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January
 
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February
 
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March
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
19

St. Patrick's
Day Ride

Wauconda Il 16/20/36 $10      

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April


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
8

Beautiful Southern Ride

Carbondale Il 30/62/75 $15 by 3/25
$20 after
     
23

CFK Blue
Ribbon Ride

Spring Grove Il 30 $35 Lynette Garrett 815-
575-6374

cyclingforkids@
gmail.com

29 de Tour Through Jefferson County Mt. Vernon Il 4/15/32/62 $25 by 4/18
$35 after
Jefferson County
Chamber of Commerce
618-
242-5725

chambermarketing@
mvn.net

29

Tour de Tilden

Tilden Il 10/20/40 $20 early
$30 day of
Cathy Norton 618-
587-7091

tourdetilden@
yahoo.com

30

Folks on Spokes
Easter Ride

Park Forest Il 17-70 $20 by 4/15
$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
6

Tailwind Century

Quad Cities Il 100        
6

Mission in Motion
Ride for kids

Barrington Il   $35 Bill Dean 219-
309-4196
bdean@
yfcchicago.org
6

Tour de Stooges

Lebanon Il 9/15/30
46/63/100
$30 early
$35 day of
     
20

Mission in Motion
Ride for kids

Bourbonnais Il   $35 Bill Dean 219-
309-4196
bdean@
yfcchicago.org
19-21 Live Grit
Weekend Getaway
Champaign Il 25 loops $99 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
21

Hero In Me Ride

Naperville Il 15/32/54 $80 Ira Levy 312-
961-5308

pedalamerica@
gmail.com

21

Arlington 500

Barrington Il 28/42/54/69 $15 by 5/16
$20 after
   

500@
cyclearlington.com

27-28

Blackhawk
Country Roads

Honoegah Il 10 family
30/45/65
$29 by 5/14
$33 by 5/12
$38 after
Rick Plantz
Dick Bowers
815-
988-6943

rplantz@aol.com DickandMelody@aol.com

28

Bike the Drive

Chicago Il        

info@
activetrans.org

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June

Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
3

Tour de Charleston

Charleston Il 12.5/25/50 $25 for 12/25
$45 for 50
Cindy White
Jordan Landeck
217-
345-7041

cacc@
charlestonchamber.com

4

Tour de Corn

Morris Il 32/45/62 $27 by 5/10
$30 after
Jim Bianchetta
Carla Bianchetta
815-210-3662
815-325-3601

jabianch@
sbcglobal.net

4

Udder Century

Crystal Lake Il 31/50/63
76/100
$40 by 4/30
$45 after
Mary Lou Mumford 262-
877-9132
udder@
charter.net
9-11

Fight for
AIR Ride

Crystal Lake Il/Wi 150 $40 plus min
$500 in pledges
Madeline Cummings 312-
940-6995

Madeline.Cummings@
Lung.org

10

McLean County Wheelers Spring Metric

Comlara Park, Hudson Il 5/20/40/60 $25 by 5/27
$30 after
Sandy Roe  

sandykroe@
gmail.com

11-16

Grand Illinois
Bike Tour

Byron Il 300+ $500 Ed Barsotti 630-
978-0583

info@
rideillinois.org

                 
10-11

TOMRV

Bettendorf Ia/Il Sat 69/106
Sun 46/90
$80 by 5/27
$95 after
   

email

11 Tour de Cure Aurora Il   $25 by 3/31
$30 by 6/10
Brett Kinley 312-
346-1805
chicagotour@
diabetes.org
11

BCLC Ramble

Trevor Wi/Il 30/50/70
100/124
$25 by 6/1
$30 after
Robin Martin 847-
701-4411
Ramble@
bikeBCLC.com
18

Ride Across Illinois
(Rail) North

Moline Il     Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
24

Ride Across Illinois
(Rail) South

St. Louis Mo/Il 165   Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
24 Tour deWitt Clinton Il 9/22/40/62 $25 Marian Brisard 217-
935-3364
chamber@
clintonilchamber.com
24-29

Swiss Cheese & Spotted Cows Bicycle Tour

Mineral Point Wi/Il 60 daily   Mary Derks 651-
335-6505

scscbiketour@
yahoo.com

26

Swedish Days Ride

Burlington Il 27/45/62
100/124
$20 by 6/5
$28 after
   

email

                 

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July


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
4 4th of July Ride Plainfield Il 32/45/68/100 $20 by 7/2
$25 after
Steve Mitoraj 630-
417-7962

jbc4thride@
jolietbicycleclub.com

                 
15 Z-Tour Bike Ride Princeton Il 10/30/50
62/100
$30 by 6/17
$35 by 7/13
$40 after
Brian Church 815-
878-5054
ztourinfo@
gmail.com
16

Biking with Beanzie

DeKalb Il 29/43/65/101 $27 by 6/24
$35 after
Jennie Cummings 331-
442-4166
BikingwithBeanzie@
yahoo.com
16

CFK 60

Bloomington Il 30/60 $25-$45 Lynette Garrett 815-
575-6374

cyclingforkids@
gmail.com

16

Tri-State Tour

Hammond In/Il
Wi
    Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
19-25

Bicycle Illinois

Cairo Il 500-600   Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
22

Venus de Miles

Lake Forest Il 25/64 $85 by 5/29
$99 after
Andrea Stevenson

303-
459-5467

venus@
greenhousescholars.org

29-31

CowaLunga

Gurnee Il/Wi 18/65/130/190
1/2/3 days
  Gina Schwieger 312-
268-0212

info@lungchicago.org

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August
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
5

ParkLands Half
Century Ride

Lexington Il 7/20/50 $25 by 7/22
$30 after
Julie Elzanati 309-454-3169 x16

parklandsoffice@
gmail.com

6

Two Rivers Century

Kankakee Il 22-128 $30 by 6/1
$35 after
Mark Steffen 815-
922-9873

stefnlaw@
comcast.net

                 
19 Ride like an Egyptian DeKalb Il 25/50/75/100 $25 by 8/5
$30 after
Alex Nerad 815-
758-1215
info@
egyptiantheatre.org
20

Wright Ride

Oak Park Il 10/30/50/68        
26

Tri-State Tour

Hammond In/Il
Wi
    Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
                 
20 Bike Psychos Century Coal City Il 30/50/64
100/124
       
?

C-U Across the Prairie

Urbana Il 15-100        

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September


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
7

Heartland Century

Rock Island Il          
10

Harmon Hundred

Wilmot Wi/Il 25/50/75/100 $20 by 8/1
$25 after
   
                 
                 
11

Capital City Century

Springfield Il 10-125        
16-17

Redjac

Elgin Il 70 $120 by 3/1 Eric Alvarez 940-
867-1610
support@
redjac.com
17

North Shore Century

Evanston Il 25/50/62/100 $30      
17

Easter Seals Bike
for the Kids

Elgin Il 3-100   Kelly Moreland 630-
620-4433
kmoreland@
eastersealsdfvr.org
23

TOSOC Tour of Scenic Ogle County

Oregon Il 10 family
32/62
$30 by 9/1
$40 after
Sherri Egan  

tosoc@
villageofprogress.org

24

Prairie Pedal

Decatur Il 20/40/62 $25 by 9/7
$30 after
Katherine Unruh 217-
423-7708

kunruh@
maconcountyconservation.org

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October


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
                 
1 Pumpkin Pie Ride Ottawa Il 25/45/63/100 $23 by 9/15
$30 after
Under 12 $5
    starvedrockcycling@
yahoo.com
6-8

Stop the Cycle

Spring Grove Il 30/45/60
each day
1 day $45
3 day $99
$200+ fundraising
Lynette Garrett 815-
575-6374

cyclingforkids@
gmail.com

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November
 
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December
 
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