August 19th - 25th, 2017
ONLY CYCLING EVENT ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE OF ILLINOIS!
from the town of Cairo at Illinois' southernmost tip
and ending in the heart of downtown Chicago, Bicycle
Illinois is the only cycling
event across the entire state of Illinois. Held annually,
the fully supported ride covers 500 to 600 miles with
nightly stops in
Centralia, Effingham, Champaign, and Kankakee. For
riders looking for even more of a challenge, a century
option is available every day of the ride.
will be six consecutive days of riding with pre-designated,
supported rest stops along the way. Each ride segment
is an estimated 20 miles
between rest stops. As always, this route follows
the safest, most direct route between our stopping
For a bigger challenge, you can continue
cycling north to Wisconsin the following day on the
Tri-State Tour #2, which also includes a century option.
That's up to 7 centuries in 7 days - no other cycling
event comes close!
Whether you're a recreational
cyclist looking for the sense of accomplishment, or
an athlete who wants to enhance your endurance skills,
Bicycle Illinois has something for you. Along with
new friends and our caring, service-oriented, professional
staff, you'll gain a new level of satisfaction
Relax - Bicycle Illinois makes it easy. Focus
on cycling and have fun!
Here for the route overlaid on satellite
download the Bicycle Illinois flyer.
HERE TO REGISTER!