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Illinois Organized Rides
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Distance: 10 miles
Meet 6:45pm at Spin Doctor Cyclewerks. 10 mile right turn square. Helmets required.
Contact: Terry Witt
Distance: 8 miles
Gather at Daley Plaza's Eternal Flame beginning at 6pm; ride departs at 6:45pm. We will ride in silent procession past several area Ghost Bike and conclude with a post-ride gathering. For more info, follow us on Twitter or Facebook
Contact: Elizabeth Adamczyk
We will meet at the base of the water tower in McCullom Park, Downers Grove, and ride approx 10 miles.
Contact: Loni Wiedemann
Distance: 12 miles
Please ride with us to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured - we'll assemble at the parking lot south of Panera Bread, just northwest of York Rd. & Hahn Street at about 6:45 PM. We'll roll out at 7:00 after a short introduction/briefing. This is an Elmhurst Bicycle Club ride, guests welcome with signed release, helmets required, no headphones, 18 or older (10 or older with parent) and able to ride 12 miles at 10 MPH average. See http://elmhurstbicycling.org for details, posted soon.
Contact: Jerome Hughes
Distance: 11 miles
Evanston Ride of Silence is partnering with Wheel and Sprocket and the Evanston Bike Club. Ride will start at Chandler Park and end at Wheel & Sprocket bike shop. W&S will be supplying T shirts for our riders and will also host us for a bite and some conversation after we break our silence. Thanks guys and gals! See www.evanstonbikeclub.org for more info. Contact: David Barish
Distance: 10 miles
The Fox Valley Bike Club will be sponsoring a Ride of Silence at 6 pm on May 15, 2013 from the Kane County Government Center at the corner of Route 31 and 3rd street in Geneva. Park down by the soccer fields.
Contact: David Struck
Distance: 9 miles
In Memory of Jan Briese, killed on May 26, 2005, while leading her Thursday morning Joliet Bicycle Club ride as she had for more than 12 years. Starting at the Memorial Stadium, 3000 W. Jefferson Street (Rt. 52). Line up at 6:45 P.M. Ride rolls promptly at 7 P.M.
Contact: Sara Jo Briese
McHenry - McHenry County
Distance: 6-7 miles
Meet at the McHenry Metra Parking Lot South End at 6:45 for a 7 PM departure. For your GPS use: (4028 Main Street, McHenry, IL)
See our flyer or website
Contact: Eberhard Veit
Distance: 25 miles
Contact: Steve Schmidt
Come and honor those cyclists who have been killed or injured - we will begin assembling at Patriot Metra Station around 6:45 PM. We plan to leave at 7pm After a short introduction/briefing. We ask that all participants be over 18 years of age (or at least 10 years of age with an adult present), and physically capable of riding a bike for 10 miles at a 10 MPH average. In the interest of safety, we ask that all participants must wear helmets!
Distance: 8-10 miles
Contact: Bike Psychos Cycling Club
Meet at Greenline Wheels @ 105 S. Marion St., Oak Park.
Distance: 1 hour
Contact: Oak Park Cycle Club
Come and honor those cyclists who have been killed or injured - we will begin assembling at Upper Glen Oak Park in Peoria around 6:30 PM. After a short introduction/briefing, we'll begin our police-escorted 10 MPH; 8.2 mile ride across Peoria. We ask that all participants be over 18 years of age (or at least 10 years of age with an adult present), and physically capable of riding a bike for 10 miles at a 10 MPH average. In the interest of safety, we ask that no child trailers be used, and all participants must wear helmets!
Distance: 8.2 miles
Contact: Michael Honnold
As the host of the Tour de North End bicycle fest, and a member of I Bike Rockford, I'd be happy to organize a ride. Feel free to contact me with any updates or questions. Cheers.
Distance: 8+ miles
Contact: Zak Rotello