Beautiful Trails of Madison County: Loop starting/ending at Litchfield, IL, with overnights at Lebanon (1 night), Edwardsville and Godfrey/Alton (2 nights each). Hotel option only due to COVID. 200+ riders. High percentage of tour is on paved bike trails. 100% refunds available through May 12. So far, 6 EBC riders have signed up.
https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/RideIllinois/2021GIBT.html for sign up
a) Pace: variable - both moderate and fast. (13-17 mph)
b) Date, time, start location: June 13 through June 18, 2021; Litchfield, 7 am - 9 am
c) Distance: Variable - total for 6 days ranges from 200 to 375 miles
d) Ride leaders' names and email addresses: Tim Weaver firstname.lastname@example.org [moderate] and Nancie Coogan Nancie2268@comcast.net [fast]
e) Number of Riders: 250
f) Restrictions for the ride: We may need masks while off bikes.
g) Route: Variable: each day there are two routes, one short and one long: Day 1: Litchfield to Lebanon (52 or 73 mi); Day 2: Lebanon to Edwardsville (45 or 65 mi); Day 3: Layover day in Edwardsville (or can ride 28 or 48 mi loop); Day 4: Edwardsville to Godfrey/Alton (47 or 72 mi); Day 5: Layover day in Godfrey/Alton (or can ride 36 or 48 mi loop); Day 6: Godfrey/Alton to Litchfield (46 or 51 mi)
h) RSVP to a ride leader via email is requested.