Northwest Indiana Destination Ride
Hosts: Jennifer Altherr & Sue Zuber
Tour Guide: Kym Byers
Awesome thing: Calumet Crank Club of Northwest Indiana plans to join us!
When: Saturday, September 8, 2018
Meet: 7:00am Sweetwater Sound parking lot at 5501 US-30, Fort Wayne, IN 46818. We will condense cars and depart at 7:15am sharp to drive to Trailblazers Bike Barn on 11 North, Hobert Ave, Hobart IN 46342 for a 10am ride time.
Bring: Spending money, helmet, your camera and a bike lock if you have one.
The ride: From the Trailblazers Bike Barn we will ride 11 miles on the Oak Savannah Trail to Chesterton to see the European Market. From there we will ride 10 miles on roads to the Brincka Cross Gardens in Porter County. We will then ride 5 miles to Beverly Shores Beach. Lunch will be at Bartlett's Restaurant. After lunch we will ride along the beach and the 1933 Chicago World Fair Century of Progress Homes. Once we've had our fill of interesting sites we will ride 23 miles back to the Trailblazers Bike Barn. If you've left any room after lunch be sure to try one of the Bike Barn's smoothies or shakes!
Total mileage for the tour will be 50 miles and will be paved. Any bike will work for this ride.
Pace: Leisurely 10-12 MPH. E riders are welcome!
Return to Fort Wayne: Dependent upon how long the group chooses to visit the sites but plan on later in the evening.
Special thanks to Kym Byers for planning the route and sites to visit.