Since 2005 Arlington Heights Bicycle Club has participated in the international Ride of Silence on the third Wednesday evening in May. This year is no different, we will congregate at Recreation Park, 500 E Miner at 630pm. The Ride honors those who have been killed or injured while cycling. It is a slow paced and as the name suggests a silent ride. Ride will commence at 7pm after a few words about the reasons we participate. We encourage all cyclists to participate, we often have…See More
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The Arlington 500 Invitational on May 22, 2016 is a supported bicycle ride through the rolling countryside, northwest of Chicago, starting in Barrington, IL.Registration forms are available in early March at www.cyclearlington.com.Distance options are 28, 42, 54, or 69 (500 furlongs) miles.Riding times for the event are 6:30am to 4:00pm.Riders doing 54 or 69 miles should start anytime between 6:30am and 9:00amRiders doing 28 or 42 miles should start…See More
The Easter Ride is a one day bicycle tour sponsored by Folks on Spokes bike club. Five routes are available: 17, 26, 37, 53 and 70 miles. All routes leave from the Park Forest Village Hall and follow lightly traveled, paved roads over gently rolling countryside. Food and fun is what the Easter Ride is all about. Rest stops along the route provide riders with fruit, drinks, sandwiches (Easter egg salad sandwiches at the end), and homemade cookies.See More
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RegistrationDay of the Ride OnlyAdult (Over 12)$10.00Child (12 or Under)FreeT-Shirts (S, M, L, XL)$15.00T-Shirts (XXL)$18.00On site registration is from 8:00am to 10:30am.We ride snow or shine.Registration FormClick here for a Printable Registration FormWhat You Get !Routes of 16, 20 and 36 miles wind through beautiful Northeast Illinois over quiet secondary roads with SAG support.Starting and Closing TimesAll…See More
Winter Bike Swap 2016 Jaks Tap at 901 W Jackson, Chicago, ILSaturday February 20, 2016 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM$5 at the DoorVendor tables SOLD OUT For the sixth straight year, Chicago area cyclists will be able to come together to browse and buy bikes, bike parts, bike clothes and accessories as well as discover a wide…See More
The 10th Annual Amlings Toy Ride will be held on December 11, 2015 leaving at 6:30 am. The ride leaves from Amlings Cyce, 8140 N. Milwaukee, Niles. We ride about 10 miles with a police escort pulling trailers filled with gifts to Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport, Chicago. Please bring at least one unwrapped toy either in advance or to the ride. The shop will open at 6:00 am. for registration. Please register in advance at www.toyridechicago.com. We…See More