Downers Grove Bicycle Club

Rolling since 2006 on roads, trails, bike paths, gravel, dirt, and even snow.

We're a group of friends with a mission:

Our Ride/Event Calendar

Everyone is welcome to join a DGBC ride.  We limit non-members to two rides per season.  

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.

Upcoming Events

Wed. May 17th, 6:00pm - 7:30pm:  2023 Ride of Silence

Location: Downers Grove Village Hall parking lot (South Side) Curtiss Street and Mackie Place by Police Department Entrance

Downers Grove Bicycle Club participates in the Annual Ride of Silence, a worldwide observance dedicated to the memory of those injured or killed riding a bicycle. 

Following a brief presentation and the reading of the Ride of Silence poem those gathered ride without speaking a short ride on Maple Avenue, Main Street, Grant Street, Fairview Avenue, Hill Street and back to Village Hall.

Helmets are required.  

DGBC Ride of Silence Sign-In Form


Ride of Silence participants, May 18, 2022

2023 Ride Guide

The 2023 Ride Guide, created by Ride Illinois, is filled with details about many enjoyable rides, links for easy registration, safety tips and more!

Ride Illinois is a member-supported nonprofit organization. Downers Grove Bicycle Club is proud to support Ride Illinois as an affiliated bicycle club at the Silver Level.  You can also become a member at the individual level or make a donation to support their work, so they can continue to provide training and advocate for cycling.

Download your copy of the 2023 Ride Guide on the Ride Illinois website.

To order a club jersey contact Dennis Mariasis, 312-520-2525, at

Video courtesy of Scott Collis