The Springfield Bicycle Club is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote bicycling and to provide a meeting ground for Springfield Illinois area bicyclists.
Mark your calendars for the fourth of five SBC Challenge rides which will be Sunday, August 28th.
This is a great ride for riders of all abilities. See the August ride schedule for details.
The Capital City Century (CCC) is a recreational ride for riders of all ages and ability levels. It features distance options of 10 to 100 miles over flat to rolling terrain, organized food stops, SAG service, and a post-ride party. WANT A CHALLENGE? MORE HILLS? A special double metric (125 mile) option will again be offered in 2016.
Online membership has been restored! We also have a downloadable .pdf version for those who prefer:
by Kevin Greene, representing the NoBell Committee
Harv Koplo received the 2015 NoBell Award at the Springfield Bicycle Club’s annual Winter Party and Awards Banquet on January 29. This is SBC’s lifetime achievement award, presented each year since 1982 to an individual or couple in recognition of significant contributions to bicycling and club activities.
Harv’s passion for bicycling started at a young age riding the streets of hometown Brooklyn NY. He participated in a three week AYH bike tour around the New England states and eventually earned the cycling merit badge. Harv rose up through the Scouting ranks and became a Scoutmaster and co-ed Venture Crew leader where he shared his bicycling knowledge with others, leading bike outings around Illinois & Wisconsin and teaching countless youth the ins and outs of longdistance riding. Continue reading “Harv Koplo Receives NoBell Award”
We had a great Winter Party at the end of January. One of the highlights was the slideshow, 2015 in Review!