Northeast Illinois Gravel Ride

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States' started by Monty_Burns, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. AronW

    AronW Been here awhile

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    Yeah, most are single track rides it seems lol
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  2. AronW

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  3. matthaiduk

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    Yeah. I love singletrack but I also love just riding from the house...
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  4. matthaiduk

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    Come on out on the 8th and get that thing muddy!
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    Maybe...the problem is that I work night shift, and weekends, so I have to plan ahead.
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  6. matthaiduk

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    I hear that. I don't work nights but had to circle this day on the calendar a month ahead of time. Hopefully the weather cooperates!
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  7. matthaiduk

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    @Three Crates We still riding if it's cold.

    Uh. I mean, If it's super cold we're still at least riding the gravel out for some Pizza at a minmum, right?
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  8. AronW

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    It's not looking good for me. I have a chain and sprockets for the Vee sitting here in dire needs of being put on the bike, and no time to do it this week. I'll have to connect with you guys for another ride
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  9. Three Crates

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    regardless of weather I will be riding at least as far as the Mississippi River for the night. Got the night off work=maximum adventure! But yeah, of course we'll have a pizza/woodlawn kind of day.
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  10. matthaiduk

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    Sounds good, man. Looking forward to riding with some new folks at some point.
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  11. matthaiduk

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    LOLLAME
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    Just an FYI - There is a Cycling race starting in Morris at 8am on Saturday, while most of it is south of the river and canal, it also is on gravel roads so you may see slower traffic. I dont think the roads are actually closed, but may be more crowded. A lot of fun fast gravel out that way, keep posting new rides to this thread? I am interested in joining in at some point.
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  13. matthaiduk

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    Oh, yeah. The rough road 100. I've ridden much of that route, too.

    I'll keep popping the rides into here if people are interested!
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  14. matthaiduk

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    The weather and the official @Three Crates birthday gala (most the former, really) caused this ride to be shortened, but we still got out. Great day to ride if you could keep from getting chilly.

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  15. AronW

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    If anybody is free daytime during the week, the end part of this week is supposed to be gorgeous. I'll be looking to get some seat time
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    This is probably a bad week for me to get out midweek, but you never know... Post up when you are heading out and we'll see
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  17. Three Crates

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    It was great to get out for a bit today and continue celebrating a great b'day weekend. And for the jinx factor let's not forget to mention your cursed and often fussy 690 performed flawlessly today! brop.jpg
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  18. Xiola_Blue

    Xiola_Blue You Can Build Your Muscles Picking Strawberries...

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    Bad week for me...but I do get some free time during most weeks and will keep you in mind. I'm up in McHenry...where U at? There is a weekly ride in Freeport. I haven't participated yet but am heading out for a training day a few Saturdays from now.
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  19. AronW

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    Im in Aurora. I work nights, off Wed and Thurs.
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  20. Xiola_Blue

    Xiola_Blue You Can Build Your Muscles Picking Strawberries...

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    I joined a couple "Meetups". The https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-dual-sport/ has a ride every Thursday. Kind of a haul for you but might just be fun to give it a try.
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