This is the first of five events in Springfield Bicycle Club's 2017 SBC Cycling Challenge. Ride about 25 miles to Riverton, 50 miles to Illiopolis, or 101 miles to Decatur and back. Bring on the Challenge!
The Cycling Challenge is designed help you build your cycling fitness in preparation for the Capital City Century. This year's Challenge dates are April 23, May 21, August 13 & 27, & September 10.
The first four Challenge events are free. Each will have 3 distances available, with routes of around 25 miles, around 50 miles, and 100+ miles. SBC's Capital City Century on September 10 is the final event in the series, and the most challenging. It feature rides ranging from a 10 mile family-friendly trail ride to a 125 mile double metric (www.spfldcycling.org/ccc).
The Cycling Challenge offers opportunities for all cyclists, from riders new to cycling who are learning the basics of group riding, to experienced distance riders. All routes finish at the starting location. Maps will be available online at www.spfldcycling.org and also at the start of the ride.