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8th Ride to Pierogi Fest

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8th Ride to Pierogi Fest

Time: July 25, 2015 from 10am to 6pm
Location: Buckingham Fountain - west side, near Columbus Drive
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map: http://pierogifest.net/
Event Type: social, eating, sunburned, sleepy
Organized By: John
Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2015

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A relaxed ride (no drop) along the Lakefront Path and Burnham Greenway.  We ramble through the beautiful south side and across the border into Indiana.

  • Vast amounts of delicious food, including much veg friendly
  • Polka music and dancing
  • Mr. Pierogi, the Piroguettes, Ms. Panczki and Mr. Cabbage Roll
  • Shaded beer garden with live music
  • The best festival "relief facilities" (air conditioned, running water and clean)
  • Attended bike parking, courtesy of South Shore Trails!

10:00am departure from Buckingham Fountain.  

There will be a beach stop on the return trip.  Bring a lock, water, sunscreen and cash for food.

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Comment by Maggie on July 27, 2015 at 5:50pm

Thanks to John for organizing and John for fixing my flat! Sorry to hold you all up. I'm taking a class this week so next time I can fix it myself :P

Good times!

Comment by Beans on July 27, 2015 at 10:26am

Bravo John!

We had a wonderful father/daughter day ride. Great bunch o' folks.

Thanks everyone.

Comment by Andrew Bedno on July 26, 2015 at 1:01pm

That was perfect.  Thanx John et.al.

Archived on MassUp: ~35mi / ~9mph

Annie and I and others managed to connect with Rat Patrol's big swim party off promontory point on the return.  All hail technology.

Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 9:41pm
Good riding with and meeting everyone. On a side note, if anyone knows Joyce from Wicker Park who rode down with the group from Chicago, please have her contact me. Please.

Thanks in advance.
Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 1:31pm
Woo hoo!
Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 11:21am
Promontory Point! Filling water bottles and leaving shortly.
Comment by Andrew Bedno on July 25, 2015 at 10:13am
I've begun ridecasting. Find us at http://massup.us/plot
Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 10:01am
First flat! Leaving upon repair. ETD 10:10
Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 9:55am
Taking off in 5 min. - first stop at Promontory Point.
Comment by John on July 25, 2015 at 9:36am
The gathering has comnenced!

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