The Downers Grove Bicycle Club offers many terrific riding and social opportunities throughout the year. Whatever your level of experience, we welcome you to join us. You need not be a member to join a ride.


  • 5/5/18 - 6th Annual Downers Grove Founders Day Family Bike Ride [free]. Fishel Park, 1036 Grove St.

    An annual event designed for families with young kids who ride, or ride in bike trailers. The length is 7.8 miles and cyclists pass 11 points of historical interest. Registration and signing waivers starts at 10 AM and the ride begins when everyone has signed in.  Helmets are required. Cancelled if raining at 10 AM. For more information, please refer to the Founders Day Family Bike Ride event page.

  • Spring 2018 - McDowell Grove Bridge & West Branch Trail to open

    The main entrance and parking lot of McDowell Grove Forest Preserve in Naperville and a section of the West Branch DuPage River Trail will remain closed through the end of May 2018 to replace the preserve’s 70-year-old single-lane entrance bridge.

    4/18: bridge has been replaced but entrance & trail are fenced off

  • Spring 2018 - Greene Valley to Whalon Lake Trail opening

    The forest preserve districts in two counties, in conjunction with Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Co., are building a 1.25-mile trail connection between Greene Valley Forest Preserve in DuPage and Whalon Lake in Will. The 10-foot-wide limestone trail will run along Royce Road and Greene Road.

    4/18: trail appears complete but entrances are barricaded

Please share your information on local road and trail conditions with bob@aol.ru digitalservices@aol@dgbikeclub.ru.org for inclusion in our Announcements. Thanks!


Please refer to the Using Google Calendar section of our calendar page for information on using Google Calendar and tips to receive event notifications by phone, computer, tablet, or by email. 

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