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Atwood Fundraiser Shirts

I would like to issue thanks to those who purchased the Dirt Project fundraiser shirts.  Due to your generosity we were able to donate $50 to the Atwood Silent Sports Trail Initiative.  It's a relatively small drop in a big bucket of needs, but it ain't gonna fill itself. Chris  

Bleak Future For Peds And Cyclists

On March 18, 2018 49 yr. old Elaine Herzberg of Tempe, AZ. was pushing her bicycle across the road when she was struck by a self driving Uber vehicle.  She died later that night in the hospital. You will have formed your own opinions about the self driving car market by the time you read... Continue Reading →

To Ogle County Cyclists

March 20, 2018 To Ogle County cyclists, I am writing this letter to Ogle County cyclists in regards to the newly acquired 160 acre Bald Hill Preserve on North Silver Creek Rd. in Mount Morris, IL.   As you may, or may not know, Byron Forest Preserve District (BFPD) owns and operates over 2200 acres of... Continue Reading →

Flow Trails Coming To Northern IL

I had not heard about Atwood Park until recent years when the Silent Sports Trail Initiative started gathering steam.  The park existed to the locals and to those who served there while it was Camp Grant, but to the rest of us, the park just flew under the radar.   As a mountain biker in Illinois... Continue Reading →

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