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Wildcat Tailgate & Brewery Ride

When:
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:45 AM until 3:00 PM
Where:
Meet at Foster Ave. and the lakefront bike path (circle of benches).
Chicago, IL  
Contact:
Mark Langenderfer
Category:
Recreational Ride
Registration is required
This is a no drop ride. Register on Meetup or just show up!
Registrants & Fees
No Fee
No Fee
 
Meet at Foster Ave. and the lakefront bike path by 9:40 for a 9:45AM sharp departure.  We'll ride north 8 miles to Evanston and stop for a break at Northwestern University’s Ryan Field to witness the tailgating frenzy just before the Northwestern v. Iowa game.  With luck, we’ll meet Willie Wildcat and/or Herky! 
 
After the Star-Spangled Banner and 11AM kickoff, we’ll depart for a 12 mi. ride to Tower Road and down the North Branch Trail for a lunch stop at Macushla Brewing in Glenview.  Hackney’s is right next door to have a famous Hackneyburger on rye, delivered to the brewery!
 
After our fill of beer, burgers, and college football on TV (~1:30PM), we will continue south to complete the North Branch Trail in all its Fall glory, including the newest extension to Foster Ave.  The after-lunch part of ride will be ~15-20 mi. or so depending on your final destination.
 
Pace will be a casual 12-16 mph, no drop! All are welcome.
Please bring a bike lock, government-issued ID, and money for food/drink.