Upcoming Rides and Events in the Area
Saturday, April 7th – Brunch, Brews, and Bikes! Fundraiser Ride
Starting at Wilson’s Cycle, this ride benefits Mid Central Community Action/Neville House. Join fellow cyclists of ALL levels (age 21+) at Wilson’s Cycle (424 N. Main St., Downtown Bloomington) [map it] for a ride to Ft. Jesse Cafe for brunch, followed by a slow roll to Destihl Brewery & White Oak Brewing. This will be a 15-mile NO DROP ride. Helmets are required and lights are suggested. Watch the Wilson’s Cycle Facebook page for more details.
The 2018 route will feature central Illinois with a special focus on Abraham Lincoln history. We’ll enjoy great bicycling on quiet country roads and visit charming towns and places from Lincoln’s life in Springfield, Decatur, New Salem, and his days as a lawyer on the 8th Judicial Circuit. For more tour details and registration, visit Ride Illinois.
This is the Wheelers’ signature fundraising event for community bicycling-related programs. This year, proceeds from the Metric will benefit the newly formed Bike Co-op located in Bloomington. For details, visit our Spring Metric page.
Enjoy the Lincoln’s Festival on Route 66 by attending the History of Bicycles Show at the David Davis Mansion in Bloomington [map it]. It’s a FREE event offering bike displays, trick riding demos, ‘slow races’, and a bike parade, all at the mansion just off of the Constitution Trail near downtown Bloomington. More details can be found on Facebook.
Get your ride listed by emailing email@example.com.
Looking for something a little farther out of the area?
Check out the MikeBentley website for Midwest Bicycle Rides.