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Anything to do there? I'm scheduled for a week of training in mid-November.....
 

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hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm gotta go look at a map...
 

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oh.....bout 137 miles, but like 60 from rockford (1/2 way)

you going to be there over a weekend?

dates?
 

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pretty much.... no.
 

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actually, i have no idea.
 

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Lol. It's got a decent "downtown" area with a couple good bars and restaurants and a movie theater. For a suburb, it's got a pretty decent NNC scene. I think their club is pretty sizeable, and they throw a nice swap meet every April. There's a neat public library, and depending where in town you are, you'll only be 10 minutes from Woodfield Mall, one of the largest in the country. If you're into that thing. Will you be sans vehicle, and if so, where are you staying? It's a mass of suburban sprawl, so the closer to the downtown the better, because if all else fails, the commuter train runs from downtown AH directly to downtown Chicago. Also, if you're into NNC, there's this:


Basically, there's worse places to stay in the Chicago area.
 

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there are enough of us close enough to MAKE something to do!

edit: remembering we ride the same size bike right?
 

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It's been about 20 years since I've been there, but isn't that enormous horse racing facility in Arlington Heights? I remember it being pretty impressive and a lot of fun. My first wife and I were standing next to a horse that was chewing on some grass and he sneezed on us. It turned her white shirt into a white shirt with green dots all over it. We put $2 down on a trifecta and won it, about $80! I think that was the only time I've ever won on the horses.
 

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you will be down the road from where i work, in deerfield. if you are here over a weekend we can get a ride in. just be sure to bundle up.

where in arlington heights will you be? car or not?
 

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I'll be at the Wingate on S. Arlington Heights road (no choice on that, wouldn't be my first pick, but....) No car. Coming in on Monday 11/15, and leaving on the 19th. Training is scheduled for 8-4 T-Th, and 8-10:30 or so on Friday, but I can come in on the early side on Monday and leave late on Friday if that works for anybody....
 

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hmmmmmm.......the biggest problem is the drive home...it make's "drunk and disorderly" that much harder to do!

Training huh........there are some that thought I was trainable too.......just saying
 

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that is right near busse woods.

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I'll be at the Wingate on S. Arlington Heights road (no choice on that, wouldn't be my first pick, but....) No car. Coming in on Monday 11/15, and leaving on the 19th. Training is scheduled for 8-4 T-Th, and 8-10:30 or so on Friday, but I can come in on the early side on Monday and leave late on Friday if that works for anybody....
 

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I recommend making friends with someone in your classes that has a car and head downtown Chicago. Your options are limited in Arlington Hts, and endless downtown.
 

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What kills me is that the former training location was conveniently located next to a blue line station. By comparison, this place seems like being in Siberia (no offense to the locals)
 

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no....siberia would be more like WI in January
 
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