GRIT WEEKEND GETAWAY
THE CHAMPAIGN OF RIDES!
Transportation • Bicycle
and Baggage Transportation • Mid-Route
||We are pleased to offer transportation service between
Chicago and Champaign both on the Friday before the start and Sunday
the end of the event.
One way transportation will
also be available.
Both transportation services include bicycle and baggage transportation
only and you must purchase your own Amtrak train
or Greyhound bus ticket(s).
Our transportation services between Chicago and
Champaign will not be available on Saturday.
Here for more information about planning your individual
arrival and departure.
Here for more information about our transportation
Participants will travel beween Chicago
and Champaign aboard either an
Amtrak train or Greyhound bus.
Registration for our transportation service(s) does
not include your individual Amtrak train or Greyhound bus ticket(s) – you
will need to purchase it on your own. We strongly recommend doing so NOW
to avoid any potential availability issues.
Here for more information about people transportation
from Chicago to Champaign before the start of the event on Friday.
- Click Here for
more information about people transportation from Champaign to Chicago
after the end of the event on Sunday evening.
Here for more information about long distance public transportation
Here for more information about Amtrak train service.
Here for more information about Greyhound bus service.
Bicycle and Baggage Transportation
We will transport all bicycles and baggage ourselves on a separate moving
Before they can be loaded, every bicycle and individual baggage item
to be transported after the end of the event must have two separate
identification tags attached. These tags will be supplied in your registration
materials and will significantly help identify which bikes and baggage should be
loaded amid the the throng of other bicycles and baggage that shouldn't at
the central rest stop location after the end of the event. Identification
tags will not be required for any bicycle or baggage item that we are not transporting
from Champaign to Chicago after the end of the event.
We require two separate tags in case one comes off in transit
and the tags should be placed as far apart from each other as possible
to minimize the chance that both would come off at the same time. If you
are initially meeting us in Chicago, we require that the tags are attached
there to prevent individual loose tags from getting lost or forgotten in
a piece luggage buried at the bottom of a pile at the end of the event.
It will be your responsibility to make sure that your bike
and every piece of your baggage items has the appropriate two required
baggage delivery tags on it. If a tag comes off in transit or during the
event simply let a staff member know and we will give you a new one.
Here for more information about our bicycle transportation means.
Here for more information about our baggage transportation means.
Here for more information about our baggage transportation policies
Here for more information about baggage types and identification.
We will not have a mid-route stop or offer any mid-route pick ups
or drop offs between Chicago and Champaign, such as in Kankakee.
on one of the links at left for more information about our transportation
services between Chicago and Champaign before
the start and after the end of the event.