The Prairie Cycle Club (PCC), a non-profit social group for bicyclists in Champaign and adjacent counties in Illinois, serves a variety of bicyclists including beginning riders, recreational riders, touring cyclists, long distance riders, and commuters. Read more about the club, why you should join and meet our board.

Upcoming PCC and other bicycling-related events and activities:

Weekly club ridesClick here for the 2016 schedule
Annual July 4th PCC Perimeter RidePCC has a long standing tradition of a ride around the populated areas of the the Champaign-Urbana metro area on July 4th and this year will be no exception. The full distance will be about 40 miles, but since it is a perimeter ride, there are many options to cut the ride short. Expect several groups at different paces for this ride.
Perimeter Ride 8am Monday, July 4th, starting from the south end of Savoy Plaza (Near the Goodwill Store)
Saturday Aug 27, 2016 C-U ACROSS THE PRAIRIE RIDE (CUAP)Prairie Cycle Club’s Annual Cycling annual sponsored ride coincides with downtown Urbana’s annual Sweet Corn Festival. Ride options from 15-100 miles, plus a 7 mile family ride. Bagel breakfast. Pre-registrants entered in a drawing for bicycling-related prizes (merchandise and gift certificates). Snack stops. SAG vehicle support.
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Upcoming sponsored rides Sunday July 10, 2016 White Heath, IL Ride to the Depot, in memory of Fritz Miericke. Benefiting the Kickapoo Rail Trail
Saturday July 16, 2016 Princeton IL: Z-Tour to benefit the Zearing Childhood Enrichment Center
For more details and a longer current list, click here. Sunday August 7, 2016 Kankakee IL Two Rivers Century. 22-128 mile options.
RoadworkA link describing scheduled roadwork in Champaign, Urbana and surrounding areas
Prairie Cycle Club Happy HoursVarious 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
All PCC members invited. Usually, but not always, 3rd Wednesdays, 5:30pm. Location varies. Check with a PCC Board member to confirm time and location.