ride directory

Road Rides (by distance)

Trail Rides

Commute (by destination)

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Road Rides (by distance)


Route: Grounds for Hope
  • Description: tour the streets of Clarendon Hills, Hinsdale, Western Springs and La Grange with an ice cream break at Tate's.
  • Specs: 18 miles RT; flat
  • Start-Finish/Destination: DG Public Library/Tate's Old Fashioned Ice Cream, La Grange
  • GPS Data: TCX Course; GPX Track
  • Cue Sheet: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26720485/cue_sheet
  • Creator: Susan
Route: Wednesday Night Frontage Road Ride (R)
Route: Downers Grove to Starbucks, Naperville
Route: Tour de Hills (R)
Route: Honey Badger
  • Description: Abe's classic loop through Homer Glen
  • Specs: 52 mile base with 7 mile Bluff Road option; flat-hilly
  • Start-Finish: Faith United Methodist Church @ 59th & Fairview, Downers Grove
  • Creator: Abe
  • Note: route follows a few busy roads
Route: We Go to Oswego

Trail Rides


Route: Rollin Along the River (R)
  • Description: Tina's touring and so are we - along the west branch of the DuPage river to Warrenville.
  • Specs: 27 miles RT; flat; paved with some limestone trail
  • Remote start-finish/destination: Whalon Lake Dog Park, Naperville/Warrenville Historical Society, Warrenville.
  • GPS Data: TCX Course; GPX Track
  • Cue Sheet: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17313810
  • Creator: Susan
  • Related: route from DG to Whalon Lake
Route: DuPage River West Branch Trail Loop
  • Description: a relatively flat route with extended sections along the west branch of the DuPage river and several sections of limestone trail in McDowell Grove.
  • Specs: 33 miles; flat-rolling; paved with some limestone trail
  • Start-Finish: DG Public Library
  • GPS Data: TCX Course; GPX Track
  • Cue Sheet: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/26738399
  • Creator: Lee
  • Notes: occasional underpass flooding at I-88 and Diehl Rd.
Title: Forest Preserve Metric Training Ride Series
  • Description: combine the northern and southern sections of the forest preserve rides, add Blackwell FP and Willowbrook Wildlife Center and you get the complete DuPage Forest Preserve Centennial Trail Challenge route.
  • Specs: 100 miles; flat-rolling, mixed road & limestone trail
  • Creator: Terry Witt @ Spin Doctor Cyclewerks, Bartlett

Commute (by destination)


Route: Downers Grove to Waterfall Glen & Argonne National Lab
Route: Downers Grove to Morton Arboretum & College of DuPage
Route: Downers Grove to Wheaton & Illinois Prairie Path (mile 0)