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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
10/1/2016
9:00AM62 Miles @11-13 mphShabbona Lake State ParkPravin Patel/cell# 630-878-8109Illinois Cornfields Gravel Grinder Metric Century
We will ride a gravel grinder metric century in central Illinois. Our route comprises of rural agricultural country roads laid with lightly compacted loose gravel. A cross bike, a fat-tire bike or a M .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
10/2/2016
8:00AM100 Mi 14-16 MPHOttawa YMCA 201 East Jackson Street Ottawa, IL 61350 Ken Hickey 630-290-0006Pumpkin Pie Ride Century Option
We will gather between 7:30 and 8 AM to sign ride sheets and prepare for ride. I will be leading the century ride at 14-16 mph but others can ride it at different speeds or select one of the lesser mi .... (click arrow to see more)
Sunday
10/2/2016
11:30AM~28 to 30 miles appx 12 mphBridge Street Entrance, I & M Canal Trail, Channahon ILPussanee Pastorino 708 903 8700Grundy County Corn Festival Ride and a Bonus trip
Morris Corn Fest Parade via I & M Trail. Come and join George and Pussanee on a leisurely ride down the I & M Canal Trail to The Morris Corn Fest Parade. The Morris Corn Fest is a great event, tons of .... (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.