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. Want to get the latest info on upcoming rides? Join our Google Group.

2017 Founders Day

Founders Day Family Bike Ride

Starts and ends at Fishel Park in Downers
(the south west corner on Grove Street)

10:00 am Registration
10:30 am Ride Starts
12:00 pm Ride ends
no charge

8-mile long ride, easy social pace.  Families with children who ride and bike trailers are encouraged to attend.
The ride goes through Maple Grove Forest Preserve, past Gilbert Park.  Crosses the tracks at Forest Ave. and makes a loop west to the Prairie and Golf Course and then back past Pierce Downers home and well and cemetery on the way back to Fishel.

Emmett's Brewing Company


Meeting Schedule

The club holds meetings on the second Tuesday, March through November at 7:30 PM at:

Emmett’s Ale House
5200 Main Street
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

Next meeting: April 11, 2017


Why become a member? Your membership fee goes to support club events and activities, but the club also supports bicycle advocacy in the community by installing bike racks, sponsoring educational events, and other cycling-related goodness. So support the club and join us!

You can pay for your annual membership online with your credit or debit card. Membership fees are due January 31st each year. Any new member(s) who join the club after November 1st of a calendar year will be considered paid in full for the following calendar year.

Please note: The club does not encourage membership payment by check and we are no longer able to accept cash.  Our membership application form and payment is securely hosted on Memberplanet.com.


Ride Calendar