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Grand IL Bike Tour: Trails of Madison County
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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. 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 [moderate] and Nancie Coogan [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.

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