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Posted on: September 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] The Famous Women of Wheaton History Bike Tour to Take Place on Saturday, Sept. 16

Bike tour

Ride and learn about the great women in Wheaton history on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 2-4 p.m. meeting at the Wheaton Library West Plaza (225 N. Cross St.).

Bob Goldsborough, longtime Wheaton resident, amateur historian, and current writer for the Chicago Tribune, will lead a leisurely bicycle tour to the former homes of these women and provide historical commentary at each site. This event is sponsored by the Wheaton Bicyclist & Pedestrian Commission.

  • Open to cyclists of all levels and ages
  • Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • All riders must provide their own bicycle and wear a bike helmet 
  • Participants must also sign a digital waiver prior to participation: ;
  • In case of inclement weather, participants with signed waivers will be notified of the ride cancelation by 1 p.m. on Sept. 16
  • Rain date is Saturday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m.

For more information about the Wheaton Bicyclist & Pedestrian Commission and additional group rides, visit

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