Wheelers’ 39th Annual Spring Metric
Date TBD for 2020
Thanks to all who participated in our 2019 Spring Metric on June 15. The weather didn’t cooperate, just over an inch of rain on the day, but we still had close to 100 hearty souls cycling in the liquid sunshine and enjoying the food and fellowship. Bicycling is the best — rain or shine!
See you again in 2020. Details early in the new year!
The Wheeler’s Spring Metric offers three routes of about 20 miles each. Each one begins and ends at a well-stocked rest/food stop at the Spruce shelter in McLean County’s Comlara Park, home of beautiful Evergreen Lake. Riders can choose to ride 20, 40, 60 miles (Metric Century) or the 6 mile Family Route. Event proceeds rain or shine!
Location: Comlara Park is located about eight miles north of Normal. Take Interstate 39 to exit 8 at Lake Bloomington Road. Travel west two miles to the park entrance.
Times: On-site registration begins at 6:30 a.m. All riders need to be on the road no later than 10:30 a.m. Family Route begins at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. SAG support ends at 2:00 p.m.
Proceeds benefit not for profit organizations that promote safe cycling for transportation, health and fitness, and fun. In 2018, supporting donations were made to the , Ride of Silence, Bike BloNo, and Ride Illinois. Remaining proceeds from the Metric partially support insurance for organized rides and communication expenses to publicize cycling-related activities.
Route Maps: A limited number of route maps will be available at check-in. Please print or download maps for the routes you plan to ride. All routes are well marked with white arrows.
Route Maps 1, 2, & 3 linked to Ride with GPS
Family route linked to MapMyRide.
Route Maps to Download and Print (pdf):
Our 2019 Metric Ride Sponsors – THANK YOU!!