Cycling Central Illinois
Your guide to cycling events throughout the region.
This guide is brought to you through a cooperative effort of bike clubs and bike shops throughout Central Illinois.  You may receive it more than once if you are on a variety of mail lists.  It is arranged for you to search for events by location or by date.  Click on the map to search by location.  Below the map is a listing of events by date.  Each contain links to more detailed information.  The listings will be updated and distributed in three editions, April 1, June 1, and August 1.
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April 9, 2016 - Saturday - Illini Chill - St. Joseph, IL
Start: 606 Peters Dr, St Joseph, IL 61873
 
 
Apr 17, 2016 - Sunday - Illiniwek Abermination - Hampton, IL
Illinois State XC Championship Series Race #1.  April 17, 2016
Start:  836 State Ave, Hampton, IL 61256
 

April 17, 2016 - Sunday - D'oh, It's Gravel - Homer Lake
Start: Homer Lake, Champaign County   Gravel Ride ~40 miles 90% gravel   
 

April 24, 2016 - Sunday - Dirty Mudd'r Gravel Ride - Streator, IL
 
 
May 1, 2016 - Sunday -The Thrilla in Marilla - Streator, IL
Illinois State XC Championship Series Race #2. May 1, 2016
Start: 1669 Marilla Park Rd, Streator, IL 61364
 
 
May 21, 2016 - Saturday - Tour de Exchange - Charleston, IL
Tour 10, 25, 40-50 mile routes   Website   http://www.exchangeclubofcharleston.org/programs.html
 

May 22, 2016 - Sunday - Jubilee Challenge - Brimfield,IL
Illinois State XC Championship Series Race #3
Start: W Fussner Rd, Brimfield, IL 6151
 
May 29, 2016 - Sunday - The Gravel Metric - DeKalb, IL
Gravel Ride ~62 miles   Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/events/1110930602271510/
Start: 534 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115
 

May 30, 2016 - Monday - Memorial Day Ride - Hannibal, MO
Tour 25 or 53 miles, 
Fund Raiser for James E.Cary Cancer Center Hannibal, MO
Website   
http://m.hannibal.net/article/20150602/NEWS/150609948 
Facebook  www.facebook.com/groups/quincybicycleclub/ 
 
June 11, 2016 - Saturday - Wheeler's Spring Metric - Comlara County Park, Hudson, IL
Tour consisting of three 21 mile loops for 21, 42, 63 mile routes.  Website   http://www.mcleancountywheelers.com/rides-and-events/spring-metric/     Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/McLean-County-Wheelers-126807477468197/

June 12, 2016 - Sunday - Spring Lake Classic - Macomb, IL
Illinois MTB XC State Championship Race # 4
Start: 595 N 1500th Rd, Macomb, IL 61455
 

June 18, 2016 - Saturday - Kickapoo Rail Trail Duathlon - Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood, IL
Race                 Facebook   https://www.facebook.com/krtduathlon/?hc_location=ufi
 

June 25, 2016 - Saturday - Tour deWitt - Clinton, IL
Tour 9, 22, 40, 62 mile routes   Website   www.tourdewitt.weebly.com    Facebook  www.facebook.com/tourdewitt2015
Start:  308 E Main St, Clinton, IL 61727
 

July 10, 2016 - Sunday - Ride to the Depot - White Heath, IL -
Tour 30, 65, 100 mile routes.  Remembering Fritz Miericke,  
 
 
July 10, 2016 - Sunday - Sunderbruch FORC Side Thrill Ride - Davenport, IA
Start:  4675 Telegraph Rd, Davenport, IA 52804
 
August 14, 2016 - Sunday - Clash at the Camp - Lake Shelbyville, IL
Lake Shelbyville, Illinois
 

August 20/21, 2016 - Sat/Sun - Kickapoo Bash - Kickapoo State Park, Oakwood, IL
Mountain Bike Race  Multiple Classes   Website   https://www.kickapoombc.org/  http://www.pambamtb.org/race-series
 
August 27, 2016 - Saturday - No Baloney Ride - Peoria, IL
Tour  6, 20, 40, 60, 80, 100 mile routes   Website  http://ivwheelmn.org/wordpress/?page_id=25
 
August 27, 2016 = Saturday - CU Across the Prairie - Urbana, IL
Start:  303 W Griggs St, Urbana, IL 61801
 
Sept. 4, 2016 - Sunday - Mud Sweat & Gears Festival - Comlara Park, Hudson, IL
Start:  N 1300 East Rd, Illinois 61748                                                                                                                          
 

Sept. 10/11, 2016 - Sat/Sun - Farmdale Festival - Washington, IL
Illinois State XC Championship Series final race.  September 10-11, 2016.  
Start:  810 W Bittersweet Rd, Washington, IL 61571
 
 
Sept. 11, 2016 - Sunday - Patriot CX - Rantoul, IL
Cyclocross  Race  10 am - 5 pm  Website  www.wildcardcycling.org
 
 
Sept. 11, 2016 - Sunday - Capital City Century -  Springfield, IL
Tour  10 - 125 mile routes                   Website  http://spfldcycling.org/index.php/ccc/
 FaceBook  https://
www.facebook.com/capitalcitycentury
 
Sept. 17, 2016 - Saturday - Tour de Taco - Bloomington-Normal, IL
Bike BloNo (Tentative) Bloomington-Normal    Website  http://bikeblono.org/taco
 
Sept. 17, 2016 - Saturday - Amish Country Tour - Arthur, IL
Tour - 20, 42, 60 mile routes   Website  http://www.decaturbicycleclub.org/arthur.html  
Start:  120 E Progress St, Arthur, IL 61911
 
Sept. 24, 2016 - Saturday - River to Rail - Champaign County Middlefork Forest Preserve
Tour 15, 31, 64 mile routes plus a 68 mile partial-gravel ride option.  Benefits the Kickapoo Rail Trail Website  www.kickapoorailtrail.org   Facebook  www.facebook.com/kickapoorailtrail
 
Ride for Recreation - Monticello, IL - Oct. 15, 2016 - Saturday
Tour  10, 20, 36, 60 mile routes.
Start:  224 E Livingston St, Monticello, IL 61856
  
 
Oct. 29, 2016 - Saturday - Wildlife Prairie Park CX - Hanna City, IL
Start: 3826 N Taylor Rd, Hanna City, IL 61536
This bicycle events schedule is brought to you by:
Bike BloNo - Champaign County Bikes - CORBA
Danville Derailleurs - Decatur Bicycle Club - Illinois Valley Wheelm'n KMBC - McLean County Wheelers - PAMBA - Prairie Cycle Club 
Springfield Bicycle Club