That’s right: it’s time for the (eleventh) annual Staved Rock Ride!
This years ride will occur Thursday September 17 to Sunday September 20. We will be riding from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park in Utica, IL, and back, camping each night. Several Amtrak/Metra/CTA options exist and you are welcome to meet up at the park.
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This ride is open to all. However, it is unsupported and everyone is responsible for themselves. It is suggested your bike be in good working order and that you are equipped to fix minor mechanical problems that arise. You should be comfortable riding on all types of roadways and in the dark.
Day #1-- 8AM breakfast at location TBD. Metra to Joliet, ride 40 miles to Growing Home Farm in Marseilles, IL.
Day #2-- Ride 25 miles along the Illinois and Michigan Canal Trail to Starved Rock State Park.
Day #3--Brunch at the Lodge and hike around the park.
Day #4--Depart early and ride 65 miles to Joliet, Metra back to Chicago.