REI Pedal and Paddle

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Photo: Joe Wigdahl

The city has made some impressive improvements in the network of bike trails and routes along the river, to show off the river bike path, REI is joining Chicago Canoe & Kayak for Pedal & Paddle.

Bring your bike to the Chicago launch at Clark Park a little before 2:00pm. There is a group ride of about 4.5 miles North to the Lincoln Village launch, where you can put your bike on a shuttle vehicle and begin the second part of the journey, the paddle,  South  about 4 miles back to Chicago. 

The entire event should take about 2.5 hours depeiging on your individual speed and it gives you a unique look at the city.

Here are the details.
WHEN- Sunday, August 23rd 2:00 - 5:00pm @ Clark Park with Chicago Canoe & Kayak
COST- $35/person in canoes & tandems; $40/person in singles
RSVP- E-mail Clair Hurwitz at, spots are limited.
NOTE -REI and Chicago Canoe and Kayak will provide the boats, you have to bring your own bike.

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