Arlington Heights Bicycle Club

2018 Out of Town Rides

Members are planning out of town rides for 2018. If you are interested, contact the member for futher information. Each of these rides were announced in email messages sent to the AHBCCyclists Yahoo Group

May 29 to June 1, 2018 - Trempeleau County. Drive on Tuesday (day after Memorial Day) to Trempeleau, Wisconsin. Short ride on Tuesday afternoon, ride Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and return home Friday. Will ride some of these loops Trempeleau County Bike Loops. or perhaps do part of the Root River Trail. Overnight at Little Bluff Inn (make your own reservations and be aware of their 72 hour cancellation policy). Please contact Gary Gilbert or Vince Kelly for details.

June 2018 - Route 66 in Oklahoma and Missouri with two back to back rides. Ride either one or both. Contact Mitch Polonsky for details. The OK Freewheel Bike Ride is June 10 through 16, 2018. Register for Oklahoma The Big Bam Ride is June 17 through 22, 2017 Register for Missouri

September 2018 - Croatia cycling please contact Vince Kelly for details. Space is available on this one week bike and boat trip from Dubrovnik to Zadar in Croatia along the beautiful Adriatic coast. It begins on Sunday Sept 9. Kelleys and Pontrellis have already committed. A view of the link will show you that it is a luxurious boat holding 36 passengers and offers riders e-bikes to help them tackle the hills on some of the islands we will tour. Cost is a little under $2,000 pp including meals, bike, and English speaking guide and current airfares are under $1,000

If you have seen a previous email regarding a bike and boat tour to Croatia late this summer (Sept 9-16) and might still be curious about it, Vince has attached the official Brochure which gives details on everything from arrival and departure to the daily itinerary. It does not show the cost which is a little over $1,800 per person. If this is not your year to try an adventure on the Adriatic keep it in mind for the future. A bike and boat or bike and barge is a nice way to venture into a strange land for the first time. You will be staying in the same room for a week, have a guide for the days you want to ride and have the option of staying “home” for a day when you don’t. The meals are included and the comradery of a small group makes for a wonderful experience at a reasonable cost.

September 2018- Bourbon Country Burn A one, two or three day fully supported bicyle tour of the bourbon distilleries and thoroughbread horse farms near Lexington Kentucky. September 28 through 30, 2018. please contact Gary Gilbert for details.

October 2018 - Classic Vermont with Vermont Bicycle Tours (VBT) please contact Karin Hribar, Debbie Watson, or Paula Matzek for details.

Week long rides earlier this year.

February 2018 - Texas Hill Country Cycling Trip please contact Gary Gilbert for details.

April 2018 - Cycle Zydeco please contact Paula Matzek or Carol Ranachowski for details.

Gary Gilbert 4/3/2018