Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > > >

Great Lakes Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Michigan | Minnesota | Ohio | Wisconsin

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-22-12, 09:04 PM   #1
dannwilliams 
It's as easy as riding a
Thread Starter
 
dannwilliams's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: River Falls, WI
Bikes: '14 Salsa Colossal, '06 Surly Long Haul Trucker, '89 GT Timberline
Posts: 776
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Did my Northern Illinois ride

Visited family in Woodstock, the town I grew up in, and did a ride past my old fishing spot near Marengo. I have never ridden the area by bike and thought I came up with a pretty good route. Went south out of Woodstock on Dean St., turned west On Perkins Rd and took that all the way to its end at Millstream Rd, camped in the woods on that corner as a teen. Went south on Millstream to the bridge over the Kishwaukee River, a favorite fishing spot. Back tracked just a little to River Rd and went west , and took the first right after crossing State Highway 23. Continued north until I hit Kishwaukee Valley Rd. I turned back east at this point, but checking out the map after getting home, wished I would have gone west to county line road. Wondered my way back to Woodstock from there on roads I have traveled. Here is the link to my ride if anyone is interested.
http://ridewithgps.com/trips/869446
__________________
"It doesn't get easier, you just go faster."
dannwilliams is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-23-12, 12:28 PM   #2
Chitown_Mike
That guy from the Chi
 
Chitown_Mike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Chicago
Bikes: 88 Trek 800 - gone to new cheeks; '14 Trek 1.2 - aka The X1 Advanced; '13 Trek 3500 Disc
Posts: 1,006
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Nice ride, I have some friends that live right by where you rode. How nice are the roads up there? Been thinking about making the trek out there to get some distance rides in if the roads are safe enough to on.
Chitown_Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:36 PM.