Item description for Biking Illinois (Trails Books Guide) by David Johnsen...
From Chicago's magnificent lakefront to the mountain trails of the Shawnee National Forest, no state has more varied terrain for the cyclist than Illinois. Large, full-detail maps guide you confidently on city streets or prairie back roads, and concise, entertaining trail descriptions make your bicycle adventure come alive. Includes 60 rides for cyclists of all ability levels, tips on where to find water, snacks, lodging, repairs, fascinating notes that help you appreciate the nature and history along the trail, and much more.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.75" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2006
Publisher Trails Media Group
ISBN 1931599645 ISBN13 9781931599641 UPC 749350010603
Reviews - What do customers think about Biking Illinois (Trails Books Guide)?
For all you biking lovers out there.... Nov 3, 2006
This a book for all you biker lovers out there! The maps/trails are very detailed and to the point. Also, it shows Dave Johnsen has put plenty of research in this book because he tells us what places you will find on each trail. I highly recommend this book if you love to bike and/or want to navigate Illinois!!!!
An outstanding collection of "bicycle friendly" statewide biking trails accompanied with maps and photography May 4, 2006
Biking Illinois: 60 Great Road Trips And Trail Rides by biking enthusiast David Johnsen is an outstanding collection of "bicycle friendly" statewide biking trails accompanied with maps and photography for a greater understanding of Illinois' road trips and trail rides. Providing readers with a detailed description of each of the featured sixty bike trail, Biking Illinois features trails following the path of Louis and Clark, as well as the Garden of the Gods, and the Shawnee National Forest, and the Great Western Prairie Triangle. Biking Illinois is very highly recommended to all cyclists searching for a an instructive reference for planning their next big biking expedition -- particularly those who live near or in Illinois variable terrain.