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.

At the annual Light the Night event, hundreds of bike lights are given away to promote safe bicycling during dusk and dark hours. Organized by the Town of Normal, Connect Transit, and Bike BloNo, the event happens in early 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 Children's Discovery Museum's annual Worldwide Day of Play event.

Tour de Taco is a fall event put on by Bike BloNo and partners. 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 features cyclocross racing across the landscape of Central Illinois.