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The Springfield Bicycle Club (SBC) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote bicycling and to provide a meeting ground for Springfield Illinois area bicyclists.

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CCC Weekend 2018 

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The Capital City Century, one of the oldest and most popular cycling events in Illinois, is expanding to a whole weekend of fun! 

Join us for a weekend of new cycling routes, fun activities and parties your whole family and friends can enjoy.  The signature event of the CCC Weekend is the 46th Annual Classic Capital City Century Ride on Sunday, September 9th.

This classic century event draws 700+ riders annually. It features distance options of 20 to 125 miles over flat to rolling terrain, well-marked roads, organized food stops, SAG service, and a post-ride party. 
Riders pay a single registration fee for all Saturday and Sunday rides and other weekend activities. The post-ride party on Sunday is included in rider registration. 

T-shirts and extra party-only tickets can be purchased during rider registration. Party-only tickets and T-shirts can also be purchased without registering as a rider, by clicking on "REGISTER NOW! and selecting the "Purchase" option.  NOTE: T-shirts purchased online by non-riders must be picked up on-site at the Illinois Building on Sunday Sept. 9. 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! This year's CCC Weekend is September 7-9 2018.
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CCC Weekend: Rides & Events Summary

Weekend Guide Activities. A variety of activity options for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are listed in our Weekend Guide (UNDER DEVELOPMENT). Take a Fun Ride with a cue sheet, or take a shuttle downtown for food & drink, music, fine arts and cultural activities!

Friday, Saturday & Sunday--On-Site Check-In & Registration. Check in or register for the event at the Illinois State Fair Campgrounds (Gate 11). Option to add camping at the Fairgrounds or a hotel stay. Choose an activity from our Weekend Guide.

Saturday 10:00 AM--Metric/half metric ride.  Ride from the Fairgrounds across the Sangamon River on the longest rails-to-trails bridge in Illinois. Visit Petersburg (metric) or Athens (half metric). Ride leaders, maps, and a water/snack stop for riders in Athens. 

Saturday 1:00 PM--Tour of Historic Sites.  Take a casual 8-mile neighborhood-style ride from the Fairgrounds that visits Lincoln and other historic sites in Springfield. Ride marshals stay with each group to ensure no one is left behind. 

Saturday 5:00-9:00 PM -- Packet Pickup Party and "Loops-A-Palooza" Festival at The Shed. The Springfield Bicycle Club presents a special community bicyclist appreciation festival to celebrate the Bicentennial and Springfield's Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community status (recently designated by the League of American Bicyclists). Enjoy live music by "The Loops", food trucks, libations and other exhibitors and activities (to be announced) at The Shed on the Fairgrounds on Saturday evening. 

If you're riding the Century, pick up your CCC packet and skip the lines on Sunday!

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Sunday 7:00 AM-5:00 PM--46th Annual SBC Classic (Capital City Century). Join us on our classic Century ride! Ride options Include a 20-mile ride and four century options - half metric, metric, 100-mile, and double metric. Food stops, SAG service, marked routes, maps, and info stations. Long distance riders visit our Chatham lunch stop and add mileage loops from there. A 6-mile FREE family ride is also available on Sunday (no registration required).

Sunday Noon-5:00 PM--Post Pedalin’ Party. After completing your ride, enjoy a  post-ride meal, libations, live music and more! 

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Option to buy t-shirts during CCC Weekend registration

CCC Weekend Is Part Of:
Prairie Heritage Ride1

Interested in extending your ride? Complete the CCC Weekend, then join a 5-day Spoke to Farm Tour (Sept. 10-14) hosted by Bicycle Illinois. The combination of the CCC Weekend and the Tour has been officially designated by the Illinois Office of the Bicentennial as the “Prairie Heritage Ride,” a 7-day ride to celebrate the State’s 200th anniversary. Tour registration will be available online via Bicycle Illinois at, with check-in at the Fairgrounds.