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June 2019 Ride Schedule

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Saturday, June 15th
Saturday, June 22nd
Saturday, June 29th
June 1 Saturday Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Scott Sievers
6:30am. B 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.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road, Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
June 2, Sunday Show-N-Go 8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Centennial Park,
Main Parking Lot,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Harv Koplo
9:00am. BC Ride. Harv will watch the winds and take riders to New Berlin, Loami, or Athens for a 30-40 mile ride, with cutoff for less distance. Meet at the main parking lot for Centennial Park (not the trailhead parking lot). For more info call Harv Koplo at (217) 899-9175.
June 3, Monday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
East end of Wabash Trail
(3316 Robbins Rd)
OR Sonic (3102 S Park Ave),
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: David McDivitt
5:30/5:45pm. B Ride. Start at 5:30 p.m. at Parkway Pointe Theater (Lindbergh Blvd & Robbins Rd) and ride east along the Wabash Trail. Riders will then meet up with those starting at Sonic at 5:45 p.m. This ride will get you 16 miles from Sonic or 21 miles from Parkway Pointe Theater. For more info call David McDivitt at (217) 725-1986.
June 4, Tuesday Chatham Community Park,
east end parking lot,
760 S Main Street,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy may choose to take you on some country roads for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Quaker Steak & Lube,
1120 W Lincolnshire Blvd,
Springfield, IL Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
5:45pm. C Ride (Tuesday Night C Ride). Ride the "Lollipop Route" for 23 miles along the trail to Chatham and for a short distance in the country. This is a no-drop ride. Watch the Facebook page Tuesday C-group Bike Ride for more details. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. Cyclists will sprint five times on the Tuesday night rides. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
June 5, Wednesday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy will lead you on a ride on the Sangamon Valley Trail or may possibly go into the country for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Ted Sunder
5:45pm. BC Ride. Ride the Sangamon Valley Trail to Stuart Park for 12 miles round-trip or take the new extension north for up to 24 miles. Lights are recommended. For more info call Ted Sunder at (217) 971-3193.
NON-SBC RIDE
Wheel Fast Bicycle Co.,
17 Cottonwood Dr,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Matt Saner
6:00pm. ABC Ride (Wednesday Night Group Ride). Wheel Fast intermediate training road ride. Meet at the bike shop and plan on 16-20 miles. NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR 2019! For more info call Matt Saner at (217) 483-7807.

Note: this ride starts at 6:00pm. An earlier time was listed in the QR Newsletter.
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office
112 N 6th Street
Springfield, IL
Leader: Scott Sievers
7:00pm. NC (Board Meeting). All Springfield Bicycle Club members are invited to attend the board meeting.
June 6, Thursday Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
5:45pm. B Ride (B-Tek Ride). Ride the "Hill Route" or other country roads from BikeTek. This ride is designed as a no-drop ride to encourage skills in becoming a better group rider. You'll become comfortable riding paceline and rotating along this 30ish mile ride. Expect pace to be close to 18mph by mid to late season. For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alan Whitaker
5:45pm. D Ride. We might go south or we might go north, depending on the whims of the group. Either way it will be a leisurely 12-mile round-trip on the Sangamon Valley Trail. This ride is specifically designed for riders who think other group rides might be a little fast for them. Come out and enjoy the SVT at a relaxed pace. For more info call Alan Whitaker at (217) 494-6807.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
NON-SBC RIDE
Scheels,
3801 S MacArthur Blvd,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Jim Storm
5:45pm. ABCD Ride (Trail and Road Ride). This ride is intended for all levels of riders. Some riders stay on the trails for 10-12 miles while others add a road ride for 20-30 miles. A designated ride leader stays with the participants of each riding group. Follow us on Facebook at springfieldscheels. Helmets required. For more info call Scheels at (217) 726-6330.
June 7, Friday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Wabash Trail by Sonic,
3102 S Park Avenue,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Ride with Cindy on the Interurban and Wabash trails. 25-30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
June 8, Saturday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Joel Johnson
11:00am. ABC Ride. Join Joel on an approximately 40-mile round trip to visit Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary in Loami for "Prairie Days," hosted by Friends of Sangamon Valley. Head back to Vrendenburg on your own after a quick pit stop, or return with Joel after enjoying two hours at the event. For more info call Joel Johnson at (217) 528-6942.
Scott Community College,
500 Belmont Road,
Riverdale, IA
SBC Travels: Tour of the Mississippi River Valley (TOMRV). The tour leaves on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from Bettendorf, Iowa (106 miles) or from Goose Lake, Iowa (75 miles), and travels to Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. The next day (Sunday, June 9) return using a different route to Bettendorf (90 miles) or to Goose Lake (50 miles). The route is varied and scenic, using lightly traveled paved roads. There are many views of the Mississippi River. Ride along it, over it on bridges, and through it on causeways. The route is hilly near Dubuque, with 6,000 feet of climbing on Saturday and 4,000 feet on Sunday. For more information go to https://www.qcbc.org/tomrv/ , or ask Scott Sievers to see who else from Springfield plans to attend.
June 9, Sunday Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leaders: Larry & Vanessa Willmore
8:00am. ABCD Ride. SBC CHALLENGE RIDE #2. This is the second of five events in the 2019 Cycling Challenge. The Challenge is designed to aid in your cycling fitness in preparation for SBC's Capital City Century Ride. Routes include 31 miles round trip to Athens, 53 miles to Petersburg, or 104 miles to Oakford/Chandlerville and back. Bring on the Challenge! For more info call Larry or Vanessa Willmore at (217) 494-6880.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
June 10, Monday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
East end of Wabash Trail
(3316 Robbins Rd)
OR Sonic (3102 S Park Ave),
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: David McDivitt
5:30/5:45pm. B Ride. Start at 5:30 p.m. at Parkway Pointe Theater (Lindbergh Blvd & Robbins Rd) and ride east along the Wabash Trail. Riders will then meet up with those starting at Sonic at 5:45 p.m. This ride will get you 16 miles from Sonic or 21 miles from Parkway Pointe Theater. For more info call David McDivitt at (217) 725-1986.
June 11, Tuesday Chatham Community Park,
east end parking lot,
760 S Main Street,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy may choose to take you on some country roads for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
5:45pm. C Ride (Tuesday Night C Ride). This new Tuesday Night C Ride travels 18 miles going north from Stuart Park along county roads, south on Old Covered Bridge Ln, then onto the SVT from Iles. Starting & ending at Stuart Park avoids traveling on Jefferson and avoids the AB riders going from BikeTek at 5:45. This is a no-drop ride. Watch the Facebook page Tuesday C-group Bike Ride for more details. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. Cyclists will sprint five times on the Tuesday night rides. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
June 12, Wednesday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy will lead you on a ride on the Sangamon Valley Trail or may possibly go into the country for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Ted Sunder
5:45pm. BC Ride. Ride the Sangamon Valley Trail to Stuart Park for 12 miles round-trip or take the new extension north for up to 24 miles. Lights are recommended. For more info call Ted Sunder at (217) 971-3193.
NON-SBC RIDE
New City Community Church Parking Lot,
Pawnee-New City Rd & Cardinal Hill Rd
Ride Leader: Steve Schien
5:45pm. ABC Ride (New City Individual Time Trial). This is a non-affiliated 10.85-mile time trial on Pawnee New City Road. Most riders are seeking to improve their cycling ability and personal time-trial speed. All are welcome to participate. Check in immediately after arriving. The goal is to send off the first rider at 6:00 pm. Riders are started in 15-second intervals with the slower riders first. Bring $2 for the timer. Call or text Steve Schien at (217) 741-8388 to be added to the email group for updates. 
NON-SBC RIDE
Wheel Fast Bicycle Co.,
17 Cottonwood Dr,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Matt Saner
6:00pm. ABC Ride (Wednesday Night Group Ride). Wheel Fast intermediate training road ride. Meet at the bike shop and plan on 16-20 miles. NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR 2019! For more info call Matt Saner at (217) 483-7807.

Note: this ride starts at 6:00pm. An earlier time was listed in the QR Newsletter.
June 13, Thursday Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
5:45pm. B Ride (B-Tek Ride). Ride the "Hill Route" or other country roads from BikeTek. This ride is designed as a no-drop ride to encourage skills in becoming a better group rider. You'll become comfortable riding paceline and rotating along this 30ish mile ride. Expect pace to be close to 18mph by mid to late season. For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alan Whitaker
5:45pm. D Ride. We might go south or we might go north, depending on the whims of the group. Either way it will be a leisurely 12-mile round-trip on the Sangamon Valley Trail. This ride is specifically designed for riders who think other group rides might be a little fast for them. Come out and enjoy the SVT at a relaxed pace. For more info call Alan Whitaker at (217) 494-6807.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
NON-SBC RIDE
Scheels,
3801 S MacArthur Blvd,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Jim Storm
5:45pm. ABCD Ride (Trail and Road Ride). This ride is intended for all levels of riders. Some riders stay on the trails for 10-12 miles while others add a road ride for 20-30 miles. A designated ride leader stays with the participants of each riding group. Follow us on Facebook at springfieldscheels. Helmets required. For more info call Scheels at (217) 726-6330.
June 14, Friday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Wabash Trail by Sonic,
3102 S Park Avenue,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Ride with Cindy on the Interurban and Wabash trails. 25-30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
June 15, Saturday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
LeClaire Junction Park & Ride (West),
Troy Rd & Longfellow Ave,
Edwardsville, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
10:00am. B Ride (Trails and Tacos). 36 mile ride leaving from main trail head in Edwardsville by the water tower. A 17mph pace along Edwardsville bike trails will be followed by tacos for lunch, as a group, at Taqueria Z, a local restaurant (bring money). For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
June 16, Sunday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
June 17, Monday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
East end of Wabash Trail
(3316 Robbins Rd)
OR Sonic (3102 S Park Ave),
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: David McDivitt
5:30/5:45pm. B Ride. Start at 5:30 p.m. at Parkway Pointe Theater (Lindbergh Blvd & Robbins Rd) and ride east along the Wabash Trail. Riders will then meet up with those starting at Sonic at 5:45 p.m. This ride will get you 16 miles from Sonic or 21 miles from Parkway Pointe Theater. For more info call David McDivitt at (217) 725-1986.
Lincoln-Herndon Law Office
209 S 6th
112 N 6th Street
Springfield, IL
Leader: Troy Gilmore
7:00pm. NC (Ride Leader Training). Learn how you, too, can become a Springfield Bicycle Club Ride Leader. Learn the basic procedures of planning and leading safe and fun rides. Current ride leaders will be present to answer your questions and provide insight into becoming a great leader.
June 18, Tuesday Chatham Community Park,
east end parking lot,
760 S Main Street,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy may choose to take you on some country roads for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Quaker Steak & Lube,
1120 W Lincolnshire Blvd,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
5:45pm. C Ride (Tuesday Night C Ride). Ride the "Lollipop Route" for 23 miles along the trail to Chatham and for a short distance in the country. This is a no-drop ride. Watch the Facebook page Tuesday C-group Bike Ride for more details. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. Cyclists will sprint five times on the Tuesday night rides. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
June 19, Wednesday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy will lead you on a ride on the Sangamon Valley Trail or may possibly go into the country for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Ted Sunder
5:45pm. BC Ride. Ride the Sangamon Valley Trail to Stuart Park for 12 miles round-trip or take the new extension north for up to 24 miles. Lights are recommended. For more info call Ted Sunder at (217) 971-3193.
NON-SBC RIDE
Wheel Fast Bicycle Co.,
17 Cottonwood Dr,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Matt Saner
6:00pm. ABC Ride (Wednesday Night Group Ride). Wheel Fast intermediate training road ride. Meet at the bike shop and plan on 16-20 miles. NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR 2019! For more info call Matt Saner at (217) 483-7807.

Note: this ride starts at 6:00pm. An earlier time was listed in the QR Newsletter.
June 20, Thursday Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
5:45pm. B Ride (B-Tek Ride). Ride the "Hill Route" or other country roads from BikeTek. This ride is designed as a no-drop ride to encourage skills in becoming a better group rider. You'll become comfortable riding paceline and rotating along this 30ish mile ride. Expect pace to be close to 18mph by mid to late season. For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alan Whitaker
5:45pm. D Ride. We might go south or we might go north, depending on the whims of the group. Either way it will be a leisurely 12-mile round-trip on the Sangamon Valley Trail. This ride is specifically designed for riders who think other group rides might be a little fast for them. Come out and enjoy the SVT at a relaxed pace. For more info call Alan Whitaker at (217) 494-6807.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
NON-SBC RIDE
Scheels,
3801 S MacArthur Blvd,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Jim Storm
5:45pm. ABCD Ride (Trail and Road Ride). This ride is intended for all levels of riders. Some riders stay on the trails for 10-12 miles while others add a road ride for 20-30 miles. A designated ride leader stays with the participants of each riding group. Follow us on Facebook at springfieldscheels. Helmets required. For more info call Scheels at (217) 726-6330.
June 21, Friday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Wabash Trail by Sonic,
3102 S Park Avenue,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Ride with Cindy on the Interurban and Wabash trails. 25-30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
June 22, Saturday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Centennial Park,
Main Parking Lot,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alan Whitaker
9:00am. C Ride. Meet in the main parking lot (not at the trail head) and Alan will lead us somewhere for approximately 40 miles. For more info call Alan Whitaker at (217) 494-6807.
June 23, Sunday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Ted Sunder
9:00am. BC Ride. Ted will lead us around Lake Springfield to Chatham and back for about a 30-mile loop, with a possible 40-mile option. For more info call Ted Sunder (217) 971-3193.
June 24, Monday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
East end of Wabash Trail
(3316 Robbins Rd)
OR Sonic (3102 S Park Ave),
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: David McDivitt
5:30/5:45pm. B Ride. Start at 5:30 p.m. at Parkway Pointe Theater (Lindbergh Blvd & Robbins Rd) and ride east along the Wabash Trail. Riders will then meet up with those starting at Sonic at 5:45 p.m. This ride will get you 16 miles from Sonic or 21 miles from Parkway Pointe Theater. For more info call David McDivitt at (217) 725-1986.
June 25, Tuesday Chatham Community Park,
east end parking lot,
760 S Main Street,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy may choose to take you on some country roads for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
5:45pm. C Ride (Tuesday Night C Ride). This new Tuesday Night C Ride travels 18 miles going north from Stuart Park along county roads, south on Old Covered Bridge Ln, then onto the SVT from Iles. Starting & ending at Stuart Park avoids traveling on Jefferson and avoids the AB riders going from BikeTek at 5:45. This is a no-drop ride. Watch the Facebook page Tuesday C-group Bike Ride for more details. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. Cyclists will sprint five times on the Tuesday night rides. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
June 26, Wednesday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Cindy will lead you on a ride on the Sangamon Valley Trail or may possibly go into the country for 25 to 30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
Sangamon Valley Trailhead,
5529 Bunker Hill Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Ted Sunder
5:45pm. BC Ride. Ride the Sangamon Valley Trail to Stuart Park for 12 miles round-trip or take the new extension north for up to 24 miles. Lights are recommended. For more info call Ted Sunder at (217) 971-3193.
NON-SBC RIDE
New City Community Church Parking Lot,
Pawnee-New City Rd & Cardinal Hill Rd
Ride Leader: Steve Schien
5:45pm. ABC Ride (New City Individual Time Trial) This is a non-affiliated 10.85-mile time trial on Pawnee New City Road. Most riders are seeking to improve their cycling ability and personal time-trial speed. All are welcome to participate. Check in immediately after arriving. The goal is to send off the first rider at 6:00 pm. Riders are started in 15-second intervals with the slower riders first. Bring $2 for the timer. Call or text Steve Schien at (217) 741-8388 to be added to the email group for updates. 
NON-SBC RIDE
Wheel Fast Bicycle Co.,
17 Cottonwood Dr,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Matt Saner
6:00pm. AB Ride (Wednesday Night Group Ride). Wheel Fast intermediate training road ride. Meet at the bike shop and plan on 16-20 miles. NOTE TIME CHANGE FOR 2019! For more info call Matt Saner at (217) 483-7807.

Note: this ride starts at 6:00pm. An earlier time was listed in the QR Newsletter.
June 27, Thursday Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Shayla Pfaffe
5:45pm. B Ride (B-Tek Ride). Ride the "Hill Route" or other country roads from BikeTek. This ride is designed as a no-drop ride to encourage skills in becoming a better group rider. You'll become comfortable riding paceline and rotating along this 30ish mile ride. Expect pace to be close to 18mph by mid to late season. For more info call Shayla Pfaffe at (217) 836-3301.
Stuart Park Parking Lot,
1800 Winch Lane,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Alan Whitaker
5:45pm. D Ride. We might go south or we might go north, depending on the whims of the group. Either way it will be a leisurely 12-mile round-trip on the Sangamon Valley Trail. This ride is specifically designed for riders who think other group rides might be a little fast for them. Come out and enjoy the SVT at a relaxed pace. For more info call Alan Whitaker at (217) 494-6807.
NON-SBC RIDE
Bike Tek,
957 Clocktower Dr,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
5:30pm. AB Ride (Team MACK Race Training). For newer riders looking to race, this 32-mile ride offers a great opportunity to improve your top-end speed and race skills. Riders average 23-28 mph and ride in pacelines. Road bikes preferred. For more info email Gary Doering at teammack@comcast.net.
NON-SBC RIDE
Scheels,
3801 S MacArthur Blvd,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Jim Storm
5:45pm. ABCD Ride (Trail and Road Ride). This ride is intended for all levels of riders. Some riders stay on the trails for 10-12 miles while others add a road ride for 20-30 miles. A designated ride leader stays with the participants of each riding group. Follow us on Facebook at springfieldscheels. Helmets required. For more info call Scheels at (217) 726-6330.
June 28, Friday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 stop after the ride at Caribou Coffee. For more info call Steve Casper at (217) 414-9833.
Wabash Trail by Sonic,
3102 S Park Avenue,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Cindy Kwamme
9:00am. C Ride. Ride with Cindy on the Interurban and Wabash trails. 25-30 miles at a pace of 13-14 mph. For more info call Cindy Kwamme at (217) 971-8687.
June 29, Saturday Chatham Community Park,
east end parking lot,
760 S Main Street,
Chatham, IL
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
7:00am. B Ride (Coffee Ride). Start in Chatham and head out into the country for 40 miles. Stop in Auburn at Redbud Coffee about halfway through. For more info call Troy Gilmore at (217) 720-1568.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Ride Leader: Marty Celnick
9:00am. C Ride. Tuesday Night C Riders, would you like some extra mileage? Stretch your distance by letting Marty lead you on a 30 to 40 mile ride with the round-trip route to be determined by wind direction. For more info call Marty Celnick (217) 499-9967.
June 30, Sunday Vrendenburg Park,
100 Crusaders Road,
Springfield, IL
Show-N-Go
8:00am. 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 destination and determine a route at the time of the ride. Developmental AB-riders are welcome, but should be self-sufficient or accompanied by an experienced rider. For more info call Derek Ewing at (217) 624-2016.
Sangamon Valley Trail Parking
2900 Cantrall Creek Rd
Cantrall, IL 62625
Ride Leader: Troy Gilmore
4:00pm. C Ride (Late Afternoon Coffee Ride). Meet Troy at the Cantrall Creek Road Parking Area and pedal 16 miles to Dr. Ugs Cafe in Petersburg. We'll stop for a cup of coffee or quick snack before returning on the same route. At our "C" pace, we should be back around 7:00 p.m. or shortly after. If you'd like 15 more miles (47 miles total), park at Stuart Park and ride 7.5 miles to the Cantrall Creek Parking lot (leave no later than 3:30 p.m.) You'll arrive back at Stuart Park around 7:30 p.m. Bring lights!