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Best Places for Route Discovery
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Hey All,I'm looking for some advice on "discovering" new routes and such. When I'm planning a new route, I typically spend some time on Google Maps Streetview, and I cross reference to Garmin's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Apr 6.

 

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David P. replied to James Popp's discussion Best Places for Route Discovery
"What Doug said. Once I rode to Calumet Fisheries after work with a friend, a route I had done lots of times. She was leading that ride and took us to a couple of places that I had never been. They were barely off my standard route, but were all-new…"
Apr 6
Doug Haynes replied to James Popp's discussion Best Places for Route Discovery
"The street.Go ride around when you don't have a schedule and check out streets, trails, paths and alleys that look like they might be nice riding.The only way to find the gems is to ride them."
Apr 6
Mike Schwab replied to James Popp's discussion Best Places for Route Discovery
Apr 5
James Popp posted a discussion

Best Places for Route Discovery

Hey All,I'm looking for some advice on "discovering" new routes and such. When I'm planning a new route, I typically spend some time on Google Maps Streetview, and I cross reference to Garmin's Popularity Layer. I'm a seasoned city cyclist, but I have my limits on the more wide open roads as I get out of the city. I tend to gravitate to trails, but there's only so many options within reach.Question: what are the best resources out there for finding new routes? I know there's paid options out…See More
Apr 5
James Popp joined Serge Lubomudrov's group
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Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.Routes on Ride with GPS,…See More
Mar 1
James Popp replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"And 103rd isn't much better for the comparable segment. I'm looking forward the Big Marsh Connection Project that will hopefully give us some safe, quicker alternatives. I usually take Doty to Stony to 122nd to 126th and out over towards…"
Mar 1
James Popp updated their profile
Mar 1
James Popp replied to Anne Alt's discussion trail conditions in the group Friends of the Major Taylor Trail
"South of 105th Until the End its completely clear of snow/slush. Minimal detritus, normal trail riding attention necessary. "
Mar 1
James Popp joined Anne Alt's group
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Friends of the Major Taylor Trail

Goal: to maintain good trail conditions, plan for future improvement, and promote healthy activity on the Major Taylor Trail. P.O. Box 43345, Chicago, IL 60643See More
Feb 28

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Been a casual reader for along time.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://twitter.com/jimsey

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