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Looking to escape the city with its' death-defying street rides? Looking for a little tranquility and perhaps some technical singletrack? Hop on the CTA Blue Line with your bike and ride it to its' Forest Park terminus, and you will have a whole world of rides, from paved to singletrack, just minutes away!

Great News For City Riders!
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Go north a few blocks and pick up the rugged trail network that runs along the DesPlaines River. If you keep with it through the gaps, you can go all the way to Wisconsin this way!

Go west a few blocks and pick up the Illinois Prairie Path, the Autobahn of Illinois trails, connecting the western suburbs to DuPage, Kane, Lake, DeKalb and Will counties, not to mention a ton of cool forest preserves!

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Lots of rides, not many on roads!

Go south a ways and pick up the paved Bemis Woods trail with its' extensive parallel singletrack network and through connections to Oak Brook and points southwest.

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The Finer Points of Detail in Getting South

In short, if you can afford an El ride, you can now access the best the state has to offer! Notice also that the terminals for the Orange and Pink lines aren't that far from the action either.

From the CTA website : http://www.transitchicago.com

CTA Bike & Ride
Bicycle racks are available on the front exteriors
of CTA buses. Bicycles can be placed on bicycle
racks during normal hours of operation for each
route.

Racks accommodate two (2) bicycles at a
time. Bicycles are also permitted on CTA trains
during certain hours.

For more Information call the RTA Travel Information
Center in Chicago: 836-7000. Open 5 a.m.
until 1 a.m. every day.

Para obtener mayor información, en Español,
llame al Centro de Información: 836-7000.

 


The Bemis Woods Trail

The CTA El Maps
The Illinois Prairie Path

 


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