Indiana - Illinois - Kentucky Trip

August 2nd, 3rd & 4th  2011

Photos by:  Jim McMullen & Dave Patton 


THE TRIP:  1> Ride to Cloverdale, IN on Tuesday - 168 miles (Jim from Franklin, OH)    2> Meet Dave (at Cloverdale) and then ride to Evansville, IN. - 122 miles    3>  Wednesday - Ride a 224 mile loop around south eastern Illinois into Kentucky and then back north to Evansville, IN.    4>  Thursday, head for home (Dave to Cloverdale - 122 miles, Jim to Franklin - 252 miles ).

Total trip for Jim was 766 miles.  Dave's total trip was 468 miles.

Had great weather all week except for it being excessively hot!.  Temps were in the high 90's with the heat index being around 110 or so.

 

Heading out on IN-68 for the loop into Illinois & Kentucky


Coffee break where the Big Chicken roosts


Crossing Toll Bridge from Indiana to Illinois at New Harmony, IN


Welcome to Illinois!


Break time outside Norris City, IL


Break time outside Norris City, IL


Break time outside Norris City, IL


Break time outside Norris City, IL


Ferry Crossing at Cave-In-Rock, IL - Ohio River


Ferry Crossing at Cave-In-Rock, IL - Ohio River


Ferry Crossing at Cave-In-Rock, IL - Ohio River


Ferry Crossing at Cave-In-Rock, IL - Ohio River


Ferry Crossing  -  Tug Boat


Marion, KY  -  Lunch Time


Break Time  -  Junction of KY-138 and US-41


Thursday - Heading Home - Break Time before riders go their seperate ways.  Washington, IN


Break time for Jim at Williams, IN


Another quick break along St. Marys Rd. outside Oxford, OH


Evansville Day Loop
224 miles
   

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