P.O. Box 7304, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-7304


Nothing beats the relaxation of an overnight road trip with a day of great cycling, a hot shower, good food, perhaps some wine, and great companions. Leave on Friday night after work and make it a low-cost, well-deserved mini-vacation.
Scroll down to check out these 6 great rides!

Check the ride line at 847-520-5010 or ride hosts for any last minute changes!

Tour of the Mississippi River Valley

June 9th and 10th

This ride attracts over 15-20 Wheelmen each year. The Quad Cities Bicycle Club hosts 1500 cyclists on this challenging 2 day ride. The ride features a great route, good rest stops, entertainment and the famous TOMRV banquet on Saturday night.
 Click here for more information and registration details


October 13th & 14th

This ride is done in conjunction with the Quad Cities Bicycle Club. The rides start and end in Mt Horeb, WI which is about 20 miles west of Madison. Cue sheets are provided both days. These are challenging rides of 50-60 miles with over 4,000 feet of climbing each day. There are also several alternative flatter options. The rides count for club mileage.
Convenient lodging is available at the Karakahl  Country Inn with indoor pool.
Call 608-437-5545 to reserve your room.

A scrumptious Italian buffet dinner will again be arranged for the combined bike clubs on Saturday night for a very reasonable price! Call Rich or Mary Kay Drapeau (847) 808-1476 to be included in the reservation or for more information.

Points of Interest in or near Mt. Horeb:

  • Take a "Troll Stroll" (Carved trolls) through Mt. Horeb's main street:  www.trollway.com

  • Mt. Horeb Mustard Museum - 3,800 different mustards, largest collection in the world.

  • Military Ridge Bike Trail

  • Little Norway www.littlenorway.com

  • Cave of the Mounds (608-437-3038): $12 tours leave on the 1/2 hour

Directions:  Take I-90 West to exit 142A in Madison on to 18 West for 25 miles, then 151 Business into Mt. Horeb. Karakahl is on the left.