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January
 
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February
 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
  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
  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
9

Beautiful Southern Ride

Carbondale Il 30/62/75 $15 by 3/25
$20 after
Dan Becque    
16 de Tour through
Jefferson County
Mt. Vernon Il 10 family
30/62
$10 family
$25
Jamie Pruitt 618-
242-5725
chambermarketing@
mvn.net
24 Folks on Spokes
Easter Ride
Park Forest Il 17/26/37/53/70 $20 by 4/10
$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
21-22 Live Grit Getaway Weekend “The Champaign of Rides” Champaign Il 25-200 $99 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
                 
                 

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June


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
10-12 Fight for
AIR Ride
Crystal Lake Il 50 daily     312-
781-1100
 
12

BCLC Ramble

Wilmot Wi/Il 30/50/70/
100/124
$25 by 6/1
$30 after
Robin 847-701-4411 Ramble@
bikeBCLC.com
12-17

GITAP

Coal City Il 43-80 daily $475    

gitap@
rideillinois.org

18

Ride Across Illinois Rail North

Moline to Chicago Il 175 $90 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
18

Chicagoland
Tour de Cure

Aurora Il 10/20/40/
65/100
$25
plus $250 min
Ally O' Connor 312-
346-1805
chicagotour@
diabetes.org
25 Tour for Cancer
Gran Fondo
Freeport Il 20/30/75/105   Dave Fonda 815-
990-9396
cycleupperleft.il@
gmail.com
25

Tour deWitt

Clinton Il 9/22/40/62 $25 Marian Brisard 217-
935-3364

tourism@
clintonilchamber.com

25 Ride Across Illinois Rail South St Louis to Vincennes Mo/Il 165 $85 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
26 Swedish Days Ride Burlington Il up to 124 $20 by 6/7
$28 after
     

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July


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
9-16

Bicycle Illinois

Cairo to Chicago Il 85-100 $499 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
16

Tri-State Tour #1

Hammond In to Kenosha Wi In/Il/
Wi
85-100 $50 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
16 Z-Tour Bike Ride Princeton Il 10/30/50
62/100
  Brian Church 815-
878-5054
ztourinfo@
gmail.com
17

Biking with Beanzie

DeKalb Il 29/43/65/101 $27 by 6/24
$35 after
     
23 Transportation from Chicago to the Start of RAGBRAI Chicago Il/Ia   TBD Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
24

Ride Ataxia

Channahon Il 4/12/32/50 $25/45 by 6/24
$30/50 after
Jamie Young

484-
879-6160

jamie.young@
curefa.org

30 Transportation from the End of RAGBRAI to Chicago TBD to Chicago Ia/Il   TBD 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
6-8

CowaLUNGa

Gurnee Il/Wi 18/65/13/190     312-268-0212

info@lungchicago.org

14

Tri-State Tour #2

Hammond In to Kenosha Wi In/Il/
Wi
85-100 $50 Rob Layton 877-
868-7455
bicycleillinois@
bicycleillinois.com
21

LATE Ride

Chicago Il 25        

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September

 
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October


 
Date(s) Ride Name Start City State Mileage Cost Contact Phone Email
2 Pumpkin Pie Ride Ottawa Il 25/45/63/100 $23 by 9/15
$30 after
Under 12 $5
     
2 Pumpkin Pedal Sycamore Il 10/20/26 trail
40/62 road
$30 Amy Kaylor 630-
377-7250

akaylor@soill.org

                 
                 

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November
 
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December
 
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