- May 2. Tour de Stooges. Lebanon, IL. A fundraiser for the Ridge Prairie Trail Initiative. Check it out at http://www.tourdestooges.com.
- May 2. Ride the Ups and Downs. Elizabeth, IL. See http://www.goatscycling.com/events
- May 6. Bike to School Day. Nationwide.
- May 6. Morgan Cyclists Wednesday Evening Ride. 5:30. Triangle Club, Woodson
- May 9. Three Lakes Ride. Galesburg, IL. Info as email@example.com.
- May 10 Cyclo Femmes/Mother’s Day Ride. National. No local activity planned
- May 11-15. Bike to Work Week. Nationwide. Just do it.
- May 13. Morgan Cyclists Wednesday Evening Ride. 5:30 Heavenly Delight, Murrayville.
- May 15. Bike to Work Day. Nationwide. Just do it.
- May 17. Strawberry Festival and Berry Bicycle Ride. St. Jacob, IL. Great rides across the wide open spaces and a delicious ending with fresh strawberries and shortcake. Info at http://www.trailnet.org/calendar/strawberry-festival-and-berry-ride
- May 17. Arlington 500. Barrington, IL. firstname.lastname@example.org.
- May 20. Ride of Silence. Worldwide. Local info: We will ride as a group to honor riders who have been killed or seriously injured in cycling accidents. 6:30 pm at Passavant Courtyard and North Entrance.
- May 23-34. Blackhawk Country Roads. Rockton, IL. email@example.com.
- May 23-24. Pedaler’s Jamboree. Columbia, MO. Biking, music and fun on the Katy Trail. http://www.pedalersjamboree.com.
- May 24. Bike the Drive. Ride Lake Shore Drive in Chicago WITH NO MOTORIZED TRAFFIC. Surreal, right? Get the scoop at http://www.bikethedrive.org.
- May 24. Inaugural Ride to Alsey. Meet at Triangle Club in Woodson at 9:30 a.m.
- May 27. Morgan Cyclists Wednesday Evening Ride. 5:30. Triangle Club, Woodson.
- May 30. Around the Square – Around the Lake. Start Downtown on SE corner of the square at 9:45 am.
Many other events are taking place throughout Illinois and the entire area. Do the research and pass the word along to others. – by Harry Ford