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Casual Saturday Ride to the WCCC Picnic

When:
Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:45 AM until 2:00 PM
Where:
Addison and the Lakefront at the Totem Pole
3600 N Recreation Drive
Chicago, IL  60657
Contact:
David J Niemeyer
Category:
Recreational Ride
Registration is recommended
Registrants & Fees
No Fee
No Fee

About This Saturday Ride
THE PACE OF THIS RIDE IS VERY MODERATE AND RECREATIONAL - BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED WILL ENJOY!
FOR ATHLETIC TRAINING, SEE THE RIDE SCHEDULED ON SUNDAY.


The Start of the Ride



WCCC members and their friends meet at the totem pole (Lake Shore Path and Addison St.) around 9:45am on Saturday morning and leavepromptly at 10:00am toward the NORTH. At the totem pole, look for a group of cyclists, dressed casually (and stylishly). If you’re coming in from the suburbs, there is free parking nearby.

 

Picnic at Gillson Park, Wilmette
Make sure you register for the picnic! Go to PICNIC REGISTRATION to put in your name. The picnic is from 11 AM - 2 PM.

 

Back to the Totem Pole


After the picnic, head back to the totem pole. Some people break off along the way depending on where they live, but if you ride from the Totem Pole and back you’ve traveled about 22 miles.


Bring a Friend


All WCCC members are welcome to bring their friends along. We all understand that it’s hard sometimes to come to a group alone, that’s why we encourage everyone to bring friends. Our recreational rides are meant to be social, so we strongly encourage everyone to come ready to meet someone. The more cyclists…the merrier! Please sign up your guests for the picnic!

 

What Do I Bring?


1) Your bike! Any bike will do, this ride is Easy to Moderate Pace (10-14mph). 2) All WCCC rides require a helmet. 3) Water bottle. 4) Bike lock. 5) It’s a good idea to bring materials to fix a flat. Usually there is a good-natured soul who will help you, but it’s good to be prepared. 6) Money for lunch or public transport. The path is fairly close to public transportation the entire route, so the CTA is always an option to get back if you’re too tired or your bike has malfunctioned. 7) A friend if you want, and 8) your desire to relax and have fun!