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REPEATING RIDES
Saturdays & Sundays 9:00 a.m. Vrendenburgh Park
100 Crusaders Road
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
AB Ride. Intended for extremely strong and competitive riders with expert bike handling skills. Riders should be self-sufficient and able to maintain speeds of 19+ mph for extended distances using pace lines. Riders agree on a destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but they should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Mondays,
Wednesdays &
Fridays
9:00 a.m.
Vrendenburgh Park
100 Crusaders Road
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
AB Ride. No-drop ride. Riders should be able to maintain speeds of 18-20 mph for 20-40 miles between stops. Usually includes a stop midway followed by a coffee stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
SCHEDULED RIDES AND EVENTS
Saturday
November 2
9:30 a.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Deb Cooper
BCD (Trail Trio Ride). Follow Deb on three of the most popular bike routes in the area: the Sangamon Valley, Wabash, and Interurban trails. This ride of about 50 miles round trip will have shorter options available and may include a stop at the Apple Barn for a snack or Panera Bread for lunch. For more info call Deb Cooper at (217) 899-8385.
Sunday
November 3
8:00 a.m.
Three Twiggs Bakery
1370 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alicia Bibb
C Ride (Ladies Only). Meet at Three Twigs for a 25-mile mystery ride! Bring money for coffee and/or treat afterward. This is a no-drop ride so Alicia will make sure that the group stays together. For more info call Alicia Bibb at (217) 494-4134.
Sunday
November 3
2:00 p.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Wednesday
November 6
7:00 p.m.
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office
209 S 6th Street
Springfield, IL
Leader: Scott Sievers
NC (Board Meeting). All Springfield Bicycle Club members are invited to attend the board meeting. Meeting is held in the Springfield Visitor's Center. Enter just one door north of Del’s Popcorn Shop on 6th Street. "Tinsley Dry Goods" is painted on the large window. For more info call Scott Sievers at (217) 801-2873.
Saturday
November 9
9:00 a.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Scott Sievers
BC Ride. Scott will take us north for about a 30-mile loop that includes a stop at the Casey's General Store in Athens for breakfast pizza, blueberry donuts, or whatever else fuels you! For more info call Scott Sievers at (217) 801-2873.
Sunday
November 10
2:00 p.m.
Chatham Community Park (east parking lot)
760 S Main Street
Chatham, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Monday
November 11
10:00 a.m.
Centennial Park
Sangamon Valley Trailhead
5529 Bunker Hill Road
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. (Veteran's Day Ride). Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Wednesday
November 20
5:00-7:00pm
Brickhouse Grill & Pub
3136 W Iles Ave
Springfield, IL
Leader: Scott Sievers
NC (Annual Membership Meeting & Socializer). All Springfield Bicycle Club members are invited to attend. A new slate of officers will be introduced and voted on at this annual meeting. Come reflect on your 2019 cycling victories and defeats while looking forward to 2020. Mix and mingle with your biking buddies over complimentary appetizers and soft drinks. Cash bar available. For more info call Scott Sievers at (217) 801-2873.
Saturday
November 16
10:00 a.m.
Residence
1912 Bent Creek Road
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
B Ride (Pfollow Pfaffe). Rhymes with coffee, pfollow Shayla for about 30 mostly pflat miles. For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
Saturday
November 16
10:00 a.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
C Ride. Riders will meet at this park near the midway point of the Sangamon Valley Trail and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Saturday
November 16
10:00 a.m.
Lincoln Park
1601 N Fifth St
Springfield, IL
ABCD (Learn to Cyclocross Clinic). Supported with SBC volunteers, this Springfield Park District event will introduce riders to the growing sport of cyclocross. A sample course will be set up with the help of Nathan Carls of Pumpkin Hop Cross in Beardstown, and St. Louis cyclocross racer Carrie Cash will demonstrate how to ride a cyclocross course. The clinic will run from 10 a.m. to noon, and a $10 registration fee includes a raffle and a Jimmy John's lunch. For more info call Marty Strieker at the Springfield Park District, 753-2800.
Sunday
November 17
9:00 a.m.
Centennial Park
Sangamon Valley Trailhead
5529 Bunker Hill Road
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Jordan Litvak
B Ride. (Country Ride). Meet at the southern end of the Sangamon Valley Trail (SVT) at Centennial Park for a 40 mile ride on low traffic country roads. Featuring small rollers but mostly flat, the terrain is great for a steady 16- to 18-mph pace. Route will be posted on Facebook with last-minute revisions as necessary if changes in road conditions require. For more information call Jordan Litvak at (217) 971-8836.
Sunday
November 17
10:00 a.m.
Vrendenburgh Park
100 Crusaders Road
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
C Ride. Riders will meet at this park along the Wabash Trail and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Saturday
November 23
9:00 a.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
BC Ride (Summer Throwback). C Riders, remember this one? Travel 20 miles going north from Stuart Park along county roads, south on Old Covered Bridge Lane, then west onto Pec Road, east on Old Salem Lane then onto the Sangamon Valley Trail from Meadowbrook. This is a no-drop ride. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
Sunday
November 24
2:00 p.m.
Chatham Community Park (east parking lot)
760 S Main Street
Chatham, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Thursday
November 28
9:00 a.m.
Washington Park Picnic Shelter
1500 S Grand Ave West
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
ABCD Ride (Annual Thanksgiving Day Cold Duck Ride). Join the Springfield Road Runners Club for this 20+ year tradition for both clubs by riding laps in the Park.
Friday
November 29
9:00 a.m.
Vrendenburgh Park
100 Crusaders Road
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
AB Ride (Turkey Burn). Intended for extremely strong and competitive riders with expert bike handling skills. Riders should be self-sufficient and able to maintain speeds of 19+ mph for extended distances using pace lines. Riders agree on a destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but they should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Friday
November 29
10:00 a.m.
Centennial Park
Sangamon Valley Trailhead
5529 Bunker Hill Road
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
C Ride (Black Friday Ride). The day after Thanksgiving is a State Holiday, so join Troy for about 30 mile ride out in the country, avoiding Mall traffic. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
Saturday
November 30
9:00 a.m.
Chatham Community Park (east parking lot)
760 S Main Street
Chatham, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
Sunday
December 1
2:00 p.m.
Stuart Park
1800 Winch Lane
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
BC Ride. Riders will meet up and decide upon a route, as there is no formal ride leader. Miles may be turned in to the club records keeper.
NON-SBC RIDES AND EVENTS
Sunday
November 17
10:00 a.m.
Hand of Fate Brewing Company
107 E. Douglas Ave
Petersburg, IL 62675
Dirty Petersburg Gravel Ride. This is a fully self-supported ride with 30-, 40-, and 50-mile routes. There are no water or food stops or route markings, but there will be maps and GPS downloads available. Return to the brewery after the ride for food and beverages. Follow Spin City Cycles on Facebook for any developments on this ride.