PCC and Other Local Bicycling Related Events for 2015

This page consists of a table of events and announcements, followed by articles and photos related to bicycling. Events in italics will have more details forthcoming.

Fri May 29: Happy hour, Music , movie in downtown Urbana 5-630pm: Happy Hour at the Iron Post's outdoor patio (SE corner of Race and Elm in Urbana)
6:00pm: Community bicycle ride starting at the Campus Bicycle Center (608 E. Pennsylvania Ave in Champaign)
700pm: Outdoor music at 129 N Race, Urbana (open area just north of Courier Cafe)
815pm: Outdoor movie "The Bicycle Thief" (1949) at 129 N Race. Roger Ebert's review
Sun May 31: Moonlight Bicycle Drive (Rain date: Monday June 1) Bring yourself and friends and join the May Moonlight Bicycle Drive on Sunday*, May 31, departing from Meadowbrook Park in Urbana (Race Street WEST parking lot), and proceeding to Sidney Dairy Barn.

Gathering and socializing begins at 7:15pm with a prompt 7:30 departure. Expect at least two groups departing for the ride. Choose a causal ride speed or a quicker pace. No one is left behind.

Here's a 10-minute video with highlights from the 2013 May ride.
Ride season starts April 19, 2015 !!
RoadworkA link describing scheduled roadwork in Champaign, Urbana and surrounding areas
Occasional Fridays
PCC Happy Hour
Various places, 5-pm. Often at Radio Maria, 119 N Walnut St, Champaign, IL 61820. Dates and time always announced on the PCC email group, and sometimes announced on this page. All PCC members and future members invited.
PCC Board meetings
Usually, but not always, 3rd Tuesday, 5:30pm
All PCC members invited. Check with a PCC Board member to confirm for last minute changes in time or location.

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An Unlikely Cyclist

AlfredHitchcock GasPump

Also visit Cycling Stars

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Cindy and David Combs Update

On Monday March 7th, 2011 Praire Cycle Club members Cindy and David Combs were struck by a motorist on their tandem bicycle west of Champaign. Cindy Combs was killed and her husband David was gravely injured. A recovering David on July 29th visited with the Tuesday Pedaling for Pleasure Ride

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