Looking for an individual or team participating in an event?
Thanks for signing up for the 62-mile course beginning at Indiana Dunes State Park (IDSP) and culminating at Grant Park in Chicago on June 17, 2012!
This page will provide you with information for getting to the starting line on the evening of June 16 or the morning of June 17, camping and area hotels near IDSP, a packing list and more!
To help get you and your bike to the starting line, we’ve assembled the following optional travel packages. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve seats for yourself and any teammates early. The extended deadline to purchase a Climate Cycle Transportation Package is June 12, 2012 at MIDNIGHT.
Sunset Package: $45 | To purchase tickets, click HERE.
Sunrise Package: $20 | To purchase tickets, click HERE.
Directions to IDSP: Take South Lake Shore Drive/US-41 S, take exit onto I-55 S toward St Louis/I-90/I-94. Take exit 293B for I-90 E/I-94 E toward Indiana. Merge onto Interstate 90 Express S/Interstate 94 Express S. Merge onto I-94 E (14.4 mi). Exit onto I-80 E/I-94 E toward Indiana and continue to follow I-94E (29.4 mi). Take exit 26B to merge onto IN-49 N toward Indiana Dunes. Continue onto N 25E, then onto N CR-25 E. Continue onto N 25 E/N State Road 49. Arrive at IDSP.
GPS Address: State of Indiana: Dunes State Park - North State Road 49, Chesterton, IN 46304
*Remember! If you are planning on getting to IDSP via car, you’ll need your friend to drive your car back to Chicago, as you’ll be biking to Chicago.
Interested in biking down to IDSP from Chicago on June 16?
Then check out details for our 2-day 125-mile route!
If you plan on arriving to IDSP the evening of June 16 WITHOUT the Climate Cycle Sunset package, would like to camp, join us for a pasta dinner on June 16, and breakfast on the June 17, you may purchase a discounted campsite through us.
Climate Cycle Camping: $25 | To purchase tickets, click HERE.
We are offering discount hotel rooms to riders who prefer not to camp. King and queen double rooms are being held for riders at $89 plus tax through Thurs, June, 14, 2012. Once booking, email Rachel@climatecycle.org, to arrange transportation to IDSP the morning of the ride.
WaterBird Lakeside Inn and Spa
556 Indian Boundary Road
Chesterton, IN 46368-1319
Ask for Robin Chubb: 219-928-1514 and mention the Climate Cycle room block.
Coming with gear? Have no fear! Any gear you bring with you to IDSP that you do NOT wish to ride with - camping tents, toiletries, overnight bags, your non-cycling shoes - can be checked with Climate Cycle event staff in Indiana and transported to the finish line at DuSable Harbor.
*Note: All gear being checked is limited to ONE “unit” per person. Please bring a bag large enough to fill everything you’ll be checking in.
Be prepared for any weather this time of year, especially if you’re camping!
*Note: We will have water, basic first aid and bicycle repair on site, in addition to dinner on June 16 and breakfast (with coffee!) on June 17.
CLIMATE CYCLE | 2545 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL 60647 | (872) 202-9623 | firstname.lastname@example.org