The warm weather is on the way, so get ready for a day in the country. If you are coming in from Chicago, Harvard is the last stop on the Pacific Northwest Metra Line. It also is a great place to pick up the Long Prairie Bike Trail. This trail will take you by many small communities along the way.
Get ready for one of the most fun biking events of the year! The Active Transportation Alliance sponsors this annual ride with four different routes to choose from, each exploring Chicago’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, lush parks and historic architecture, plus sample food from your choice of 3 great restaurants.
Don’t miss the best 5 hours of biking, BIKE THE DRIVE! Catch the sunrise and continue riding for 5 car free hours on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive. Bike as much or as little as you like. The complete round trip encompasses 30 scenic miles, with 5 starting points.
Some of the best Bike Trails in the Chicago-land area are accessable from the Northwest Pacific Train Line. Whether you bike for fun or as a means of getting around, this post is for you. We’d love to hear about your trip and your tips for the other bikers out there
Get ready for one of the most fun biking events of the year! The Active Transportation Alliance sponsors this annual ride with four different routes to choose from, each exploring Chicago’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, lush parks and historic architecture.
Wheel Werks is a great bicycle shop in downtown Crystal Lake located only minutes from the Metra Station as well as the Prairie Bike Trail. The shop specializes in custom fitting you in the right bicycle, and is there for all your service needs.
We have been searching for input on great bike routes accessible from the Metra rail, and we are very excited to to welcome Guest Author, Greg Borzo for a series of bike routes off the Metra Lines. This is the first entry and we are looking forward to Greg’s next post with us, his Top Ten Bike Paths off The Metra Lines.
The Bike Haven in McHenry is your source for professional, honest, and experienced sales, service and rentals. Now under new ownership, but with a 50+ year history in the business, the Bike Haven is ready for your every cycling need. They have the perfect bike whether you are looking for a Beach Cruiser, Mountain Bike, Road Bike, bicycle for a Child or an Adult.
If you’re looking for a new bike or just tuning up your old bike, try the experts at Wheel Werks. Then it’s time to go for a ride on the scenic Prairie Bike Trail, conveniently located just minutes from the Metra Station and Wheel Werks.