Exploring Chicagoland's Best Bike Trails

Cycling, Adventure

Description: Join our professional instructors for a ride on one of the Chicago Area's best bike trails. We provide the equipment, on trail support, and local knowledge. Just come ready for a great ride that is perfect for anyone who wants to explore local trails. If you enjoy meeting people, while riding through new areas or known favorites, don't miss this opportunity to experience what the Chicago Area has to offer! Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating parent or responsible adult.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn about the best area trails
  • Learn about biking related equipment essentials
  • Experience a trail ride without worrying about the logistics.

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Exploring Chicagoland's Best Bike Trails Information

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
4/22/2014 5:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Exploring Chicagoland's Best Bike Trails
Northerly Island | More Information and Directions
Join us on Chicago's Lake Front Trail for this Earthday sunset ride!
Group Size: 12
Required Legal Form: Cycling (pdf)

Member: $55.00
Non Member: $75.00

Spots left: 11

Exploring Chicagoland's Best Bike Trails Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Snacks
  • Closed toed shoes


  • Cycling Shorts/Pants
  • Change of clothes - A change of clothes to leave in your car and put on after the event.
  • Personal Camera
  • Lip Balm/Protection
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Padded Cycling Gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Eyewear Retainer - A strap to help keep your glasses or sunglasses from falling off in the event of big splash or a capsize.
  • Mountain Bike Shoes

Gear provided by REI:

  • Mountain Bike
  • Cycling Helmet
  • Group First Aid Kit