"Huh, I would be inclined to do skokie lagoons to northbranch trail to elston. cut over from elston at something like Webster, (not a main car road but a through-street) to cut over to the lakefront. Sort of the reverse of a ride I do many…"
"The early part of that trip may be tough; not a lot of bike-friendly roads up there.
When I'm coming into Chicago from the NW suburbs, I usually ride east from Phingston through the residential streets north of Techny....Farnsworth,…"
"Grew up in Northbrook and ride through there quite often to get to various routes. I imagine you are also of the mindset that you'd be willing to go slightly out of the way to take a safer route. It's a lot of complicated steps. I will…"