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Group Description

Note that this is no longer an active group!

It has been superseded by the Lake & Harlem Facebook page. If you would like to join, head to www.facebook.com/groups/lakeharlem to make your request.

Default ride times and locations can be found on our Facebook group page.

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The Lake & Harlem Cyclists are a group of road cyclists located near Lake and Harlem (Oak Park/River Forest, Illinois), riding year-round, road distances 20-100 miles, cruising at 22+ mph, average pace of 18-20+ mph, with sprints up to 30+ mph.

(cover photo LHCG 2015 New Year's Day Ride, insert photo LHCG 2014 New Year's Day Ride, by g.padgett)

Prior to our shift to Facebook, the e-group was used to assist in scheduling training rides, and also to communicate about organized races and tours. You are welcome to join in for a ride--just show up at the appointed time/location and introduce yourself--but consider our ride descriptions above: we are a fairly aggressive bunch!

Note that we do expect all riders to wear a helmet, dress prepared for the weather, have a well-maintained bike, and carry rudimentary tools (spare tube, patch kit, pump, money, etc.). New riders: please ride at the back of the group until you get comfortable with group dynamics. Remember, you are responsible for your safety!


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Local ride alternatives -

* www.facebook.com/groups/lakeharlem.
* http://groups.yahoo.com/group/opc15
* www.oakparkcycleclub.org
* www.roadkillcycling.com

Loop commuters - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/westsidecommuters

=> rev. 2016/02/04 (gp)

Group Information

  • 248
  • Road Cycling
  • Apr 7, 2001
  • English

Group Settings

  • This is a restricted group.
  • Attachments are not permitted.
  • Members cannot hide email address.
  • Not listed in Yahoo Groups directory.
  • Membership requires approval.
  • Messages are not moderated.
  • All members can post messages.

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