Chicago Area Biking

Peoria Bike Ride 9/21 & 9/22
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  • Last Bike Ride

    This path was plotted on Street Atlas 4.0 from data captured on a Garmin 12XL GPS receiver.

    Location was also beaconed out on APRS using a KPC3 and Icom W31A HT.

    Favorite Chicago Area Bike Trails

    Trail Length Surface Start End
    Fox River Trail 39 Mostly blacktop Aurora Crystal Lake
    Palatine Trail 9 Blacktop Deer Grove F.P. Eastern Palatine
    North Branch Trail 16 Blacktop Rt 41 & Rt 68 Milwaukee Av & Devon
    Illinois Prairie Path 37 Crushed Gravel Bellwood Elgin / Aurora
    Great Western Trail 18 Crushed Gravel Batavia Sycamore
    Green Bay Trail 10 Crushed Gravel Highland Park Evanston
    Sugar River Trail 28 Crushed Gravel New Glaurus Broadhead
    Sparta - Elroy Trail 32 Crushed Gravel Sparta Elroy

    Ryan and me on the Sparta-Elroy Bike Trail