Have bike, will travel
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
Bikes: De Rosa Super Prestige, Colnago Nuova Mexico, Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Pinarello Gavia, Schwinn Paramount, Motobecane Grand Record, Peugeot PX10, Serotta Nova X, Simoncini Cyclocross Special, Origin8 monstercross, Pedal Force CG2 and CX2
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Clyde ride, longest in 15 years.
It's finally Sunday. After a business trip that kept me off the bike for a week, I grabbed the girl and took her for a spin.
I took the Cook County "North Branch" http://www.fpdcc.com/tier3.php?conte...8&file=map_68e
bike path from its origin in Chicago for about 11 miles to Northfield. I then took nice suburban streets to a family members home in northwestern Northbrook. About a 17 mile one-way trip.
After a visit, I headed back to Chicago. I averaged about 17 mph, my new 700x28 Gatorskins have added about 3 mph over the treaded hybred tires the bike came with. I'll save those for snow.
After a little rain, the bike needs a bath; but me first.
Last edited by Barrettscv; 06-29-08 at 03:28 PM.