Bike Related Events

Various bicycle group rides are coordinated by the local bike shops and by local bicycle advocacy groups.  See individual websites for more information.

Light the Night gives away hundreds of bike lights every year. Organized by the Town of Normal, Connect Transit, and Bike BloNo, the event happens the first Thursday in September in Uptown Normal.

The Bike Rodeo is an annual event in Uptown Normal designed for children to learn more about bike safety through participating in fun and educational biking skill stations.  The rodeo takes place the last Saturday of September as part of the annual Worldwide Day of Play event.

Tour de Taco is put on by Bike BloNo every September. Hundreds of people spend the day riding all over the community and eating tacos at local restaurants and food trucks.

Heart of Illinois Cyclocross Racing series ushers you into decadent cyclocross racing amidst the lush fields of Central Illinois. 

Bloomington Criterium is a state championship bike race held annually from 2013-2016.

Good to Go is an annual commuter challenge organized by the McLean County Regional Planning Commission in which participants are encouraged to use alternative transportation such as bicycles, buses, and carpooling.