Introductions - Greetings from Illinois
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07-13-06, 09:58 AM
Recently relocated to Illinois for work. I am looking to start cycling to take advantage of the great trails they have out here. Need the excercise besides. I don't have a bike yet but am in the market for one. Looking several different places and at local bike shops.
Hey, Jerseymike. Welcome to Illinois and BF. Here's a link to some Illinois organized bike rides for this year: http://www.mikebentley.com/bike/ilrides.htm
But I have to add that the riding's more interesting and challenging in Wisconsin. Illinois' got the jobs and Wisconsin's got the recreation!
07-18-06, 10:47 PM
You can get info on events, trails, maps, and other Illinois bike resources from the League of Illinois Bicyclists at http://www.bikelib.org/
There are some really nice trails in your area ... I had a great time riding across the state on (mostly) rail trails and canal tow paths.
07-19-06, 07:30 PM
If you're looking for rail/trails anywhere check out www.traillink.com
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