Area Rides

Mike Bentley’s comprehensive list of Illinois invitational club rides. This list is updated every spring.

Apple Cider Century Taking place in Northern Indiana every fall.
BCLC Ramble Bicycle Club of Lake County Ramble
Mike Bentley’s List of Midwest Rides A well maintained and extensive list of rides in the midwest.
Melon Metric Naperville Bicycle Club invitational ride.
Tour de Cure Diabetes Foundation annual charity ride.
MS 150 Tour de Farms Multiple Sclerosis Society annual charity ride.
Pedal Heads MS150 Team Page DGBC sponsored team for the 2010 MS 150 Tour de Farms.
Swedish Days Century Fox Valley Bike & Ski Club invitational ride in Kane County.
4th of July Metric Century Joliet Bicycle Club invitational ride.
Bike Psycho Century Bike Psycho Club invitational ride, starting in Coal City, Illinois
TOMRV Quad Cities Bicycle Club Tour of the Mississippi River Valley (TOMRV). Several of our DGBC members participate in this ride each year.

Useful Cycling Tips

Courtesy of our kind sponsor, Trek Bicycles of Downers Grove, here is some very handy information from their Resource Center.