellGrayson Highland State Park/AT and Wild Ponies
If you want to extend your AT weekend one more day or hike on the way home, we are adding a stop to see the Wild Ponies at Grayson Highland State Park on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. Drive is 3 .... (click arrow to see more)
Tuesday
10/11/2016
8:00AM4-5 miles 3.0/3.5mphNorth Entrance Kanawha State Forest, Kanawha city, WVDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100 and Judy MikesellKanawha State Forest, Kanawha City/Charleston, WV
Last hike to finish the Fall AT Weekend. Trails are steep. Moderate to Rugged. Rugged more so due to being steep.
Saturday
10/22/2016
9:00AM~10 miles, SLOWER PaceVilla Park Depot (Intersection of Villa Ave. and the Illinois Prairie Path)Marge Ricke 630-639-8322 Pussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Illinois Prairie Path Cleanup
Elmhurst Bicycle Club is now the proud parent of a section of the Illinois Prairie Path. The adoption went through and we now have this baby that lies between Monterey Street and UP Tracks near Pion .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
10/30/2016
5:30AM, 5:45AM, 6:00AM25 miles 12-14mph (Very slow during race)3650 North Recreation Drive Chicago, IllinoisDawn Maxwell 312-609-5100Hot Chocolate Bike Marshal Ride
The annual Hot Chocolate EBC Bike Marshal ride. Will have three start times but must be at check in no later than 6:30 a.m. (7.5 mile ride to start on bike path) Parking is free at Recreation Drive. .... (click arrow to see more)
Friday
1/6/2017
1:00PM4--6 miles 2.5-3 mph RuggedClifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana Trailhead #3 Playfield Parking LotDawn Maxwell 312-609-51004th Annual Indiana Winter Hike Weekend Friday
Friday hike will be scouting only for weekend hiking. Will have moderate and Rugged hike leaders for the weekend. Friday will be Rugged Trails and Riverbed trail so dress for water. Make reservations .... (click arrow to see more)
Saturday
1/7/2017
8:00AM, 1:00PM4-6 am and 4-6 pm. 2-3mphClifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana Trailhead #3 Playfield Parking LotDawn Maxwell 312-609-51004th Annual Indiana Winter Hike Weekend Saturday
Saturday Hikes will be two groups possibly three and your choice of Moderate or Rugged Hikes. Four waterfalls to cover and a bat tunnel. Buffet breakfast in Lodge and return to lodge for Lunch. Hike .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
1/8/2017
8:00AM4-6 miles 3mphClifty Falls State Park, Madison, Indiana Trailhead #3 Playfield Parking LotDawn Maxwell 312-609-51004th Annual Indiana Winter Hike Weekend Sunday
Start with breakfast buffet then hit the trails for morning group hike only. Will have two groups moderate and rugged. Lodge will be open for lunch and dinner also. Afternoon hiking on your own, stay .... (click arrow to see more)
 

Riders must wear helmets on every ride.
Illinois Vehicle Code prohibits the use of headphones while bicycling and headphones are not allowed on EBC rides.

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.