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Bicycle Illinois 2015 (century option every day!)

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Bicycle Illinois 2015 (century option every day!)

Time: July 4, 2015 to July 11, 2015
Location: Cairo to Chicago, IL
City/Town: Cairo to Chicago, IL
Website or Map: http://www.bicycleillinois.com
Phone: (877) TOUR-ILL [868-7455]
Event Type: multi-day, bicycle, bike, tour, bike tour, tour across entire state, illinois, il, multiday
Organized By: Bicycle Illinois
Latest Activity: Mar 17

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BICYCLE ILLINOIS - Illinois’ Cross-State Bicycle Tour

Tour Overview
Starting from Cairo at Illinois' southernmost tip and ending in downtown Chicago, Bicycle Illinois is the only bicycle tour across the entire state of Illinois and one of the most challenging in the Midwest. You'll cycle for 6 days and cover at least 500 miles, an average of 85 miles per day, and century options are available every day as well.

Whether you are a recreational cyclist looking for a sense of accomplishment or an athlete looking to challenge yourself and improve your cycling skills, Bicycle Illinois has something for you. You'll gain a new level of satisfaction and self confidence as you ride with new friends along the way!

Included Services & Merchandise
All the amenities you need are included at one low price. We’ve made it easy for you to focus on cycling and having fun!

  • Our experienced, caring, Professional Staff
  • The safest, most direct, fully paved Route which primarily follows back roads and bike paths
  • Predesignated Rest Stops every 15 to 20 miles
  • Detailed Cue Sheets, Maps, GPS Route Downloads, and On-Road Signage or Individual GPS Units
  • On Road SAG Vehicle Support
  • Inside and outside sleeping arrangements at our Nightly Lodging site including hot showers
  • All You Can Eat Food and Drinks (including Breakfast, Dinner, on road Snacks, ice cold Water and Sports Drinks)
  • Baggage Transportation between stopping towns
  • A Bicycle Illinois T-Shirt and personalized Certificate of Completion

Extra Services & Merchandise
In addition, some very nice extras are also available as well:

  • Transportation to the Start for you, your bicycle, and your baggage before and after the tour
  • Supported Hotels and Free Hotel Baggage Delivery
  • Long-Term Parking in every nightly stopping town
  • Mechanical Support in town and on the road
  • Massage Therapy and daily Towel Service
  • Bicycle Illinois Jerseys, Water Bottles, Extra T-Shirts, Baseball Hats and Polo Shirts

Tri-State Tour
You can also continue your journey all the way to Wisconsin on the Tri-State Tour, which also includes a century option. You can cycle up to 7 centuries in a row - no other cycling event even comes close!

Registration & Prices
Check bicycleillinois.com for registration forms, deadlines, and price information. Partial day tours are also available. Day of event registration will not be available.

All information is subject to change. Check bicycleillinois.com for the most current information. Copyright© Bicycle Illinois

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Comment by Tank-Ridin' Ryan on June 3, 2010 at 4:45pm
New job, maybe next year.
Comment by Brian on May 30, 2010 at 1:16pm
I sooooo wanna do this, but I can't call a week off work.

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