Locations/ Contacts

Total confirmed 2021 rides: 195

NOTE: As more and more government authorities around the USA and world are prohibiting group ride events, please confirm with the ride organizer of any posted group ride that the ride details are accurate.

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Last map update: 09.Jul.2021 07:06:46.

Contact: Peter Schmelzer   <--Send email
Distance: 8-12 miles
Notes: Due to COVID restrictions, the 2021 AHBC ride will be for members only.

The ceremonies begin at 6:30 pm and the 12-mile Ride starts at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at Recreation Park, 500 E. Miner Street in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Pace will be 10-12 mph.

For more information contact us through this form.

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Contact: Michael Doherty   <--Send email
Distance: 6 mi.
Notes: Join us for a short, slow-paced, silent bike ride to honor and raise awareness of cyclists injured or killed on public roadways. Helmets required, COVID protocols followed, no registration needed, no age limit

6:30 - 6:45 Gather at McLean County Museum of History
6:45 - 7:00 Program, including Mayor Koos and Mayor-Elect Mwilambwe
7:00 Police-escorted ride up Main Street to Uptown Normal
7:30 Gather at Uptown restaurants for those interested

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Contact: Susan Jones   <--Send email
Distance: 8 miles
Notes: Where: IHotel and Conference Center
When: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7 PM CDT
What: The Ride of Silence is an annual international bicycle ride to commemorate cyclists killed and support those injured while riding on public roads. Our goal is to raise awareness among motorists, the public and decision makers of the dangers cyclists face on the roads, especially from other traffic. Join us this May to make a stand against traffic violence in our community!
The route is just under 8 miles. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29921108?fbclid=IwAR1DR5R2KnELRUaY8P98QJGk6RPLWc5f43H4tUm6mGSqSG8Wr9Ra-kvKxHQ
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Contact: Elizabeth Adamczyk   <--Send email
Notes: Please look for updates for 2021 event info at www.rideofsilence.org/chicago, via Twitter @RideofSilenceCH and on Facebook @RideofSilenceChicago
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City of Woodstock, McHenry Co.

Contact: Eberhard Veit   <--Send email
Distance: 6.5 mi.
Notes: McHenry County, IL - City of Woodstock
Ride of Silence

Wednesday May 19, 2021
at 7 PM sharp come at 6:45
Woodstock, IL

Meet at the McHenry County Courthouse.
(SW corner of parking lot)
(2200 N Seminary Ave, Woodstock, IL 60098 (for your GPS))

Event Flyer at:
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Downers Grove

Contact: William Chalberg   <--Send email
Distance: 5 mi.
Notes: Riders are invited to gather at 6:30 pm at Downers GroveVillage Hall, 801 Burlington, for the remembrance ceremony. The ride begins at 7 pm: slow and solemn, riding with out speaking. Helmets Required.
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Elk Grove Village

Contact: Dave Simmons   <--Send email
Distance: 9.3
Notes: Join FCEG in the EGV Ride of Silence. We'll ride to remember Rose Waters, Al Hattendorf and all others who have been killed or injured while cycling. We'll be riding approximately 10 miles at 10mph in complete silence. This event is suitable for ages 10 and up. Bike helmets are strongly encouraged.

5:50pm 6:20pm: Sign-in and bike checks by 7 Mile Cycles
6:20pm 6:40pm: RoS history and a few words
6:40pm 8:00pm: Ride of Silence (9.3 miles)
8:00pm 8:30pm: Refreshments at Al Hattendorf Center
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Contact: Kelli Morgan   <--Send email
Distance: 12 miles
Notes: Elmhurst Bicycle Club

Check the website for more details. www.elmhurstcycling.org

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Contact: David Barish   <--Send email
Distance: 11 mi.
Notes: This will be a virtual ride. We will post our route and a video of members of the Evanston Bike Club, the Skokie Bike Network and Wheel and Sprocket riding the route. We encourage you to ride our route on May 19. Our ride will start and end at Wheel and Sprocket, 1027 Davis, Evanston, IL

Our virtual ride was captured by Charlie Saxe of Skokie Bike Network. His video can be found at https://youtu.be/vGB-mSSpwzo
Please ride our route and say hello to the folks at Wheel and Sprocket. Our route can be found at https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35704346

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Mount Prospect

Contact: Mark Weir   <--Send email
Distance: 8 mi.
Notes: Meet at Moehling Park adjacent to Capannari Ice Cream, 10 S Pine, Mount Prospect IL 60056 at 6:45pm for a 7:00 pm sharp departure. Leisurely family ride for about an hour. Everyone is welcome.
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Contact: Starved Rock Cycling   <--Send email
Distance: 12 miles
Notes: Starved Rock Cycling invites the public who bicycle to take to the streets in Ottawa, IL, leaving from the Thornton Park parking lot off of Lafayette Street and Boyce in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. This is a very slow ride 8 MPH. Ride will leave promptly at 6pm, rain or shine, please be ready to lineup by 5:45pm sharp. Free high vis T-shirt will be available for 1st time riders while sizes and supply lasts. The Ride of Silence is a free ride that asks its cyclists to ride no faster than 10 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride.(Please follow States guidelines for COVID). ALL RIDERS MUST CHECK IN AND SIGN A WAIVER.
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Rock Island

Contact: Dean Mathias   <--Send email
Distance: TBD
Notes: Contact the organizer for more details.
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Contact: Bethany Stiltner   <--Send email
Distance: 7-10.5 miles
Notes: Blackhawk Bicycle and Ski Club will be co-hosting/joining other area cycling groups for a

6 pm meet: (Roll out by 6:30 pm for about an hour an half)
Rockford Bicycle Company 4169 N Perryville Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111

Slower roll to accommodate all levels (no more than 12 mph)
7-10.5 miles in total
Varied paths, road, residential route.
Helmets Required
Weather Permitting

On Behalf of BBSC,and Rockford area cycling groups
Club President for BBSC
Bethany Stiltner
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Contact: Troy Gilmore   <--Send email
Distance: TBD
Notes: Contact the organizer for more information.
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St. Charles

Contact: Carrie Halle   <--Send email
Distance: 12 miles
Notes: The Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club in St. Charles, IL will be hosting a Ride of Silence for its membership and guests.
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