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Crystal Lake Night Owl Bike Ride

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Crystal Lake Night Owl Bike Ride

Time: August 2, 2014 at 11pm to August 3, 2014 at 2am
Location: Start/End: City of Crystal Lake City Hall
Street: 100 W Woodstock St,
City/Town: Crystal Lake, IL
Website or Map: http://www.clnightowlride.org
Phone: 815-639-7197
Event Type: social, bike, ride/fund, raiser
Organized By: Ron Eberle
Latest Activity: Aug 3

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In collaboration with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, the McHenry County Bicycle Advocates are again planning for the 2014 Crystal Lake Night Owl Bicycle Ride!  The purpose of the ride is to benefit The Land Conservancy of McHenry County and promote bicycling as an alternate means of transportation and exercise within the City of Crystal Lake.  The idea is to have a unique, fun and healthful activity for area residents to experience the streets, landmarks and people of Crystal Lake and to further make Crystal Lake a bike friendly community.  Register at www.clnightowlride.org.  Limited to 500 riders.

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Comment by XndeX on August 3, 2014 at 12:18pm

Only complaint I have is the rest stop was near the end and should have been in the middle of the ride.
Signage was a lot better this year. On long runs though 1 extra sign would have helped to know you were still on course.

Comment by Chris C on August 3, 2014 at 12:10pm

A very nice ride. Well organized and better staffed than most. The bicycling infrastructure we saw along the 24-mile route was impressive.

Comment by Tom A.K. on August 3, 2014 at 2:10am
Thank you Crystal Lake Night Owl Bike Ride for a wonderful ride on a perfect summer's night! Crystal Lake 'is' a bike friendly community and anyone that didn't experience your Night Owl Bike Ride tonight should check it out next time. Thank you all ! See you down the road!
Comment by XndeX on August 2, 2014 at 9:53am

I remember last year was crowded this year appears to be more so!!!
But it is for a good cause and lots of fun!

Comment by Ron Eberle on August 2, 2014 at 9:49am

FYI Guys-

We're looking at a potential "sell-out" tonight.  By sell-out I mean reaching our 500 rider limit.  Who would have thought a ride way out in Crystal Lake, IL, starting at 11:00 PM would have grown this fast in three years?!  There are 136 open slots which will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Ron Eberle

Night Owl

Comment by XndeX on August 1, 2014 at 5:29pm

This is a fun ride! I have been a part of it all 3 yrs ;)

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