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January
 
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February
 
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  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
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
                 
23

CFK Blue Ribbon Ride

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

chambermarketing@
mvn.net

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        
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

                 
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
4

Udder Century

Crystal Lake Il 31/50/63
76/100
     

udder@
charter.net

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

BCLC Ramble

Trevor Wi/Il 30/50/70
100/124
$25 by 6/9
 
     
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
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

Tri-State Tour

Hammond In/Il
Wi
    Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
16

CFK 60

Bloomington Il 30/60 $35/$50    

email

19-25

Bicycle Illinois

Cairo Il 500-600   Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
email
                 
29-31

CowaLUNGa

Gurnee Il/Wi 18/65/130/190     312-
268-0212

info@lungchicago.org

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August

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

Two Rivers Century

Kankakee Il 22-128 $35 by 6/1
$40 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
                 
? Bike Psychos Century Coal City Il 30/50/64
100/124
      info@
bikepsychos.org
?

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      
                 
                 
11

Capital City Century

Springfield Il 10-125        
                 
                 
                 
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
                 
                 
                 
                 

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November
 
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December
 
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