July 6th - 13th, 2013
THE ONLY CYCLING
EVENT ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE OF ILLINOIS!
from the town of Cairo at Illinois' southernmost tip
and ending in the heart of downtown Chicago, Bicycle
Illinois is the only cycling
event across the entire state of Illinois! Held annually,
the fully supported ride covers 500 to 600 miles with
nightly stops in
Centralia, Effingham, Champaign, and Kankakee. A century
option is also available every day of the ride!
will be six consecutive days of riding with pre-designated
supported rest stops along the way and ride segments
between the rest stops are about 20 miles
long. The route follows
the safest, most direct route between our stopping
In addition, you also can continue cycling
all the way to Wisconsin the following day on the Tri-State
Tour, which also includes a century option. That's
up 7 centuries in 7 days - no other cycling event even
Whether you are a recreational cyclist
looking for the sense of accomplishment riding across
the entire state Illinois or an athlete looking to
challenge yourself and improve your cycling skills,
Bicycle Illinois has something for you. You'll gain
a new level of satisfaction and self-confidence as
you ride with new friends along the way, supported
by our caring, service-oriented, professional staff.
Relax, we've made it easy for you to focus on cycling
and having fun!
Here for the route overlaid on satellite
download the Bicycle Illinois flyer.
HERE TO REGISTER!