Ride Reports


Happy 4th of July! Hope everyone had a monstrous weekend! (Get it? Eh? Eh?) I rode out to Romeoville on Saturday before the rain hit. There’s a large industrial area there and I had a great time exploring and subsequently getting quite lost. I took Rt. 53 south the whole way down because I was […]

The Black Bird

Photo of bird carving

Another stop on my ride last weekend was at Marmion Academy. It’s an all-boys Catholic school situated on a lush expanse of property in Aurora. It’s a very pretty campus with several idyllic places for reflection tucked away in the trees surrounding it. According to their website, Marmion Academy was founded in 1933 by a […]

Roundabout Racetrack

I have passed a little side road countless times thinking I should check that out on my way back, but then I either end up taking a different route home or I’m too tired or too hungry to stop. Today, however, I made it my primary goal to check out that side road. Wow! I […]

Office Park Exploration

This past Sunday I headed out for a short ride…and ended up being gone for about 3 hours. Time passes so much more quickly when you’re riding! It was around 65 when I left so I forewent the tank and tail bag, and used my backpack. The backpack really inhibits air circulation (I call it […]

Riding into Spring

It was a beeeeeauuuutiful day outside today. Finally! High 60s, sunny, not too much wind. Perfect day for a ride! 🙂 So, I rode out to the Bolingbrook area and bombed around on some smaller roads and got lost in some housing developments. Ha. I didn’t realize there was a quarry out there. It was […]

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