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Unofficial CCC New Year's Day "Weather Be Damned" Ride

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Unofficial CCC New Year's Day "Weather Be Damned" Ride

Time: January 1, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Intelligentsia Broadway
Street: 3123 N. Broadway
City/Town: Chicago
Event Type: holiday
Organized By: bobweiser
Latest Activity: Jan 1

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Start the new year off on the right pedal with this unofficial Chicago Cycling Club New Year’s Day ride. Neither snow nor sleet nor ice nor hangovers will prevent an intrepid group of cyclists from riding on the first day of 2019. Embark on a 16-mile cycling odyssey that includes the obligatory brunch/lunch stop at a restaurant (Forbidden Root) in a great Chicago neighborhood (West Town).

Meet between 10:30 and 11 at Intelligentsia Broadway to warm up and caffeinate. We will return to this area for those who want to end there. The Red and Brown Lines at Belmont and the 36 Broadway and Divvy at Broadway & Barry are just minutes away. So easy to get to!

Snuggle up in your winter riding gear and come on out. Please bring a lock, money for lunch, and a helmet.

If you want to just meet us for lunch, we will arrive at Forbidden Root, 1746 W Chicago Ave, between 11:30 and noon. Their fresh and seasonal dishes highlight their craft beers and elevate the overall experience.

The scenic route -- with an extra special treat -- from Intelligentsia to Forbidden Root is about 9 miles.

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Comment by djm on January 1, 2019 at 2:59pm

Thanks, Bob.  Happy New Year!

Comment by bobweiser on January 1, 2019 at 2:46pm

i had a fun time, thanks for coming out!

Comment by bobweiser on December 30, 2018 at 1:21pm

the menu looks good, especially, to me:

  • Milk Brined Pork Schnitzel Sandwich
    Pickled Beet Mayo, Slaw, Sesame Seed Bun 16
  • Mussels
    Cioppino Broth, Halibut, Sourdough Crouton, Herb Aioli 16
  • Duck & Dumplings
    Duck Confit, Ricotta Gnocchi, Mirepoix, Duck Jus, Crispy Duck Skin 17
  • Cassoulet
    Smoked Garlic Sausage, Pork Belly, Duck Confit, Chicharron 20

and to wash it down:

  • Cucumber Strawberry Basil
    German Hefeweizen 5%
  • Rye Me A River with Coriander and Preserved Lemon
    Saison 5.8%
  • Hay Fever Dry Hopped with Citra and El Dorado
    Saison 5.9%
  • Assembly Required V5 Sour IPA with Mango, Lavender, Nutmeg, Spearmint Dry Hopped with Chinook and El Dorado
    Sour IPA 6.3%
  • Night Moth
    NE IPA 7.2%
  • Vacation Hat Experimental Ale with Kiwi, Black Tea, Sage Dry Hopped with Motueka
    Fruit Beer 7.5%
  • Hive Minded served through a Randal with Ancho Chili, Papaya, and Cherry
    Blond Ale 9.5%
  • Aboot Stoot
    Imperial Stout 10.5%

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