http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/solar.html The Aug 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse centerline passes through Giant City State Park, about 20 miles south of Carbondale. Chicago will only have a 90% coverage. Options are to bicycle there 364 miles, two daily Amtrak trains that take 6 hours. Another option would be to go to St. Louis and go a bit south.P.S., the Apr 08, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse centerline passes about 20 miles west of the…See More
This is a group dedicated to pursuing amateur astronomy using bicycles as a means to get to sites for viewing. You don't need to own your own telescope, but the more the merrier. You should of course own a bicycle, and be interested in amateur astronomy. Anyone with an interest in astronomy will be welcomed from neophytes to experts.See More
"Well, in the "Every Which Way ..." movies, Clint Eastwood would say "Right turn, Clyde", and his Orangutan name Clyde would stick out his right hand. Especially useful when their was a motorcycle gang…"