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Estabrook Park to Grant Park OAB. City Market Cafe Lunch

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 9:30 AM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Estabrook Park South Parking Lot
Estabrook Pkwy near TV Tower
34R2+PP Shorewood, Wisconsin
Shorewood, WI  53211

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Brian C Bell
Weekday Eat/Pub Ride
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Dan and Tod's other Excellent Adventure.

Out and Back ride from Estabrook Park in Shorewood to Grant Park in South Milwaukee. This Urban Adventure route is about 90% on bike trails with a few city streets in the downtown area.

This is a very challenging route through the east side of Milwaukee county on the Oak Leaf Trail.  Explore Veteran's Park, the Art Museum, Lakeshore State Park, Summerfest, Histroric 3rd Ward, Walker's Point, Bay View, South Shore Beach and yacht club, St. Francis, Cudahy, and South Milwaukee.

Most of the route is through county parks and hugs the lakeshore, but there are a few streets where extra caution is necessary.  There are railroad tracks in Walker's Point along Water Street and a short stretch on Kinnickinnick where you share the road with auto traffic.  Bike trails are inherently more dangerous than open road riding.  Stay alert and ride cautiously.  Even if you are using RwGPS, it is highly recommended that you print up the cue sheet and reference it for safety entries, especially in the Walker's Point warehouse area.  

Rest stop half way at the Grant Park Golf Clubhouse.  Water, Snacks, Toilets.

RwGPS - Estabrook Park / Grant Park OAB

Cue Sheet.  2 Pages. - Estabrook Park to Grant Park OAB

35 Miles.  920 feet of climbing, but no steep hills. 

After the ride, stay for lunch with the group. The restaurant is located about 10 blocks east in Shorewood at Capitol and Maryland ave.

City Market Cafe and Bakehouse. - Location Map. 
City Market Cafe and Bakehouse. - Menu.