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Summer Style Ride and Picnic

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Summer Style Ride and Picnic

Time: June 24, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
Location: Picasso statue at Daley Plaza
Street: Washington at Dearborn
City/Town: Chicago
Event Type: style, ride, picnic, trail, garden, nature
Organized By: John
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2017

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Sharp dressers, decked out bikes and a beautiful destination make for a great picnic ride.

Meet up at Daley Plaza for a 10:30am departure.  We will ride to Wooded Island in Jackson Park via Printers Row, Prairie Avenue and the Lakefront Trail.  

Leisurely street and trail riding with lots of greenery. Pack a proper picnic lunch to enjoy or share.  We'll explore the grounds for awhile, then return along another route.

Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed guest, best decorated bike and tastiest lunch!

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Comment by Sarah D. on June 22, 2017 at 11:25pm
How will the tastiest lunch be judged?
Comment by John on June 22, 2017 at 6:27pm

Looks to be a good day for linen, madras, seersucker or silk.

Comment by John on June 11, 2017 at 3:06pm
We will be meeting downtown and heading to Jackson Park - here is a preview:

https://goo.gl/photos/yjEoxVjp8T3bi5r17
Comment by Serge Lubomudrov on May 25, 2017 at 8:28pm

I'll be riding somewhere in Michigan that day ;)

Comment by John on May 22, 2017 at 10:36pm

After a preride both enjoyable and grueling, I have realized that, 1) 30+ miles is probably too long for a style ride when most of it is on trails, and 2) having it take place the day before Bike the Drive was lunacy.

So this is being pushed back to June and reconfigured to a shorter ride - possibly to Wooded Island in Jackson Park. I'm headed back to the Botanic Gardens in a few weeks, but looking casual. I'll put out a blast if anyone would like to go.

Thanks for your continued anticipation!

Comment by John on May 18, 2017 at 11:38pm

The prizes are in - 3 leather saddle bags each containing a multitool and patch kit!

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