Bike Shop Spotlight: Spin Doctor Cyclewerks

There are great bicycle shops in our area that you can buy biking equipment from. Some even have training programs with friendly coaches to get you ready for bicycling season. Spin Doctor Cycle Werks is one of the shops! Spin Doctor Cycle Werks 140 S. Hickory Avenue Bartlett, IL There tagline is “fine bicycles, quality…
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06.03.2015

Guys’ Getaway Day Trip

I can only imagine what a guys’ trip consists of. I imagine it usually has lots of jokes, drinking, eating, and biking on the Fox River Bike Trail. If you’re the adventurous type or if you like to challenge your friends, then I suggest you take them on the Fox River Bike Trail. There are…
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05.26.2015

Family Day Trip on the Fox River Valley

Tired of the same old Saturdays at your house? Is the whole family aching for something else to do in this summer weather? I’ve got a great plan for you – bike along the Fox River Bike Trail together. There’s great places to eat and places to see right along the bike trail, so you won’t…
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05.12.2015

Food on the Trail: Part 3

Everyone’s number one concern when exercising on bike trails is where is the food? Taking a break to get a drink and something to eat is a welcome part of a day on the trail. Below are a list of business that are located right on the trail that will have great options for food…
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05.11.2015

Bikes and Bites

Bikes and Bites is an event sponsored by us – The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. It will be Saturday, May 30th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Riverside Drive. The bikes portion is to showcase the Fox River Bike Trail and to promote bike safety. The bites portion is for all of…
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05.11.2015

Parks Along the Trail

Take a break while you’re traveling the Fox River Bike Trail and cool off at one of these parks. They’re all located right off of the trail, with great views of the Fox River. The forest preserve offers peaceful areas for you to sit and have a picnic at, while Trout Park houses many baseball games. Also,…
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05.01.2015

Romantic Day Trip

For me, romance calls for a slow, relaxing day with your significant other. We have two great communities that offer many things to see and stop in at for a day on the Fox River Bike Trail. They vary from local shops to restaurants of all different tastes. I’ve chosen two scenarios for a romantic day…
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04.21.2015

Attraction Spotlight: Fox River Trolley Museum

Are you wanting to experience a refreshing bike ride while having the option to stop and visit an attraction? We have just the trip for you when you visit our local attraction right on the Fox River Bike Trail. The Fox River Trolley Museum offers a great educational experience for visitors to learn about the…
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04.16.2015

Food on the Trail: Part 2

Everyone’s number one concern when exercising on bike trails is where is the food and drink? Taking a break to get a drink and something to eat is a welcome part of a day on the trail. Below are a list of business that are located right on the trail in Downtown Elgin that will…
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04.08.2015

Food on the Trail: Part 1

Everyone’s number one concern when exercising on bike trails is where to stop for food? Taking a break to get a drink and something to eat is a welcome part of a day on the trail. Below are a list of restaurants that are located in the Carpentersville/East Dundee/West Dundee communities along the trail. Carpentersville…
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04.06.2015