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Forum: Great Lakes 04-14-11, 03:26 PM
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Posted By patester242002
Got in 40 miles yesterday (Wednesday). Started...

Got in 40 miles yesterday (Wednesday). Started ride in far NW corner of Joliet, rode to Oswego, then rode home. Today sucked as the mean demon east-NE wind kept my mileage way down.
Forum: Great Lakes 03-10-11, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By patester242002
If the Wisconsin governor signs the bill that...

If the Wisconsin governor signs the bill that strips union rights, bet lots of workers are gonna call in sick next week. Might even see residents boycott the state by camping out in Hebron, Richmond...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-07-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By patester242002
Tinley to Lemont

Nix, i'd suggest that you head west then north into Lemont. Take 167th west past Will-Cook Rd. to S. Bell Rd. (167th becomes Hadley Rd. at county line about 1/4 mile west of Will-Cook Rd.); S. Bell...
Forum: Great Lakes 10-02-10, 08:15 PM
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Posted By patester242002
Cruise The Creek in New Lenox / Mokena area

10/2 - 31.5 miles total

Did large loop of the Cruise The Creek ride (11.3 miles) in mainly mostly cloudy and chilly conditions. Did get rained on lightly on a couple occasions but not enough to...
Forum: Great Lakes 09-09-10, 11:27 PM
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Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
9/8 - 28 miles Rode thru Shorewood, went as far...

9/8 - 28 miles
Rode thru Shorewood, went as far west to O'Brien Rd / McKenna Rd. then east down Caton Farm back into Joliet.

9/9 - 48 miles
Rode north thru Romeoville, west side of Bolingbrook,...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-25-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By patester242002
http://www.coalcitycourant.com/main.asp?SectionID=...

http://www.coalcitycourant.com/main.asp?SectionID=14&SubSectionID=14&ArticleID=5916

Click on link above. This may be the reason they moved the event site. Might mean an extra mile or two to...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-02-10, 10:33 AM
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Posted By patester242002
7/26 - 40 miles Dropoff in Morris. Rode on...

7/26 - 40 miles
Dropoff in Morris. Rode on rural roads just north of Morris. Headed downtown and then rode thru Minooka on way back home.

7/31 - 27 miles
Did an after work ride out west to...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-01-10, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By patester242002
In this 'backwards' money-grubbing society we're...

In this 'backwards' money-grubbing society we're getting to today, it would only take another 9/11 type event to pernamently shut Fermi down to cyclists for good. Those officials should of had the...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-03-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,435
Posted By patester242002
My favorite paths in the area are the I&M Canal...

My favorite paths in the area are the I&M Canal Trail around the Channahon area, the Joliet Junction Trail and the Rock Run Greenway Trail where you'll see deer mainly behind JJC (Joliet Jr. College)...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-03-10, 05:39 PM
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Posted By patester242002
6/24 - 42.5 miles 6/25 - 34 miles Two days of...

6/24 - 42.5 miles
6/25 - 34 miles
Two days of riding around Lake Geneva area. Rode on White River Trail first day. Rode around the big lake second day.

7/3 - 41 miles
Rode out to Aux Sable...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-16-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By patester242002
Centennial Trail closed between Lemont and Romeoville

http://ht.ly/1YUEu

Guess peeps will have to detour thru Lemont to continue to Willow Springs from Joliet for the rest of this year and maybe beyond. What a slap in the face. I'm done crossing...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-15-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By patester242002
The area around Oswego and Yorkville area...

The area around Oswego and Yorkville area southward are usually pretty decent for bicycling as well as the Ridge Rd. corridor westward.
Forum: Great Lakes 04-13-10, 08:55 PM
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Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
I usually take Essington north thru the mall...

I usually take Essington north thru the mall area, cut thru mall, Essington north to the curve before Renwick, walk bike uphill and carry it over guardrail at Renwick, continue north on E. Frontage,...
Forum: Great Lakes 04-13-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
4/13 - 35 miles Rode to Romeoville and back. ...

4/13 - 35 miles
Rode to Romeoville and back. Rode on the Centennial Trail from 135th St. to I-355 overpass. Also rode on the I-355 path which stops before Bluff Rd. You really would have to walk...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-30-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By patester242002
Channahon / Minooka Area, IL I&M Canal Trail...

Channahon / Minooka Area, IL

I&M Canal Trail closed from just east of the Dresden Lock & Dam access path west to Dresden Access (Cemetary Rd. south of Hansel Rd.) due to some minor dam restoration...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-30-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By patester242002
Construction Alert(s)

Just thought I would like to start a new topic on construction that would affect bicycling. If anyone wants to post alerts, please include the city and state OR area (example: Joliet, IL; Chicago...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-30-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
3/30 - 35.4 miles Rode down RRGT to Jefferson,...

3/30 - 35.4 miles
Rode down RRGT to Jefferson, then south on Houbolt to I&M Canal Trail. Took trail to Dresden Access (trail was actually closed at the short path that leads to the Dresden Lock &...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-28-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,527
Posted By patester242002
John, Blame the Centerpoint idiots for ruining...

John,
Blame the Centerpoint idiots for ruining some of the roads like the one pictured on Patterson Rd. or any other near the site. They are building another intermodel site like the one in Elwood...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-27-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By patester242002
Someone forgot to mention that 1 girl was killed...

Someone forgot to mention that 1 girl was killed and 2 other girls injured while biking in southern Illinois earlier this week. The 3 teen girls were out on a 500 mile ride during their spring break...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-27-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
3/26 - 5.7 miles 3/27 - 30.3 miles Rode...

3/26 - 5.7 miles

3/27 - 30.3 miles
Rode out to Channahon and Minooka areas today. Should of cut short the ride some due to the cold east wind slowing me down on way back home from Minooka.
Forum: Great Lakes 03-23-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
3/23 - 20 miles Rode out to County Line and...

3/23 - 20 miles

Rode out to County Line and Caton Farm then south to Seil and east into Shorewood before heading home before work. No real wind here at all today. Hopefully will finally pick up...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-07-10, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
3/6 - 12.4 miles After work ride down to JJC...

3/6 - 12.4 miles
After work ride down to JJC lot area. Included early supper stop at McDonalds before heading home before sunset. Rock Run Trail is literally trashed north of the college where the...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-28-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
Took a spin to Shorewood area this afternoon. ...

Took a spin to Shorewood area this afternoon. 13.7 miles total. Weather was fairly cloudy to start. Even had a few errant flakes but then the sun came out. Temps in upper 30's. Not too bad for...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-20-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 212,211
Posted By patester242002
Got in my first 10 mile+ ride of the year today...

Got in my first 10 mile+ ride of the year today (10.7 miles). Been a real off winter for me. Should have close to 200 by now but only got out 3 times this year so far. Looks like mr. wilke will...
Forum: Great Lakes 11-21-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By patester242002
Take a risk and use Randall Rd. between St....

Take a risk and use Randall Rd. between St. Charles and South Elgin areas or hop on 31 from the preserve area just north of the Fox River bridge into South Elgin. (probably have no shoulder plus...
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