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North shore cruise

Sunset Park, Lake Bluff

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Barrington ride. This ride in Chicago’s western suburb of Barrington is unusual for its hills and the quiet rural environs.

Jubilee College ride. This is a favorite ride for Peoria-area cyclists: Expect undulating farmland, creeks, grassland, and small towns.

Rock River ride. On this northern Illinois excursion, you’ll encounter a collection of parks, the charming town of Oregon, and a shrine to John Deere.

Shawnee Wine Trail ride. Visit a handful of vineyards on this hilly ride through the Shawnee Hills of southern Illinois.