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    Galesburg, IL trials?

    I'm heading to Galesburg, IL the week of May 5th for training and was wondering if there are any good trails in the area that would make it worth bringing my mountain bike over my road bike?

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    Peoria is not too far away, I know they have excellent trails there. Road riding around there is good thought too, hard choice.

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    there is a trail around Lake Storey but half of it is a side walk and there is nothing else, so unless you can get to Peoria i would just bring the road bike

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    Thanks!

    Thanks for the info guys. Road bike it is then.

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    disregard....double post
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    Hold on a minute, I believe you could drive from Galesburg to Jubilee College State Park in about a half hour to 35 minutes or so. If you have transportation, that may be an option.
    It's near Brimfield going east on I-74 from Galesburg.
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    yea. peoria has amazing trails. in fact may2-4 is one of 4 imba epic rides, the midwest fest.
    there are no less than 5 awesome places to ride. farmdale and indy being my personal favs.

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    Day light?

    I'm coming from Michigan's upper peninsula which is on the tail end of the easter time zone so we have day light now to 9:00 pm. (The only perk of living this far north!) Being you guys are in the central time zone how late does it stay light out? My classes run until about 5:30 each day so figure I couldn't get to the trail until about 6:30 at best.

    I'm staying at the Best Western Prairie Inn on Soangetaha Rd. if that helps with location.

    Peteo

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    We're pushing 8 p.m. for dusk I'd say lately?? emmaus?? right???
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireboy
    We're pushing 8 p.m. for dusk I'd say lately?? emmaus?? right???
    Easily, I have been out on the trails until at least eight in the past week or so.

    Oh and like mentioned above, come a few days early and attend the Midwest Mountain Bike Festival in East Peoria.

    www.pambamtb.org for all the details
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    Monday's sunset was technically at 745 (I wanted to mow the lawn so I looked it up). Probably have a good 10 or 20 minutes of riding light after that yet.
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    Thanks Guys

    Making the long drive south Sunday afternoon and hope to get a ride in should I arive early enough. Look for a guy on a Grey Specialized road bike. It'll be me enjoying the ride in warmer weather.

    Peteo

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