Sunday, August 28, 2011

Inaugural Biking the Burbs for Beers

The first annual Biking the Burbs for Beers was a great success!

Official # riders- 13 ages 22-80
Non biking participants- 4
Accidents- 0
Ride time- 11:30-6:00
Miles- 23.1
Mechanical breakdowns- 1 (flat tire-repaired quickly by staff mechanic Al)

Everybody's pal Tom: Master of Ceremonies & Chief Navigator

Crawlers ready to kick off from downtown Flossmoor.
First stop Dino's Food & Liquors
443 Ashland Ave, Chicago Hts, IL 60411

Dino's is a great place to stop for a cold one.

McEldowdey Park in Chicago Heights is #1!

Next stop Paulie's Pub
2736 Chicago Road, S Chicago Hts, IL

(708) 755-9500 

Paulie's Pub, nice atmosphere, good food and great service.

After a short ride from Paulie's the next stop on the crawl was
J' Martin's  Tap  in Steger for  some fresh  fruit,  water  and  of  course one or two more...

J' Martin's Tap
81 E 34th Street
Steger IL

Joe P our most experienced rider.

The Old Plank Road Trail on the way to  Freeh's Again  in Olde Matteson.

Come to Freeh's Again for the BEST burger in the south suburbs!
Check their reviews- 

Freeh's Again
21520 Main Street
Matteson IL

After 23.1 miles of riding and a lot of fun the crawl concluded  with a nightcap at the  Flossmoor Station.

Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
1035 Sterling Ave
Flossmoor IL

See you next year!!

August 25 2012

Saturday, June 4, 2011

1st Annual "Biking the Burbs for Beers" Bicycle Bar Crawl

Rear entrance to Dino's
Calling all cyclists and beer lovers to the 1st annual "Biking the Burbs for Beers" bicycle bar crawl. We will tour the many of south suburbs including- Chicago Heights, South Chicago Heights, Steger, Park Forest, Matteson, and Flossmoor. The crawl will stop at many of the most storied (if not currently the most trendy) establishments in the far south suburbs. Places where real men stop for cold one.
Feel free to post your comments and suggestions.
The crawl will kick off from the Flossmoor Station parking lot at 11:00 AM on Saturday August 27th. We'll bike through Old Flossmoor, Graymoor Olympia Fields and the Longwood Farms section of Chicago Heights and end up at our first stop- Dino's Food and Liquors on Ashland Ave in Chicago Heights.
Dino's Liquors- Flossmoor Baseball Sponsor
Next we'll ride through historic Chicago Heights stopping briefly at a few points of interest. 

Country Club Drive, Chicago Heights
Paulie's Pub on Chicago Road in South Chicago Heights is the next stop on the crawl.

Paulie's Pub, Chicago Road in South Chicago Heights
After a few at Paulie's we'll make the 1.6 mile ride into Steger to J' Martin's tap.

Better drink up at J' Martin's because from there the crawl will make the 6 mile ride through Steger and Park Forrest picking up the Old Plank Road Trail off of Western Ave. After a short ride on the trail we'll stop in downtown Matteson at Freeh's Again.

Freeh's Again, Mateson
Then its 4 miles back to the Flossmoor Station for nightcap.
Flossmoor Station

For more information call Mark Hamlin 708-543-7134