September 8th - 14th, 2018
Join us this fall for the inaugural
Prairie Heritage Ride – a week long trek
through central Illinois ag-country. Presented
by the Springfield
Bicycle Club, Bicycle Illinois and the Illinois
Bicentennial Commission, this
ride will make nearly a dozen stops on a "spoke-to-farm" tour
that highlights central Illinois agritourism. From
vineyards and breweries to historic farms, riders
will experience Illinois agriculture like never
before. Mark your calendar for this one-of-a-kind
Significantly more details and
registration will be coming soon!
join our interest list!
- Saturday, September 8th
- Sunday, September 9th
- Monday, September 10th
- Springfield to Lincoln (approx. 78 miles)
- Tuesday, September 11th
- Lincoln to Bloomington (approx.
- Wednesday, September 12th
- Bloomington to Champaign (approx.
- Thursday, September 13th
- Champaign to Decatur (approx.
- Friday, September 14th
- Decatur to Springfield (approx.
Capital City Century Distance Options
Saturday, September 8th
Distance options include a casual 8-mile neighborhood-style
ride that visits Lincoln and
sites in Springfield, a half metric century
(31 miles/50 km), and a metric century (62
Sunday, September 9th
Distance options include a 10-mile family ride,
20 miles, a half metric century (31
miles/50 km), a metric century (62
miles/100 km), a century (100 miles),
and a double metric century (124