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January
 
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February
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
21 Illini Chill St. Joseph Il         admin@
stjoechamber.org
                 

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March
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
22 St. Patrick's Day Ride Wauconda Il 16/20/36 $10 Anna Swietczak   annaswiet@
yahoo.com
                 
                 
                 

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April
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
4 Beautiful
Southern Ride
Carbondale Il 30/62/100 $15     beautifulsouthernride@
gmail.com
26 Folks on Spokes
Easter Ride
Park Forest Il 17/26/37/53/70 $20 by 4/11
$25 after
Al Sturges 708-481-3429

alsturges@
sbcglobal.net

                 
                 

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May
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
2 Tour de Stooges Lebanon Il 10 to 67 $25 by 4/30
$30 day of
     
16 Major Taylor Trail
Roll to the River
Chicago Il 15 to 40+        
17 Arlington 500 Barrington Il 26/46/55/67 $15 early
$20
    500@
cyclearlington.com
20 Ride of Silence Many Places Il          
23-24 Blackhawk
Country Roads
Rockton Il 10/30/45/65 $18 by 4/18
$20 by 5/9
$23 after
     
24 Bike The Drive Chicago Il          
                 

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June


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
7 Udder Century              
12-14 Fight for Air Ride
ALA
Crystal Lake Il/Wi 100-150 $75 plus $600 min pledges Heidi Long 312-
445-2508
heidi.long@
lung.org
14 Chicagoland
Tour de Cure
Aurora Il 10/20/40/65/100     312-
346-1805
chicagotour@
diabetes.org
14 BCLC Ramble Wilmot Wi/Il 30/50/70
100/124
$25 by 6/1
$30 after
Luke Jian 847-665-9322 ramble@
bikebclc.com
14-19 Gitap Kewanee Il 300 to 500
with optional routes
$460 camping
Motel option available
Chuck Oestreich 309-788-1845 chuckace2@
gmail.com
20 Ride Across Illinois (RAIL) North Moline Il 175 $90 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
27 Ride Across Illinois (RAIL) South St. Louis Mo/Il 165 $85 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
27 Pedaling for Kicks
on Rt 66
Bloomington/
Normal
Il 25/37/44/63   Richard Verdery 800-
676-2353
rverdery@
ilfb.org
27 Tour for Cancer Freeport Il 20/30/75/105   David Fonda    
27-28 Tour de Farms DeKalb Il       855-
372-1331
 
27-July 2 Swiss Cheese and Spotted Cows Mineral Point Wi 60-65 daily $795
Double occupancy
Mary Derks 651-
335-6505
scscbiketour@
yahoo.com
28 Swedish Days Ride Burlington Il 27/45/62/80
100/126
  Barb Schinderle   president@
fvbsc.org

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July


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
4 4th of July
Metric Century
Plainfield Il          
4-11 Bicycle Illinois Cairo Il 500-700 $699 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
11 Tri-State Tour #1 Hammond In/Il/Wi 85-100 $50 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
12 Beanzie Ride DeKalb Il 3/5/8 path
20/40/60
80/101 road
$27 early
$35 late
    BikingwithBeanzie@
yahoo.com 
18 Transportation from Chicago to the Start of Ragbrai Chicago Il/Ia   TBD Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
18 Z-Tour Bike Ride Princeton Il up to 100       ztourinfo@
gmail.com
18-25

RAGBRAI

Bettendorf Ia varies daily Options vary Dixon Novy 563-
221-
9093

dxnvy@
mchsi.com

19

Ride Ataxia

Channahon Il 4/12/32/52   Kyle Bryant 916-
203-3238
kyle@
rideataxia.org
25

Transportation from the End of RAGBRAI (location TBD) to Chicago

  Ia/Il     Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
                 
                 

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August
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
1-3 CowaLUNGa Gurnee Il/Wi 65/130/190 Pledges Niki 312-
628-0212
niki@
lungchicago.org
9 Tri-State Tour #2 Hammond In/Il/Wi 85-100 $50 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
                 
                 

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September
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
13

Harmon Hundred

Wilmot Wi/Il 25/50/62
75/100
$20 by 9/1
$25 after
Roland Cooper   harmonhundred@
gmail.com
19 Amish Country
Bicycle Tour
Arthur Il 20/42/60        
19-20 The Ride to Conquer Cancer Chicago Il          

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October


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
4 Pumpkin Pie Ride Ottawa Il 28/42/63/103
I & M Canal options
$23 by 9/16
$30 after
    starvedrockcycling@
aol.com
10-11 Gity Up! Tunnel Hill Il   $85 Steve Buchtel 708-
365-
9365
steve@
trailsforillinois.org
                 
                 

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November
 
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